Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan, Mexico

The Amazing Archaeological Sites of Mexico

Have you visited the amazing archaeological sites of Mexico? There are plenty of them in our country, especially in the center and south of...
The side-saddle riders waiting for a parade in Ajijic, Mexico

A Few More Differences Between Common Spanish and English Proverbs

As a result of our first blog on differences between common Spanish and English proverbs, we have been talking with our expats friends here...
Painting by Ellen Langer

The Similarities Between English and Spanish

As Spanish and English teachers, my husband and I have found many similarities in both languages, as well as many differences. Today we would...
Mexican Flag

What Will the New Government of Mexico Be Like Under AMLO?

Andrés Manuel López Obrador, more commonly known as AMLO, assumed his responsibilities as the new president of Mexico on December 1, 2018. What will...
Guadalajara Historic Center (Centro Histórico)

Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara Is for Book Lovers

Each year Mexico hosts one of the biggest events in the Spanish-speaking world for book lovers, Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara, better known...
The Day of the Dead in Mexico City, Mexico

Tasting the Bread of the Dead During Día de Muertos

When it comes to honoring our faithful departed in Mexico, we immediately think of food! But what else could it be when eating is...
Christopher Columbus

Celebrating Columbus Day in Mexico

Columbus Day, or as we know it in México: “El Día de la Raza” (Day of the Race), is not an official bank holiday,...
Aztec display in Mexico City's Zocalo

Mexico Is Looking to the Future After the Election

It’s been several weeks since our country elected a new president and now Mexico is looking to the future after the election. The pressure...
Church in Michoacan

Electoral Campaigns in Mexico Are Heating Up

Summer heat and rain have arrived a bit early in Puerto Vallarta and the Bay of Banderas as the electoral campaigns in Mexico are...
El Charros Mexicanos

Origins of the Mexican Charro Part Three

In parts one and two of our blog series on the origins of the Mexican Charro, we traced the history of the Charro for...