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Re: Is it possible to get a job teaching English in Mexico before moving there? -- John
Defintiely possible! Search online, search schools in Mexico, especially language centres, ask to have an interview via skype, boom!

Re: Guanajuato Living: The Way Life Really Is -- Norm Keiller
Guanajuato Living: The Way Life Really Is My wife and I spend our winters in Southern Oaxaca State. We have noticed some of these things as well. This may help with the water. You can order this ...

Isla Mujeres “Island Of Women” -- Cancun Friend
If you are planning a vacation trip to Cancun, hop the ferry across the bay to the small finger-shaped Isla Mujeres. The name means “Island of Women” and there are a number of theories as to how ...

Re: I am American teaching English to Mexicans in Mexico. Does anyone know why teachers cannot keep -- Lilian
You might have to target person who will be leaving Mexico to study in a English speaking country. All the best

Best Places For A Secluded & Romantic Island Honeymoon Vacation in the Caribbean -- Susanna Miles
The Secret To a Secluded Honeymoon in the Caribbean. The options for a secluded & romantic Island honeymoon vacation in the Caribbean are rich in romance, adventure, and natural beauty. With so many ...

Do You Need To Speak Very Good Spanish To Travel In South America? -- Maggy Bis
Heaps of individuals who desire to travel stay clear of going to South America simply because they fear they won’t be in position to communicate. They are equally right and wrong. They are wrong, ...

Everyday Spanish For Your Next Vacation To Mexico -- Chickie Maxwell
Let's face it, there are a lot of spanish software programs, online spanish programs, and spanish download programs available for the consumer to choose from. We must look at the qualifications ...

The Origin Of Spanish Language In South America -- Maggy Bis
When you learn about language it is generally a good plan to understand the background of this language. It can provide exciting facts that can make studying process much more interesting. Your ...

How to Teach English in Mexico in the Summer -- Christy Bowles
With its beautiful colonial cities, stunning beaches, and fascinating indigenous communities, Mexico is an ideal place to spend a summer break. Many students and teachers travel to Mexico to study ...

Grenada, Nicaragua Hotels -- Ken Macdonald
The Nicaraguan city of Granada is located on the shores of Lake Nicaragua, also known as Lake Cocibolca. It lies 29 miles from the national capital, Managua, and is a 45-minute drive from Managua ...

Where Is the Bermuda Triangle Located? -- Collaborator
Imagine crossing a large, open section of ocean where strange things happen and ships disappear without a trace. Now imagine that there are no markings and no natural borders to let travelers know ...

The History of Mexican Fiesta -- Amy Jorgensen
The word "fiesta" is of Spanish origin and is an integral part of the Spanish culture and heritage. Fiestas aren't just a specialty of Spain but are celebrated in all the major Spanish-speaking ...

Youth Hostels in Montevideo, Uruguay -- David James
Uruguay's capital, Montevideo, sits at the mouth of the Plata river, about 130 miles east of Buenos Aires. The Old City or Ciudad Viejos, with its colonial architecture, cathedrals, museums and ...

How to Dress for Uruguay -- Collaborator
Traveling in Uruguay can be a lot of fun, especially if you know how to dress for the climate. With a little bit of research, you can rest assured that you'll be properly dressed for a trip to ...

How to Buy Land in Uruguay -- Collaborator
Uruguay is quickly becoming one of the foreign investment hotspots of South America. The rich tracts of property, both coastal and country (and everything in between), combined with Uruguay's ...

Getting Around in Argentina: Transportation Tips -- Jessica Ackerman
If you're planning a trip to Argentina, it's important to start thinking about how you'll get around once you've arrived. It's also essential to plan what mode of travel ...

How to Travel to Ecuador Safely -- Erin Schreiner
The natural beauty and temperate climate of Ecuador makes it a popular South American tourist destination. While many travel to Ecuador and back without incident, there are risks that you must keep ...

How to Dress for Ecuador -- Collaborator
The style of dress in Ecuador is not much different from that of the United States. Name brands, t-shirts, ball caps and jeans are all very popular. Overall, how you dress for a trip to Ecuador will ...

How to Travel to the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador -- Suzanna Hulmes
Travelers can visit the Galapagos Islands by first traveling to Ecuador. The Galapagos Islands are situated 1,000 kilometers from the mainland of Ecuador, in South America. According to Lonely ...

Ecuador Travel Facts -- J. Clark
Ecuador may be small---approximately the size of Colorado---but it makes for a variety-filled vacation option. "Nowhere else on earth will you find so much natural diversity--and all the fun that ...

