Kate Dana

Independent Writer. International Educator.

July 27, 2016
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Nos Vemos, Puerto Vallarta

“A farewell is necessary before you can meet again.” – Richard Bach, American novelist While a visit to Puerto Vallarta is synonymous with sunny beach days and breezy nights, it helps to have some activity, perhaps even physical motivation, from … Continue reading

July 25, 2016
by katedana

Mixto in Quimixto and Puerto Vallarta

Flying from Tijuana to Puerto Vallarta on a Thursday, the two airports boasted their share of travelers, many enjoying the Mexican holidays of summer. After a comfortable, fast flight with Volaris airlines, I arrived in Puerto Vallarta just in time … Continue reading

November 12, 2013
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Militar Mixta, Gracias a Todos

PBS recently aired the documentary “Latinos Americans,”  a 6-hour presentation about “the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos who have helped shape North America over the last 500-plus years”.  Because Latin history and culture is currently my greatest passion, I … Continue reading

November 1, 2013
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SpanishFriday: Ofrendas para Siempre

Coinciding with one of the most important holidays in Latin culture, this week’s Spanish Friday is all about altars and Dia de los Muertos. Since I began studying Latin culture around 2009, I have had an altar in my home, … Continue reading