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“De tapeo”

Another well-known Spanish word is the word “tapa”. This word that originally means “cover” has developed in another noun like “tapas” and the verb “tap” or “tapas”. The name comes from the custom of covering cups or glasses of wine with a piece of bread to avoid flies and dirt enter inside.

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Away from home (2/4)

For the second instalment of our series “away from home”, I met French globetrotter Guy, who lives in Phibsborough, a district of the suburbs of Dublin.
“I always wanted to go to an English speaking country to learn to speak English fluently. An association next to where I lived in Valence, in France offered me a three month internship in Ireland, I took up the opportunity Since then I have been working as a sales assistant in a toy and video game shop.”

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Asturias: The green land with Celtic roots

It is located in the Northern of Spain. Asturias is a magic land, a green land that becomes mysterious when the mist covers its woods and fields… Thanks to its varied terrain, spectacular scenery which features rushing rivers, lush green forests and the Picos de Europa (Peaks of Europe) mountains, it is great for people who love hiking, peace and nature.

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SMS: Stone Message Service

Ogham or Ogam, pronounced “o’m” or “oem”, is an alphabet from the 4th century used to write the old Irish language. Ogham is found engraved on stones. There are only 382 relics found with such inscriptions, most of them in Ireland, the rest in Scotland, Wales, England and on the Isle of Man.

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