Read our Stories and experiences about exciting destination in Latin America & recommended Spanish Schools where you can learn Spanish, live the culture, explore the surroundings and have an amazing experience you will, most likely, never forget!

Argentine cuisine: 5 highlights

11 Dec
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Friday December 11, 2020 - Posted by admin

Argentine cuisine: 5 highlights. Argentine cuisine is generous, savory and combines a mixture of various European influences. If you have been to Argentina, you know what we are talking about. Are you planning a (study) trip to Argentina (to learn Spanish?) The following dishes are to consume without moderation! You will enjoy them without a doubt. Read on: Argentine cuisine: 5 highlights.

Asado: Argentina’s national pride

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Halloween Celebrations in Latin America

29 Oct
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Halloween celebrations in Latin America
Thursday October 29, 2020 - Posted by admin

The Halloween parties are approaching! This celebration, originated in the United Kingdom, has become very popular almost all over the world. Halloween is celebrated in Latin America too and as with every Latin American festivals and fiestas, people celebrate with passion and dedication. So are there Halloween celebrations in Latin America? Yes! But with a Latin American twist and a mixture of cultures. (more…)

Coronavirus in Latin America: What You Need to Know

08 Sep
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Coronavirus in Latin America: What You Need to Know
Tuesday September 08, 2020 - Posted by SSLA Team

Coronavirus in Latin America: What You Need to Know — What the current situation in Latin America regarding the  Corona pandemic? What will travel in Latin America will be like in the (near) future? What is going on with the Spanish Schools in Latin America, are they open again? Can you already make new plans to travel and study Spanish abroad?  Guess what: yes, you can! The situation in every country is a bit different, so inform yourself well before you make plans! Read more insights in our post: Coronavirus in Latin America What You Need to Know.

COVID-19 in Latin America: Update October 22, 2020

Update situation per country 

ARGENTINA  – not open yet

Only Argentinian residents are permitted to enter the country. Non-essential travel is prohibited. Also, the borders are closed for foreigners until at least October 25th, 2020. (more…)

Learn Spanish Online for unbeatable prices

13 Aug
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Learn Spanish Online for unbeatable prices
Thursday August 13, 2020 - Posted by SSLA Team

Learn Spanish Online!

Due to the Corona Pandemic, travelling to Latin America to learn Spanish abroad in Latin America or Spain is not an option now. Therefore, everyone is looking for alternatives for their cancelled 2020 plans. Many of us made alternative travel plans and spent the summer within the borders of our national territory, we pick-up old hobbies or started new ones, we spent more time with friends and families and dedicate time to other activities. But what happened to our plans to learn Spanish?
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Most Important Festivals in Latin America

03 Mar
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Most Important Festivals in Latin America
Tuesday March 03, 2020 - Posted by SSLA Team

Latin America offers the most colorful, lavish, unique and artistic festivals in the entire world. Take a look at our top choices below for festivals in Peru, Colombia, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Panama – all great destinations for a Spanish immersion course.

Spanish immersion programs allow you to get a better sense of the cultural context and learn tips, tricks and conversational skills in Spanish to help you navigate and get by. There are hundreds of Spanish courses to choose from within Latin America. Take a look at some of the Spanish courses and Spanish immersion programs. Study Spanish while you celebrate with the locals and check out this overview of the Most Important Festivals in Latin America. (more…)

Study Spanish in Colombia

21 Jan
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Study Spanish in Colombia
Tuesday January 21, 2020 - Posted by SSLA Team

Colombia is a marvelous choice for travel and a great destination for a Spanish Immersion program abroad! So why not study Spanish in Colombia?

Don’t just take our word for it: in 2016, Lonely Planet listed Colombia as one of the top ten places to travel. Tourism increased (perhaps because of Lonely Planet’s award) from half a million in 2003 to 1.3 million in 2007. Later, in 2013, 3,747,945 tourists made their way to see the amazing sites of Colombia. Reasons to travel to Colombia lie in its dynamic culture and vivid nature. Colombia’s diversity of fauna and biodiversity are unique, breathtaking, and stunning. (more…)

Best Places to Spend Christmas in South America

11 Dec
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Best Places to Spend Christmas in South America
Wednesday December 11, 2019 - Posted by SSLA Team

Best Places to spend Christmas in South America — Head to South America for an extra special Christmas celebration this year! Each Latin American country offers its own unique songs, Christmas food and Christmas dinner. Christmas traditions in South America mix both religious, local, and cultural elements. Check out the different Christmas celebrations throughout different countries and check the Best Places to Spend Christmas in South America.

Christmas in Peru

One of the most important features and traditions in Peru is the Nacimiento or the nativity scene. Nativity scenes are set up in private homes, plazas, churches, cathedrals, and public, private and government institutions. (more…)

Four incredible spots in Ecuador near Quito

06 Dec
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Four incredible spots in Ecuador close to Quito
Friday December 06, 2019 - Posted by SSLA Team

Four incredible spots in Ecuador near Quito — Most people think about Ecuador as a small country you rush through when travelling in Latin America because they want to go to Colombia or Peru. However, Ecuador is one of the most incredible countries in South America, a great destination for a Spanish course too.

Ecuador has it all! It has a beautiful pacific coast in the west, the Andes Mountains in the middle and the Amazon jungle in the south. And on top of that, there is that great island feeling of the Galapagos, the archipelago of 16 islands that inspired Darwin’s evolution theory.

If you don’t have time to visit all of Ecuador after your Spanish course has finalised, visit at least the following Four incredible spots in Ecuador near Quito! You can do those trips during the weekends, while attending our Spanish school in Quito.

Four incredible spots in Ecuador near Quito

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Best Latin American Streetfood and snacks

28 Nov
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Best Latin American Streetfood and snacks
Thursday November 28, 2019 - Posted by SSLA Team

It is safe to say Latin America is the world’s headquarters for street food. Each day, avenues fill with street vendors that faithfully show up every morning to sell their goods. Street food is a staple in many Latin American countries, and it can be one of the most authentic experiences when discovering the Latin American culture during your Spanish classes in Latin America. We have tested and tried a lot of street food to bring you our top picks for Latin American bites: check out the best Latin American Streetfood and snacks. (more…)

Reasons to Study Spanish in Uruguay!

02 Nov
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Reasons to Study Spanish in Uruguay!
Saturday November 02, 2019 - Posted by admin

When people make plans to travel to Latin America, Uruguay has long been overlooked. But not anymore! Uruguay is gaining more and more attention from the media and many restless, non-cliché travellers lately. More and more people looking for Spanish immersion programs in Latin America opt for this small but beautiful country in the south! Check out what secrets Argentina´s little sister holds for you!

What to do in Uruguay

With over half of the Uruguayan population residing in the capital, Montevideo is a city you cannot miss while in Uruguay. Montevideo will also be the place where you will be learning Spanish if you sign up for a Spanish course with us.

Here are some important and fun places in Uruguay to see while taking Spanish lessons in Montevideo. Some are weekend or day trips; others will only take a few hours. The team at the Spanish school in Uruguay will provide you with all the information you need and help you to plan your tours and activities in Uruguay.

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