expat tips

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

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 […]
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

New Rules for Garbage Collection in Mexico City

As of July 8, 2017, the City Government created a new compulsory form for garbage collection. We must separate wastes and deposit them according to the […]