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Man on a bench - Fernando Botero
A little bit about Fernando Botero

Who is Fernando Botero? Fernando Botero Angulo is a Colombian artist who was born in Colombia, Medellin and spent his career creating fantastic pieces of […]

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Isabel Allende
Who is Isabel Allende?

On August 2, 1942, Isabel Allende was born in Lima, Peru. She is a Chilean-American author who has embraced the magic realism movement and is […]

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Tortillas
When was the tortilla invented, and what is the story that follows it?
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There is a lot of history intertwined with the invention of the tortilla. The tortilla is a type of annular-shaped flatbread primarily made of corn. […]

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New Years firework display at pyramid of Kukulcan, Chichen Itza, Mexico
¡Feliz Año Nuevo! How to Celebrate the New Year Mexican Style

How is the New Year celebrated in Mexico? What makes it different and special? Some of the festivities are very similar to those in Canada and the US, but many are surprisingly different. Let’s find out!

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Mexican pinata used in Christmas posadas and birthdays
How do Mexicans Celebrate Christmas?
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How do Mexicans Celebrate Christmas? Christmas is truly a wonderful time of the year in Mexico with a blend of long-established traditions and newer traditions from the United States, such as the Christmas tree which has soared in popularity in recent years.

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Yummy Mexican Cuisine: Tacos - Speak Spanish Academy
Mexican Cuisine: A Treasure for All Humanity

Ah Mexican food! We all love it, whether we are enjoying a taco or an enchilada at our favourite local Mexican restaurant. But did you know that Mexican cuisine is actually an international treasure? In fact, it was inscribed by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2010.

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Mexico’s Day of the Dead: What You Need to Know 1
Mexico’s Day of the Dead: What You Need to Know

The Día de los Muertos – as it known in Mexico – is a celebration where people keep alive the memory of the deceased, reuniting in spirit both the living and the dead. It is recognized by UNESCO since 2008 as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

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Spanish Classes for Children
5 Reasons Why Children Should Learn Spanish

As parents, we all want our children to do well in life. What can we do to increase their chances of success? Learn Spanish of course!

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Learning Spanish for Business Executives
Learning Spanish for Business Executives

So you’re a busy Executive and you want to expand your business opportunities in Latin America? Knowing Spanish is a must when dealing with Spanish-speaking countries, and is the #1 language to learn for Business Executives.

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Modernising Education for Spanish 2
Modernising Education for Spanish

Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Group, recently discussed his befuddlement at the lack of modernization in the modern education system. He is astounded that largely the […]

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