Posts Categorized: Study Abroad Tips

Mexican Music: Past and Present

Mexico is a country that is filled with different cultures and traditions. From food to traditional dress and festivals, there are many different flavors and colors to experience throughout the country. And the music you can find there is no exception. Of course, most of the modern popular music in Mexico is what you might… Read more »

Best Day Trips from Madrid

Madrid is a fantastic city that could fill your days and nights with exciting discoveries, new corners to explore, tasty treats and lovely sights. But sometimes the ever-stimulating city streets call for a bit of a breather. And even if they don’t, even if you’re so enthralled by the mad city of Madrid that you… Read more »

City Slicker or Nature Lover: Find Your Spanish Paradise This Summer

Are you a city slicker or a nature lover? Check out the best destinations for learning Spanish this summer whether the big city and bright lights are what make your heart sing, or long beaches and thick forests are really where you feel at home. City Slickers Unite: Madrid (Spain): Madrid is one of those… Read more »

Salamanca – the medieval city in Spain and the best place for students

Salamanca is a city located in northwestern Spain, in the autonomous community of Castile and León. It is famous for its university, which is the oldest and most important in Spain, and the fourth oldest in the Western world. The historical center of Salamanca was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. History Its… Read more »

A Taste of Christmas in Germany

Christmas is celebrated differently in every country, and this time we’re in Germany… Advent is a very important part of Christmas in Germany; typical celebrations start on the 6th December with Nikolaustag (St Nicholas’ Day). The night before, children leave their freshly shined boots outside their doors to wake up to them filled with candy… Read more »

Amerispan Actfl Fair in Philadephia

ACTFL is an acronym that stands for American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. The aim of this organization is to provide a way of testing the ability of foreign language speakers. The language levels are broken down into four sections: Novice, Intermediate, Advanced and Superior. In turn, these four sections are subdivided into… Read more »

3 Best destinations to learn Spanish

If you’re serious about learning Spanish, then the best thing you can do is to spend some time in a Spanish-speaking country. Immersing yourself in the Spanish language and culture is arguably the only way to achieve fluency and confidence in the foreign language. There are 21 Spanish-speaking countries in the world so it’s impossible… Read more »

Numbers in Spanish – a Memory Hook

  For all those of you who have always had problems with the Spanish numbers, here comes the solution!: A memory hook on how to internalize the numbers in Spanish! First of all, it can be said that knowing the Spanish numbers one to ten is already most of what you need. If you are… Read more »

Have you ever thought about going to Argentina?

Have you ever thought about going to Argentina? As the fourth biggest country in America, it has some of the best tourist attractions of the whole continent. How can you not be excited about going to the land of Tango and Mate (herbal drink); with breathtaking scenery and spectacular cities? The chance to enjoy long… Read more »

The USA’s top 10 Spanish-speaking holiday destinations

1)    Machu Picchu, Peru Machu Picchu (Old Mountain) is an old Inca city in the Peruvian Andes. Being one of the most famous ruins in the world, this touristic destination, at 8.000 ft high, is the number one attraction for American travelers. 2)    Galapagos Islands, Ecuador This volcanic island in Ecuador accommodates various habitats and… Read more »