Posts in Category: Culture

Tips for Family Travel in Mexico

Family travel is a special time for bonding and learning about one another. We understand that a trip has to… Read more »

The Sophistication of Mexico’s Best Tequila

Tequila is one of world’s most complex and significant spirits. Starting as a small hijuelo agave shoot, the process of tequila can… Read more »

Posted In Culture, Luxury, News

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet On Haciendas in the Yucatan Peninsula – Merida

In addition to Mayan ruins and archaeological sites, the Yucatan Peninsula is filled with historic haciendas that date back to the… Read more »

5 Culturally Enriching Experiences in Oaxaca

Oaxaca is one of Mexico’s most culturally diverse states and an incredible combination of Mexico’s multi-layered past. The different ethnic groups in… Read more »

Posted In Adventure, Culture, Oaxaca

Top 10 Food Tours in Mexico

Recognized by UNESCO as a treasure to humankind, Mexico’s culinary heritage is fascinating and diverse. Traditional Mexican cuisine is a comprehensive model comprised… Read more »

Time to Plan for La Guelaguetza Festival in Oaxaca

La Guelaguetza, meaning “offering” and “mutual exchange of gifts and services” in the ancient Zapotec language, is a festival that gives thanks to the gods of corn and celebrates the acts of giving and sharing.

What Have You Heard About Mexico These Days? Misconceptions Made Clear

What have you heard about Mexico? Here are some facts about Mexico you probably didn’t know. 1) Mexico is home… Read more »

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Easter in Mexico – Semana Santa and Pascua

Easter in Mexico is a two-week holiday consisting of Semana Santa (The Holy Week, beginning on Palm Sunday and ending… Read more »

Things to do in San Cristobal de las Casas: Mundo Maya Textile Museum

One of the highlights of San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas is the shopping. Delicately woven and colorful hand-crafted textiles… Read more »

Guanajuato International Film Festival

Travelers who love a good flick and Latin American culture will be rewarded by traveling to Guanajuato, Mexico over the summer for… Read more »

Dancing with the Viejitos of Michoacan – #MexicoJourney

Across Mexico, celebrations and festivals are accompanied by music and dance that owes it variety to a fusion of traditions…. Read more »

Five Mexico City Exhibits That You Should See This Spring

by  Lydia Carey  From contemporary art to the Inquisition, Mexico City has a museum for everything. As the country’s cultural… Read more »

Posted In Culture, Mexico City, News

Spring Equinox at Chichen Itza and Dzibilchaltún

The vernal equinox, the day each spring when the Earth’s axis is tilted neither toward nor away from the sun… Read more »

Temporary Exhibition by Leonora Carrington in Campeche

A incredible collection from surrealist artist, Leonora Carrington’s (1917-2011)  “Personajes Fantásticos”  is currently on display in Campeche‘s Centro Historico from… Read more »

Posted In Campeche, Culture

The Story of El Grito and Mexico’s Independence Day

Millions will kick off the celebration next Wednesday at 11pm with “El Grito,” the traditional cry of: “Viva México!” But how many understand the actual history of this ritual? Here is a brief, yet interesting, description of the historical events that sparked Mexico’s war of Independence.

Where to Vacation in Mexico in December

As December approaches, the vibrant traditions of Mexico come to life in new ways. In a country with strong historical… Read more »

Christmas in Mexico: Rich in Culture and Tradition

If you’re planning to spend the Holidays in sunny Mexico this season, you’ll trade any chance of snow for a… Read more »

Mexico Culture Travel: Dia de los Muertos en San Miguel de Allende

Mexican culture exudes spirit and vitality that truly comes to life during the El Dia de los Muertos celebration, a… Read more »

Festival Internacional Cervantino 2012: The Top International Cultural Event in Mexico is Approaching!

Festival Internacional Cervantino 2012: The Top International Cultural Event in Mexico is Approaching!

Travelers who love soaking in high culture in warm climates will be rewarded by traveling to Guanajuato, Mexico, for the… Read more »

Why Cinco de Mayo is Significant for the US

In 2010, I wrote a post about Cinco de Mayo which caused some controversy in our office as the post,… Read more »

Posted In Culture, News, Puebla