Posts Tagged: mexico

Excursion to Mamita’s Beach

The sand is powdery, and the water is turquoise. It isn’t packed with people, and it’s easy enough to get food as well.

Learn Spanish in Mexico

Those of you who want to learn Spanish in Mexico might agree that this option is a no brainer – Mexico has something for everyone, and is inexpensive and close by.

Meet the School: Guanajuato’s Head of Studies

Meet Pedro Rodríguez Valladares, Head of Studies at AmeriSpan's Guanajuato Spanish school What is your background? I am 42 years old, and I have a degree in Human Communication and my MA in Psychoanalytic Theory. I live on the outskirts of Guanajuato in a truly peaceful area. My family has a Pug dog named "Fito… Read more »

Interview with a Fellow Student

One of the most exciting parts of studying a language abroad is meeting other students from all over the world who share common goals. They can help you practice and get comfortable with speaking your new language, and make great sightseeing partners.

Studying Spanish in Morelia: An Introduction

Here is an introduction to Lamont D., a very enthusiastic blogger newly landed in Morelia, Mexico. Here, he shares a bit about himself and what he hopes to get out of his program!

Preparing to Leave

I have learned from my family, that only about 8 years ago, Playa del Carmen was nothing more than a fishing village with only a few paved streets.

Studying Spanish Safely in Playa del Carmen

Everyone has always told me, “Don’t eat anything from those places! You’ll get sick!!”. However, a lot of people also told me, “Don’t go to Mexico! You’ll get kidnapped”.

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

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.

To Homestay or Not Homestay..

My mom only speaks Spanish which forces me to put to use what I learn in school, even if I am not confident on a word, and she corrects me when I say things incorrectly in the nice way that only mothers are able to do.