Spanish School Peru: AMAUTA

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Spanish School AMAUTA in Cusco, Peru is the best place to learn Spanish in Peru. We provide in-depth Spanish lessons and a cultural immersion experience for everyone. Our students step outside of the Spanish classroom to enjoy the Peruvian culture, make Spanish-speaking friends, and travel in Peru. During or after your Spanish lesson, you can, volunteer in Peru where you will really get the chance to improve your Spanish language skills and give back to the Peruvian community.

Here at the AMAUTA blog, we aim to keep our Spanish alumni, current and future students, and anyone who is interested in Peruvian and Latin American culture, the most relevant information about what is happening in Peru. We´ll post fun articles about our Spanish School in Peru, Tips to learn Spanish, how to get the most out of your Spanish classes in Cusco, advice on how to prepare for your trip to Peru, life in Cusco, Peruvian cuisine, Peruvian festivals, what to do in Cusco, and much more.

After reading our blog, you’ll know exactly why you want to study Spanish at AMAUTA Spanish School in Peru! Hasta pronto!

Spanish in Peru after 107-Day Quarantine

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Spanish in Peru after 107-Day Quarantine

Quarantine in Peru: from the beginning

Spanish in Peru after 107-Day Quarantine — On Friday, March 13th , AMAUTA staff and Spanish teachers went home at the end of a normal workday ready for the weekend. On Sunday evening, we got the shocking announcement from the president of Peru that we were entering a nationwide quarantine and state of emergency due to the Corona Pandemic with the closure of all borders by land, air and sea. We suddenly could not leave our homes, could not go to the AMAUTA, and we had to follow a strict and mandatory curfew. This lockdown would last for 107 days!
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Clases de Español Online con tu profesor de español

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09Jul
Amauta Spanish Lessons via Skype

Clases de Español Online con tu profesor de español

¿Siempre has querido comenzar a aprender un nuevo idioma? ¿El lenguaje español? ¡Nuestras clases de español Online con Zoom o Skype son una excelente opción para ti!

AMAUTA Spanish School ahora ofrece clases de español en línea con un tutor privado. Ahora mismo puedes solicitar una clase de prueba gratuita!

Las clases de español se imparten en la comodidad de tu hogar, en el momento más conveniente para ti, respetando tu propio ritmo. ¡Tomar clases de español en línea ayuda a apoyar el sustento de las empresas locales y los profesores de español! (more…)

11 sitios para visitar y cosas para hacer en el Valle Sagrado

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22May
11 Must-Visit Sites & Things to Do in the Sacred Valley, Peru

11 sitios para visitar y cosas para hacer en el Valle Sagrado

A solo una hora en auto desde Cusco, el Valle Sagrado de los Incas en Perú lleva el nombre por la importancia que tuvo para el Inca, cuyas ciudadelas en ruinas y antiguas terrazas agrícolas se encuentran a lo largo del curso del valle. Es un lugar impresionante para visitar, flanqueado por montañas serradas y abundancia de maizales que crecen junto al río Urubamba que fluye a lo largo del fondo del valle. Para cualquier visitante a Cusco, el Valle Sagrado de los Incas es un lugar imperdible en su viaje a Perú.

De camino a la épica fortaleza inca de Machu Picchu, evite solo pasar por el valle sagrado y, en su lugar, pase unos días explorando uno de los mercados artesanales más grandes y dinámicos del Perú (more…)

Study Spanish in Peru in the Summer

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Study Spanish in Peru in the Summer

Study Spanish in Peru in the Summer

Bonus: ** Spanish Phrases related to Christmas, New Year & Summer in Peru **

Peru is the ultimate destination for travelers and students alike. Peru is not only the top culinary destination but offers a variety of cultural, adventure and educational holidays. Peru is full of festivals and celebrations, lively and colorful culture, amazing opportunities for adventure tours, one of the 7 Wonders of the World (Machu Picchu) and many UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Spanish Classes in Peru during the Christmas Holidays

Prepare yourself for a unique trip in Peru and enjoy the beautiful Christmas atmosphere (more…)

6 reasons to consider Peru for your Gap Year

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6 reasons to consider Peru for your Gap year

6 reasons to consider Peru for your Gap Year

Did you just finish high school and are you uncertain about what to do next? Do you need a break from studying and want to explore the world?

