Mexican Culture

3 July, 2015

¿Me da mi Calaverita?

The Catrina was made popular by a renowned journalist and political cartoonist called José Guadalupe Posada. The name Catrina means “dapper” and is a metaphorical representation […]
3 July, 2015

Sweet Mexico!

Mexican candies are a highlight of just how diverse the cuisine of the country is. These sweet delicacies come in a wide variety of natural and […]
3 July, 2015

Mexican Wrestling

Lucha Libre (free fighting or wrestling) has its origins in ancient Olympic and Greco-Roman wrestling. It arrived in Mexico in the early twentieth century, but it […]
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 […]
13 November, 2017

Beautiful places to enjoy Day of the Dead

Beautiful places to enjoy Day of the Dead November 1st and 2nd are important dates for Mexicans as Day of the Dead and Faithful Departed are […]
17 October, 2017

What to do before, during and after an earthquake?

What to do before, during and after an earthquake? After the earthquake we just experienced, we have to understand that Mexico City is a seismic zone, […]
1 September, 2017

Mexican urban tribes: Mirreyes, Godinez and Chavorucos

Nowadays, is very common to identify a social group or urban tribe, and one that has boomed in Mexico is the “Mirreyes” (former known as “Juniors”). […]
24 August, 2017

Pueblos Magicos

People from abroad and natives may ask themselves “how can a town somewhere within our country may be considered magical?” Well, that is because the Tourism […]