An Incredibly Fast Way To Learn To Speak Spanish

When I moved to Mexico, one of the first commitments I made to myself was to learn to speak Spanish.  The importance of this became incredibly significant as I progressed through the country on my journey from Texas to my new home on the Riviera Maya. I can count exactly two times during that 2,000 mile road trip that I

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Sierra Madre Mountains

Driving To The Riviera Maya – Eagle Pass, Texas to Saltillo, Coahuila Mexico

The trip began with a series of setbacks, so many that my ordeal of making it across the border will require it’s own separate blog entry, which I will write about sometime in the near future, but not now. Just take my advice: Get your pesos before you leave the states. Notify your bank that you’re leaving the states and

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56 Useful Spanish Travel Phrases Every Traveler Should Learn

56 Useful Spanish Travel Phrases Every Traveler Should Learn

There are plenty of online sources for learning Spanish, but many of them teach you word by word. This can be cumbersome in real-world conversation, as you must search your mental dictionary for words and assemble them into a sentence before you speak them. Sometimes it’s simply easier to have key terms and phrases memorized. When learning any language, the terms, “I

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Learning to write in English

Teaching an English Class in Mexico

Our friend Alicia Laughrun was invited to teach an English class to kids at the school in Chemuyil this morning.  Not only did the students and teachers love her, she did such a wonderful job, they’ve invited her back to teach another class tomorrow morning. This young lady assembled a lesson plan and provided all of the materials for the class

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