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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]