Travel in Ecuador -- Shannon M. Beck
Ecuador is a beautiful and diverse South American country that appeals to many groups of travelers. While it is the second smallest country on the continent, it still manages to contain within its ...

Rainforest Tours of Ecuador -- Lester L'Fayette
Ecuador has really caught on with tourists as the destination for those seeking an abundance of beautiful scenery and no shortage of adventure. While tour packages are available to suit just about ...

Ecuador Travel Warnings -- Kimberly Dyke
According to the U.S. State Department, violent crime in Ecuador is commonplace and increasing. In 2009, an American citizen was kidnapped and held for ransom and at least 11 others were kidnapped ...

Facts About Maracaibo Venezuela -- Abigail Raney
Maracaibo is the second-largest city in Venezuela. It is located in western Venezuela, part of the state of Zulia, on the banks of Lake Maracaibo. One of Columbus' sailors, Alonso de Ojeda, first ...

How to Dress for Venezuela -- Collaborator
Venezuela is a tropical climate located along the equator, which allows the area to have consistent weather year round. The country is located along the Caribbean Sea on the northern coast of South ...

How to Visit the Bolivian Salt Flats -- Katie L. Norton
The Bolivian Salt Flats (Salar de Uyuni) are vast plains of level earth covered with a thick residue of gray-white salt, the vestige of an ancient inland lake. The world’s largest salt flats, they ...

How to Dress for Bolivia -- Collaborator
Bolivia is a country diverse in climate, ecology and culture, which can make choosing how to dress a bit difficult. What you choose to wear may change day by day, as you travel from city to pueblo, ...

About Cochabamba, Bolivia -- Sally Hansley Odum
Known as the "City of Eternal Spring," Cochabamba offers something for everyone. Cochabamba is often referred to by locals as Chocabambinos. It is the third largest city in Bolivia. Facts Situated in ...

Activities in Santa Cruz, Bolivia -- Ana Cassis
Santa Cruz is the Eastern Andean county of Bolivia in South America. This county is the largest of Bolivia's nine counties, occupying almost half of the country's territory. It borders ...

Things to Do in Bolivia -- Kent Ninomiya
Bolivia is a landlocked country in South America bordered by Brazil, Peru, Chile, Paraguay and Argentina. Much of the country is at high elevation. The capital of La Paz is at an altitude of nearly ...

Sightseeing in Santa Cruz Bolivia -- J. Clark
Santa Cruz is both the largest city and the largest department (state) in Bolivia, offering a diverse selection of sightseeing opportunities from urban plazas and museums to lush rain forests and ...

A Better Understanding of Ecuador's Indigenous Groups -- Kenneth M Ingraham
When you take Spanish classes in Quito, immersing yourself in the country's culture, food and residents is a big part of the overall experience. Before you attend language school in Ecuador, be ...

Argentine Culture: Styles of Tango Dancing -- Kenneth M Ingraham
As you spend time in Spanish language school in Argentina, you will quickly find that dance and music are both quite important to the culture. You can learn a lot about a country by paying attention ...

Mexico's Best City to Vacation, Live and Work -- Larry M. Lynch
So, you genuinely feel you'd like an adventure living and working in a foreign country. You may like the idea of Mexico for the many conveniences and opportunities our south of the border ...

Teach English in Colombia: Grappling with Grammar, Gold, Guns, and Guayaba -- Larry M. Lynch
Americans avoid Colombia for good reasons. A virtual civil war has been waged for nearly 40 years. Rates of crime and violence are among the world's highest. And then there's the "drug ...

Hiking Opportunities in Bolivia -- Jessica Ackerman
If you're planning a trip to Bolivia, you've probably already heard or read about the plethora of good hiking and trekking opportunities that await you. Hiking, trekking and mountaineering ...

How to Find Rio de Janeiro's Best Tourist Spots -- Isabel Prontes
Rio de Janeiro is one of the largest cities in Brazil, second only to Sao Paulo. With an exotic atmosphere, amazing beaches, and rich culture and history, Rio de Janeiro welcomes millions of tourists ...

How to Enjoy Rio de Janeiro for Free -- Sarah Dray
Rio de Janeiro is Brazil’s second largest city and the country’s main touristic destination because of its beaches, carnivals and Corcovado mountain, where the giant Christ statue is located. If ...

