Spanish Friday: Lo Mejor de 2013

Today is Spanish Friday: Blog post in Spanish; English translation below.Esto es mi última entrada de “Spanish Friday” para el año 2013. (Voy a tomar un receso del blog la semana próxima para Navidad.) En el espíritu del fin del año, cuando todo el mundo tiene sus listas de “lo mejor” y “lo peor,” te presentoContinue reading “Spanish Friday: Lo Mejor de 2013”

Spanish Friday: Uno del Países Más Feliz en el Mundo

Today is Spanish Friday: Blog post in Spanish; English translation below.Según a Travel Channel, El Salvador es el quinto más feliz país en el mundo. Aunque no soy salvadoreña, estoy de acuerdo.¿Cómo no se puede estar contento con esto?

DC Food Bucket List Update

Wild Mushroom, Applewood-Smoked Bacon & Truffle Cream mussels at Brasserie Beck.You may recall that Kail and I have a DC food bucket list of places to eat before departing for post. As departure time is fast-approaching, I feel it’s necessary to update the list and strategize about where we want to spend our final meals in Washington,Continue reading “DC Food Bucket List Update”

The Salvadoran Way

The CLO (Community Liaison Officer) at the U.S. Embassy in San Salvador sent out a welcome guide to new and upcoming arrivals — an 80-page PDF covering everything from safety and security to restaurants, shopping and employment at post. It had lots of useful information and I’m sure I’ll be consulting it again as ourContinue reading “The Salvadoran Way”

We Love Food

If you haven’t already, you might notice a bit of a food theme on this blog. My husband and I love to eat. In fact, we’re a little obsessed. We have found ourselves on more than one occasion (among different company though, so nobody knew the difference until now) in a deep discussion about theContinue reading “We Love Food”