The Irony of Cinco de Mayo

I’ve always thought it strange that Cinco de Mayo is celebrated more in the US than in Mexico. But then I found a very solid reason why we should! (Ironically, no one seems to know about this, though.)

Espero Women: “Sewing” Seeds of Hope

Outside of large cities, there generally aren’t many opportunities for anyone, especially women. In nearby towns, a group of women are joined in prayer, and they’ve built a small business out of it!

Exploring Veracruz

Why go to Veracruz? Why not? Or read on for my top 3 reasons to visit this gem of the Gulf Coast.

Reading Mexico

Can’t experience Mexico in person? Here are my top five picks for learning about it through literature. (OK–to be honest, not all my selections qualify as “literature”! But that doesn’t mean they aren’t great!)