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 find yourself in a country which speaks mostly Spanish, then the phrases below would be very helpful.
When you ask someone for a favor, we normally say please and thank you. If you don’t want to be offensive to people, then it is important to learn their Spanish counterpart. Use the phrase ‘por favor’ to say ‘please’ and ‘gracias’ to say ‘thank you.’ So, be mindful of your manners. Your ‘por favors’ and ‘graciases’ will be highly appreciated by these people.
Finding your hotel is important. Asking where the hotels are in Spanish is said this way: ‘Donde este los hoteles?’ You can be understood by anyone who is around. They can help you with directions. Say ‘gracias’ if they are helpful.
Beach day is part of any holiday. If you are not very familiar with the place, then you should ask for information from someone. The question ‘which way to the beach?’ in Spanish is, ‘Que camino a la playa?’
If you want to observe your strict dietary requirements while on vacation, then the restaurant staff need to know about this. If you are allergic to nuts say ‘Soy al?rgico a las nueces.’ You can replace the phrase ‘to nuts’ to whatever food items 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.
If you want to say, ‘I am a vegetarian,’ say, ‘Soy vegetarian/a.’ 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.
If you want to go to the nearest train station ask: ‘;Donde esta la estacion de ferrocarrill mas cerca?’ One of the ways to travel your way around in foreign places is by train. Finding your way to the nearest railway station is important to avail of the cheapest form of transport.