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Important Day of the Dead Vocabulary Posted by on Nov 3, 2020

Una de las fiestas más importantes de México es el Día de Muertos (One of the most important holidays in Mexico is Day of the Dead). It actually lasts two days, from November 1-2. It’s a time to honor the deceased, who are able to return to visit family during this time. This year, most…

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Día de Muertos en Fotos Posted by on Nov 27, 2019

Earlier this month, I finally got to experience Día de Muertos in Mexico. If you missed my first post with a highlight video, be sure to check it out here. Today I’d like to show you Día de Muertos en fotos (Day of the Dead in photos). They say una imagen dice más que mil…

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Celebrando el Día de Muertos en México Posted by on Nov 11, 2019

Celebrando el Día de Muertos en México

¡Después de 3 años en México, finalmente experimenté el Día de Muertos! (After 3 years in Mexico, I finally experienced Day of the Dead!). If you’re not familiar with this traditional Mexican holiday, go ahead and read this post first. Today I’ll write about my experience celebrando el Día de Muertos en México (celebrating the…

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Recipe: Day of the Dead Bread Posted by on Nov 1, 2019

One of my favorite things about this time of the year is the availability of pan de muerto or Day of the Dead bread. In Mexico, people have their selected panaderias or bakeries where they regularly get their pan de muerto. Last year, a friend of mine invited me to her house to bake the bread together, and, while it…

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La Cultura Mexicana (Mexican Culture) Posted by on Apr 26, 2019

La Cultura Mexicana (Mexican Culture)

It’s no secret that me encanta México (I love Mexico). I’ve been living there on and off for the last two years now, and I’m about to go back for round three in a few days. Whenever people ask me why I love living in Mexico so much, I always mention la cultura Mexicana (Mexican…

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Por qué me encanta vivir en México? Posted by on Feb 20, 2019

Por qué me encanta vivir en México?

Hace dos años, me mudé a México. (Two years ago, I moved to Mexico). While there was (and still is) lots of talk about building a pared (wall), I prefer building puentes (bridges). It was one of the best decisions I ever made! My friends and family are always wondering “¿Por qué me encanta vivir…

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Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) Posted by on Oct 25, 2017

Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos)

While people in many western countries attend parties and go trick-or-treating to celebrate Halloween, Mexico begins its traditional celebration of Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Although the two holidays happen at the same time, they are actually quite different. Today we’ll take a closer look at this important holiday, starting with its origins. History It’s…

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