It’s the ugliest lemon of a car you’ve ever seen.
You’ve just got to point it out to your friend.
“Qué caro!” you exclaim, pointing across the street.
“…What are you talking about?” your friend replies.
Ah, language barrier misunderstandings. …
Want to see some pink dolphins?
How about bike around one of the world’s biggest bicycle routes?
Or swim in a liquid rainbow?
You can do it all in Colombia.
Like practically any country you visit, Colombia …
Do you use Never Eat Soggy Waffles to remember the cardinal directions?
Or perhaps you’re like me, and make an L shape with your hands to remember which one is the left one?
As you may already know, these little …
Let’s hear it for the outcasts.
The totally, proudly irregular.
There’s a certain charm to being different—to playing by your own rules.
Even when it comes to Spanish verbs.
Right now, like a lot of Spanish …
I remember when a friend of mine, just starting out in Spanish, told a Venezuelan bread shop owner, “quieres pan.”
He said, “you want bread,” to a man who clearly had plenty of bread already.
He’s hardly the only Spanish …
I first fell in love with Mexico because of its alebrijes—handicraft creatures made of wood or paper mache, and decorated with bold colors and incredibly intricate patterns.
Each one is bursting with imagination in its own distinct way.
Wouldn’t it be cool to have an on-demand Spanish tutor right in your home?
Whenever you have a nagging grammar question or don’t know how to pronounce a new word, you could just turn to your tutor and get exactly …
The first book I read in Spanish was Che Guevara’s diary “Diarios de motocicleta: notas de viaje por América Latina” (The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey).
I chose it because I thought it would be a fun …
How well-rounded is your Spanish language diet?
The best way to learn any language is with a healthy combination of online and offline learning.
This means mixing together websites, apps and Skype conversations with real-life immersion in the street and …
Get your Spanish listening practice en vivo!
En vivo, for the uninitiated, means “live.”
And as you’ll see—and hear!—if you use these news sites, listening to live sources to practice your Spanish skills can be even more rewarding than using …
Immersion is the complete opposite of rote memorization.
It involves learning the word baño because you’re dying to find a bathroom, and the man behind the restaurant counter doesn’t understand your English or strange gestures.
It means remembering past …