How to Celebrate Carnival in Rio de Janeiro -- Collaborator
Brazilians call Rio de Janeiro, Cidade Maravilhosa (Marvelous City) and with good reason. Breathtaking mountain vistas, lush tropical forests and world-famous beaches like Ipanema and Copacabana ...

How to Survive a Rainy Day in Rio de Janeiro -- Christine Meyer
It's raining in the Cidade Maravilhosa, and you're on vacation. No need to despair when beaches and major attractions are rained out. A little rainy weather doesn't mean the end of your ...

Things to See in La Paloma, Uruguay -- Matthew Huntington
La Paloma, Uruguay, is a seaside resort on the Atlantic Ocean with around 5,000 permanent residents. Approximately 150 miles from Montevideo, the town got its name, which means "the dove," from ...

Uruguay Business Etiquette -- Cate Rushton
Uruguay is a stable country with a strong middle class and a good place for foreigners to pursue business. According to the U.S. Department of State, "The investment climate is generally positive. ...

How to Teach English in Uruguay Full Time -- Leyla Norman
A few cities in South America are flooded with English teachers, but most of the rest of the continent is open for teaching. Uruguay has a history of fighting for freedom, and this country on the ...

How to Find a Nude Beach in Uruguay -- Collaborator
If you want to sunbathe or swim nude during your next visit to Uraguay, there is only one place to visit. Follow these steps. Playa Chihuahua is located 12 miles north of Punta del Este. A nearby ...

Facts About Uruguay Flowers -- Rebecca Jenkins
Uruguay is a tiny South American country bordered by Argentina on one side and Brazil on the other. Slightly bigger than the state of Florida, the country consists of flowing grasslands called the ...

How to Teach English in Uruguay -- Lane Cummings
Teaching English is a viable way to travel around the world and earn money as you do so. Teaching English in Uruguay is done either by getting your TEFL certificate (Teaching English as a Foreign ...

Cheap Hotels in Montevideo Uruguay -- Collaborator
A city rich in history and culture, surrounded by beautiful beaches, Montevideo is the capital and largest city of Uruguay. It is a lovely tourist destination and cheap accommodations are not hard to ...

Unique Things About Montevideo, Uruguay -- David Harris
Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, is a bustling, modern city that is also the nation's largest city. According to Lonely Planet, it stretches out for more than 12 miles from east to west. ...

Facts About Montevideo, Uruguay -- Jonathan Langsdorf
Montevideo, Uruguay, is a European-style city on the coast of South America between Brazil and Argentina. Visitors find the city charming and easy going. Geography Montevideo is located on the north ...

Tourism in Montevideo, Uruguay -- Nicole Vulcan
For a small country, beaches are big in Uruguay. The South American nation has more than 400 miles of coastline, according to the Uruguay Ministry of Tourism and Sports. Because of that, the sea ...

Boutique Hotels in Montevideo, Uruguay -- Meg Campbell
Montevideo is the capital of Uruguay and its largest city. The city's population is roughly 1.3 million, and it's home to a rich culture and a wide variety of historic architecture. ...

Hotels in Piriapolis, Uruguay -- Ines Romualdez
Piriapolis is a resort town that some say looks like Monaco at night. It is an hour's drive east of the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo and 30 minutes west of the better-known resort of Punta del ...

When to Travel to Peru -- Jenny Landis-Steward
Peru is a coastal, mountainous, jungle country of 30 million people and 11 UNESCO world heritage sites. From ancient Machu Picchu developed by the Incas to modern Lima, with its Spanish colonial ...

How to Dress for Peru -- Collaborator
Like all countries in the Andean region of South America, it can be a struggle to decide how to dress in Peru. The varying climates can be tricky to plan for and without preparation, you may find ...

Immunizations for Travel to Peru -- Paula Swenson
When traveling to Peru, many types of inoculations are recommended, but as of 2009, none are required. You should always check for the most current information when actually preparing for your trip ...

San Diego Cruises to Ensenada -- Amanda Parham
Ensenada, Mexico, is a popular cruise port located on the Baja California coast, 68 miles south of the United States border. Home to beautiful beaches, a blowhole that shoots water up to 60 feet in ...

How to Start a Small Business in Ensenada, Mexico -- Jennifer Moore
Starting a business in Ensenada Mexico is much like starting a business in the United States except for a few rules that differ. Most foreigners either register as a corporation or as a Limited ...

Tips for Safe Travel to Cabo San Lucas -- Wendy Rose Gould
Cabo San Lucas is a popular tourist destination in Los Cabos, Mexico. While the area is considered safe in well-traversed areas, there are naturally some safety precautions that all visitors should ...

