Posts in Category: Culture

Help Oaxaca Recover and Experience Day of the Dead

One of the areas hardest hit by the 1st earthquake and latest aftershock (this past weekend) was the Isthmus of Tehuantepec… Read more »

Celebrate “El Grito”: Mexico Independence Day

Most countries around the world celebrate an Independence Day, commemorating the date of a country’s statehood. The stories and circumstances… Read more »

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Mexico’s Stunning Haciendas

Holding a rich and glorious, yet also ominous, place in the history of the country, Mexico’s stunning haciendas are unique… Read more »

Exploring Mexico with Journey Mexico FAM 2017

Each year Journey Mexico invites a select group of our travel partners to join us on a FAM trip and… 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.

Five Hot Destination to Visit in Mexico

Do you know where to go in Mexico? Travel + Leisure and our incredible, Mexico-loving expert CEO Zach Rabinor, listed… Read more »

11 Magic Towns of Mexico to Visit on Your Next Beach Vacation

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 »

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Day of the Dead in Mexico Explained

What is Day of the Dead? Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, is an often misunderstood holiday celebrated… Read more »

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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 »