There are many gap year programs to choose from and you might have some great gap year ideas.  Keep reading and find out why Peru is the Perfect Destination for your Gap Year!

 

  1. Peru has it all!

Peru is a diverse country with many different climates and environments. Go trekking in the Andean mountains or rafting, or quad riding (more…)

Hidden Gems in Cusco for Spanish students

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Hidden Gems in Cusco for Spanish students

Hidden Gems in Cusco for Spanish students

So you just made it to Peru, and you will learn Spanish in Peru in Cusco – in the wonderful and picturesque town of the Incas. You will dive into the culture and find new, exotic places to eat, explore, and dance! You are interested in the Spanish language and the culture, so you likely do not want to be the typical tourist. So where will you go, then? What will you do? Discover Hidden gems in Cusco for Spanish students.

Cusco has plenty of classic and popular places popular for tourists and travellers in Peru. Indigo, Limbos, and Papachos, for example, attract many tourists, and for a good reason! (more…)

Vrijwilligerswerk in Peru: Een Complete Gids

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22Oct
Volunteering in Peru: A Complete Guide to Organizing Volunteer Work

Vrijwilligerswerk in Peru: Een Complete Gids

Een van de leuke bijkomstigheden van reizen naar het buitenland is de mogelijkheid om in contact te komen met de lokale bevolking. Van de vrouwen bij de marktkramen tot de mensen die je elders tegen komt. Blijven hangen op een specifieke plek en ervoor te kiezen je voor langere tijd in een gemeenschap te settelen, kan zelfs nog meer voldoening geven: stel je voor dat je warm verwelkomd wordt in een stad en elke dag contact hebt met de lokale bevolking.

Vrijwilligerswerk in Peru is precies waar dat voor staat. We hebben deze gids voor vrijwilligerswerkprogramma’s in Peru samengesteld die alles bevat wat je moet weten over het vinden en organiseren van projecten waarbij jij een handje kunt helpen. (more…)

De 5 beste Hiking Avonturen in Peru Voor Jouw Bucket List

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15Oct
The 5 Best Peru Hiking Adventures For Your Bucket List

De 5 beste Hiking Avonturen in Peru Voor Jouw Bucket List

Met de bergrug van het Andesgebergte die de lengte van Peru in tweeen splijt, en met 6.000 meter prachtige bergen – genoeg om de ervaren hiker te doen duizelen – is Peru een absoluut walhalla voor trekkers. De beste trektochten in Peru zijn gemakkelijk te bereiken vanuit Cuzco of met een busreis vanuit Lima. Dus trek je wandelschoenen aan en maak je klaar om op pad te gaan! Dit zijn de 5 beste hiking avonturen in Peru voor jouw bucket list!

1. De Inca Trail Naar Machu Picchu, Cuzco

De beroemdste van alle wandelroutes in Peru is zonder twijfel de Inca Trail (more…)

All about Cusco nightlife

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15Jul
All about Cusco Nightlife

All about Cusco nightlife

Shortly after arrival in Peru, our students taking Spanish courses in Cusco discover that Cusco is a city full of celebrations and cultural events. The night life in Cusco is no different. With a copious amount of options, you may feel overwhelmed and ambiguous about their decision.  That’s why we have prepared this brief guide to nightlife in Cusco.

 

Indigo: to start the night

To start the the night, Indigo is highly recommended. This relaxing environment is the perfect place to decompress from a day of exploring before an exciting night out. (more…)

40 Spanish phrases you should know

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08Jul
40 Spanish phrases you should know

40 Spanish phrases you should know

There are few things more frustrating than floundering with the local language while traveling.

Many of us are probably guilty of using hand signals and a Spanish word here or there, but it’s not exactly the best way to communicate if you want to get the most out of your stay in Latin America.

If you’re headed to Peru , knowing some Spanish will help you better understand the culture and make your trip much more fulfilling. (this being said: if you really want to get serious about your Spanish, there’s no better way to do it than by taking Spanish lessons in Peru.)
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