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The Best Places to Learn Spanish in 2020 Posted by on Jan 22, 2020

¿Cuáles son tus resoluciones de año nuevo? (What are your New Year’s Resolutions?). For many people, a New Year’s Resolution is to aprende un idioma (learn a language). That’s probably why you’re reading this blog! In this post I’m going to talk about los mejores lugares para aprender español en 2020 (the best places to…

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Medellín Real City Walking Tour Posted by on Aug 22, 2018

Medellín Real City Walking Tour

Medellín es la ciudad de la eterna primavera (Medellin is the City of Eternal Spring). This Colombian city is a fascinating place to explore. One of the best ways to learn about Medellín is on one of the daily free walking tours led by Real City Tours. With your local Paisa guide, you get to explore…

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One Year in Latin America (Part One) Posted by on Feb 14, 2018

Hace un año, me mudé a México. En ese momento, no hablaba nada de español. Desde entonces, he viajado a cinco países de habla hispana. Esta es mi experiencia de un año en Latinoamérica. (One year ago, I moved to Mexico. At that time, I didn’t speak any Spanish. Since then, I have traveled in five Spanish-speaking countries. This…

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Real City Walking Tour Medellin Posted by on Nov 30, 2017

Real City Walking Tour Medellin

The best way to get to know Medellín is by joining a Real City Walking Tour. The tours are free (be sure to tip your guide!) and provide an incredible history lesson on Colombia’s City of Eternal Spring. Check out some highlights from the walking tour in this short video and be sure to book…

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Medellin – A Dark Past and a Bright Future Posted by on Nov 22, 2017

If all you know about Medellín is what you’ve seen on a certain Netflix show, you’d be forgiven for thinking the city is an incredibly dangerous place. While that was definitely true in the not too distant past, Colombia’s “City of Eternal Spring” has undergone an amazing transformation in the past few decades. In this…

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Studying Spanish in Medellín Posted by on Nov 1, 2017

Studying Spanish in Medellin

Spanish is the official language of 20 countries around the world. Of course, there are many differences in pronunciation and vocabulary between these countries. With so many different versions of Spanish, it can be overwhelming trying to decide on a place to study this wonderful language. One place that’s becoming more and more popular is Medellín…

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Paisa Pues: How to Speak Spanish Like Pablo Escobar Posted by on Sep 28, 2016

This month a new season of Narcos took Spanish learners and narconovela addicts back to 1980s Medellín, home to Pablo Escobar and one of the bloodiest episodes of the 52 year-long conflict that formally ended on Monday. The Netflix original is a bingeable opportunity to learn Spanish with TV, but it’s missing more than colorful…

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