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Ben and Marina discuss an article by Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa about his stay in a Benedictine monastery, plus the rise of mindfulness in Spain, and the need for oases of peace in our busy world. Get the transcript/worksheet at notesinspanish.com

Direct download: NIS_Advanced_Season_2_-_04_-_Un_Oasis_de_Silencio.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:47am EST

Ben and Marina discuss whether Spain is losing its wonderful Spanish-ness, especially in the restaurant sector. Is the family-run place a thing of the past? Get a full transcript of the conversation and much more in the worksheets at notesinspanish.com

Direct download: NIS_Advanced_Season_2_-_03_-_Espana_Globalizada.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:16am EST

Ben and Marina discuss the idea that by 2040 humans will be able to live forever, and the repercussions this would have in medicine, religion and all aspects of life as we know it. Get the full transcript/accompanying worksheet at www.notesinspanish.com

Direct download: NIS_Advanced_Season_2_-_02_-_La_vida_sin_muerte.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:17am EST

Ben and Marina discuss 'La Magia del Orden', a book that has changed their lives, and the relationship between living with minimal possessions and clutter, and our happiness. Pick up the worksheets with full transcript at www.notesinspanish.com

Direct download: NIS_Advanced_Season_2_-_01_-_Minimalismo_y_Felicidad.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:16am EST

Marta worked in a UK school for a while this year, and her experiences highlight just why the Brits can be uptight and the Spanish much more relaxed! It's all about the firefighters! See NotesinSpanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet.
Direct download: nisadv96_bomberos2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:10pm EST

We discuss adoptions in Spain, and a recent terrible case from Argentina. See NotesinSpanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet.
Direct download: nisadv95_adopcion.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:55am EST

What was it like to be a young woman in Franco's times? Marina talks to the mother of a great friend. See NotesinSpanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet.
Direct download: nisadv94_mujerepocafranco.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:09am EST

What happens when rats take over an entire region in India? See NotesinSpanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet.
Direct download: nisadv93_plagas.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:47am EST

As China prepares from the Olympics, protests erupt around the world. But are we all blameless these days? See NotesinSpanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet.
Direct download: nisadv92_olimpiadas2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:29am EST

Mobile phone madness in the Metro, golfing in bed, and those infernal ring tones. See NotesinSpanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet.
Direct download: nisadv91_el_movil.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:34am EST