Of the 139 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Latin America and the Caribbean, 35 are in Mexico!
A UNESCO World Heritage site is a landmark or area legally protected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Their cultural, historical, or scientific significance are of outstanding value to humanity. World heritage sites are divided in three...Read More
The quinceañera tradition is one of the oldest and most popular traditions in Latin America.
This unique tradition is also known as:
los quince años – fifteen yearslos quinces – the fifteenla fiesta de quince años – the fifteen year party
The birthday girl is la quinceañera (the one who is fifteen). Keep reading to learn about this magical celebration!
Origins of...Read More
What does the phrase “architecture in Spanish” bring to mind? you might think of a quaint colonial town with cobblestone streets.
Architecture is both beautiful and fascinating! It makes for an ideal topic if you’re interested in buildings, design, and la arquitectura.
Keep reading to expand your Spanish vocabulary with this layperson’s guide to...Read More
Have you heard of the Pomodoro technique? It’s a time management method that helps you study with greater efficiency and concentration.
This focus technique has grown in popularity lately, thanks to the pandemic and the related increase in people who work and study from home.
But can the Pomodoro technique really help you master Spanish fluency? How does it work, and is it...Read More
Doing science experiments in Spanish is not only a brilliant way to introduce your kids to STEM but also to reinforce their Spanish knowledge and fluency!
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. STEM learning programs intend to prepare and inspire the students to pursue a career and education in those fields. It involves lessons, practical activities, and...Read More
El ciclo del agua — the water cycle in Spanish — is an amazing process that has occurred since life began on Earth!
Water is an important resource that living beings need to survive. The water cycle is key to keeping life on our planet healthy and thriving.
El ciclo del agua es el proceso de transformación y circulación del agua en la Tierra.The water cycle is the process of...Read More
The Mayan festival of Rabin Ajau (also known as Rab’in Ajaw) is one of the most unique beauty pageants in the world.
Rab’in Ajaw means hija del rey in Spanish, which translates to “daughter of the king” in English. People celebrate it in the city of Coban, in the department of Alta Verapaz in Guatemala.
Rabin Ajau is a traditional festival that helps promote a safe environment for young...Read More
Easter Island is one of the most magical and impressive spots on the planet.
La Isla de Pascua—also known as Rapa Nui or Easter Island—is an island that belongs to Chile as a territorio especial (special territory) in the region of Valparaíso, one of the 16 regions that constitute the country.
Easter Island statues are the most famous aspect of the island. These are large rock...Read More
El Salvador is a Central American country full of life, natural beauty, interesting traditions, and kind people.
It’s the smallest country in Central America, with a territory of 8,124 square miles (21,041 square kilometers) and a population of 6.8 million. It borders Honduras to the northeast, Guatemala to the northwest, and the Pacific Ocean to the south.
Let’s take...Read More
Los saludos (greetings) are a primary and essential skill to teach when it comes to Spanish for kids.
A greeting is a polite way to start a conversation, welcome someone, recognize them, and appreciate them.
Today, we’ll learn about all basic Spanish greetings and goodbyes, including how they change when you use them in formal and informal situations. This kid’s guide is...Read More