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Mexico Videos – Part One Posted by on Feb 21, 2012

Here’s an introductory video to give you a feel for all of the places we visited in one wild week of traveling around the Riviera Maya and the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. Stay tuned for more detailed videos about some of the more interesting stops, including the Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza, Ek Balam, and…

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Spanish Lesson Beginner 21 Travel Posted by on Aug 24, 2011

¡Hola a todos! Today, we are going to see how to manage when travelling in a Spanish speaking country. When you are on holiday or on a business trip in Spain or Latin America you have the perfect opportunity to really speak with the locals as you find your way around the country. In this…

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At the airport: the check-in Posted by on Jul 30, 2011

Traveling is great, isn’t it? You get to meet people, be in places other than your regular city and learn a lot while traveling. So in this post I’m going to give you some useful expressions for when you’re at the check-in counter at the airport. Su pasaporte, por favor. Passport, please. ¿Cuántas maletas lleva?…

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Tricky prepositions case: means of transportation Posted by on Jul 19, 2011

Hi, there! How have you been? I’m sure you’ve learned in your Spanish class or by studying by yourself that some means of transportation are used with certain prepositions, right? Let’s refresh your memory! en coche – by car en ómnibus/autobús – by bus en bicicleta – by bicycle en barco/navío – by ship en avión…

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My one-day trip to Argentina Posted by on Jun 27, 2011

Hey, there! How’s it going? During Carnival here in Brazil I went on a sea cruise down to Argentina and Uruguay. We only had one day to spend in Montevideo and Buenos Aires, so we got off the ship at 9 am, hopped in a cab and drove along these cities. Montevideo is a beautiful…

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Language learning success: the story of Victor González Posted by on Feb 28, 2011

Hey, there! How’s it going? Today we have a guest writer here on the blog: Victor González. Victor is a Peruvian friend of mine who lives in São Paulo and he wrote something really cool about his experience with learning Portuguese when he came to Brazil. Victor is a translator and you can check out…

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Vocabulary: backpacking in Europe or Latin America Posted by on Sep 13, 2010

Hey, there! If you have that adventurous and restless spirit of going around the world with only a backpack this is the post for you. Let’s learn some vocabulary that can be useful when you’re backpacking (or learn it just for the fun of it, really!). 1. cubremochilas – backpack covers 2. bolsas de plástico…

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