Isla del Sol: Where the Sun was Born

I've been thinking a lot recently about la Isla del Sol as it seems that many friends are planning trips to Peru and Machu Picchu and I've been telling them something I'll tell you now: I liked Isla del Sol better than Machu Picchu. Nothing against Machu Picchu, it was amazing and beautiful and I …

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The Real Meaning of Cinco de Mayo (No, it’s not Mexican Independence Day)

In the U.S. we tend to get very enthusiastic about holidays, especially when we're celebrating other countries' holidays. St. Patrick's Day is a bigger deal in the U.S. than in Ireland and Cinco de Mayo is hardly celebrated in México. So what exactly is Cinco de Mayo celebrating if not Mexican independence and why is …

Puebla Beer Fest

I really love good beer. Although living in Mexico can be exciting beer-wise because the craft beer scene here is just starting to blossom, it's also a little harder to find a good selection at your local store. So when an ad for Puebla Beer Fest popped up on Facebook (good job Facebook advertisers), I …