3 July, 2015

The Tree of Life

One of the most symbolic Mexican handicrafts is the Tree of Life, which comes from the municipality of Metepec (on the hill of magueys). This magical […]
3 July, 2015

One “Chela” please!

Mexican Beer has a long history. Mesoamerican cultures knew of fermented alcoholic beverages, including a corn beer and pulque, a fermented sap of the maguey. European […]
3 July, 2015

Springtime: An explosion of Colours

Like cherry blossom time in Japan, jacaranda season in Mexico City is a must to experience. Walking is the best way to discover the jacaranda tree, […]
3 July, 2015

Passion Play of Iztapalapa

The Passion Play of Iztapalapa is one of the largest and most fervent religious celebrations in the world. During Holy Week, more than two million visitors […]
3 July, 2015

For Everything Bad, Mezcal, and for Everything Good, as Well

Legend says that lightning struck a maguey, opening and cooking its center. The natives perceived the pungent aroma of the emanating nectar and fearfully drank the […]
3 July, 2015

La Guadalupana

On December 12, the Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe or the Guadalupana is celebrated throughout Mexico. According to tradition, on December 12, 1531 a miracle […]
3 July, 2015

2012, The End of Days

The Mayan civilization, which reached its peak between 250 and 900 A.D., was fascinated by mathematics, astronomy and the cycles of time. Its Long Count calendar […]
3 July, 2015

Caribbean Music

Caribbean music has always had a great deal of prestige in Mexico. If we travel through the traditional sounds of the various islands, we can find […]
3 July, 2015

Pan de Muerto – Bread of the Dead

Day of the Dead ( día de muertos) is a holiday in Mexico that focuses on gatherings of family and friends to remember relatives who have died. […]