Travel to Spain, Central and Latin America

23
Sep

Property buying in Spain

Buying a property in Spain Moving to Spain is a big ordeal – it can be both exciting and stressful, much like in your own country, but with a different language, currency and legal system. It’s clear that you should be well informed before and during your move to make the process as pleasant as possible. So, take a look

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30
Jun

Brexit: What is the future for all of our students with homes in Spain?

With approximately 1.3 million British expats living in Europe, it is no wonder so many of our students here at The Spanish Academy have properties in Spain and other countries in Europe. They are probably currently making the most of them in the wonderful heat of the summer! However, with the results of the Brexit vote, students are probably wondering

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6
Jun

How to keep your child’s Spanish going after their exam

Your son or daughter’s Spanish will hopefully be at its best in May, but many parents worry about how they may forget their language skills over the long holiday period. Even if your son or daughter decides not to continue with Spanish at A-level, having a language is a big plus for future job opportunities. Therefore, I am going to

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24
May

Time for Holiday Spanish!

Now that the holidays are well under way you may be thinking about going to a warm and sunny place during the summer period. Spain is an excellent location for the summer months due to its warm climate, glorious beaches, exquisite food and marvellous culture. Spain can be quite inexpensive and there are numerous activities that can be carried out, such

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12
May

From Mallorca…

This blog post comes to our readers from the beautiful island of Mallorca. I first visited Mallorca over 15 years ago, taking part in the typical tourist attractions that the island has to offer, from the Sóller railway ride, to visiting the various marinas and ports for evening dinners and sunsets to a day out in Palma, ambling through the

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3
Apr

Medellín – The City of Eternal Spring

As we get comfortably nestled into Spring here in the UK, I’d like to take this time to introduce to you Medellín in Colombia, which is known as ‘la ciudad de la eterna primavera”. For many of us, Spring is one of our favourite seasons, full of life, colour, sun and greenery. Whereas Spring as we know it only lasts

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1
Feb

How regular trips abroad can compliment your Spanish classes

      Recently, I’ve come to realise how beneficial regular trips to a Spanish speaking country can be for one’s language skills, particularly when complimented by tailored Spanish tuition. Most of us have heard that living abroad for an extended period of time is highly advantageous for improving your ability to speak the language, and you’re likely to come home

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9
Jan

Spanish Accents

In English, we have many different accents across many different English-speaking countries: Deep-south, New York, Canadian, Scottish, Northern Irish, Southern Irish, Welsh, East London, Queen’s English, Scouse, Geordie, Yorkshire, Dorset…..just to mention a few. Now that you’ve started your Spanish classes, have you ever wondered if this is the case for all languages? Does Spanish have distinct accents in different

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2
Jan

Colombia

Colombia is a rich and beautiful country that cannot be missed from your itinerary if you are heading that way. You’ll be in for a treat as you crisp up on the beautiful beaches, salsa away until dawn and meet some of the happiest and friendliest people on earth. Take a look at my list of places in Colombia that

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12
Dec

Differences Between Spanish from Spain and Latin American Spanish

As part of the UK education system, it is common for schools to teach Spanish from Spain, due to the proximity to the UK. However, many students who pursue their studies in Spanish go on to travel to South or Central America on their gap year, or work in companies that have links with Latin America. Thus, it is important

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