Words from the Wardrobe

A blog about translation, languages and culture tailored to ensure that your strategy really works in your target countries.

7 deadly sins of Spanish

The 7 deadly sins of Spanish

Judith González is a Spanish philologist and language consultant at the Fundéu RAE, who talked recently about the 7 deadly sins of Spanish.  Or, more precisely, of Spanish speakers. She collaborates with the weekend radio magazine Por… leer más
App Localization - Why You Should Test

App localization. Why you should test

Have you ever considered how much app localization there is? And checked how many apps you have installed on your smartphone? Without counting the default apps, we often install and uninstall apps. We have been… leer más
Content Marketing in Spanish - When and How?

Content Marketing in Spanish. When and How?

Content Marketing is a must for 95% of digital businesses worldwide: It helps raise brand awareness. It helps drive traffic to your site. It positions your company as an expert in your field. Planning a… leer más

Why I became a Translator not an Interpreter

Have you ever wondered about the differences between translation and interpreting? In this blog post, I share personal experience of why I chose to become a translator instead of an interpreter. I explain the unique skills required for each profession, the importance of proper training and preparation, and the potential cost of language mistakes. Read on to gain insights into the language industry and the benefits of hiring professional translators and interpreters.
International Cheese Day

International Cheese Day: Spain’s Finest

Introduction It’s that time of the year again – International Cheese Day.  International Cheese Day is an opportunity to enjoy delicious cheeses and learn about cheese production’s rich history, cultural significance, and craftsmanship. It encourages… leer más
Women dressed with fitness apparel to ilustrate the topic Translation for Sports

Translations for Sports

This weekend it’s the third El Clásico of the season. ⚽️ El Clásico is the name of any football match between rivals FC Barcelona and Real Madrid.  Initially referring to competitions held in the Spanish… leer más

Carnival in Spain

Although the date is flexible, Carnival in Spain is usually in February. Carnival in Spain is a time of celebration and merrymaking just before the start of the Catholic season of Lent.  You can enjoy… leer más


Transliteration is a localization technique converting words or phrases from one writing system to another.  It is often used when adapting content from one language to another, typically when translating from a source language that… leer más
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