How to Speak Like a Mexicano: American Slang Part 2

Saw this at Malecon Americas mall yesterday…

Come "shopping" and now "eating", too

If you’re not sure about the English usage here, check out my previous post from a few months ago:

How to Speak Like a Mexicano: American Slang

This is a perfect example of the popularity of the English word “shopping” here in Mexico. Unfortunately, they decided to be creative and throw in the word “eating” as well.

It’s so bad, it’s almost physically painful.

I love you Shakey’s, but I just might have to boycott you after this.

The Best Things in Life are Free

*Still not able to upload pictures on WordPress. Sorry for the pictureless posts!!*

Last night, Jorge and I went to Cancun’s Hotel Zone with our friends Juan and Viri.

We went to Plaza la Isla, where we ate dinner at Johnny Rocket’s (yay for root beer!! It’s been so long, my old friend) then walked out to the plaza’s boardwalk along the lagoon, which is lined with a few cool bars and restaurants along with an awesome fountain.

Jorge and I sat down on a bench overlooking the lagoon and some of Cancun’s skyline, and he said to me, “Do you realize how lucky we are? People spend thousands of dollars to be where we are right now.”

Right after that, my friend Viri came over and sat down, and said almost the exact same thing: “People spend so much money to be where we are right now! And we’re just 10 minutes from home!”

I guess we were all thinking the same thing 🙂

Here’s a link to a picture of where we were sitting (since I can’t upload): http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2097/2404301877_2b1934706f.jpg

This is also where Jorge proposed!

What’s your favorite place in the world?