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Practicing “ch” with Mexican Slang Posted by on Jul 11, 2019

The sound “ch” is not always easy. While there are some equivalents like the “sh” in English, the sound of “ch” is a bit stronger, less of a long shhhhhhhh and more of a short ch. If this sound is not your forte, this post will use a song by an iconic Mexican band to…

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Mexico City Updates School Uniform Policy Posted by on Jun 20, 2019

This month, Mexico City updated its school uniform policy that required girls to wear skirts and boys to wear pants. While there was some confusion, the policy aims to limit the gender-specific constraints of the previous policy. In this post, I will explore the use of uniforms in Mexican schools and what the new policy…

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¡Bienvenido a la ciudad de México! Posted by on May 29, 2019

La ciudad de México es la capital de México. También es la segunda ciudad más grande del hemisferio occidental, después de São Paulo. Es una ciudad vibrante y bulliciosa. Hay muchas cosas interesantes que puedes hacer aquí. ¡Bienvenido a la ciudad de México! (Mexico City is the capital of Mexico. It’s also the second largest…

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Pollution in Mexico City Posted by on May 16, 2019

If you have ever flown into Mexico City, you have unfortunately seen the ugly thick layer of smog that covers it. Air pollution is something that has been plaguing Mexico City for many years now, and while there have been some efforts to diminish it, the air is just filthy. This week, the pollution levels…

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One Week in Mexico City Posted by on Oct 18, 2017

One Week in Mexico City

What can you do with one week in Mexico City? ¡Mucho! Check out the street art, explore ancient cities, join the Sunday bike ride, catch a night of lucha libre, drink mezcal, listen to mariachi, and eat all the tacos! See what you can do with una semana en DF in this short video:  

Una Semana en CDMX (One Week in Mexico City) Posted by on Oct 4, 2017

Una Semana en CDMX (One Week in Mexico City)

Mexico City is a bustling metropolis with a lot to see and do. In Spanish, there are a few names for the Mexican capital. You can call it Ciudad de México (or CDMX for short). You can also call it Distrito Federal (or DF for short). Whatever you call it, you’ll want to give at least one…

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Domingo Divertido en CDMX Posted by on Sep 6, 2017

Domingo Divertido en CDMX

Este es un domingo divertido en Ciudad de México (This is a Sunday Funday in Mexico City). Enjoy a great day in the Mexican capital starting with the weekly Muévete en Bici (Move by Bike) event. Get lunch at the trendy Mercado Roma, stroll through local parks, and wind down the evening with a bit of…

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