Learning a language is more than just studying textbooks and grammar rules. At some point, you have to get out there and practice! Fred is a friend and student of ours who embodies this idea. He’s not afraid to get our of his comfort zone and practice his Spanish all over the world. And he’s done just that with us on our immersion retreats as well as with other Spanish schools in several different countries. Learn about his journey learning Spanish, the techniques he has used, and his mission to find the perfect place to retire in this special episode.
Mexican street food comes in many shapes, sizes, and degrees of spiciness. Sure, a lot of it has a corn base, a guiso, and salsa, but there’s much more to it than that. In this episode, we talk about some of the most popular Mexican street food – some of which may surprise you.
Fathers around the world are known to say some typical “dad” things. But what do dads say to their kids in Mexico? In this episode, we’re celebrating Father’s Day by sharing seven common things Mexican dads say.
If you’re trying to get around in Mexico, you have plenty of options. From luxury buses that go from state to state, to colectivo shuttles that’ll take you around town or between cities, there’s option to suite your needs. In this episode, we cover the different types of transit in Mexico and how to use them.
Tough love can sound pretty tough… especially if you’re a kid in trouble with your Mexican mom. While a lot of things that moms say to their children are fairly universal in any language, you’ll be shocked to hear what some moms say in Mexico to get their children to behave. In honor of Mother’s Day, In this episode we explore 15 of the most common things Mexican moms say to their kids.
What’s crunchy, spicy, and the perfect cure for a hangover? The answer might surprise you. It’s chilaquiles! And for whatever reason, they’re not nearly as common in the U.S. as they are in Mexico. Learn how to prepare this traditional Mexican dish with May’s mom Oly in this special episode of the podcast.
Ever since we got married, we wanted both of us to be able to travel to and live freely in each other’s country. That’s one of the main reasons why we decided to take the first step towards getting my Mexican citizenship, and that’s by getting Mexican residency. In this episode, we tell you more about the process, the cost, our experience, and everything you need to know about becoming a Mexican resident through marriage. Check it out here!
Chili pepper is so common in Mexican food, that the first question many people ask before taking a bite is “It is spicy?” In this episode, we explore Mexican chili peppers, where they come from, which ones are the hottest, and much more. ¡Al chile!
¡Aguas! Mexican Spanish is well-known for its peculiar slang and unique sayings. In this episode, we go beyond “chido” and explain fifteen of the most common Mexican words and phrases.
1¢ per year of college?! Register early or get stuck with night school? In this episode, we explore what the Mexican education system, and what May and our Membership Manager Natalia’s experience was like going through it.