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Should Mexican Tacos Be Crispy? Posted by on Apr 11, 2019

One of the most frequent questions I get asked is what is typical Mexican food. The question might seem very easy to answer, but is complex. In my opinion, there are two answers: tacos or mole. Mole is perhaps one of the best representations of the complexities and tradition surrounding Mexican food. However, tacos seem…

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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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Top 10 Spanish Blogs Posts of 2018 Posted by on Dec 19, 2018

Top 10 Spanish Blog Posts of 2018

As we get ready to begin another año nuevo (new year), it’s the perfect time to look back on 2018. I’ve had a great year and I hope you have, too. Much of my year was spent in the Spanish-speaking world. It started out in Chile, and I also got to visit Peru and Bolivia…

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Things I Miss From Mexico (and other places) Posted by on Oct 18, 2018

Living far from home and in a non-Spanish country has given me an extra connection with my lengua materna (native language) that I didn’t feel before. The distance has also made me long for so many cultural things, and, when talking to friends from Venezuela, Guatemala, and Spain, I hear so many similitudes (similarities). Here is a list of some…

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¿Cómo es la comida mexicana? (What is Mexican food?) Posted by on Oct 10, 2018

¿Qué es la comida mexicana?

La comida mexicana es famosa en todo el mundo (Mexican food is famous all around the world). But what exactly is real, traditional Mexican food? In this post we’ll take a look at some common dishes in Mexico and try to answer the question “¿Cómo es la comida mexicana?” (What is Mexican food?). Basic Ingredients…

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Carnival in Mazatlan (Video) Posted by on Feb 12, 2018

Carnival in Mazatlan (Video)

Many people are familiar with Carnival in Rio de Janeiro and Mardi Gras in New Orleans, but did you know that there’s also a huge party in Mexico? The coastal city of Mazatlan hosts one of the biggest Carnival celebrations in the world. See some highlights from Carnival in Mazatlan in this short video:

¿Qué puedes hacer en Puerto Vallarta? Posted by on Jan 22, 2018

¿Qué puedes hacer en Puerto Vallarta?

¿Qué puedes hacer en Puerto Vallarta? ¡Puedes hacer mucho! En Puerto Vallarta hay playas, montañas, jardines, galerías, arte callejero y muchos restaurantes y bares. (What can you do in Puerto Vallarta? You can do a lot! In Puerto Vallarta there are beaches, mountains, gardens, galleries, street art and many bars and restaurants.) Check out 15 of…

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