Month: June 2017

A place to share our thoughts, updates, and Aventuras

Ultimate Guide to Latin American Slang and Spanish Dialects

June 27, 2017
By Carla Dager
There can be crucial differences in the meanings of certain words and phrases among (and within) different Latin countries. This list contains widely known and also peculiar words, expressions and Latin American slang in eight countries. Categories range from romance and partying to work and food. As a teaching assistant for an intermediate college-level Spanish […]
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What Do Mexicans Really Think of Trump and Americans?

June 23, 2017
By Gricelda Ramos
Now that the current US president, Donald Trump, has been in office for five months, it’s time to consider if and how his presidency has changed the perceptions Mexicans have about him and the people of the United States.   The broad, criminalizing remarks the current US president made about Mexicans and Mexican immigrants received both […]
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Top Destinations for Recent Grads

June 20, 2017
By Mei Li Johnson
You’ve heard the question a million times, but the best answer to what you’re doing after graduation is traveling! Adulting can be hard, so take a break and seize the opportunity to explore the globe without midterms or papers hanging over your head. After four years of hard work, satisfying your wanderlust is the perfect […]
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A 2017 Father’s Day Gift Guide to Latin America

June 12, 2017
By Mei Li Johnson
With Father’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking of presents for the guy who’s had your back since day 1! For the dad who loves to travel, Latin America has the most exciting options! As Father’s Day approaches, a tour could be just the right gift for the whole family to […]
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