Ezra Vasquez

The personal blog of an applied linguist, writer, & educator

Tag: Mexico

  • MEXTESOL 2019: Santiago de Querétaro, Estado de Querétaro, México

    MEXTESOL 2019: Santiago de Querétaro, Estado de Querétaro, México

    MEXTESOL marked my last conference of the 2019 calendar year. Somehow I pulled off three presentations of various mediums in the middle of the fall semester. I chose practical topics this time around–a demonstration on various styles of written corrective feedback, a poster session on computer assisted language teaching (CAPT) with MS Class Notebooks, and […]

  • San Miguel de Allende–Guanajuato’s Enchanted Pueblo

    San Miguel de Allende–Guanajuato’s Enchanted Pueblo

    San Miguel de Allende the city that makes us fall in love at the first moment was named by Travel +Leisure magazine as The Best City in the World in 2017 thanks to its artistic, gastronomic and cultural heritage. A colonial city with a unique charm, where you can appreciate the old Mexico combined with […]

  • Stroll Through Mexico City’s Incredible Little Tokyo Neighborhood

    I asked about this when I was in Mexico City last August, but I didn’t get a chance to visit–something for the itinerary next time. … tucked in the quiet Cuauhtémoc neighborhood directly north of Paseo de la Reforma, Mexico City’s main artery. … It all started four centuries ago, when a samurai sailed to […]

  • Mariposas monarca mexicanas

    A short video of Monarch butterflies congregating in the central state of Michoacán, México from one of my favorite Spanish-language podcasts. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Doorway to Mexico (@doorwaytomexico) You can visit Doorway to Mexico‘s blog here.

  • Highlights from México

    San Miguel de Allende I’m glad I arrived after sunset. The travel guides always show pictures of San Miguel during the day, but they illuminate the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel at night, which I think adds to its singular beauty. It’s not hard to imagine why Travel + Leisure Magazine elected San Miguel as the #1 city […]