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    Six Spanish mistakes to avoid in Latin America

    As you may know, Spanish can be a very dangerous language for slips of the tongue.  Perhaps your Spanish mistakes of choice are mispronouncing a letter, assigning the wrong gender to a word (ending in –a instead of –o, for…

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    Our favourite hostels and AirBnBs in South America

    While most people groan at the thought of hostel living, there has been many an occasion where we’ve found hostels in South America so bloody good that we’ve genuinely not wanted to leave. We enjoy travelling slowly but still like…

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    The best places to learn Spanish in Latin America

    Put off by the high prices and sophisticated lisps of Spain, hundreds of thousands of eager-to-learn travellers flock across oceans every year in search of the best places to learn Spanish in South and Central America. Some are here for…

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    The top 5 national beers in South America

    South America takes its beer very seriously, and whilst there has been a varying degree of impact from craft beer on the continent, each country has up to a handful of strong national beers, steeped in tradition and heritage. We’ve…

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    Bitesize LatAm: Which country to visit in Latin America?

    Still in the early planning stages of a LatAm trip and feeling confused by all the detail out there about which countries are best for what? I’ve written brief summaries of each Latin nation I’ve visited in order to help…