Celebrating Cinco de Mayo: History, Traditions, and Festivities

Cinco de Mayo, which is celebrated on May 5th, commemorates the Mexican army's victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862 and is often confused with Mexican Independence Day.

4 Benefits of Learning Spanish as a Retiree or Senior

Research has shown that learning a new language, such as Spanish, can provide numerous benefits for retired individuals and seniors.
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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle in Spanish

Celebrate Earth Day with Zero Waste

Earth Day is a very important day for our planet because it's a day when we reflect on the impact our actions have on the environment.

Is Castilian The Same As Spanish?

Is it called Spanish or Castilian? Español o castellano? Is there a difference? There is a lot of confusion on what the exact difference is between Castilian and Spanish. If you want to understand the differences, whether or not you are headed to Spain, you want to interact more effectively with Spaniards, or you are simply curious, then keep reading!
Ronda, Andalucia, Spain

Exploring Mexico's Ancient Ruins:

A Journey Through Time

Mexico is a country with a rich cultural history, boasting a myriad of ancient ruins scattered throughout its territory. These incredible structures are a testament to the ingenuity and skill of the civilizations that once inhabited this land, and visiting them is a journey through time.
Cabo San Lucas

Learning A New Language

Bilingualism and its benefits

There are many benefits associated with learning a new language and bilingualism that can, not only enrich one’s knowledge, but also result in better health, increased awareness and a richer life.
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The Importance Of Learning The Spanish Alphabet

The Spanish alphabet, el alfabeto o abecedario español, is phonetic. Knowing the sounds of each letter is essential and will help you pronounce any word in Spanish.
Ronda, Andalucia, Spain

Spanish Accents Pronunciation Guide

Pronouncing words properly in Spanish requires Spanish language learners to learn the rules that determine where the emphasis of a syllable or 'sílaba tónica' falls on in a given word. This practical guide will teach you how to do that in an easy to follow step by step process.
Ronda, Andalucia, Spain

25 Useful Interjections In Spanish You Should Know

A great addition to your everyday Spanish that will help you spice up your conversational skills as well
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A Guide to Wine Tasting Vocabulary and Regions In Spanish

Discovering the Flavors of Spanish, Argentinean, Mexican, & Chilean Wines

Wine is an important part of many cultures, with different countries and regions producing unique and flavorful varieties. Let yourself be fully immersed in the language and culture by learning useful wine vocabulary and phrases in Spanish.

The Importance of Learning Spanish

Maximizing Your Travel Experience

Learning some basic Spanish can greatly enhance your experience, from ordering food to making friends. The benefits of knowing Spanish while traveling can make your trip more enjoyable.

Spanish Accents Spelling Guide

Spelling properly in Spanish requires Spanish language learners to learn the rules that determine when to place these accents and when not to do so. This practical guide will teach you how to do that in an easy to follow step by step process.
Ronda, Andalucia, Spain

Travel In Mexico:

Exploring the Magic of Baja California

Baja California is a beautiful and diverse region located in the northwest of Mexico. From the stunning coastline of the Sea of Cortez to the rugged desert landscapes of the Baja Peninsula.
Cabo San Lucas

Exploring the History and Types of Tango: An Introduction to the Passionate Argentine Dance

Tango is a passionate and elegant dance that originated in Argentina in the late 19th century and has captivated people around the world with its graceful movements and sensual rhythms.

The Benefits Of Learning Medical Spanish

In the medical field there exist additional challenges when treating Spanish-speaking patients due to the communication barrier. However, no matter in which medical field you practice, nor your level of Spanish, learning medical Spanish can help you bridge the communication gap with your patients which may result in improved levels of care.
Ronda, Andalucia, Spain

Emergencies Vocabulary in Spanish

Learn useful Spanish vocabulary and phrases related to emergencies, including how to ask for help, to be prepared and safe when you are traveling or interacting with Spanish speakers.
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Learn About Colors In Spanish

Adding colors or in Spanish, los colores, to your vocabulary is a vibrant way to add descriptive details to your sentences. Learn more about colors with this blog post.
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Celebrating Halloween In Spanish

¡Bu! That is Spanish for boo! Halloween, or la Noche de Brujas, is just around the corner and is an exciting time of year with costumes, pumpkin carving, and of course, candy! Although Halloween is not a traditional Spanish or Latin American holiday, every year it is becoming more and more popular.
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How Are Día De Los Muertos And Halloween Different?

When you hear Day of the Dead or in Spanish, Día de los Muertos, it sounds pretty spooky, right? It is not! Many people think that Día de los Muertos is the Latino version of Halloween, but they couldn’t be more different.
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Celebrating Thanksgiving In Spanish

Thanksgiving, or el Día de Acción de Gracias in Spanish is a delicious holiday that brings family and friends together and is a day to remember what we are thankful for. Learn how to celebrate Thanksgiving in Spanish!
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La Queimada And The Witches Of Galicia

Exploring the traditions of the 'la queimada' beverage and 'las brujas' or 'las meigas' in Galicia.
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Sant Jordi

The Catalan Celebration of Love and Literature

Every year on April 23rd, the people of Catalonia in the northeast of Spain, celebrate the feast day of Sant Jordi, the patron saint of Catalonia.