Andando por Andalusía: Guadix and Granada

This is my first dispatch from a summer-long stint of living out of my backpack! I moved out of my apartment in Madrid last week and I’ve been exploring Spain with my family ever since. I’m writing this from the common space of a cozy hostel in Barcelona, gearing up for a month and a … Continue reading Andando por Andalusía: Guadix and Granada

On Celebrating Tamales

What do tamales and groundhogs have in common? In early February, locals and tourists alike gather in Coyoacan, Mexico City for the Fiesta del Tamal (Surprise! The singular version of tamales is tamal, not tamale). Street vendors sell tamales of endless variation representing the vast regional interpretations of the dish. They can be filled with … Continue reading On Celebrating Tamales