Your Guide to Cuban Slang

Your Guide to Cuban Slang

Here’s a quick guide to some common Spanish slang that I noticed was used in Cuba during my month there! If you don’t speak Spanish yet, check out these reasons why you should. If you do, that’s awesome, and I hope this quick guide will help you on your trip to Cuba! 1. Yuma This word means foreigner, similar to the way gringo/a is used in other … Continue reading Your Guide to Cuban Slang

8 Reasons Every World Traveler Should Learn Spanish

There are about a million reasons to learn a second language–it’s a resume builder, it improves your understanding of your own language and linguistics, you can look at things through the lens of another culture or perspective, etc.–but I think it’s best summed up in one of my favorite quotes. There’s a French proverb that says “a man who knows two languages is worth two … Continue reading 8 Reasons Every World Traveler Should Learn Spanish