Soy Laurita

Soy joven. Soy puertorriqueña. Soy ciudadana americana. Soy ciudadana del mundo. Soy amante del cafecito. Yo vivo mi vida en la colindancia de dos culturas tan diferentes como el día y la noche.

I’m young. I’m Puerto Rican. I’m an American citizen. I’m a citizen of the world. I’m a cafecito lover. I live my life at the intersection of two cultures that are as different as night and day.

The Blog

This blog won’t be only about coffee. I wish to learn more about what it means to be a Latina from a country that little by little is assimilating to American culture, but who also lives in a country where being Hispanic is no longer a rarity.

Pan, Chocolate, y Café en Puerto Rico / Bread, Chocolate, & Coffee in Puerto Rico

Hay un refrán que se usa mucho entre los puertorriqueños. Decimos, “1, 2, 3…pan, chocolate, y café.” Y es cierto. Esas tres cosas hacen una ...
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Prospanica Offers Tools to Pave Way for the Next Generation of Hispanic Professionals

“It’s the next generation that will savor what it feels like to have a Hispanic community that is thriving.” — Claudia Romo Edelman    Maybe ...
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Giving Your Life to Someone Else- Women are Using Tech for the Greater Good | #GHC 19

“It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.” “The most dangerous phrase in the language is, “We’ve always done it ...
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Cómo Yo Hago Mi Espumita de Leche para el Café / How I Make My Milk Foam for Coffee

Espumita. Es una palabra sencilla, o mejor dicho, un diminutivo de una palabra que sin embargo connota tanta euforia y alegría para muchos. Significa un cafecito ...
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Highclere Castle: An Iconic Gateway to the Past Embraces its Future / Un Portal Icónico al Pasado se Adapta al Futuro

  “Life is a game where the player must appear ridiculous.”                                             — Violet, Dowager Countess, “Downton Abbey”    “La vida es un juego en el ...
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The Street Song of Barcelona / La Canción de las Calles en Barcelona

    “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” — Tim Cahill   “Una jornada se mide mejor en amigos que en ...
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