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!

5 consejos: Cómo manejar tu dinero en Perú

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Vivir y viajar en el Perú es interesante en muchos aspectos No sólo es un país que ofrece un montón de atractivos turísticos, sino que tu propia vida cotidiana también funciona un poco diferente que en casa. Cuando elijas Perú como destino para aprender español, para ser voluntario o viajar por los alrededores, te darás cuenta desde el momento en que llegas las cosas son diferentes.
Toma nota de los siguientes consejos antes de comenzar tu aventura en el Perú: Podrías ahorrar algo de dinero

  1. No se aceptan? No te sorprendas si tu dinero no se acepta, por ejemplo, en un restaurante o tienda. Esto por lo general es el caso cuando un billete se ve viejo, desgastado o rasgado. Ninguna de las tiendas aceptarán billetes rasgados; aún así, todos ellos tratarán de darte billetes rasgados en el cambio. No es la intención de robarte, sino más bien una cuestión de ‘pereza’. No te sientas triste cuando te des cuenta que alguien te dio un billete que ahora parece imposible pasar. Sólo tienes que ir a El Banco de la Nación. Ellos te cambiarán el billete viejo por uno nuevo. La razón es que los propietarios de tiendas y restaurantes que no aceptan estos billetes es que no quieren hacer el esfuerzo de ir al banco.
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5 Insiders tips: How to handle your money in Peru

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5 Insiders tips: How to handle your money in Peru

Living and travelling in Peru is interesting in many ways. Not just does the country offer plenty of touristic attractions, daily life itself also works a bit different than at home. When you have chosen Peru as a destination to learn Spanish, to volunteer or to travel around, you will notice from the moment you arrive that things are different. Take note of the following tips before starting your adventure in Peru: it could safe you some money!

 

  1. Not accepted? Do not be surprised if your money is not accepted, for instance in a restaurant or shop. This usually is the case when a note looks old, worn down or ripped. None of the stores will accept ripped notes; still, they will all try to give ripped notes as change. It is not meant to rip you off, but more a matter of ‘laziness’. Don’t feel sad when you find out someone gave you a note that now seems impossible to spend. Just go to El Banco de la Nación. They will change your old note for a new one. The reason for shop and restaurant owners to not accept these notes is that they don’t want to make the effort of going to the bank.

 

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