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Santo Domingo de Heredia Survival Guide

by Vanessa Johnson on Thursday, August 16, 2018

To truly get away from it all and enjoy life at a relaxed pace, surrounded by nature, set your sights on Santo Domingo de Heredia. Being surrounded by coffee plantations means you can start every day with a cup of local coffee so smooth and delicious you just might become a morning person.

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Colonial Architecture

As you walk around town you’ll quickly notice the Spanish influence on the beautiful architecture and design of the buildings and homes. The towering white basilica of Santo Domingo de Guzmán, built in the 19th century, is especially impressive… read more »

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Abrígate para no quedarte pajarito

by Aida Ruano on Monday, August 13, 2018

Ya estamos a mitad del mes de agosto y es probable que, si no has levantado ya el vuelo para salir de vacaciones, estés a punto de hacerlo. Pero en don Quijote no vamos a cerrar el chiringuito y vamos a seguir compartiendo ideas para que mejores tu español desde donde tú quieras. Y, ya que hablamos de levantar el vuelo (o de salir volando), vamos a explicarte qué significan algunas expresiones que tienen a los pájaros como protagonistas… read more »

Bundle up or you'll turn into a bird

by Vanessa Johnson on Monday, August 13, 2018

We’re already about halfway through August, so you’re probably about to fly away on vacation if you haven’t already done so. But here at don Quijote we’re not going anywhere; we’re sticking around to keep sharing ideas on how to improve your Spanish wherever you are. And since we’re talking about flying, today we’ll explain some expressions featuring birds… read more »

Guía de supervivencia en Oaxaca

by Aida Ruano on Thursday, August 09, 2018

Oaxaca es completamente diferente del típico destino de playa en México; pero, aunque no vayas a encontrar olas ni arena, se compensa con oferta cultural. Este paraíso culinario entrelaza tradiciones milenarias en el colorido tapiz de una ciudad moderna, famosa por su mezcla única de arte contemporáneo y artesanía tradicional… read more »

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