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!

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…)

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…)

Learn Spanish with skulls and skeletons: Day of the Dead

21 Oct
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Learn Spanish with skulls and skeletons: Day of the Death
Monday October 21, 2019 - Posted by admin

Learn Spanish in Latin America in October and November is a unique experience you will not easily forget. You will live and experience one of the most important cultural events of the Latin American culture: el Día de los Muertos. Especially in Mexico but also in Guatemala and Peru, the streets will be full of magic and images of smiling ‘skulls’. The locals will prepare lovely food and music and take it to the cemeteries.

Dia de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is a two-day holiday that occurs November 1st and 2nd. It is celebrated across Latin America but originated in Mexico. Therefore it is most strongly associated in the Mexican culture. For many Latinos this sacred time is when the borders between the spiritual and the real world disappear, bringing together the two communities for a short period to enjoy each other’s company. For a few cherished moments, the dead and the living are close enough to touch. (more…)

Study Spanish in Cusco: you won’t be disappointed!

10 Oct
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Study Spanish in Cusco: you won’t be disappointed!
Thursday October 10, 2019 - Posted by admin

Study Spanish in Cusco, Peru! — You will not be disappointed if you choose to improve your Spanish skills in the ancient city of Cusco. Cusco, Peru’s 7th largest city, has much to offer. From its vibrant Inca history, to the endless possibilities for adventure, Cusco is an excellent choice for an intensive Spanish language course. Study Spanish in Cusco: you won’t be disappointed!

I – What to do in Cusco: half a day trips or activities

There is so much to do in Cusco that you will never be bored while studying Spanish in Peru. What to do in Cusco after your Spanish classes? Here are a few recommendations:

    • Koricancha, also known as the sun temple, is an incredible museum. It showcases many aspects of Incan history. It is open Monday through Saturday 8:30am to 5:30pm. On Sunday, it is open 12 – 5pm. They charge 15 soles, however if you are a college student and bring your university student I.D. you can get a discount.

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