- Linguistic Immersion in Spanish
- Travel Topics
- Local Slang
- If you travel to a Spanish-speaking country, knowing Spanish will help make your trip far easier and much more enjoyable
SEVERAL KEY BENEFITS OF LEARNING SPANISH FOR TRAVELING
1. BE A MORE CONFIDENT TRAVELER
The more Spanish you know, the more confidently and successfully you can interact with others. Traveling is much more enjoyable if you can communicate clearly, whether making hotel reservations, ordering meals in restaurants, reading signs, purchasing tickets, providing an address to a taxi driver, asking for directions, or getting to know the locals.
2. BE MORE COMFORTABLE IN LOCAL COMMUNITIES
It is quite common within the tourist resorts of Hispanic countries for many of the locals to speak English. You might even be tempted to travel through Spanish-speaking countries speaking only English, relying entirely upon others to do the translating for you. However, if you wish to explore beyond these limited areas, knowing Spanish allows you to comfortably interact with far more Spanish-speakers by communicating with them in their native tongue, which demonstrates your respect for them and your interest in their culture.
3. ENJOY SPECTACULAR LOCATIONS
If you relish the idea of visiting some of the world’s most tropical and exotic places, you might be interested to know that many of them are located among the globe’s 21 Spanish-speaking countries. In addition to the beautiful weather offered in lands such as Mexico, Central America, South America, and Spain, knowing Spanish can transform and heighten your travel experience by enhancing your insights into the local cultures, mentalities, and ways of life.