Hi, amigos! Have you ever gone back to a place and started wondering why you hadn’t been there sooner? That’s exactly what happened to me a few weeks ago when I visited the city of Cordoba, in Mexico’s magical Veracruz province. It was the first time I was visiting in 10 years, and I truly feel I should’ve gone back sooner. Continue reading “This Will Make You Want To Visit Beautiful Cordoba”
Nothing is ever boring in Mexico, including Easter!
How do Mexicans and Expat US citizens celebrate Easter Sunday?
They burn a bunch of effigies of undesirables and Judas figures…. and for the finale they exploded this figure in a blue suit with bouffant hair.
The sign says: DONALD, pero no el pato (but not the duck). There was no doubt and the many US refugees in the crowd loved it as did the Mexican families. What a difference from sitting in Church for your Easter Sunday tradition.
A few got dressed up for the occasion!
Enjoy your chocolate eggs!
If you’re planning a trip to Mexico, this is a must-read!
Got a hankering for some time on a tropical beach? Deep blue sky, turquoise water, gentle waves and soft sand? A styrofoam cooler by your side, packed with sweating Coronas? Yeah, that sounds about right.
You can find nice beaches all over Mexico’s 5,800 miles of seashore, but when you picture paradise, you’re probably thinking of the Mayan Riviera, the 90-mile stretch of Caribbean coastline from Cancun in the north to Tulum in the south (and beyond to Punto Allen, by some estimations).
Cancun, the unofficial capital of the Mayan Riviera, is famous for all-inclusive luxury resorts, with all-day pool parties and all-you-can eat restaurants. Similar though larger resorts are all along the coast too, like fancy communities with private beaches and activities for all ages.
But, while the beach may be the big draw in the Mayan Riviera, those who venture out of the resorts (or stay elsewhere) can explore ancient Mayan…
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Mexican lasagna, or Aztec pie, is one of my all-time favorite foods. It’s delicious, perfect for any dinner, and very easy to make. Take a look! Continue reading “How to Make an Amazingly Delicious Mexican Lasagna”
It’s spring break time! And Mexico is the best place to spend your vacation. If you’re worried about safety, don’t be. Just follow these simple, common-sense rules.
Hola, amigos! I’m often asked about how safe it is to visit Mexico. There are so many horror stories on the news, I’m sure many people think visiting Mexico is like jumping into the zombie apocalypse. That is not true at all, but you do have to follow certain guidelines to stay safe when traveling to Mexico.
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Immigration and the border wall are topics that the US and Mexico very publicly disagree on. But what about the people that feel a personal connection to these issues? These Latino and expat bloggers share their interesting views on these sensitive subjects. Continue reading “Awesome Bloggers Speak Out on Immigration and the Border Wall”
If you don’t like tequila, it’s probably because it gave you a bad hangover from drinking it wrong. Here’s how you should do it!
Are you a blogger? Come and share your blog post in this community! Find new readers and new blogs to follow, too. What are you waiting for? Continue reading “Share Your Best Blog Post In This Awesome Community”
Carnival time is over and Lent has begun. In Mexico, this means it’s time to enjoy a whole array of yummy food.
Lent, or Cuaresma, is a special time of year for Mexican Catholics. It’s a time of reflection and penitence, and the most noticeable characteristic is that people generally try to avoid certain things, like eating meat. However, this only means that Mexican cuisine gets creative. There’s need for bland or dull food this time of year!
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