first trip

First trip: Colombia

One night when I was five years old, I woke up since there was something going on.   The phone had rang and now my parents were talking in a serious manner and clearly upset. I found out that my uncle in Colombia had died (mom’s brother) and my mom was figuring out the details […]

Spanish words that are the same as English

Words in Spanish That You Didn’t Know You Knew

Do you know how many Spanish words you already know without realizing it?   When starting to learn a new language, it seems like there are SO many words to learn.   Don’t worry, as long as you put the effort to keep learning, you’ll be surprised at how much you know.   You can […]

copa america

The Copa America Centenario competition heats up on the field and our home!

“How could the ref make that call!” “We’re going to win!” “I CAN’T believe we lost!” “Go…..” “%#&%!!”   As the Copa América Centenario goes on this year in the United States, these can all be heard from 1000s of fans across the country and everyone watching internationally on TV.   Copa América is the […]

Scared

3 Things You May Be Scared of When Speaking Spanish

“I’m scared of speaking Spanish. I’m scared of saying something wrong!”   I hear this from people that are learning Spanish. They know some words but tell me that they felt scared to use them when they ordered their food at their resort restaurant in Cancún, Mexico.   They were scared of messing up when […]

3 easy Spanish grammar tips

3 Easy to Learn Spanish Grammar Tips!

Do you see the words ‘Spanish grammar‘ on the side of your textbook that’s been slowly gathering dust on your shelf and think, “I just want to learn to speak Spanish without it being so hard”   Don’t worry, I’m here to help make learning Spanish easier for you and so you can start speaking […]