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*Click Click Click* There’s No Place Like Home, But México Was Wonderful

Spending this summer studying abroad in México City (or CDMX for Ciudad de Mexico) was truly a priceless experience. I have been to México before, visiting my family in our small town, rarely spending too much time in cities, so being in CDMX made me feel like I was in a completely different México. The

Mexico, Te Extraño Mucho

It has been a little over a month since I’ve returned to the U.S., and I must admit I miss Mexico City a lot. I was really living my best life there enjoying delicious food, meeting so many amazing people, and exploring new parts of the city everyday. Just like I expected, I miss the

Nos Vemos, Mexico.

Written on Sat, Aug 18 Wow, so much has happened during these past few weeks! My Culture and History of Mexico class took a weekend trip to Oaxaca, and it was absolutely amazing. We explored so many exciting places, but some my favorites were the archaeological sites of Monte Albán and San Pablo de Mitla,

Mexico Forever!!!

I have been back in the United States for two weeks. When I first arrived at home, I felt a little odd. Don’t get me wrong, I was very excited to sleep in my own bed again and be reunited with my friends and family, but I missed the routine that I had established over

More Trips!

Written on Saturday, July 28 These past few weeks have been amazing and eventful! For my Culture and History of Mexico class, we took three trips: Centro Historico Prehispánico, Centro Historico Colonial, and Xochimilco. For the first trip, we visited the Templo Mayor, which was the main temple of the capital city of Tenochtitlan. Afterwards,

The Close of a Great Chapter

One thing I will never forget from my study abroad experience is the memories I’ve made and the lasting relations I’ve built with students and professors from UP and other people I have met along the way. Through them not only have I learned more of the rich culture and history of Mexico but also

Folklórico Fills My Heart With The Sound Of Music

On Sunday night, I checked off an item from my bucket list: watching the Ballet Folkórico de México de Amalia Hernández. I have procrastinated countless hours watching dances online, including performances by the Amalia Hernández dance group. Ballet Folkórico is traditional Mexican dance. Much of it is characterized by the beautiful music our ladies and

Something to Think About

I have now been in Mexico City for about a month and it has been an interesting experience so far. For starters, attending university in Mexico City is very different from going to school in Evanston. Unlike students at Northwestern, students at Universidad Panamericana (UP) are all commuters. This means that socializing with other students

When in Mexico

The past couple of weeks in Mexico have gone pretty well! My classes have been very engaging. They are a mix of seminars and roundtables. The roundtables are very interactive and require us to challenge each other’s thoughts in order to come up with the best solutions. It has been very interesting learning about the