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How to Choose a Spanish School

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With hundreds of schools to choose from, I was overwhelmed with how to choose a Spanish school.  I knew I wanted an immersion program, forcing me to practice round-the-clock so I was guaranteed to improve my skills but beyond that it was hard to narrow schools down. After trying six different Spanish schools in Guatemala …

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A Guide to Tejo in Bogota Colombia

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There are things that sound like a good idea and then there are things that sound like a bad idea when traveling. Take tejo, fondly referred to as Colombia’s national sport.  Locals get together to drink — heavily — and then throw metal pucks at triangle-shaped explosives made from gunpowder.  I had to see it, so …

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