Studying a language abroad can be one of the most valuable things you can do as a traveler. Learning to speak the local lingo will open a lot of doors for you and really help you to get off the tourist track and connect with local people and local culture. Justin Jones discuses how learning Spanish in Mexico and Guatemala last year made his travels in Central America so much more fulfilling. Hear from teacher and language expert, Brandon C Lake about his thoughts on language learning and his personal experiences learning and living in Spanish speaking countries. Also hear from some Spanish language students about their experiences studying Spanish in San Pedro la Laguna, Guatemala.