French Vocabulary: Places in the City – Transportation

Identify: French Vocabulary: Places in the City – Transportation le vocabulaire français: les endroits dans la ville – le transport If you want to travel to French-speaking cities around the world, you’ll need to know what things are called. Learning the names of places around the city will give you the independence to explore the […]

Folium: 267 MPH on the Shanghai Maglev Train via BoingBoing

Folium: 267 MPH on the Shanghai Maglev Train via BoingBoing A few years ago I co-supervised a small group of study abroad students in southern Spain, and we had the unique opportunity to take the regional train (Renfe) from Sevilla to Granada. Our options were limited, but before even considering public transit we first researched taxis, […]

Mexico City Taxis via Wikimedia Commons

Folium: Mexico City is Phasing Out the Iconic VW Taxis

Folium: Mexico City is Phasing Out the Iconic VW Taxis via USA Today As reported by USA Today earlier in March, Mexico City will be now phasing out the iconic green and white VW taxis from service starting this year! If you ever catch any of the major travel shows on The Travel Channel, Food […]

Spanish Vocabulary: Places – Transportation

… Identify Spanish Vocabulary: Places – Transportation el vocabulario español: los lugares – el transporte Essential to navigating around a city. Quickly find basic travel hubs and resources. … Connect LEAF Spanish Grammar: Nouns – Basics … Study el aeropuerto : airport Puedo tomar un taxi al aeropuerto. I can take a taxi to the airport. […]

Hispanic Culture: Public Transportation

Hispanic Culture: Public Transportation The question of whether or not to bargain is one that many Americans ask themselves when faced with the prospect of having to buy something or employ the services of someone while traveling or living in a Spanish-speaking country. If you thought of bargaining conjures up the classic scene of the […]

Spanish Vocabulary: Travel by Public Transit

… Identify Spanish Vocabulary: Travel by Public Transit el vocabulario español: viajar por tránsito público Travel and tourism terms are used in basic navigation scenarios. Gain the freedom to explore new places. … Connect LEAF Spanish Grammar: Nouns – Basics … Study el autobús : bus El autobús cuesta cien pesos. The bus costs one hundred pesos. el barco […]