Cuzco is one of the most important cities in Peru. Not only is Cuzco closely related to the Inca empire—one of the most important pre-Columbian civilizations in the Americas alongside the Maya and the Aztecs—but it is also the oldest city on the entire American continent.
The Inca founded the city in the 13th century, and Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro re-founded it on March 23rd,...Read More
Thanks to Luis Miguel – The Series, the famous Mexican singer has broken records on Spotify. He has a vast music catalog, and today I’ll be sharing my favorite Luis Miguel songs to add to your playlist today!
I encourage you to follow along with lyrics when you’re using music to learn a language. (And don’t forget to write down your new Spanish vocabulary.) There is an abundance of...Read More
The Spanish islands have everything you are looking for as a top travel destination.
An island vacation is ideal for couples, families, and friends to have an adventure, unwind at the beach, eat delicious Spanish food—and practice your Spanish.
The Iberic Archipelago includes the Canary and Balearic Islands, which have many attractions to offer. The Spanish islands are the...Read More
Have you ever asked yourself about the reasons behind the desire of so many people to learn Spanish? Well in this list I will explore how learning a new language can be an enormous life experience with plentiful advantages.
Even if we all have different needs, dreams, and aspirations, and our personal goals might be different, there are a few commonalities.
Millions of people in...Read More
“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
Daniel Alarcon is a recognized Peruvian author and novelist. His literary style carries cultural influences and traces of his life experiences.
Daniel Alarcon’s books are an excellent resource for Spanish learners. The author writes using simplistic language and crafts compelling narratives that captivate readers.
Join me as I present a short biography and list 6 must-read...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
The Great Pyramid of Cholula was at the center of a large city and the religious capital of the highland of Mexico. It has undergone several excavations, and you’ll be amazed to learn what lies beneath it!
The famous Great Pyramid of Cholula is a hidden gem worth discovering. Keep reading to learn and explore 10 fascinating facts about the largest pyramid in the world!
A Brief History...Read More
Juan Rulfo was a Mexican author who wrote key pieces of Latin American literature. Acclaimed by Nobel laureates and praised by literary giants, his work quickly became a mandatory reading in schools and a universal reference of his writing style.
Juan Rulfo’s books aren’t plenty, unfortunately, but they are certainly enough to consecrate him as a first-class prodigy writer of the...Read More
Luis Alberto Urrea is a Mexican American novelist and poet. His preferred genres are fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. A lot of his work has as its central axis on the subject of immigration from Mexico to the USA, which is the story of his life.
His experiences as part of an immigrant family, having strong illnesses as a child, witnessing machismo, being discriminated against for...Read More