Spanish expressions are a fast pass to sound like a native! Learn Spanish expressions using the adverbs más and menos to express excitement, love, preference, and more!
Más in English means “more” and menos means “less,” but depending on the context those meanings can become something completely different.
I will cover famous Spanish expressions that will also serve as a...Read More
The Mexican national anthem is one of the three national symbols of Mexico along with the flag and the shield. People have been listening to, performing, and singing it since 1854 but it didn’t become official until 1943.
It is a battle cry that tells the stories of the many military victories Mexicans had at a time when they felt demoralized after losing half of their territory to...Read More
Mexico City, Mexico is the world’s largest Spanish-speaking country. It is widely known for its rich history and for being one of the most influential Latin American cities in terms of culture, tourist sites, and world economy.
Whether you’re visiting Mexico City to experience its wonderful traditions first hand, enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine, visit its historical sites, or to venture on...Read More
Guanacaste, Costa Rica owes its name to the country’s national tree, which grows in that same area, and also goes by the name of “ear pod tree.”
The province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica is located in the Northern Pacific side of the country and is one of the best regions to visit in Costa Rica, the mecca of ecotourism. Locate it on the map:
Keep reading to find 10 reasons why...Read More
This is a curated list of 13 reasons why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is an inspiration regardless of your political postures. More than highlighting her political agenda, I am dedicating this space to a Hispanic woman that has accomplished a position of power at, no less than, the US Congress.
Each and every one of these points remarks how she can serve as inspiration to young girls,...Read More
Rita Moreno is an actress, singer, and dancer with over 70 years of experience in entertainment. Some of her most important work includes West Side Story, The King and I, and Singin’ in the Rain. She has worked in musicals, children TV shows, movies, and theater.
Keep reading to see 15 fabulous and life-changing lessons that this extraordinary Puerto Rican actress can teach you (as...Read More
Ready to learn all about moving in Spanish?
Moving to a new house, city, or country can be stressful—don’t let the language barrier pile up on it!
After reading and practicing the contents of this post, you will be able to:
Communicate with others about your needs and feelingsGive directions and locationsAsk for helpTell people where you are moving toUse basic phrases...Read More
Many Latin American countries conspired against the Spanish oppression in the 1800s and Cuba was no exception with the Grito de Yara. The Yara rallying cry was the beginning of the process towards Cuban Independence.
Although this first attempt to get freedom was disastrous, it gave birth to many other anticolonialist movements and served as inspiration for other Cubans to get...Read More
El Grito de Lares or Lares Uprising was the most significant rebellion against Spanish rule in the history of Puerto Rico. This separatist mission happened almost simultaneously alongside the Spanish Glorious Revolution and the Cuban Grito de Yara.
The Lares Uprising was the result of the anti-Spanish sentiment that invaded part of The Antilles. Puerto Ricans were tired of the abuse...Read More
Venezuela is a multicultural and multiethnic country with atypical weather and a very special cuisine. It is home to the tallest, uninterrupted waterfall of the world, and also to the biggest petroleum reserve.
Not mind-blowing enough? Guinness recognized the Catatumbo thunder, a Venezuelan meteorological phenomenon—as the World Record of highest lightning concentration. That must be a...Read More