People are increasingly drawn to Madrid. The capital of Spain is starting be a city that can hold its own against other cultural capitals, in terms of both cultural interest and important museums. So what are the most essential museums to see in Madrid? Museo del Prado: Don’t miss the chance to stroll through one… Read more »
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Where is the best place to take a Spanish language course in Mexico?
This is a virtually impossible question to answer due to personal preferences about city size, levels of population, location etc. However, if you know you are the type of person who enjoys a buzzing nightlife then Mexico City may be a good choice for you. Additionally, there are plenty of beautifully designed buildings such as… Read more »
Why travel abroad?
There are many advantages to spending time abroad. It provokes the increase of self confidence; it sees the reassessment of one’s own culture and arouses the intrigue in the exotic, the alien, the foreign. Here are some of the most widely acknowledged benefits of travelling abroad: 1) The greatest advantage of a longer stay… Read more »
Why learning Spanish is a good investment.
A recent study, the Urban Investment Attractiveness Index (INAI for short), published by Bogota’s University of Rosario and a Chilean business intelligence firm has shown the growing importance of Latin America for long term investments. The buying power, reputation and global presence, urban comfort, the potential for financing new projects and the quality of university… Read more »
Alajuela Spanish School: A Teen’s Perspective
By Erin K., Teen Delegate Scholar and AmeriSpan Blogger studying at AmeriSpan’s Alajuela Spanish school I don’t think I’ve ever seen a school as beautiful as this one. Nestled in a valley between coffee and sugarcane plantations, it’s not at all unusual to see a family of cows wander by the classroom window. The classrooms… Read more »
Volunteer in Honduras: Work with Children in Need – Video
Those who opt to volunteer in Honduras will have a life-changing and soul-nourishing experience. There are many children in need and many placements that need volunteers. By participating in one of these programs, you will be doing a service to these incredible organizations and making a difference in these childrens’ lives. See the video after… Read more »
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 »
Peru Study Abroad: My Great Homestay Family
By Courtney C., Guest Blogger and Peru study abroad participant ¡Hola! Now for a little bit about my family….. When I arrived at the airport, my host parents, Belinda and Cesar, were there to pick me up with great big smiles on their faces. I explained to them that I don´t speak much Spanish yet,… Read more »
Learn Spanish in Sevilla Spain – Bella’s Spain Tour, Part 2 – Video
Last week we posted the first of four great videos by Bella L., AmeriSpan Guest Blogger. After her Madrid Spanish immersion, Bella moved on to learn Spanish in Sevilla Spain. Check out her video below for some great perspective on the school and city! See some other great study abroad programs See Bella’s other blogs… Read more »
Chile Study Abroad: Feeling Comfortable Speaking Spanish
By William P., Chile study abroad participant studying Spanish and skiing in Santiago Today was my second day and I was still very frustrated that I was having trouble understanding even the basic words that I know I should remember from high school or that I know on paper. However, at least I was starting… Read more »