Why You Should Go Crazy For The 2018 World Cup

Why You Should Go Crazy For The 2018 World Cup

The 2018 World Cup has begun! If you haven’t caught soccer fever yet, it’s about time you do. Continue reading “Why You Should Go Crazy For The 2018 World Cup”

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Wonderful Mexican Market Foods That You Need To Try

Wonderful Mexican Market Foods That You Need To Try

The best way to shop in Mexico is not at a chain store but in one of the many colorful markets. Take a look at what I found! Continue reading “Wonderful Mexican Market Foods That You Need To Try”

How to Make a Healthy and Delicious Mexican Meat Salad

How to Make a Healthy and Delicious Mexican Meat Salad

Salads are a refresing meal option when warmer weather rolls around, and this Mexican meat salad is both healthy and delicious. Continue reading “How to Make a Healthy and Delicious Mexican Meat Salad”

2 Mexican Love Stories That Will Melt Your Heart

2 Mexican Love Stories That Will Melt Your Heart

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”

Amazing Pictures Of A Spectacular Snowstorm In Mexico

Amazing Pictures Of A Spectacular Snowstorm In Mexico

Although you might think otherwise, Mexico gets snow every winter. This is what it looks like! Continue reading “Amazing Pictures Of A Spectacular Snowstorm In Mexico”

10 Inspiring Mexican Sayings That Will Make You Wiser

10 Inspiring Mexican Sayings That Will Make You Wiser

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”

5 Delightful Reasons Why You Will Love Pixar’s Coco

5 Delightful Reasons Why You Will Love Pixar’s Coco

Pixar’s movie “Coco” premiered in Mexico a full month ahead of the rest of the world, so I went to see it as soon as I could. Should you watch it? Yes!!!!!! Here’s why you’ll love it. Continue reading “5 Delightful Reasons Why You Will Love Pixar’s Coco”

Sweet Death

Sweet Death

Creative Hands of Mexico

The term artesanía roughly translates to “handcrafts” or “folk art” although cultural differences mean that the terms are not completely equal. For example, the adjective artesanal can and often is applied to certain processed foods such as bottle salsas, chocolate, coffee and alcohols if said products are made at a home or by a small enterprises that do not use industrial methods.

Despite the tempation cover some of these artesanal goods (as they ARE wonderful), I have stuck to products that fit the definition of handcrafted in English. However, there is one tradition that truly blurs the line between edible and non-edible “handcrafts.”

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Alfeñique is the creation of a sugar paste, which is then molded into various decorative shapes. The term is not known to foreigners, but anyone who has been to Mexico during Day of the Dead (esp. in central Mexico) has seen its most representative product… a highly…

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Blissful Mexican Recipes To Celebrate Day Of The Dead

Blissful Mexican Recipes To Celebrate Day Of The Dead

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”

Mexico City: Top 7 Must-Sees & A History Untold

Mexico City: Top 7 Must-Sees & A History Untold

How Not To Travel Like A Basic Bitch

Mexico City, also known as, Ciudad de Mexico, CDMX, Distrito Federito, D.F., Mexico D.F., El Capital, or simply Mexico is the most ancient city in the Americas and was originally the center of the Aztec Empire. This is a city that offers unique experiences that you won’t find anywhere else. It’s a mix of ancient and advanced, creative and scientific, culture and contemporary. The entire city is a renaissance and one of my favorite places on earth.

Just some quick facts:

Mexico City is the eighth richest city in the world, boasts the most museums on the planet, is the second largest city in the Western Hemisphere, just behind New York City, and is the most ancient city in the Americas.

The remnants of Mexico City’s history are juxtaposed with its contemporary advancements. For example, ancient temples  used for human sacrifice can be found next to its sprawling financial…

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