Profanity in entertainment: frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn

December 3, 2013 at 9:41 am

When Rhett Butler finally told Scarlett O’Hara how he felt about her at the end of Gone with the Wind, it caused a sensation in the USA. The word “damn” had been prohibited by the 1930 Motion Picture Association’s … Read more

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Five iconic Latin American cocktails

October 7, 2013 at 10:18 am

One of the great pleasures of travelling is immersing yourself in local culture; trying local food and drink is an essential part of this. In Latin America, that includes the local cocktails.

If you find yourself in a strange land, … Read more

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Five movies that will make you pack your backpack and go

September 20, 2013 at 7:26 am

You’re surfing the web, saying “should I or shouldn’t I?” Stop procrastinating: if there is one thing in the world that will make you a more interesting, more rounded and happier person, it is travel. Book that ticket!

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Telenovelas

May 23, 2013 at 11:06 am

Gata Salvaje, photo: Daniel Oines

Telenovela (n): (1) a soap opera produced in and televised in or from many Latin-American countries. (2) pure gold for learners of Spanish and Portuguese.

Beautiful Bella Cepeda was in love with her childhood friend, … Read more

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