Reason #5 It's Exhilarating to Feel Yourself a Citizen of the World
Now you can talk to people you wouldn’t have thought about or been able to talk to before. Now those people view you differently. Now the world is a friendlier place. Now you understand better another part of the world. All because you speak a little Spanish.
Now you can travel confidently. Now you can eat more adventurously. Now you can get off the tourist path in Spanish-speaking countries. Now you can be a more attractive American traveler.