Tag Archives: Learn Spanish

Essential Spanish Phrases for Business Success


A few months ago, I shared my thoughts on whether Spanish would take over in America. While I concluded that English was unlikely to be replaced as the main official language in the US, it is undeniable that Spanish will continue to gain popularity over the next few years. As a result, studying Spanish is(…)

Sing and Learn in Spanish: 4 Covers of English Songs to Improve your Pronunciation


As someone who has taught Spanish for years, there’s a question I get asked almost every day: “How can I learn Spanish online fast?” Since people who ask this question are usually busy professionals or stressed university students, I always say the same: “Whatever you do, make sure you have fun while you learn. Otherwise,(…)

Aruba: One Happy Island, Many Happy Languages


For all you language people out there: are you looking for a place that is away from everything, with miles and miles of beaches, beautiful blue sea everywhere you look, and a wealth of languages to hear and speak as well? Then your next destination is Aruba, the Dutch Caribbean island off the coast of(…)

5 Practical Things to Know Before You Move to Madrid


Moving abroad is definitely an exciting experience, and it’s pretty easy to get caught up in the glamour of it all and forget about the practical side of living overseas. Spain has one of the best standards of living in the world, which makes it a great country to move to. And its capital, Madrid,(…)

6 Gift Ideas Perfect for Language Learners


Sometimes the holidays can be more a season of stress than festive cheer, especially if you’re agonising over what to get who (not to mention what to buy for that one friend who seems to already have everything). If you know someone who is learning a new language, or you are a language learner yourself,(…)

6 Things to Know About Drinking Culture in Spain


Food and drink plays a huge role in cultures all around the world and Spain, the land of bullfights, sangria, and paella, is no exception. If you ever have the chance to visit Spain, you’ll no doubt enjoy your fair share of alcohol. However, like with anything, there are certain rules and commandments to drinking(…)

Hit the Slopes in Caviahue, Argentina


Ski resorts have become a lot more than just somewhere to hit the slopes. Gone is the traditional idea of a day spent skiing followed by an evening in a cabin and nothing much else being on offer. Skiing is big business, and when ski schools have become something of a minimum requirement for choosing(…)

From Bondis & Buses: Essential Spanish Terms You Need to Travel South America


The majority of countries in South America may be Spanish speaking, but that doesn’t mean they speak the same Spanish. Travellers are often stumped when they find the word they learnt in one country means something entirely in the next country. This can make getting around a little tricky when the words for different kinds(…)