“Life is better when we imagine it.”—Marie Arana.
I couldn’t agree more with author Marie Arana on this! Through her books, she tells us about her experiences with a touch of imagination and fictional stories like no other.
Join me and check out the amazing titles I’ve compiled in this blog post!
Should I Read in Spanish?
The short answer is: Yes! Reading in Spanish can...Read More
Esmeralda Santiago is part of a generation of Latino writers whose backgrounds powerfully drive their words into heartwarming—and sometimes heartbreaking—novels and memoirs that we can’t stop reading.
I have collected 6 of Santiago’s works into this entertaining blog post for you to select your next read!
Why Should You Read in Spanish?
Studying and learning foreign languages...Read More
“We have to come out of our own experience, our own tradition, culture, roots, our own sense of language, of story, and deal with that”—Rudolfo Anaya
Rudolfo Anaya knew how important his roots were, which is why he used his experiences and everything he learned from his heritage to create many incredible stories we can now enjoy.
I have compiled some of his most acclaimed books...Read More
What characterizes Puerto Rico is its distinctive location. It is an ideal place for trade, which has made it a target for foreign conquest for many centuries.
Join me as I explore the fascinating history of this valuable land and the intriguing culture they have to offer.
History of a Profitable Land
As a part of the West Indies, Puerto Rico has a complicated history of battles for...Read More
Autumn is right around the corner and if you are as excited as I am, this guide to autumn vocabulary in Spanish is just what you need!
In this blog post, I include autumn vocabulary lists and phrases to talk about this magical season in Spanish.
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“I believe love is always eternal. Even if eternity is only five minutes.”—Sandra Cisneros.
As a city girl with Mexican heritage, Sandra Cisneros has built her successful path as a writer by sharing with us her life experiences in heartwarming and honest works of both fiction and non-fiction.
Let’s take a look at 6 captivating books where Sandra Cisneros has offered us a glimpse of her...Read More
Teaching the seasons in Spanish can be quite entertaining and there are a lot of fun facts you can use to reinforce your lessons!
Check out this detailed guide to teach the seasons in Spanish and many other topics related to them!
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The Independence Day of Panama has a complex history that led to this country having two major national days, November 3rd and 28th, and a month full of celebrations and Panamanian pride.
Aside from their struggles to have their own self-governed country, Panama was a key factor in worldwide trade and commerce. Their motto “Pro Mundi Beneficio” (For the benefit of the world),...Read More
We can find Greek-origin words in almost all of our daily conversations. Ancient Greece not only influenced the forms of government of our modern society but also the way we communicate in other languages, especially Spanish.
Let’s explore the presence of Greek in Spanish and why Greek is so strongly tied to the language you love learning!
Brief History of Spanish Language...Read More