Kate Dana

Independent Writer. International Educator.

December 20, 2013
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SpanishFriday: Papa a la Huancai­na

This week’s Spanish Friday is about a tasty holiday dish from Perú: Papa a la Huancai­na (potatoes Huancayo style). Even though I am heading to Colombia soon with WorldTeach as 2014 volunteer and look forward to tasting Colombian food, I have been wanting to … Continue reading

December 13, 2013
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SpanishFriday: Gracias por Mariposas

This week’s Spanish Friday is about a recent sale from my Etsy store. Although Etsy has been a bit of challenging fundraiser for my WorldTeach 2014 campaign, I have made some wonderful connections with a few with kindred spirits around the … Continue reading

November 16, 2013
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SpanishFriday: Banderas Brillantes

This week’s SpanishFriday is about flags! With the  departure date for my year volunteering with WorldTeach in Colombia (2014) approaching soon, I am familiarizing myself with the flags of South American countries. Click here to translate this entire blog post Recientemente, he descargado el HelloTalk aplicación para … Continue reading

November 8, 2013
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SpanishFriday: Tortas Cubanas

¡Yo preparo por Miami! Having just learned this week that I am leaving out of Miami, Florida for Bogotá, Colombia to begin my year of volunteering with WorldTeach, I am excited to eat some Cuban food in Little Havana before … 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

October 25, 2013
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SpanishFriday: Refranes de Amor y La Vida

This week’s Spanish Friday includes Refranes Méxicanos,  Spanish proverbs or dichos that impart wisdom by focusing on traits of culture and human nature.  With the weeks drawing near to leave as a volunteer with WorldTeach in Colombia, I am counting my blessings in friends, relationships and opportunities, … Continue reading

October 4, 2013
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SpanishFriday: la Musica de Colombia

This week’s Spanish Friday is about la musica de Colombia (Colombian music). Since I am moving in 2014 to volunteer with WorldTeach in Colombia, I want to immerse myself in the culture, and music seems a good place to start. (*Remember you can always translate this page if needed). ¡Disfrutar! En la Fin … Continue reading