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!

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…)

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…)

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…)

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…)