How to Energize Your Spanish Studying through Interest-Based Learning

“I’ve reached an intermediate level of Spanish and things are getting hard, really hard. I’m not making the same progress I was seeing when I […]

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How Spanish Guided Chelsea Glass to Love, Career and Family in Guatemala

My dear friend and travel guide companion, Chelsea Glass, has lived in Guatemala, off-and-on for the past decade. She arrived there with minimal knowledge of […]

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6 Reasons Why the Subjunctive is the Hardest Concept to Master in Spanish

The subjunctive – if you have spent any time learning Spanish, you are bound to have heard this mystical word uttered in your Spanish classes. […]

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How to Stay Motivated to Learn Spanish When You’re Just About Ready to Throw in the Towel

You’ve put in months, years, even decades into learning Spanish and you’re just about ready to throw in the towel.  ⁣You feel like you haven’t […]

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Mexico City and The Aftermath of the Earthquake that Rocked My Life

[originally posted on lamariposavagabunda.com on September 19, 2018] Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 It’s 1:07 pm and I’m busily typing away on an article in our […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Spanish Language Schools in Mexico City

For being Mexico’s immense and internationally-connected capital, you would think that Mexico City would be bursting at the seams with incredible Spanish language schools. But, […]

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El Camino de Santiago: La Peregrina

[originally posted on lamariposavagabunda.com on March 28, 2014] Religiously speaking El Camino de Santiago, in English “The Way of Saint James,” is the pilgrimage to […]

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Present Travel: Connecting to Your Experience

The slow food movement, born out of Italy, centers itself around the idea of fulfillment and enjoyment through eating. The movement encourages family dinners and […]

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