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My favorite (and not so favorite) restaurants in Veracruz

My favorite (and not so favorite) restaurants in Veracruz

March 17, 2015 No Comments

From the ordinary to the extraordinary, let me show you something about my latest trip to Veracruz, Mexico in late January and early February. I’ve been to Veracruz a couple of times, but there was something different in this last trip that I would like to highlight. And it is not the famous San Juan de Ulúa fort, neither the […] Share

Tai’erzhuang, the Most Beautiful Water Town in China?

Tai’erzhuang, the Most Beautiful Water Town in China?

February 20, 2015 No Comments

Tai’erzhuang may be really difficult to pronounce, but some say that this is the most beautiful water town in China. Tai’erzhuang is one of the best places for two things. Check it out and see what it is. Share

How Was 2014?

How Was 2014?

December 30, 2014 No Comments

How was 2014 for you? There are many ways to do an end-of-the-year review. Think of your social life, relationships, family, finances, school, career, health, spirituality, and others. Do your year review, here is mine if you want to see an example. Share

Everyday Life in the Muslim Middle East book by Donna Lee Bowen

Everyday Life in the Muslim Middle East book by Donna Lee Bowen

December 2, 2014 1 Comment

Finally it’s here today! My pictures published. It is a great birthday present for me  Last year I mentioned in my post People of the Middle East: Egypt that Dr. Donna L. Bowen, one of my former professors at BYU, asked me if I had some pictures of people from the Middle East to include […] Share

Exotic and pre-Hispanic food at La Cocinita de San Juan

Exotic and pre-Hispanic food at La Cocinita de San Juan

August 22, 2014 1 Comment

Last week, while in Mexico City, I came across a restaurant named La Cocinita de San Juan, which translates to “the little kitchen of Saint John.” It is a quite interesting place that serves pre-Hispanic and exotic food. Among the less common poultry and meat offered are quail, pheasant, ostrich, crocodile, wild boar, buffalo and others. Moreover, there are also other exotic dishes such as chinicuiles (1), maguey white worms (2), scorpions, and escamoles (3) among others. Share

From the Dust, the Book of Mormon Comic and an Interview to the Author

From the Dust, the Book of Mormon Comic and an Interview to the Author

August 1, 2014 No Comments

If you are interested in Mormonism, family and wholesome entertainment, and comics you should keep reading because, I’m sharing with you an interview I did to Michael Mercer, the creator of this new Book of Mormon comic book series and here you will learn how to get a copy of the first issue. Share

Don’t Miss the Colosseum

Don’t Miss the Colosseum

July 20, 2014 No Comments

Rome is more than a city full of churches, monuments, and amazing structures, but whatever you do, you can’t afford missing the Colosseum. Do you want to take a look? Share

Six Great Things I did in Seoul, South Korea

Six Great Things I did in Seoul, South Korea

October 26, 2013 No Comments

If you could have one weekend in a country you have never been, what would you do? Only one weekend. That was my question when I found out that two of my Korean friends invited me to their temple ceremony in Seoul. I was really happy for them and I wanted to be part of it. So I made arrangements to go and planned on do some sightseeing. Obviously I didn’t see the whole country nor the entire city, but here are six great things I did while in Seoul, South Korea. Share

What Do People From Morocco Eat?

What Do People From Morocco Eat?

October 18, 2013 No Comments

What do people from Morocco eat? In this post I show you some dishes I tried during a trip in a few cities in Morocco. If you ever have the chance to go there, make a list of the dishes you want to try. I hope you like this post. Share

A day in Huangyao

A day in Huangyao

October 12, 2013 No Comments

A day trip in an ancient town in China. A journey to the past through a town with narrow streets and alleys embraced by nature. A small town where no cars run through its streets. But even being small, Huangyao is filled of visitors who come to admire its landscapes every year. Here are some pictures, notice the traditional outfits of the people from a local show in some of these pictures. Share

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My favorite (and not so favorite) restaurants in Veracruz

From the ordinary to the extraordinary, let me show you something about my latest trip to Veracruz, Mexico in late January...

Tai’erzhuang, the Most Beautiful Water Town in China?

Tai'erzhuang may be really difficult to pronounce, but some say that this is the most beautiful water town in...

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