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Spanish Phrases That Can Help People Understand Your Abroad?

If you love traveling, you would have already planned the future destinations you would want to visit. The reality is that in most of these foreign countries, you would surely meet people who speak Spanish since Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world. If you learn even just the common phrases that you will need on your travels, you will not have much difficulty being understood.

If you want to make your stay in a Spanish speaking country less difficult, then learn these Spanish phrases; they will definitely be useful when you are there.

In English, we say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ when asking for a favor and appreciating help. You should learn their Spanish counter parts so you don’t go offending people who are helpful to you. Use the phrase ‘por favor’ to say ‘please’ and ‘gracias’ to say ‘thank you.’ So, be mindful of your manners. If you want to ask for help or if you have received help don’t forget your ‘por favors’ and ‘graciases.’

It is important to be able to locate your hotel fast. Asking where the hotels are in Spanish is said this way: ‘Donde este los hoteles?’ You can simply ask this question to any passerby and they will understand what you are asking for. They can then give you directions. They deserve a ‘gracias’ is they are able to help you.

If you are going to a place famous for beaches, then you should one day go to the beach. If you are not very familiar with the place, then you should ask for information from someone. Use this Spanish phrase ‘Que camino a la playa?’ which simply means ‘which way to the beach?’

When you enter a restaurant, make sure that you inform them of your strict dietary requirements if you have one. If you are allergic to nuts say ‘Soy al?rgico a las nueces.’ .You can change the nuts to whatever food item you are allergic to. If you are allergic to seafood say ‘Soy alergico a los mariscos.’ Other phrases to change to include ‘la lecheria’ meaning ‘dairy,’ ‘las soja’ for soy, and ‘los huevos’ for eggs.

Travelers who are vegetarians should simply say ‘Soy vegetarian/a’ and they will know that you are a vegetarian. While most restaurants don’t list vegetarian diets in their menu, you can inform the restaurant staff about your requirements so that they can ask the chef what they can cook for you.

‘Donde esta la estacion de ferrocarrill mas cerca?’ is the question to ask if you are looking for the nearest train station. Traveling by train is common in these places. This is by far the cheapest form of transportation so tourists should be able to learn how to go to the nearest railway station.