Welcome to our Blog

Hola!  Welcome to the AMAUTA Spanish Schools blog!

At our Spanish Schools in Cusco and Buenos Aires, we provide the best Spanish courses and cultural immersion experiences for our students.  We encourage our students to step outside of the Spanish classroom, to enjoy the local culture, make Spanish-speaking friends, and travel in Peru and Argentina.  During or after finishing your Spanish course, we greatly encourage participation in our volunteer program in Cusco or Buenos Aires, where you will really get the chance to practice and improve your  Spanish language skills and give back to local community.

Here at our AMAUTA blog, we aim to keep you posted about what is happening out our Spanish schools, as well as what´s going on in and around the cities of Cusco and Buenos Aires.  We´ll also post fun articles about Peruvian and Argentinian culture, cuisine,  local fiestas, what to see in Cusco, & where to go in Buenos Aires, etc. 

We´ll include advice about which weekend excursions to sign up for and which free cultural activities are available. And after reading our section of student reports, you´ll know exactly why you want to study Spanish at AMAUTA in Cusco and Buenos Aires.  

Learning Spanish in Cusco: 5 Things You Should Know

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Learning Spanish in Cusco: 5 Things You Should Know


Learning Spanish in Cusco is a once in a lifetime opportunity that I highly recommend. Cusco – the main travelers attraction of Peru – is a safe, fun, cosmopolitan, and cultured city—and in my opinion, an ideal place to learn Spanish. Hopefully you agree and have also decided to study Spanish in Cusco. If so, here are five things you should know before studying Spanish in Cusco.

Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Buenos Aires

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Check out the best Vegetarian Restaurants in Buenos Aires. While learning Spanish in Buenos Aires, you’ll get overloaded with meat, meat and more meat. This is what Argentines are mostly known for and it’s definitely one of their specialties. In case you’re a vegetarian, you might be scared that there won’t be any other good food. FALSE! Being a vegetarian in Buenos Aires won’t limit you to (vegetable) empanadas and salads. Buenos Aires is the perfect place to eat delicious vegetarian meals and you might even get blown away by the great variety that some restaurants offer. The following list shows a top five of the best vegetarian restaurants in Buenos Aires. Have a look and try it out yourself while visiting the beautiful capital of Argentina! (more…)

Semana Santa in Peru: unique experience for Spanish students Cusco

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Semana Santa in Peru: unique experience for Spanish students Cusco


If you are learning Spanish in Cusco these days you will live and experience the amazing Semana Santa in Peru. Semana Santa in Peru: unique experience for Spanish Students in Cusco. Semana Santa or Holy week in Cusco and other Andean cities in Peru is celebrated the week before Easter.

Semana Santa celebrates the week of Jesus´ death, burial and resurrection. It is a huge celebration all over the catholic world and Peru is no exception. Celebrations continue for 10 days before finishing with a huge party including fireworks at dawn on Easter Sunday.

For the students learning Spanish in Peru and the volunteers in Cusco, this is an amazing opportunity to be immersed in Peruvian culture and to experience Semana Santa. (more…)