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!

Best Beach Location in Latin America to Study Spanish

20 Aug
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Best Beach Location in Latin America to Study Spanish
Friday August 20, 2021 - Posted by admin

Best Beach Location in Latin America to Study Spanish | Choosing the best destination in Latin America to study Spanish can be challenging because every country, region and city is so diverse. So how do you even begin to decide where to go? Well, we have a few tips. One tip is to choose a destination based on your interests. Do you love the beach? Do you love a big metropolitan bustling city? Do you love the mountains or the Amazon rainforest? Do you want to go to a culinary destination? Start with identifying your interests and then the rest will be easy! Once you identify your main interests in traveling to Latin America, take a look at what Spanish schools in Latin America cover the interests on your list.

On our homepage Study Spanish in Latin America, you can break your search down by your favorite country or region, the setting, your desired Spanish course and even accommodation, to help you decide where to begin with your research for the best ocation to Study Spanish in South America. (more…)

Don’t Miss Out on the Highest Capital in the World

26 Jul
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Don’t Miss Out on the Highest Capital in the World
Monday July 26, 2021 - Posted by admin

Learn Spanish in Bolivia, in the highest capital in the world! Book a ticket and discover this somehow underrated yet fascinating city in Bolivia! La Paz has something for everyone!

La Paz is a great destination for Spanish lessons in Bolivia. The city is located in the Valley of the Andes, around 5 hours from the Peruvian border (a 14 –hour bus drive from Cusco. La Paz is the governmental and financial center of Bolivia; there are 2.3 million inhabitants in the surrounding areas (La Paz, El Alto and Viacha). Looking for a great place to take Spanish lessons in Bolivia? Don’t look further!
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What to do in Valparaíso while learning Spanish!

20 Jul
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What to do in Valparaíso while learning Spanish
Tuesday July 20, 2021 - Posted by admin

What to do in Valparaíso while learning Spanish in Chile | The colourful and shimmering city on the pacific coast of Chile is a must-visit if you are travelling through South America or searching for a destination to learn Spanish in Latin America! Valparaíso is known for being the city of colours, a hippie haven and the perfect place for fresh fish. The streets of Valparaíso are filled with professional graffiti art that will blow your mind. Located 111 km away from Chile’s capital, Santiago, you don´t want to miss this inspiring and relaxing place! Read long to see what to do in Valparaíso while learning Spanish in Chile!

About Valparaíso

The mayor city of Valparaíso is the largest sea town inf Chile. It has a significant influence on the country´s history. This town is perfect for escaping the busy city life of Santiago for the weekend, during your Spanish classes in Santiago. It is situated right on the Pacific coast and offers many great beaches to enjoy the outdoors, not to mention the many street artists and vendors that will keep you entertained! (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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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…)

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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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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Reasons to Study Spanish in Cuba

09 Oct
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Reasons to Study Spanish in Cuba
Wednesday October 09, 2019 - Posted by admin

Cuba: here life truly comes alive. Turbulent history, old fashioned cars, lively music are all aspects that make Cuba, Cuba. There are endless places to see and things to do in Cuba and you cannot go wrong by packing your bags and heading to Cuba.  Looking for a great place to learn Spanish? Here are Reasons to  Study Spanish in Cuba!

The best places to see in Cuba

Havana, oh na, na! Founded in 1515, the Cuban capital Havana is originally named San Cristóbal de la Habana. Havana is a place that tourists cannot miss – and it’s a great destination for a Spanish School too. The city has a lot of complex history, vibrant colors, and lively dancing. It is characterized by old fashioned cars and lively, friendly people. (more…)