Did you know that the Ancient Mayas used chocolate as currency? Read all about it here! Como muchas civilizaciones antiguas, los Mayas no usaban monedas en sus transacciones comerciales; participaban de trueques (barter). Entre los bienes más preciados y populares para el trueque estaban el
Did you know that Argentina has the world’s most beautiful library? That’s right! Located in a 100-year old theater, the Ateneo Grand Splendid was named the “world’s most beautiful bookstore” by the National Geographic in 2019. El atractivo principal de esta librería es su magnífico
The Día de los Reyes Magos (Three Wise Men Day) marks the end of the holiday season in Spanish-speaking countries. There are many different traditions to celebrate this highly-awaited day, for example, did you know that there’s a special cake to celebrate el Día de
The New Year celebrations throughout Latin America are full of traditions to attract good fortune and other blessings. Today we’ll yell you about some of the most popular ones! How many of these Latin American New Year’s rituals do you know? Comer uvas: That’s right,
Over the past 50 years since its release, Jose Feliciano’s song “Feliz Navidad” has become a staple of the holiday season all over the world. But did you know that this is one of the most played holiday songs in the United States? José Feliciano,
For the past eight years the list “Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants” have recognized the best of the best in Latin America’s culinary world. Do you know which restaurant came in first place on this year’s “Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants” list? Let’s find out!
The latest edition of the Diccionario de la lengua española has 2500 additions between newly-accepted meanings and brand new terms. Take a look at some of the latest Spanish words approved by the Real Academia Española. Coronavirus: sustantivo masculino. COVID: puede ser femenino o masculino.
Churros are delicious fried-pastries that go perfectly with a nice cup of hot chocolate or coffee. Served plain or with fillings, these pastries are a real crowd-pleaser, but do you know where they come from? Nadie sabe exactmente de dónde vienen los churros, pero hay
Did you know that the most awarded animated short film is from Spain? El cortometraje español (short film) se llama “Cuerdas” y es una hermosa historia escrita y dirigida por Pedro Solís García. Este corto animado del 2013 cuenta la historia de una niña llamada
Every year the Cervantes Institute publishes a report on the state of the Spanish language worldwide. Let’s take a look at the latest data from this year’s report! Anuario del Español en el Mundo 2020 (Yearbook of Spanish in the world 2020): El español es