South America

Before visiting Lima, I read a Lonely Planet description that the city is “one part southern Cali doused with a heavy dose of America Latina.” The short description came to mind as I overlooked the cliffs of Miraflores, rocks that so closely resembled the cliffs of Palos Verdes in L.A., a mere 4,000 miles away. … Read More >>

Columbian Cumbia Music

Welcome back to our series on exploring Latin culture and language through music! In this series, we break down the most popular Latin music genres, giving you a complete overview of how they came to be and exclusive info on what’s trending! Today’s episode is all about cumbia music, and how a folkloric courting dance became … Read More >>