Great beaches and great weather make Miami a popular study abroad destination all year round, thanks to the city’s tropical climate. Language travel students can also enjoy a vibrant nightlife, tasty cuisine, and much more in Miami!
Miami is a fantastic city to visit and to study abroad in. This vibrant city is very cosmopolitan and though English is the first language you’re just as likely to hear Spanish being spoken in neighbourhoods such as Little Havana. Of course the city is best known for its beaches and great weather.
Miami is situated in Southern Florida on the east coast and the Atlantic Ocean. It was settled in 1825 and has been growing ever since. In the period 1896 to 2006 the population grew from just over one thousand, to nearly 5.5 million. This is where the city’s nickname, The Magic City, comes from because residents couldn’t believe how much the city grew from year to year!
Miami is definitely best known for its great beaches. When you come to your foreign language school in Miami you’ll be hard-pushed deciding which beach to visit. Beach parks such as Lummus or Haulover Beach Park are very popular as you can enjoy many other activities other than just the beaches here, but South Beach is the most famous. In this part of Miami you’ll also find the popular Art Deco District of Miami where there’s the world’s largest collection of Art Deco buildings that were constructed in the early 1900’s.
You might also like to visit Little Havana for a taste of the Cuban culture, or try Miami Beach for some of the best shopping in Miami. Just outside the city are two popular national parks, Everglades National Park, and Biscayne National Park.
As Miami has had many immigrants come to city over the years there’s quite a diverse culture here now. Many Cubans came in the 1950’s and 1960’s plus many people from numerous Caribbean islands now call Miami their home. Language travel students can come here to learn English but benefit from the experience of seeing many different cultures living together.
Language travel students who enjoy trying different foods will love studying at a Miami foreign language school. The city is famous for its New World Cuisine which is a combination of cuisines from many of those different cultures mentioned above, plus Latin cuisine is very popular here too.
Many language travel students love the thought of study abroad in such a great climate! The tropical climate here is hot all year round, so perfect for enjoying the beach at any time of the year! Nights stay hot too, plus there’s a vibrant nightlife to enjoy when you study abroad in Miami.