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Viva Mexico Wrap-Up Posted by on Jul 17, 2012

Well, it’s been a fun couple of months sharing stories and videos from my trip to Mexico with everyone here on the Transparent Spanish blog. Before I say “adiós”, here’s a little wrap-up of my trip, with some basic information and links to my previous posts in sequential order. For those of you hoping to…

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Playa del Carmen (Video) Posted by on Jun 24, 2012

While Playa del Carmen is a fully developed tourist destination –  and by that I mean old, fat, shirtless men everywhere – it’s not quite as crazy as its neighbor to the north, Cancun. The pedestrian only 5th Avenue is lined with shops, restaurants, and bars, and its just a stone’s throw away from a…

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Tulum Ruins (Video) Posted by on May 25, 2012

One of the best preserved Mayan cities, the ruins at Tulum are a fascinating place to visit. With stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and incredible Mayan architecture and artwork, a day spent here is a day well spent on any trip to Mexico.

Chichen Itza Posted by on Mar 12, 2012

With the year 2012 underway, we were thrilled to be heading to one of the great cities of the Maya – Chichen Itza. If the world is really going to come to an end this year, I wanted to at least see where the people who made that bold prediction lived and learn about their…

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Cancun Posted by on Mar 5, 2012

If you’re flying into Mexico for a trip around the Riviera Maya or the Yucatan, chances are you’ll find yourself in Cancun. While it is true that this city is known more for its wild spring breaks and lavish resorts than anything else, it’s still worth spending at least a night there. For us, it…

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¡Viva México! Posted by on Feb 17, 2012

Hola amigos! Mi nombre es Sasha. Soy Americano. Hablo un poco Español. Alright, I’ll admit it, my Spanish is quite awful. Unfortunately, the one year of Spanish that I studied way back in middle school is a distant memory. For some reason, I decided to study Latin in high school – a great choice if…

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