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!

Spanish in Colombia between beaches, jungles and bustling towns!

07 Apr
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Spanish in Colombia between beaches, jungles and bustling towns
Wednesday April 07, 2021 - Posted by admin

Study Spanish in Colombia, and you will be in a tropical country of incredible diversity and charm. The people are amazingly friendly, and Colombia has beautiful nature and landscapes that change almost with a blink of an eye! Study Spanish in Colombia between beaches, jungles and bustling towns!

Colombia is one of the world’s most diverse countries with two oceans, a range of climates, energetic cities, astonishing wildlife. There are many things to do in Colombia for Spanish students, including hiking, kayaking, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, surfing, diving, dancing, and more. From the Pacific coast and the jungle in the West, to the Amazon forest in the southeast and from there, to the mountain chains in the middle and the beautiful Caribbean in the North…..Do we need to say more? Colombia is simply gorgeous. (more…)

Top 10 things to do in Peru

05 Mar
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Top 10 things to do in Peru
Friday March 05, 2021 - Posted by admin

Peru is one of the world’s most bucket list-worthy countries for reasons that span much further than just iconic Machu Picchu. That’s why it is a dream destination for a Spanish Immersion program in abroad!
From the famous ruins of the Incas to its beautiful coastline, the Amazon rainforest and mysterious Nazca lines, there is so much to see and do in Peru.

Peru is the third largest country in South America after Brazil and Argentina, so it can be hard to choose where to go. However below is a list of 10 things that you really won’t want to miss while learning Spanish in Peru. Fortunately, you can choose between four different Spanish schools in Peru: Lima, Cusco, the Sacred valley of the Incas and the Amazon. (more…)

Costa Rica: top places to visit while learning Spanish

16 Feb
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Costa Rica: top places to visit while learning Spanish
Tuesday February 16, 2021 - Posted by admin

If you are ready for a new trip this year, why not consider a Spanish Language course in Costa Rica? Costa Rica is now one of the best COVID-proof destinations in South America with four Spanish language schools and great travel opportunities. Unlike some of our other destinations in Latin American, where the situation is a bit more complicated, foreign travelers and language students are welcome in Costa Rica with open arms. Read:  Costa Rica: top places to visit while learning Spanish.

Costa Rica is a unique destination for many reasons thanks to the country’s outstanding opportunities for sustainable tourism and its impressive array of biodiversity. Costa Rica is an excellent place to travel to for adventure travelers, wildlife fanatics, beach lovers, and offers something for everyone! Costa Rica is a great choice for Spanish Language Immersion programs or for a gap year in 2021. (more…)

Learn Spanish from Latin America: Peruvian slang

27 Jan
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Learn Spanish from Latin America: Peruvian slang
Wednesday January 27, 2021 - Posted by admin

Learn Spanish from Latin America: Peruvian Slang | Prepare for a trip to Peru and learn Peruvian Spanish and Peruvian slang. The official definition is slang is: “language (words, phrases and usages) of an informal register that people and particular groups prefer over the common vocabulary of a standard language. Peruvian slang are typical Peruvian words and phrases that are part of the informal, spoken language; sometimes it’s street language, used mainly – but not only – by younger people.

Like other countries, Peru has developed its own unique, particular slang that Spanish speakers of other Spanish speaking countries might not even fully understand. These words are beneficial if you’re in direct contact with local people in an informal setting: with friends, out partying, etc. Interested? Learn Spanish from Latin America: Peruvian slang. (more…)

Argentine cuisine: 5 highlights

11 Dec
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Argentine cuisine 5 highlights
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 alternative plans. Many of us made alternative travel plans and spent more time 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! 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…)