La cascada del Salto del Ángel (Angel Falls) in Venezuela is the highest waterfall on Earth. Its height is 3,212 ft (979 m)—almost a kilometer tall!
The Latin American region hosts some other interesting waterfalls such as:
Three Sisters Waterfalls – Cataratas las tres hermanas in Perú, at 2,998 ft (914 m) Yumbiya Waterfall – Catarata Yumbiya in Perú, at 2,939 ft...Read More
El Camino de Santiago de Compostela is the road of Santiago de Compostela or—as is more well-known in English—Saint James’ way. Did you know that there are more than ten routes to walk el camino de Santiago de Compostela and become a pilgrim?
In this post we are going to learn all about them, learn who St. James was and why he is important, and why he has a path and many more things about...Read More
The translation to archery in Spanish is el tiro con arco. But, what else do you know about archery in Spanish?
When thinking about this sport, Robin Hood, Oliver Queen (the star in the Arrow series), or even Cupid might come to your mind. There are also a few celebrities who enjoy practicing archery: Avril Lavigne, Shaquille O’Neal, Eva Longoria, and Jennifer Lawrence.
If you...Read More
Juan Ponce de León y Figueroa was a Spaniard conqueror and explorer. If you are wondering where did Juan Ponce de León explored, he discovered Florida and Puerto Rico for the Spanish empire. After this sentence, there are many doubts about many Juan Ponce de León facts.
History cannot tell perfectly who his parents were, nor exactly where or when he was born because no historian has found...Read More
Being able to speak Spanish in the workplace is beneficial.
The fact is, the more globalized the world becomes, the more we interact with people from other cultures and other countries. 22 countries around the world speak Spanish as an official language.
That amounts to roughly 543,000,000 Spanish-speakers around the world, which means we are 6% of the world population!...Read More
What is the South American Guarani aquifer system? It’s the third-largest aquifer (groundwater reservoir) in the world and the largest in the Americas.
El acuífero Guaraní (the Guarani Aquifer) covers 460,000 sq mi (1,200,000 sq km) with a volume of 9,600 cubic mi (40,000 cubic km). That is almost as big as La Bahía de Hudson (Hudson Bay)—which covers 474,000 sq mi (1,227,650 sq km).
Would you like to learn how to say scuba diving in Spanish? There’s a verb for it: bucear. Scuba diving in unknown waters and discovering marine life is one of the coolest experiences ever!
Read this post to take your interest in scuba diving to the next level. Learn how to conjugate the verb bucear and access key scuba diving vocabulary in Spanish.
Latin America has amazing places to...Read More
Sí, por favor, or no, gracias are two of the most famous Spanish travel phrases in the world, because they are so simple.
When eating tacos in Mexico, hiking in Costa Rica, exploring Cuba, tasting coffee in Colombia, visiting the Maya ruins in Guatemala, admiring the Iguazu falls in Argentina, traveling through Spain, or stopping by Equatorial Guinea, it would be very wise to keep a...Read More
Los 27 charcos (literally the 27 ponds) is a complex of waterfalls hidden in the Dominican Republic.
When thinking about the Dominican Republic you might picture beautiful Punta Cana, the Isle of Lights festival in Santo Domingo, or think about the world-class salsa singer Juan Luis Guerra. But, today we are going to explore a beautiful destination that people have not yet explored...Read More
Panama tourist attractions are great! Panama has beautiful beaches, interesting museums, folk festivals, delicious food, and many more things that will blow your mind!
While Costa Rica, Panama’s neighbour, is one of the best-known ecotourism destinations in the world, Panama has nothing to envy about Costa Rica. Panamanians sometimes say: En Costa Rica vas a ver a diez turistas viendo un...Read More