Posts Tagged: spanish

Typical Day of Junior Immersion in Quito

“At 10:30, we have a half an hour break, during which I usually grab a pastry or some kind of snack from the school food stand. Then, for the second two hours of school, we do activities to practice what we learned earlier.”

La Comida

“No matter what I eat for lunch, I can always expect a great dinner when I get home. Mi madre, Cinthya, cooks the best food, no matter what it is. Everything comes with rice, of course, but the meals range from soups to quesadillas to pork chops.”

Teenager Junior Immersion Heredia Interview, Part 1 – Video

Guest blogger, Johanna G. had a great time on her Heredia Junior Immersion program! She did an excellent job asking questions of her classmates about their experiences at school, favorite Costa Rican foods and more!

Off to Sosua in Less Than Two Weeks!

“The best part is that the school is close to the beach! I have the feeling most of my afternoons after Spanish classes with be spent on the beach.”

Sámara Tourist Board & Community Development Organization

This site can help you find your way around Samara and give you important information about the area. It’s also a charitable organization that gives back to the community!

Bolivian Food

Today the soup was “sopa con arroz y papas fritas”. That’s right: rice and french fry soup. It’s apparently a favorite- my eleven-year-old host sister was super excited about it.

Tips for La Ceiba

I hope this helps at least one person out there! :) You’ll love Honduras. Buen viaje!

HuffPo’s ‘Costa Rica and the Quest for Pura Vida’

“How did Costa Ricans fend off the miners, loggers, farmers, burners, developers and others who have felled and flattened rainforests around the world? How did they trick time?”

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.

A Costa Rica Birthday

I want to take a moment to think about the significance of tomorrow. Not only will I be departing a home that I have learned to love dearly over the past few weeks, but I will also be celebrating my birthday with them.