Posts Tagged: mexico

Learn Spanish in Guanajuato: First Week

By Laura K., Guest Blogger who wants to learn Spanish in Guanajuato, Mexico Hola. It has now been one week since I arrived in Guanajuato. I feel much more at home now as I am in a routine. Every day I wake up at 745am and eat breakfast at 830 with my house mom and… Read more »

Mexico Spanish Schools in CNN’s “Top 5 Cities in Mexico”

Recently CNN released its “Top 5 Cities in Mexico” list, where three cities home to AmeriSpan’s Mexico Spanish schools are located.

Mexico Study Abroad: Exploring Guanajuato and Starting Classes

“I chose Guanajuato, Mexico because I had heard from my family as well as a friend who did a study abroad through the University de Guanajuato that this was a great town filled with educated people, beautiful buildings, and was safe for a woman traveling alone.”

New York Times’ 36 Hours: Oaxaca, Mexico

“Combined with the city’s long-established studio art scene, a vibrant cafe culture, a mescal-fueled night life and one of Mexico’s most exciting regional cuisines, Oaxaca is as cosmopolitan as it is architecturally stunning.”

AmeriSpan’s “Bucket List”: Day of the Dead Festival in Mexico

Our final “Bucket List” recommendation is a festival that would be an incredible thing to experience during Mexico study abroad: the Day of the Dead, or “Dia de los muertos”.

Playa del Carmen Spanish School: Saying Goodbye

“I am 110% convinced that living in a culture that is not your own for at least a month is probably, in my opinion, one of the best things you can do to help yourself grow.”

Meet the School: Playa del Carmen’s Academic Coordinator

“Every week I enjoy the challenge of organizing the classes and meeting the objectives of our students and helping them meet their goals.”

Packing for Playa del Carmen

The essentials: shorts (lots of them), bathing suits, tank tops, and very light t-shirts, and for girls I recommend light sundresses or cover-ups. Fortunately, here in Playa, the style is more casual, and people aren’t quite as modest since most people spend their time in bathing suits anyways.

Meet the School: Playa del Carmen’s Reservations, Information, and Front Desk

“I did a study abroad program in Mexico when I was 18 and it completely changed my life. What was originally meant to be a 5 week Spanish Program in Mexico has turned into a decade and counting…..”

Meet the School: Guanajuato’s Head of Studies

Everyone at Don Quijote is committed to our students living the language in this city and, of course, our school. We encourage our students to not just learn the language but to appreciate the culture as well.