Learn Spanish & Experience Latin America – Our Top 5 Destinations for 2017
Latin America has something for everyone and especially for those residing in the Northern hemisphere it offers some much needed winter sun! From white sandy beaches to snow-capped mountains, from rich colonial history to Caribbean food and vibes, its landscapes and people are diverse and enigmatic. These are our top 5 choices for Latin America – and the bonus is that they are all locations where you can learn Spanish as well as have a Latin American experience to remember!
Equally European as South American in flavour, the Italian influence in Buenos Aires is clear – with its stylish shops, steak restaurants and trendy cafés. It is at night that Buenos Aires really comes alive with tango music and dance in the streets and the sizzle of succulent steaks on the grill. With a glass of the local Malbec in hand your Spanish will improve just by being there!
Spanish courses in Buenos Aires
SANTIAGO DE CHILE
With the magnificent backdrop of the Andes in the distance, the capital of Chile provides a wealth of arts and culture for the intellectuals and a wide range of adrenaline pumping activities for the adventurers. Topping up on the tan one day, wine tasting another, and fresh powder snowboarding the next… you will be spoilt for choice for things to do after class, many of which are included in the school’s jam-packed social activities programme.
Spanish courses in Santiago de Chile
More recently people have been flocking to Lima for its undeniably delicious gastronomy, which has become popular all over the world, and most notably in the world capitals such as London and New York. Lima is a historical city with an energtic present – a colonial past mixed with a modern art scene, all brought together by its Spanish, African, Asian and Indigenous influences. You might come here to explore the city’s history but your taste buds will thank you for it.
Spanish courses in Lima
Bogota is not longer a city to be feared or avoided. With decades of civil war and violent crime well behind it Colombia was voted the second best country to visit in 2017 by Lonely Planet. A clean and safe city Bogota can be enjoyed for its colonial treasures, glittering pre-Colombian art, enticing restaurants and diverse intellectual life. A world city of the future get to know Bogota before everyone else does.
Spanish courses in Bogota
The classic cars, the salsa beats on every corner, the faded colonial façades, and an old guy with a mojito in one hand and Cuban cigar in the other… this is the Cuba everybody knows, even those who have never visited. This is a Cuba that everyone must experience once in their lives – and be caught up by the friendliness of the people, the beauty of the Caribbean sea, and the notion that sometimes the world doesn’t have to move forward at breakneck speed.
Spanish courses in Havana
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