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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
073 – Dificultades del Español | Difficult Things About Spanish
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.
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?
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.
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?