In October 2017 I flew into Mexico City and then spent two weeks in Puebla taking Spanish classes, followed by eight days exploring the state of Veracruz. Read More

Over the years, I’ve attended five Spanish schools in four countries, but my experience at Livit Immersion Center in Puebla in fall of 2017 has been the best so far. Read More

Traditional candied fruits, pumpkins, and sweet potatoes for Day of the Dead, Tlaxcala City

Traditional candied fruits, pumpkins, and sweet potatoes for Day of the Dead, Tlaxcala

Tiny Tlaxcala, the capital of Mexico’s smallest state, is often overlooked by travelers, but its relaxed colonial charms make it well worth a visit. Read More

Netflix recently started adding Mexican comedians to its lineup. Watching stand-up comedy is a great way to learn Mexican Spanish since it’s full of colloquial expressions and pop culture references. Read More

Mexico is one of my favorite destinations; between trips, I pacify my wanderlust with Mexican travel writing. As an expat lit junkie, I especially enjoy the unique perspective provided by Mexico’s long-time foreign residents. Here’s a list of my favorite Mexpat lit: fiction and nonfiction books about Mexico written by expat authors. Read More