Here are two of Mexico’s most popular love stories to bring out the hopeless romantic in you. Continue reading “2 Mexican Love Stories That Will Melt Your Heart”
Are you looking for some wisdom to guide you in life? These Mexican sayings will provide you with all the guidance you need! Continue reading “10 Inspiring Mexican Sayings That Will Make You Wiser”
The Day of the Dead is a celebration which, like everything in Mexico, calls for lots of delicious food! Continue reading “Blissful Mexican Recipes To Celebrate Day Of The Dead”
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!
Do you love Frida Kahlo as much as I do? I hope so because I’m sharing some of her most passionate love quotes! Continue reading “Passionate Frida Quotes That Will Teach You About Love”
Candlemas is on February 2nd, and in Mexico, we celebrate this holiday by eating tamales. Which is your favorite kind of tamale?
Tamales are one of the most iconic Mexican dishes ever. Along with tacos, they are arguably among the best-known kinds of Mexican food. Tamales are beloved in Mexico and abroad, and with good reason. They are soft, warm, tasty, delicious treats, and good for almost any occassion, special or otherwise. In case you have been living in some other food planet and you’ve never had one, I strongly suggest you keep reading!
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On February 2nd, Mexicans celebrate Candlemas and there’s a very interesting tradition that goes with this special holiday!
Niño Dios as an angel
The holiday season in Mexico is known as Lupe-Reyes, referring to a nearly month-long period that begins on the feast day of the Virgin of Guadalupe, patron saint of Mexico, on December 12 and Three King’s Day (Epiphany) on January 6.
But there is one other date related to the time period, February 2. This is called Candlemas in English, although its observance has waned in the Anglo world. It commemorates the taking of the infant Jesus to temple 40 days after his birth, a Jewish practice at the time.
Images of the infant Jesus are very important in Mexican Catholicism. It is lain in the nativity scene on 25 December, and very can often be much bigger than all the other figures. It can be on family altars throughout the year and there are even a number of famous “Niño Dios” (literally Child God)…
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I’m Mexican, and although my country’s name has been repeatedly dragged through the mud by the new American president, I still think living here in Mexico is awesome.
You probably already know that I love my country. That’s easy to see! I know it’s not perfect. There’s tons of serious problems around here, like corruption, crime, poverty, and pollution. However, I honestly think the good outweighs the bad. I could never live anywhere else! So, from a Mexican resident’s point of view, these are the reasons why living in Mexico is truly awesome.
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It’s the middle of winter in Mexico City, it’s cold, and I hate it. Here’s why this is definitely my least favorite season!
Hey, amigos. I’m sorry for my lack of enthusiasm, but I am freezing my butt off in the middle of a Mexican winter. How is that possible? I’m in Mexico! Well, if you think it’s always sunny and warm here, you are dead wrong. In fact, I have quite a few good reasons to hate the wintertime. Fortunately I’ve also come up with some great ways to cope with this dreary season!
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