Are you trying to decide where and when to go on your first (or next) trip to Latin America?
It’s a vast, diverse region with so many countries that it’s hard to choose just one.
What if you had information at your fingertips about the coolest Hispanic holidays, when and where they take place, and what they’re all about?
Well, exactly that is what you’re...Read More
Latin America is a diverse region that encompasses 21 countries and a melting pot of cultures and languages.
Teaching Spanish students about this fascinating region is an ideal way to awaken their interest in exploring the world.
Do you need help preparing a fun and engaging lesson on Latin America?
Look no further!
Studying geography with a labeled map gives...Read More
Have you ever wondered if Mexico is part of North America or Central America?
As a Mexican, that’s a question I get asked a lot. People from North America tend to consider Mexico as part of Central America, while people from Central America tend to consider Mexico as a North American country.
But, what does geography say? And perhaps more importantly, what does culture...Read More
On National Heroes Day, Costa Rica celebrates a man named Juan Santamaría.
Every April 11, Costa Ricans commemorate the death of the brave man who they consider a national hero.
Did you know that once there was an American businessman who tried to take over all of Latin America?
Juan Santamaría stopped him.
When was the last time you heard of a 25-year-old...Read More
España, jalapeño, piña colada, piñata, mañana—even if you don’t know the meaning of these words, you surely know that these are Spanish words.
Because of this n with squiggle—ñ—that they all have!
Get ready to discover the true story behind “n with a tilde” and why not using it can have dramatic consequences.
Learn how to pronounce it and how to type...Read More
You’ve probably heard of Alexa, Amazon’s all-knowing voice assistant.
But what does this device actually do? How do you use it? Most importantly, can it speak Spanish?
Alexa is a virtual assistant that helps you with more than just weather forecasts and calendar updates. This personal device is capable of live translation, speaking Spanish, understanding bilingual commands, and...Read More
Would you like to speak Spanish like a native speaker?
Let me tell you why you don’t have to and still crush most of your language goals.
You might be going through job offers, and every now and then you come across “native speakers only” or, if you’re lucky, “native speakers preferred.”
Although this usually refers to English-speaking skills, Spanish non-native speakers...Read More
Tango is one of the world’s most popular dances. You may know that it originated in Argentina, or that it takes two to tango, or that it’s also a musical genre. But do you know how to tango? Do you know its steps and history? If you want to improve your Spanish and dance moves, this article is for you! It might even change your musical taste and expand your playlists. So, tap your Spotify...Read More
Have you been asked to write a recommendation letter in Spanish and have no idea where to start?
I know the feeling. I’ve been asked several times to write recommendation letters for my students and still get nervous every time.
However, by now I’m a Spanish recommendation letter expert and I’m here to help you.
Keep reading to learn what a recommendation letter is, how...Read More
Want to leave your party guests with a night that they won’t forget?
Unfortunately, party planning can be super stressful! Many elements like food, decorations, games, and invitations have to be carefully planned in advance.
This step-by-step guide is here to lead you through the party planning process!
It breaks down all the party essentials! Each step contains vibrant...Read More