Attempting to learn a a new language in the space of a few weeks is a daunting task. Thankfully, we discovered a number of invaluable resources online that helped explain the finer points of Spanish grammar and aided our learning.
Undertaking a Spanish school in Guatemala was a no-brainer - the country has an excellent pedagogical reputation, some of the cheapest classes in Latin America and a choice of stunning locations to base yourself for a few weeks.
For anybody who loves to travel, and wants to get a little deeper into a Spanish-speaking country, then knowing more of the language is a must. Here are our top tips on picking a school.