093 – ¿México ya no quiere más gringos? | Does Mexico not want any more gringos?

093 – ¿México ya no quiere más gringos? | Does Mexico not want any more gringos?

Mexico has a long standing reputation of being extremely welcoming to tourists. However, it appears that those days may be coming to an end. Mexico has begun cracking down on people who routinely take advantage of the FMM entry pass into Mexico by limiting the days some visitors can stay significantly. Find out what you can do to get the most amount of time possible in Mexico, and what it means for us in this episode.

085 – Cómo Aprendería Español de Cero | How I’d Learn Spanish from Scratch

085 – Cómo Aprendería Español de Cero | How I’d Learn Spanish from Scratch

Learning a new language can be intimidating. The journey is full of twists and turns. In this episode we go over a brief history of how I learned Spanish, but more importantly we talk about what I would do differently if I were starting from scratch. This is what I wish someone had told me when I was first getting started.

083 – Viaja Más por Menos | Travel More for Less

083 – Viaja Más por Menos | Travel More for Less

Travel doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, it’s possible to travel for $50 a day or less in most countries. May and I regularly travel around Mexico for as little as $40 a day. How is this possible? Over the years we’ve discovered a number of resources and methods for lowering our costs while maximizing our experiences around the world. In this episode, we share four of our best tips for traveling on a budget.

079 – Cómo Mejorar tu Pronunciación | How to Improve Your Pronunciation

079 – Cómo Mejorar tu Pronunciación | How to Improve Your Pronunciation

Improving your Spanish pronunciation is an important part of you language journey. Not only does speaking clearly greatly improved your changes of being understood correctly, it will help you sound more natural when you speak and help build your confidence. In this episode, May and I talk about how to improve your Spanish pronunciation.

076 – Hacer Que el Aprendizaje Se Te Pegue | How to Make Learning Really Stick

076 – Hacer Que el Aprendizaje Se Te Pegue | How to Make Learning Really Stick

Ever learn something new in Spanish, only to find what you “learned” has gone out the window the moment you try to use it in a regular conversation? Who hasn’t!? If you’re like most people who don’t automatically remember new concepts or vocabulary right away, then this episode is for you. Learn how to make what you learn in Spanish really stick so you can use it in everyday conversations.

071 – 5 Estafas de Viajes Más Comunes | 5 Most Common Travel Scams

071 – 5 Estafas de Viajes Más Comunes | 5 Most Common Travel Scams

Travel is an exciting opportunity, but it’s not risk-free. Scammers have come up with clever ways to take advantage of unsuspecting visitors abroad. Unfortunately, running into someone who’s looking to take advantage of you is a matter of when, not if. But such a situation doesn’t have to end up with you getting ripped off. In this episode, we explore some of the most common travel scams, and what you can do (and say) to keep you and your money safe.

065 – Ser Autodidacta | To Be an Autodidact

065 – Ser Autodidacta | To Be an Autodidact

There’s a common path for becoming skilled and knowledgeable for practically every profession. Usually this means a degree from an accredited University. But what if you could learn anything you put your mind to on your own?

In this episode, we talk about what it means to be self-taught. Are you an autodidact?

063 – Mi Camino a la Ciudadanía de EEUU Parte 2 | My Journey to U.S. Citizenship Part 2

063 – Mi Camino a la Ciudadanía de EEUU Parte 2 | My Journey to U.S. Citizenship Part 2

In this episode, May and I pick up where we left off in talking about May’s journey towards becoming a US citizen. After years of going through the various stages of immigration, this episode details the conclusion of an eight year process. So, how long does it really take to become a US citizen? Listen to find out that and much more.

061 – Como Planear Viajes Significativos | How to Plan Meaningful Trips

061 – Como Planear Viajes Significativos | How to Plan Meaningful Trips

Jim and May, who have traveled down to a science, share their tips and advice with others who might need a little help planning a big trip!

Sure, we all can agree that the first step is to decide where you want to go, but when do I buy flights? Where do I stay and how do I know what activities to do? And how can I do all this on a budget?