Katherine's Journey to Mexico

Current Location

Ixtapan de la Sal, Mexico

Join me on my nine-month adventure as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Ixtapan de la Sal, Mexico.


I visited Guanajuato, a magical city found about five hours northwest of Mexico City. With its gorgeous architecture, nearby ruins and mummy museum, Guanajuato is one of my favorite cities in Mexico.


There are important differences between the classroom culture in the U.S. and Mexico. Let's talk about some of the obvious and more subtle differences.

Field Notes

I interviewed Camila ("Cami"), a 12-year-old student in sixth grade at the Escuela Secundaria Oficial 0771 Lic. Salvador Christopher Vergara Cruz, a local middle school.


Mexican food is very popular in the U.S., but not always the same as dishes actually served and enjoyed in Mexico. Here are some authentic dishes I've tried and loved in Mexico!