julio 2019

Stop tourism

Por |2019-07-13T12:43:20+02:0013/07/19|Cultura, Culture, traditions and customs, Viajes|

Greetings to everyone!

Over the past few weeks I have seen news stories that have really bothered me.

There have been calls for limiting tourists and tourism from various cities. On the list are Venice, Italy, Paris, France and Barcelona, Spain. Personally, I find this really sad. I have been lucky enough to have made it to Paris and Barcelona but not to Venice. I must admit that I would take it pretty hard if by some newly passed law or regulation I couldn’t visit Venice.

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marzo 2018

Addressing waitstaff

Por |2018-04-27T14:28:23+02:0029/03/18|Cultura, Culture, traditions and customs, Gramática, Grammar, Tú/usted|

While surfing the internet the other day, I came across several videos on YouTube which discussed the form of address (formal vs. informal) that should be used when ordering food in a restaurant and from a food truck. (The food truck was specific to Mexico but the restaurant location was more general — it was left open as to where in the world you were located. It could have been anywhere, in my opinion.)

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