Posts Categorized: Travel News & Info

Travel Tip: Traveling Safely in Mexico

AmeriSpan offers many locations at which you can safely study abroad in Mexico, but it's always good to review some basic safety tips, no matter where you are going!  One of our favorite sites, Smarter Traveler, has compiled a helpful list of tips for traveling in Mexico safely here: Traveling Safely in Mexico

Become a Lead Salud Student!

Lead Students can receive up to $750 off their program costs plus $50 per group member!

Travel Tip: Expedia Suppressing American Airlines Flights

We here at AmeriSpan try to forward travel news when we can, and thought this bit of information from Smart Traveler might be useful to those of you looking to save money on airfare!  It is always best to explore your options before purchasing your flight. Also, please remember that AmeriSpan always recommends you wait… Read more »

Kanazawa Featured in New York Times

This article explores the sheer beauty and rich history of Kanazawa, and gives great insight into the city through a curious visitor’s eyes.

Top 15 Study Abroad Programs to Escape the Winter!

When most people think of planning a language immersion getaway, they probably think of summertime as the best time to go.  Such is not always the case, as many schools located in the Southern hemisphere are enjoying their winter during our summer and vice versa!  As a result, more and more students are becoming hip… Read more »

Flight Delays in Europe

Due to inclement weather, some flights in and out of Europe have been experiencing delays.  AmeriSpan wants to remind its students to please monitor your flight status and refer to AmeriSpan's tips on minimizing any problems from flight complications.  Please note that our office will be closed the next two Fridays, December 24th and December… Read more »

Meet the School: Montevideo’s Owner/Director

The most important for me is the personal attention towards the students, in offering them your time and listen to their suggestions, or complaints helps us to keep improving. Good teachers, accommodation and a variety of activities and excursions are also essential.

First Day of School in Heredia

In general, the greatest challenge for me is the amount of conversation in the classes. I am generally somewhat reserved in my day-to-day life, so I find it challenging to share more in Spanish. However, it helps so much.

Lauren S.’ Farewell to Austria

By Lauren S., guest video blogger from AmeriSpan's Teen program in Vienna, Austria For details about studying in Vienna, see Studying German in Austria See all of Lauren's video blogs from Vienna  

Sea Turtles and Spanish Practice

If you are considering studying abroad in Mexico, I highly recommend Playa del Carmen. It is close to many major attractions in Mexico, has beautiful beaches, many options for shopping, and food with a more local feeling than you might get in some other places in Mexico.