Have you heard of telenovelas? They’re similar to soap operas, but with a couple of key differences. Of course there are crazy plot twists, unrealistic romances, and unexpected drama. But this week, Jim and May go deeper and chat about the origins of these shows and their impact on Latin culture today.
Moving to another country is something that not nearly enough people get to experience in their lifetime.
Leaving behind everything you know presents an incredible challenge, but also allows you to dig into untapped potential for personal growth. Jim and May explore some of the pros and cons of living in another country in this week’s episode.
Everyone’s favorite dulce, chocolate, is running the show this week.
In this episode, Jim and May cover the history and cultural origins of one of the world’s favorite foods.
May hails from the state of Colima in Mexico. Learn all about the regional drinks such as tuba (which comes from the Philippines), tepache (made from fermented pineapple), tejuino, ponche, and more!
There’s always a reason to celebrate, especially in Mexico! This week, Jim and May run down the ways that set Mexican birthdays apart. From the music and food, to the piñatas and cake, check out the latest episode to see how everything goes down.
In this episode, Jim and May break down multiple Spanish idioms: common phrases that native speakers use that might be hard to understand for Spanish learners.
This week, listen in as Jim and May talk about the differences between Mexico and Puerto Rico. Having lived in both places together, there are a lot of distinctive characteristics to discuss.
In this episode, Jim and May discuss the advantages and disadvantages of living the small town life in Mexico.
Learn about the typical routine of people living in these pueblos, and how different the lifestyle can be from the big city.
In this episode, Jim and May talk about what cultural differences are and the ones that they have noticed between Mexico and the United States.
In this episode, Jim and May talk about Mexico’s Pueblos Magicos. What they are, their differences and similarities, some advantages and disadvantages of the Pueblos Magicos Program, and cultural aspects of life in these towns.