Tagged: Spanish

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10 signs you have lived in Malaga during the summer

1) You have no idea why your family keeps asking “what your tan looks like”. You are not tanning in this heat. 2) Cockroaches have become as much part of your Malaga life as your sweaty armpits … 3) … cause why even bother showering? Or changing shirts? Or sheets? 4) Car, bus, metro… as...

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Pollos San Juan

Since 1963, Pollos San Juan fills the street surrounding the Atarazanas market with the smell of roasted chicken. It is no surprise that the chicken menu, with a quarter, half or a whole chicken served with chips and a sauce, have been a number 1 bestseller since its opening in 1963. This asador also has a wide...

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ByLulú

Our attic might be filled with Christmas decoration and old school books, but not so Lulú’s attic (in case you haven’t guessed it yet: attic is desván in Spanish). From floral skirt to pompom dress, this treasure trove-like shop has everything for fashionista’s who like their wardrobe colourful and summery. More into accessories? Give your outfit a finishing...

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Las Merchanas

You can’t get much more Málaga than this! With wall-to-wall Semana Santa photos, statues, posters and sculptures, there is certainly no escaping the fact that you’re in Spain. Always packed full with locals, you will struggle to find a seat unless you go at ‘guiri’ time (before 8pm). A great place to share ‘raciones’ with friends...

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La Peregrina Centro

“I want to mingle with the locals.” “I’d like a lunch for less than 10 euros.” “I want to eat some typically local food.” Look no further – La Peregrina fits your needs. This restaurant has three branches, one of them located in the centre of Málaga right off Plaza de la Merced. Bar stools...

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Useful Spanish: fish

pescado: fish mariscos: seafood frito: fried a la plancha: grilled boquerones: anchovies sardinas: sardines jibia: cuttlefish atún: tuna rape: monkfish salmón: salmon calamares fritos: fried squid chiringuito: beach bar/restaurant pulpo: octopus a la gallega: Galician style sal: salt aceite de oliva: olive oil pimentón: paprika spices mixto: mixed white wine: vino blanco rosé wine: vino...

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Useful Spanish: at the gym

the gym: el gimnasio the sport: el deporte to exercise: hacer ejercicio to run: correr running track: la pista de atletismo (morning) (evening) run: una carrera (matutina) (nocturna) to swim: nadar swimming pool (indoor) (outdoor): la piscina (cubierta) (exterior) swimming cap: la gorra de natación swimming suit: traje de baño swimming goggles: gafas de natación...

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Useful Spanish: travel

a one-way ticket: un billete ida a return ticket: un billete ida y vuelta train: tren bus: autobus taxi: taxi metro: metro suburban train: cercanías where is the (bus / taxi / train) station/stop?: dónde está la parada (de autobuses / taxis / trenes)? platform: andén lift: ascensor escalator: escalera mecánica stairs: escalera bound for ______ :...

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Useful Spanish: renting

a house: una casa a flat: un piso the building: el edificio the level: la planta a terrace: una terrazza the costs: los gastos the apartment: el apartamento to rent: alquilar the rent: el alquiler the contract: el contrato the landlord: el arrendador furnished: amueblado to share: para compartir a lift: un ascensor private: particular...

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Useful Spanish: burgers

a (chicken/beef/pork) burger: una hamburguesa (de pollo/ternera/cerdo) with cheese: con queso with bacon: con beicon french fries: patatas fritas coleslaw: ensalada americana / col a salad: ensalada sauce: salsa ketchup: ketchup mayonese: mayonesa mustard: mostaza barbecue: barbacoa fingerlicking good: muy rico I’m stuffed: Estoy lleno/a to share: para compartir to take away: para llevar rare:...