expat tips

3 July, 2015

The Aztec Stadium

The Aztec Stadium or “The Colossus of Saint Ursula” is the third largest stadium in the world, after the Rŭngnado May First Stadium in Pyongyang, North […]
3 July, 2015

No Quiero Oro ni Quiero Plata yo lo que Quiero es Romper la Piñata!

The Posadas, a Mexican Catholic tradition, are celebrated from December 16 to December 24. These nine days symbolize the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem […]
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 […]
16 January, 2018

Utility Costs: when, where and how to pay them

Utility Costs: when, where and how to pay them Whether you live in a house, a condo or an apartment you have to pay utility costs […]
20 December, 2017

Happy Eco-Christmas!

The holiday season has arrived, that beautiful time of the year to spend time with our loved ones and really appreciate the things we have around […]
13 November, 2017

Where to adopt pets in Mexico City

 Where to adopt pets in Mexico City         Many people like the company of a pet, but sometimes they are not aware that these beings […]
17 October, 2017

Where to buy organic products

 Where to buy organic products Due to our hectic lifestyle, it is sometimes difficult to choose what to eat, since there is a wide variety of […]