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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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Frida Kahlo: A Mexican Icon Posted by on Mar 24, 2021

In honor of el Día Internacional de la Mujer (International Women’s Day) earlier this month, I’d like to introduce one of the most famous and important women in Mexico’s history – Frida Kahlo. Her story is a fascinating one, so I’ll break it up into a few different parts. In this first post, I’ll go into…

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Latin America Travel Bucket List (Part Two) Posted by on Oct 28, 2020

¿Qué lugares de América Latina están en tu lista de deseos? (Which places in Latin America are on your bucket list?). With so many to choose from, it’s tough making a Latin America travel bucket list. I’ve already given you some ideas in Part One, including Machu Picchu, the Salt Flats of Bolivia, and the…

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What to eat to Celebrate Mexican Independence Posted by on Sep 17, 2020

September is a very colorful month in Mexico! Everywhere you go, the Mexican flag is displayed proudly to commemorate our independence from Spain. This year, we celebrate 212 years of independencia; if you want to know more about the fight for independence and the celebrations, you can read this post I wrote. In this post, I…

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The Lacandon Jungle in Mexico Posted by on Jul 30, 2020

When you think of Mexico, you might picture a desert with cacti or beautiful blue beaches with a cocktail at hand. Something most people don’t visualize is the jungle, but Mexico houses the largest rainforest in North America. In this post, I want to explore the Selva Lacandona and some of the animals and plants…

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Forbes Most Powerful Women in Mexico Posted by on Jun 18, 2020

Forbes magazine recently released its list of Las 100 Mujeres Poderosas de México 2020 or the 100 most powerful women of Mexico. The women on thee list come from a variety of industrias or industries and their contributions are varied. In this post, I want to explore some of the women on the list. Yalitza Aparicio Yalitza…

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How is Mexico handling COVID-19? Posted by on Apr 23, 2020

The COVID-19 virus reached Mexico late February 2020. In an effort to inform the country of the updates and the necessary measures, the Secretaría de Salud or the health department has had daily press conferences since February 29, 2020. In this post, I want to explore some of the measures taken and the campaign to…

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