Monthly Archives: July 2017

Greetings from the Land of ‘Fantacy,’ — a.k.a. La La Land

This blogger had to make a rush visit to check up on her fellow Mexicans on the West Coast. Which means you’ll probably be seeing more California-related postings than necessary. Culver City, CA. 2017

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Ever Wanted to Drive Like an Inca from Baja? Go Get Your ‘Ethnic-Style’ Wheel Cover Today!

From the online retailer that brought us the Mexican Deluxe Yoga Mat, the Hispanic Flag and — of course — the DIY Tacos al pastor, now comes the Baja Inca Blanket Steering Wheel Cover Plush Poncho , an “ethnic, fun, fashionable” … Continue reading

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I’m Going to Hell for this, but at Least it Will be RA-PI-DI-TO

 

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And So This is What Salsa Sounds Like Here in France…

Not sure Jacques Brel would be pleased about this thing, but this blogger certainly is. Are you not into Yuri Buenaventura at all? Is salsa not your thing? You might enjoy this fellow right below:  

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Who Needs a Border Wall when you Can Have Mexican Ices?

Saturday, July 22, 2017. President Trump might have some evil plans in store for my people (i.e. The Mexicans,) but — at least for now — some of us take great pleasure in the simple, little things. Like Mexican Ices … Continue reading

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It’s Hard to Miss Mexico When you Live in Nueva York

Follow me on Instagram using the hashtag #Manhatitlán (with an accent over the á) to see what I mean… I am a sucker for this pueblo. Via: Instagram/Miblogestublog

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Latinsplaining [lat’splān:] When a Latin Person Explains ‘Despacito’ to a Non-Latin Person

WATCH Luis Fonsi explains the origins of Despacito to non-Latin person Vanessa Yurkevich of CNN. Video via: CNN

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Amazon Will Have you Assemble your Own Tacos al Pastor, Because it’s 2017 and the End is Near

Are you dying for a trio of juicy tacos al pastor but happen to live in the middle of Iowa? Worry not! Amazon has you covered! Starting very soon, Amazon will begin delivery of “Meal Kits,” a service similar to … Continue reading

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Trump Wants His Border Wall to be Transparent, so People Don’t Get Hit on the Head with Flying Drugs

Mr. Donald Trump is a very creative fellow, so it shouldn’t surprise you to know he has come up with an awesome idea for that U.S.-Mexican wall he will build and my people will pay for it: He wants to it … Continue reading

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This Image of Beyoncé and Twins Only Belongs in a ‘Carnicería’

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Vietnam Says ‘Hola’ to Tacos, Because… Tacos!

Photo: South East Asia Correspondent Pierre Lacour

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Mexican Veganism Is Veganism I Can Actually Embrace 🐷

Are you a MEAT lover, but want to get into the whole healthy-vegan-kale-gluten-free hipster BS trend thing? Worry not. My people have come up with an amazing idea! I give you Vegan Bread Crumbs, a gluten-free, vegan product you can … Continue reading

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Trump Meets Peña Nieto in Germany. A Tragicomedy Ensues

It was brief –and painful. U.S. President Donald Trump and Enrique Peña Nieto on Friday had their first face-to-face meeting since Trump took office, and while the encounter lasted only a few minutes, it was enough for El Trumpo to assert … Continue reading

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Move Over, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy;’ Mexico Wants you to See ‘Guardianes de la Galatzia’ Instead

It is becoming increasingly difficult to keep blogging, when Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Stories et al keep beating me to the punch, like, by the second. But there are things that are just so beautiful that they deserve to be immortalized … Continue reading

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This Laser Hair Removal Biz in Brazil Wants you to Know Frida Would Have Been Better off Using their Services

Some laser hair removal shop in Brazil called Espaçolaser thought it would be a great idea to use a Before-After image of Frida Kahlo showing how unbelievably different (presumably better) she would have looked AFTER undergoing a hair laser removal therapy with … Continue reading

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