Posts Tagged: Antigua

Volunteer in Guatemala: Social Work Organization

For those interested in basing themselves in Antigua for at least a few weeks, quality volunteer opportunities are extremely easy to come by.

Antigua Spanish School: Combating Awkwardness

“A sweet-faced woman came rushing down the dizzying steps that led to her home. The driver smiled and informed me, ‘Su nueva madre’.”

Tips for Guatemala Travel

It´s no surprise that it´s pretty easy to find almost anything you need, even for the most basic Spanish speaker. That said, there are a few essentials that I would highly recommend bringing from your home base.

Learn Spanish in Antigua, Guatemala (Part Two) – Video

Today we bring you Part Two, which includes a tour of the ancient city of Tikal as well as the city of Chichicastenango.

Learn Spanish in Antigua, Guatemala (Part One) – Video

In Part One of this two-part video of Antigua, Guatemala, we discover some of the most notable sites of Antigua. Visit Lake Atitlan, Maximon “The Evil Saint”, a volcano tour, and much more! There is much to be discovered when you learn Spanish in Antigua!

You’re Going Where?!?

All these fears, both rational and irrational, have crossed my mind. Most are of my own creation, but some are the courtesy of helpful friends and family.

Resisting the Urge to Speak English

s it turns out, I packed my bags well, but perhaps neglected to pack my brain with a sufficient amount of Spanish to fully launch my learning from day one.

Arrival and Introduction in Antigua

I arrived in Antigua about five days ago. Since then, I´ve had some time to explore some of the highlights of Antigua, get to know my homestay family (a single mom and two teenagers), and begin my Spanish study.

Guatemala School Safe

We would just like to take this opportunity to relay to our friends and students that our partner school in Antigua, Guatemala has contacted us regarding flooding in the country last week.  Currently, Antigua and the path from the city to the airport is in great shape, but roads to the Pacific region and the… Read more »

Specials Update!

AmeriSpan is still reeling from the excitement of Spain’s victory in the World Cup, and we’re celebrating by knocking down program costs in select Spain locations over the next few weeks!  We’ve also added a few new specials and renewed some others (keep in mind that we have permanent discounts for bloggers, groups, students, and… Read more »