Mexi-Vocabulario: Aventón

This is part of a collaboration with DriveShop. All opinions expressed are my own. As in ¡echame un aventón! Give me a lift. A ride. That’s what we got the last couple of weeks on the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited edition. Un aventón around the whole city, for two weeks. This […]

Cultura

Cultura

Cultura. How do you put it into words? It’s an expression of who you are. A representation of where you come from. A legacy that transcends your present, past and future. A connection deep enough to touch your soul and strong enough to pulse emotions through your heart. It’s like […]

Igualada

IGUALADA

Few other words in the Spanish language can insult you so specifically and succinctly as the word ¡igualada!  Often paired with a gata as in ¡gata igualada!, this palabra can at once throw your social-economic status in your face and tell you to basically “shut the hell up!” and stop talking.  The gata part here […]

Spanish Words to Use When Disappointed

Spanish Words to Use When Disappointed

Some things you just don’t have any control over.  Por más que quiera uno, at times there is absolutely zero we can do to make things happen the way we want them to.  Como quien dice: uno hace planes, y Dios se ríe.  At least it feels like that anyway. […]

Words in Spanish… that we use when we’re angry!

Words in Spanish… that we use when we’re angry!

Either I’ve been watching way too much Spanish-language television lately, or I have developed my own way of getting rid of Writer’s Block in Spanish! These are words we say in Spanish when we’re angry. Chingao Chingadera Mierda Madre Pendejadas Idiota Imbécil Inútil Maldito Malvado Cobarde Canaya Desgraciado Menco Tonto […]