Posts in Category: Culture

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
Mexico Culture Travel Tours – Feria de San Marcos in Aguascalientes, Mexico

Mexico Culture Travel Tours – Feria de San Marcos in Aguascalientes, Mexico

There’s no better way to immerse yourself in Mexican culture than attending one of the longest-running festivals in this friendly… Read more »

Carnival in Mexico

Carnival in Mexico

This week marks the beginning of Carnival (also known as Mardi Gras in the US), which is celebrated in many… Read more »

Matteo’s Moments: La Rosca de Reyes (King’s Ring Cake)

Matteo’s Moments: La Rosca de Reyes (King’s Ring Cake)

Rich in Culture and Tradition, Holiday Season in Mexico isn’t over yet. On January 6th, Mexico celebrates a tradition called La… Read more »

Traveling to Mexico in 2012: The Mayan Calendar Challenge!

Traveling to Mexico in 2012: The Mayan Calendar Challenge!

Don’t be taken in by hyped-up claims that the world is ending in 2012 or that this is what the… Read more »

Lonely Planet Names Puebla One of the Top 10 Places to Visit for 2012

#MexicoToday: Every year, Lonley Planet publishes a ‘Best in Travel’ guide and ranks the top 10 countries, regions and cities to visit for the coming year. For 2012 Readers’ Choice, Puebla, Mexico was named among one top 10 cities to visit.

Celebrate the Feast of Guadalupe in Mexico This December

Just before Christmas each year, religious pilgrims and tourists alike descend on the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City to… Read more »

November Food Festivals of Mexico

November Food Festivals of Mexico

November brings two of Mexico’s most cherished food festivals: The International Gourmet Festival in Puerto Vallarta (Nov. 11-21st) and the Taste of Playa in the Riviera Maya (Nov. 21st).

Archaeologists Find Aztec Ritual Platform In Mexico City

Archaeologists Find Aztec Ritual Platform In Mexico City

#MexicoToday: Under the hustle and bustle of modern Mexico City lie the ruins of the pre-Hispanic Aztec capital, once known… Read more »

Early Human Footprints Found in Chihuahua

Early Human Footprints Found in Chihuahua

#MexicoToday: Mexico has received a lot of attention over the years for discoveries that trace back  thousands of years ago: ancient… Read more »