Information About Cabo San Lucas, Mexico -- Chad Buleen
Cabo San Lucas is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mexico. This area has a mixture of beachside resort destinations, golf courses and restaurants. It is a tourist destination that is ...

How to Find Cheap Hotels In Cabo San Lucas -- Collaborator
If you're looking for a hot tourist attraction with a small town feel, Cabo San Lucas is the place for you! Located just east of Baja's southern tip, Cabo San Lucas boasts breath-taking ...

About Travel to Cabos San Lucas -- Robin Thornley
The overwhelming number of visitors to Los Cabos, the twin communities of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, arrive by air at the Los Cabos International Airport. However, there are more exotic ...

How to Cruise to Cabo San Lucas -- Jane Ellis
Thirty years ago, Cabo San Lucas, which is located on the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, was still a sleepy Mexican fishing village. Then over time American surfers and fishermen ...

Safety Travel Issues in Cabo San Lucas -- Kelly Taylor
Cabo San Lucas is a tourist destination in Mexico that has miles of white, sandy beaches, plentiful shopping and nightclubs for those who wish to party. Unfortunately, it has attained a reputation ...

Tourists Attractions in Havana, Cuba -- Gilberto Fuentes
Tourist attractions in Havana memorialize Cuba's history, culture and the nation's present politics, and they include the stately colonial architecture in Old Havana where ruins of city walls ...

How to Backpack Through Southern Brazil -- Collaborator
Rio de Janeiro generally gets most of the attention, but Brazil's southern region has its own unique culture and traditions that is vastly different from the frenzied carnivalesque atmosphere of ...

How to Take Your Pet to Brazil -- Tricia Chaves
Although Brazil doesn't have any exceptionally strict regulations for admitting your cat or dog into the country for your visit or move, there is a short window of time in which to gather all of ...

How to Dress for Brazil -- Collaborator
Brazil is hot and humid country with 19 major cities. Most of the population lives near the coast, which influences the way people in Brazil dress. If you'll be traveling to Brazil, there are a ...

How to Backpack Through Brazil -- Collaborator
The size of Brazil can be overwhelming when planning a backpacking trip across the country. Stretching from the Andes to the Atlantic and containing most of the Amazon rainforest, the mighty Iguacu ...

Brazil Travel Tips -- Marcus Verhaegh
Brazil is a Latin American travel destination that is full of amazing cities as well as the extraordinary Amazon. It is also a destination where you'll need to be prepared. Visas, multiple ...

How to Get Immunizations Needed Before Traveling to Brazil -- Collaborator
Brazil, the fifth largest country in the world, generally has high standards for public health. If you are traveling in the peak summer season, from November through March, expect it to be hot with a ...

How to Travel Through Brazil -- Collaborator
Brazil is a large country that requires adequate transportation to see everything it has to offer. There are a variety of options available to visitors traveling through the country. It is important ...

How to Travel Brazil With Kids -- Sarah Metzker Erdemir
Gorgeous beaches, breathtaking sunsets, virgin rainforests, and a thrilling nightlife make Brazil a wonderful tourist destination for couples. But what if you're going to Brazil with kids? Sao ...

How to Find an ESL Job in Latin America -- Collaborator
The market for ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers in Latin America is extremely active. Becoming an ESL teacher is a wonderful way to see the world and when armed with a few important tips, ...

How to Visit Rio De Janeiro -- James Scott Bankston
The name Rio de Janiero awakens in the mind images of sex, hedonism, sun-tanned bodies, carefree days and nights. And though there are some ugly realities in 21st century Rio, the traveler can still ...

Brazil Travel Safety -- Renee Redmond
Brazil is known for the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro, powdery white sand beaches and the festive, music-filled Carnival. Unfortunately, some of Brazil's biggest attractions draw an unsavory ...

Is it Safe to Travel in Brazil? -- Martha A. Brozyna
Like other Latin American countries, Brazil has a reputation as a dangerous destination for travelers. While often exaggerated, certain dangers exist, especially for the unwary. With the minimum of ...

Climbing and Hiking in Brazil -- Alyssa Davis
Many people immediately think of Brazil's warm and sunny beaches when planning a trip to the country. However, there are also much more adventurous and action-packed ways to experience your visit ...

Venezuela: Natural Attractions that Should Not be Missed -- Jessica Ackerman
If you’re lucky enough to be able to spend some time in Venezuela, it's an absolute must that you take in some of the beautiful natural sites and attractions. There are many scenic areas of ...
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