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Five Years in Latin America Posted by on Apr 25, 2022

Do you know that old saying “El tiempo vuela cuando te estás divirtiendo” (Time flies when you’re having fun)? Well, it’s certainly true, because I just celebrated a milestone of cinco años en América Latina (five years in Latin America) and that time absolutely flew by! I always like to reflejar (reflect) in moments like…

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Frida Kahlo’s Final Years and Legacy Posted by on Apr 6, 2022

In my last post, we took a closer look at Frida Kahlo’s later years. This included moving back to Mexico and her subsequent divorce from Diego Rivera. The couple were later re-married, although they lived rather separate lives. The intersection of politics and art continued to be a theme in her later years. Unfortunately, her…

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Frida Kahlo: Later Years Posted by on Mar 9, 2022

Yesterday was el Día Internacional de la Mujer (International Women’s Day), so now seems like a good time to continue my series on one of the biggest female icons from Latin America. In case you missed them, here are the previous posts about Frida Kahlo: A Mexican Icon, Famous Works and Quotes, and Frida and…

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How to Have a Spanish Immersion Day Posted by on Feb 23, 2022

La inmersión es la mejor manera de aprender un idioma (Immersion is the best way to learn a language). But what if you can’t just up and move to a Spanish-speaking country like México or Colombia? In this post, I’ll show you how to have un día de inmersión en español (a Spanish immersion day)…

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Celebrating Carnaval in Mazatlán Posted by on Feb 16, 2022

Hace cinco años viajamos a Mazatlán para celebrar el Carnaval. Fue una experiencia inolvidable y muy divertida (Five years ago, we traveled to Mazatlan to celebrate Carnival. It was an unforgettable experience and so much fun). In this post I’ll take a look back at celebrating Carnaval in Mazatlán while we await the city’s decision…

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Un Viaje Culinario Posted by on Jan 26, 2022

¿Cuál es tu comida favorita de América Latina? (What’s your favorite food from Latin America?). Is it tacos al pastor from México? Or maybe it’s fresh ceviche from Peru. Then again, it could be the massive bandeja paisa plate that’s famous in Colombia. ¡Hay tantas opciones deliciosas! (There are so many delicious options!). I hope you’re…

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2022 Mexico Holiday Calendar Posted by on Jan 6, 2022

¡Feliz año nuevo a todos! I’m sure you were happy to say goodbye to 2021. Let’s all hope this next year is better than the last, although that bar is pretty low… ¿Cuáles son tus resoluciones de año nuevo? (What are your New Year’s resolutions?). I hope one of them is to study Spanish and…

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