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5 de Mayo: Is it a Mexican Holiday? Posted by on May 5, 2021

Today is May 5th, or Cinco de Mayo as it’s known in Spanish. All over the US, people are eating nachos and drinking margaritas. Many are probably wearing a sombrero and/or a poncho. Some think they are celebrating “Mexico’s 4th of July.” Well, I’ve got some bad news for you: el 5 de mayo no…

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Colloquial Spanish Course – Talking about Hair in Spanish Posted by on May 3, 2021

talking about hair in spanish

Learn and practice colloquial vocabulary and phrases related to talking about Hair in Spanish and then see if you can follow a short audio conversation in Spanish.

Venezuela’s Natural Beauty: Región Centro-Occidente Posted by on Apr 29, 2021

One of the most picturesque regions of Venezuela is the one known as “Centro-Occidente”—literally “the Midwest”, comprising four states: Cojedes, Falcón, Lara, and Portuguesa. This region is regarded as a geographical hub connecting the western, the central and the eastern reaches of the country, having more than 2,000 kilometers of highways linking the coastal zones…

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¿Cómo es la comida ecuatoriana? Posted by on Apr 28, 2021

La comida es muy importante (Food is very important). After all, you’ve gotta eat! That’s why we love talking about food here on the Spanish blog. Me encanta probar comida nueva cuando viajo (I love trying new food when I travel). I also love introducing food from Spanish-speaking countries to our audience here. You can…

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Colloquial Spanish Course – Talking about Natural Disasters in Spanish Posted by on Apr 26, 2021

Talking about Natural Disasters in Spanish

Learn and practice colloquial vocabulary and phrases related to talking about Natural Disasters in Spanish and then see if you can follow a short audio conversation in Spanish.

Colloquial Spanish Course – Talking about Weapons in Spanish Posted by on Apr 19, 2021

Talking about Weapons in Spanish

Learn and practice colloquial vocabulary and phrases related to talking about Weapons in Spanish and then see if you can follow a short audio conversation in Spanish.

Famous Frida Kahlo Works and Quotes Posted by on Apr 15, 2021

In my last post, I introduced the iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and discussed her early life. You can click here to read it if you missed it. Before I continue with her life story and her tumultuous relationship with Diego Rivera, I’d like to share some famous Frida Kahlo works and quotes. Famous Works…

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