Beyond Donating- México in Crisis

The past few weeks in Mexico have been some of the most difficult moments its people have lived in recent times. With two strong earthquakes occuring only weeks apart, the devastation has been heartbreaking: the loss of lives, the collapsing of buildings...the collapse of everything for many victims. Two friends, Lenya and Shannon, decided that …

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La Casa de Frida, Cholula, Puebla

Since I work full time during the week, Saturday mornings are a real treat, something to be savored. This Saturday we decided to have a buffet breakfast with friends in Cholula at a unique restaurant named, “La Casa de Frida”. Throughout the restaurant the walls are decorated with images celebrating Frida Kahlo, a famous Mexican …

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Pueblo Mágico, Tlatlauquitepec

“Pueblo Mágico” is a title given to small picturesque towns throughout Mexico. Each of these towns has its own distinct, rich cultural heritage and offers visitors a peak into its pre-Hispanic history. Recently, we had the opportunity to visit one of these called, Tlatlauquitepec, which is a Nauhuatl (indigenous language) word meaning, “reddish mountain”. This …

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