Category: South America

Spanish Lessons: Useful Phrases for the Spanish Speaking World

If you’re planning on heading to the Mexican riviera for some beach time, to Madrid for some tapas, or for a lovely stroll around the streets of Buenos Aires, chances are you’ll want to brush up on your Spanish a little before you go. As with anywhere in the world, a little bit of the language goes a long way, so I wanted to prepare you with a few useful phrases that you can use when traveling through the Spanish speaking world.


Wanderlust Wednesday: Torres del Paine, Chile

It’s another Wanderlust Wednesday, and today we’re headed down to Chile’s Patagonia region to visit the beautiful Torres del Paine National Park. This area is great for those who are up for some trekking, as the area is a place where you are definitely going to get some exercise. All your hard work will reward you, however, with some of the most stunning landscapes and views that one can see anywhere.

Wanderlust Wednesday: Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is one of the world’s iconic cities. We’ve all seen the stunning imagery of the city, the coastline, and the Christ the Redeemer statue. We’ve all heard about the delicious food, the relaxed dress code, and the sun soaked beaches. Still, Rio is one of those places that calls to me, and thus is the focus of this week’s Wanderlust Wednesday.

Wanderlust Wednesday: Patagonia

It’s Wanderlust Wednesday again, and today we’re going to take a trip to the rugged, beautiful landscape that is Patagonia. Located in the area that covers the Southernmost tip of South America, the Patagonia region is an area shared by both Argentina and Chile, with the Andes mountain range as its dividing line.