Día de la Tierra – Earth Day

Earth Day (el Día de la Tierra) is celebrated every year on April 22 to create awareness about the Earth’s natural environment. On this day, events are held around the world to show support for environmental protection and making our planet a better place to live. We...

Calle Sin Salida

Ever since I was a teenager, I have loved talking an evening stroll wherever I am in the world. This is a street sign I came across during one of my evening strolls in Santiago, Chile the other week. Calle = street Sin = without Salida = exit I will probably go by the...

Botar vs Votar

A common mistake I see in written Spanish are with the verbs BOTAR and VOTAR and how sometimes a person writes Botar instead of Votar and vice versa. This is common among native speakers. Why is this? According to the Real Academia Española, the letters B and V are...

Los Planetas – Planets in Spanish

The image above is from a new page we created to help people learn about the planets in Spanish. Spanish Vocabulary: El sistema solar y los planetas – Here we have included facts about each planet in our solar system (and the sun). Random fact: Did you know that...