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Valencia, the perfect destination to learn Spanish in Valencia

Often considered the best place to learn Spanish in Spain, Valencia is a modern and exciting city which nevertheless keeps its historical touch. Situated in the center of the Spanish east coast, it is a welcoming cosmopolitan city, which historically has been a place where different civilizations have converged. With a population of about one million, Valencia is … Read more

Valencia

Valencia is a city at the mediterranean ocean and it is a beautiful one at the same time; Still not as big as Madrid or Barcelona, but still a big city, which is supposed to be liked by the whole family. There’s so much to see and to do there for children as well as … Read more

Hitchhiking in Spain

Yes, we can: Hitchhiking in Spain and Portugal for a month on €200 budget I bet you’re looking at the screen right now and can’t believe your eyes. How? What’s the catch? There must be a catch! The catch is: CouchSurfing and hitchhiking in Spain and Portugal. You can read about that in our previous blog … Read more

My life in Valencia

As I got on plane in Germany to fly to Valencia, I had many fears and doubts about what I would do the following weeks, would it be the right thing to do for me etc. I constantly asked myself if it wouldn’t have been better to do my work experience of six weeks in Germany. But … Read more

Practice Spanish in Spain with no money

Ok, so you’ve just finished an intensive Spanish course? And you would like to practice Spanish in Spain? And then you realise you’re broke as a joke and it ain’t funny… Well here’s how to have fun and travel on a minimum budget. Beware, it’s not for the fainthearted. Ready for an adventure? Live your adventure in Spain … Read more

How I ended up living in Valencia

This is a blog entry on how I decided to learn Spanish by living in Valencia. Ever since I was a kid, I wanted to conquer the world’s most spoken languages. I’m a talkative person and I want to be able to talk to 99,99% of the world. So of course, Spanish was one of … Read more

My internship at AIP Language School of Valencia

I have to say that my internship at AIP Language School of Valencia is the best thing that ever happened to me. I decided to join the European project Leonardo after my graduation in March, because I wanted to get involved and because, after years of study, I had a strong desire to work, to be … Read more

One more reason to study Spanish in Valencia: Las Fallas

If you are interested in learning Spanish language and culture and you also like celebrating popular festivals, do not hesitate! Come to Valencia, the city of paella by definition and of “Las Fallas“, a festival of international interest which takes its name from the artistic constructions made ​​of combustible materials, such as cardboard and wood. … Read more

A day in Bocairent, between parades and music

I’ll always remember with pleasure the day I spent in a mountain village not far from Valencia, Bocairent.  The school  AIP organizes, especially on weekends, special activities which involve many students from all over the world, including those of the school, and also those of other schools … It is the best from this point … Read more

Memory of my experience at AIP

My memory of my experience at AIP consisted of a beautiful trip throught all Valencia, seeing all major cultural places of the city and having a lot of fun. Before arriving in Valencia, I had some doubts about the goals I had set for myself, that was to spend a one-month study trip, useful and … Read more

My experience at AIP, by Marine Cloarec

My Experience at AIP When I arrived in Valencia I didn’t know the city and I didn’t have friends. That was why I was a little worried about that new experience. But, since the first day I realized that there was a good harmony, the teachers at AIP language school were very available and nice. … Read more

My experience at AIP, by Chiara Tramontani

With the enthusiasm and the curiosity of a 23 year old girl, who’s passing 3 weeks in a foreign country, knowing new persons from all over the world and bettering her Spanish level, here I am telling you my experience at AIP. Everything seemed a big question and I didn’t know what to expect, but … Read more

The Botanical Garden of Valencia

The Botanical Garden of Valencia is The perfect place to find yourself Do you know the botanical garden? And his Museum? The truth is that this is one of those places that go unnoticed by the conventional tourist, plus it does not appear in conventional guidebooks. In the Calle Quart, 80, very close to the Torres … Read more

How to do an internship in Spain?

Internship in Spain: how can I be sure to find a good one? Nowadays doing practices has become compulsory in more and more universities, and, in some cases, it must be done abroad. The most frequent question is: how can I organize  an internship abroad being at home, if I don’t know the country and … Read more

¡Viva la tomatina!

Buñol and the Tomato-Fight Ever since 60 years, every year there are more than 10 thousand tourists travelling to this usually very calm village in the inside of the province Valencia to celebrate the day of the tomato. This year it will take place on the 29 of August. About 11 am the procession of … Read more

Valencia, a well connected city

To come here is quite easy! In fact Valencia is connected with 52 airports of 20 countries. For For this reason there are 268 connections weekly. To cope with the touristy demand between the months April and October, the airport of Valencia enabled 1,3 millon arrivals of flights from all over the world. Therefore the number of … Read more

INCUBARTE, International festival of Independent Art

The 21 of June @ 19pm the 5th version of the INCUBARTE begins! INCUBARTE in Valencia is an international Festival of Independent Art which unifies plastic- with visual art. They just create a link between different types oft art and culture like painting, sculpture, instalations, photography and video-arts. It’s an amazing meeting point of several … Read more

A Guide to St. John’s Eve in Valencia

Summer is one of our favorite seasons. Period. Long and sunny days, lying on the beach, having ice cream, forgetting about appointments and deadlines, living life in a more laid-back style, getting a tan, and the list could go on and on and on. Valencia, where AIP Languages is located, is a coastal city bathed … Read more

Street Art Valencia

The valencian Street Art is very famous and well-respected all over the world. This becomes first and foremost clear when you see its online presence! As a result of the fugacity of Street Art based on the atmospheric conditions and the destruction by persons and posters, the internet is one of the little places where … Read more

Nightlife in Valencia: the areas of “movida”

First time in this city? let’s discover the Nightlife in Valencia, you’ll soon find out the meaning of the word “movida”. In this article we’ll go through the areas of Blasco Ibañez, Benimaclet, Russafa, Barrio Carmen. Blasco Ibañez Blasco Ibañez is well known especially by (Erasmus-) students. It’s the party-street of the students. Just behind the the … Read more