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“La mujer en casa y el hombre en la plaza.” This Spanish saying roughly translates into, “The woman stays in the house, and the man stays outside.” It emphasizes that both sexes should maintain their separate spheres, but that men get all of the freedom and privilege.
Cobblestone streets and houses older than I can even comprehend—a little town filled with so much history, charm and “old world’ character. It is Toledo, Spain – the place I called home for five months on my first study abroad trip
For someone with a huge appetite, I am a picky eater. Before coming to Salamanca, I painstakingly researched common Spanish dishes and eating habits, and I was not happy with what I found. I am an adventurous eater when trying new foods. Key word: try.
No pasa nada: this commonly-uttered Spanish phrase sends shivers down my spine. What do you mean there’s nothing to worry about? In my world, there’s always something to worry about, which would roughly translate in Spanish to siempre pasa algo.