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San Pedro - A - 8 - Town from the East
JANUARY 2017: Why not read our Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: It is recommended that, if you plan to live in or travel in Central America for any length of time, you should try and learn some Spanish. I had already done Spanish Immersion Classes in Tlaquepaque, Mexico. I did nine 1-on-1 classes (of 4 hours each). I started from zero but it was enough for me to survive the first few months in Mexico. But, I had one big problem: I could get them to understand me but, when they spoke back to me, I didn’t understand a word that they were […]

San Pedro – Guatemala – Information & Spanish Classes



Tlaquepaque - Central Square Band
JULY 2016: Click here to read our Mexico Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: It is recommended that, if you plan to live in or travel in Mexico for any length of time, you should try and learn some Spanish. I made my way from Puerto Vallarta to Tlaquepaque to attend Spanish Immersion Classes. CULTURLINGUA: I took the middle-priced Tlaquepaque option for US$650. You are, usually, quoted in US$s – but can pay either in US$s or in MXP (at the conversion rate on the day of payment). I was willing to pay a bit extra for private classes. Other schools only had 2 hours of group […]

Tlaquepaque – Mexico – Spanish Immersion Classes



Tlaquepaque - Typical Street
JULY 2016: Click here to read our Mexico Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I had made my way from Manila, Philippines to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and I stayed in the Plaza Santa Maria for 4 nights. I pre-booked this hotel using Expedia and I paid a discounted price of US$29 / night. It was Low Season and this was one of the best rates that I could find … in High Season, it would have been very hard to find something in Puerto Vallarta within our GRANDPAcking budget. Note to self: I may have to get off of the ‘beaten path’ in Mexico if I am going to […]

Puerto Vallarta – Mexico – To Tlaquepaque