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Recommendations for Immersion Travel in Peru

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The past couple of summers, my family and I have taken vacations that have enabled us to be immersed in Spanish. Our goals have always been to improve our language skills, to learn about and visit the historical sites throughout the country, and to experience the culture. My previous SpanglishBaby posts about our travel experiences always included information about our activities, our Spanish classes, and the home-stays. In the comments section, there were often requests for further information and moreRead More ...

Our Summer of Spanish

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Even though we’re only half-way through the summer, my children are going back to school on Monday. So, for all intents and purposes, our summer is almost over. And what a summer it has been! Vanessa and Santiago have been immersed in Spanish all.summer.long and it has been an experience like no other. First, as many of you know, we spent a whole month in Puerto Rico with my husband’s side of the family where my children were not only fully immersedRead More ...

A Trip to the Sea of Cortez and La Paz, México {Video}

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I’m still in awe of all the natural wonders Mexico holds. When I was invited to visit La Paz, the capital of Baja California Sur, and was told that we’d be visiting la Isla Espíritu Santos y was definitely excited, but had no idea the beauty that awaited me. I, along with the group of travel writers I was traveling with, was taken aboard a motor boat run by Fun Baja to explore the Sea of Cortez. Our guide wasRead More ...

SpanglishBaby Travels to Knott’s Soak City {Video}

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This post is sponsored by Toyota. As always, all opinions are our own. bitly.com/gplegal My 8-year-old niece flew in from El Salvador with my mom to visit for two weeks. Those two weeks it was for my girl as close as it gets to having una hermana. They loved and fought each other all day over cualquier cosa tonta. That, and the fact that they would only speak to each other in English, was driving us a bit insane, butRead More ...

Visiting La Paz, México: A Trip to Nature, A Trip to Basics

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This post is sponsored by Disney Story. To find out more about this brand-new story-creation app - and how it puts the power of storytelling in your hands - click here. It’s no secret to those that know me either online or “in real life” that I have a true passion for all things México. The five years I spent living in that country solidified my adoration for it. While there I traveled the country as much as I could, but there’s just so much more to explore.Read More ...

Immersion Travel: Summer Camp in Puerto Rico

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It’s been two weeks since we arrived in Puerto Rico and the experience has already been much more than I expected. My kids have been so immersed in Spanish at every level and in so many settings that a couple of days ago Vanessa actually came up to me and out of nowhere asked: “Mami, ¿qué tal si me olvido mi inglés?” I wanted to laugh at her ingenuity, but I just reassured her that this wouldn’t happen. Truth is sheRead More ...

Wordless Wednesday: ¿Dónde está Santiago?

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Wordless Wednesday: ¡Ostiones en Boquerón, Puerto Rico!

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Vanessa trying raw oysters for the first time in one of my favorite places to have them: Boquerón, Puerto Rico. Vanessa probando ostiones por primera vez en uno de mis lugares favoritos: Boquerón, Puerto Rico.   ...

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