Monthly Archives: July, 2014

3 Things to Consider When Traveling with Kids in Latin America

Traveling parents who are eager to encourage their kids to explore the world don’t have to go far to do it. From our neighbors just to the south in Mexico, to the inviting people of Nicaragua, to fun-loving friends in Brazil, we have a huge variety of countries and cultures to explore right here in(…)


¡Que Rico! 3 Classic Peruvian Dishes Every Kid Will Love

Peruvian food has gained a lot of attention in the last few years, with chefs, foodies, and casual diners all starting to realize just how tasty this South American country’s cuisine truly is. From the unusual cuy (that’s guinea pig to you and me) to the elegant causa Limeña (potato, avocado, eggs, and other ingredients stacked(…)


Top 7 Spots for an Unforgettable Family Vacation in Cancún!

Despite its party reputation, Cancún makes for a great family vacation destination. Savvy travelers can find amazing deals on everything from airfare to accommodations, and thanks to its status as a classic Spring Break hot spot, there are tons of local activities to choose from. While the college partying crowds arrive for just a short(…)


Language Variations: The USA May be United, But its English is Divided

Whether English is your native language or an adopted language you’re working on perfecting, you’ve certainly noticed that not all English sounds the same. British and American takes on the language are notably different, with each country having not only its own set of pronunciations, but its own vocabulary which the other knows little about.(…)


7 Tricky Words to Spell in English (And How to Remember Them)

Native speakers of English don’t really realize how absolutely insane some of the rules of the language can be – even teachers of English can sometimes find the rules they need to teach their students dizzying, and with so many exceptions, they often seem a bit more like guidelines that steadfast anchors. English spelling can(…)


Top 5: Don’t Miss These Incredible Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro

Let’s be honest… One of the most exciting things about going on vacation to a faraway place is sampling the flavors of the local culture, wouldn’t you agree? If you’re planning a getaway to Rio de Janeiro, it will pay to do your research in advance and choose at least a handful of must-be-visited eateries(…)


A Beginner’s Guide to Brazil: 15 Basic Facts You Should Know

Brazil is a hot topic these days, with the action at the World Cup attracting attention even from even those who generally show little to no interest in futebol. With the spotlight on this beautiful country, there’s no better time to learn some basic facts. Think you already know a lot about Brazil? From the(…)


5 Uniquely Peruvian Foods to Try in the Land of the Incas

While most people know Peru as the Land of the Incas and home to Machu Picchu, it is quickly gaining a reputation for another facet of its culture: the food. From the perspective of a North American, some of Peru’s culinary favorites can seem a little intimidating. Roasted rodent? Skewered heart? Spicy stews so hot(…)


6 ‘Must-Do’s for the Perfect Berlin Itinerary!

How many cities can you name that have been split down the middle with a wall, house one of the most stunning and disquieting Holocaust memorials, and some of the coolest nightclubs you’ve ever been to? The sprawling metropolis of Berlin is a city where you can find fields, lakes and grass as well as(…)