Posts in Category: Culture
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.
While Mexico’s beautiful beaches and resort destinations usually grab the spotlight and the majority of visitors, much of Mexico’s charms lie in… Read more »
What have you heard about Mexico? Here are some facts about Mexico you probably didn’t know. 1) Mexico is home… Read more »
One of the highlights of San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas is the shopping. Delicately woven and colorful hand-crafted textiles… Read more »
Across Mexico, celebrations and festivals are accompanied by music and dance that owes it variety to a fusion of traditions…. Read more »
by Lydia Carey From contemporary art to the Inquisition, Mexico City has a museum for everything. As the country’s cultural… Read more »
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 »
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.