While learning a new language online is an excellent idea, a virtual class isn’t as effective as immersion via a homestay in Guatemala.
Homestay is a popular form of hospitality where you share a house with a local family. It provides a full immersion into the culture, traditions, and language!
Are you trying to take your Spanish skills to the next level? Why not go on a homestay...Read More
Dolores Huerta is the living portrait of the great changes that can be achieved through non-violent constant resistance. Accompany me as I explore the life of this passionate by blood feminist, and Union Rights founder and defender.
“Pero digo : Simplemente háganlo como lo hacen los hombres—pretendan que saben. Y luego aprenden sobre la marcha.”—Dolores Huerta.
“But I say : Just...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
El Día de la Independencia de Guatemala, or Guatemala Independence Day, is one of the most festive holidays in this Central American country.
September 15, 2021 is the commemoration of the bicentennial of Guatemala Independence Day! Two hundred years have passed since Guatemala won its freedom and independence.
As a Guatemalan, the first time I understood what our independence as...Read More
Here is the story of Sonia Sotomayor, a Puerto Rican by blood whose life in New York shaped her to become the first Hispanic woman appointed as U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
Her dream of a better tomorrow might have seemed too far away to reach when she was growing up in circumstances that limited her possibilities—financially and even academically. However, now we see her as a sitting...Read More
In this post we will celebrate San Martín Day, Argentina’s beginning as a sovereign country! General José de San Martín was one of the greatest liberators of Latin America, and Argentinians commemorate San Martín Day by honoring his legacy. They hold different activities all throughout the third week of August every year.
The celebration of San Martín Day in Argentina is a special...Read More
Are you wondering how to become a translator?
Translating is a dream job. The best things about this job include its flexible work hours, the ability to work as a freelancer from anywhere in the world, and the abundance of job opportunities.
Let me share with you my experience on how to become a translator. Fluency in Spanish is just the beginning.
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Iguazu Falls, also known as Las Cataratas de Iguazú, is a magnificent place for nature lovers and adventure travelers.
Iguazú consists of both the Iguazu River, which is located mostly in Brazil, and the massive waterfalls, which adorn most of Argentina. This is one of the most spectacular waterfalls on Earth.
A United Nations World Heritage site since the mid-1980s, Iguazu Falls...Read More
Are you tempted to do a homestay in Mexico but don’t know where to start? A homestay is an unforgettable opportunity to experience life in a foreign country just as if you were a local!
People speak highly of homestays because they are an immersive adventure to learn another language, and experience at first hand the culture, cuisine, traditions, and identity of a foreign country. ...Read More