Mexico loves Frida Kahlo, and these photographs taken by her father are a delight. Take a look here.
Visit Round Earth Media’s website “Mexico Uncovered” for links to powerful radio documentaries. Awesome!
“They didn’t jump the border—it jumped them.” Read the article “Old Mexico Lives On” here.
02 November 2014
Another short film about Day of the Dead, this time by the renowned designers Charles and Ray Eames, created in 1957. Find it here, on Open Culture.
01 November 2014
A little girl visits the land of the dead and experiences the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos with the help of someone very special to her. Click here for a short film by Ashley Graham, Kate Reynolds and Lindsey St. Pierre.
26 October 2014
For centuries it wasn’t meat that sustained Aztec warriors but protein-rich, fat-free stink bugs, mescal worms and fly eggs. Here are the most common edible bugs in Mexico and where to sample them.
24 October 2014
Grape vines were first planted in Mexico in the 1530s by Spanish settlers. One estate can trace its lineage back to 1597. Want to know more? Here’s a great article from the Wall Street Journal.
21 October 2014
Curious about Mexico City? Here is a foodie’s couple of weeks in Colonia Roma Norte.
20 October 2014
The number of mezcalerías in Oaxaca, as well as bars in the city specializing in artisanal mezcals, has been increasing virtually every couple of months throughout 2014. Want to know more? Here’s a great post to get you going.
18 October 2014
Mexico Cooks! writes a new post about Mexico every Saturday, you really shouldn’t miss reading it…. this week’s is a wonderful history and tour of the Mercado Libertad in Guadalajara. Check it out!
17 October 2014
Visitors to Mexico City are often surprised by its breadth of architectural styles, from 16th century churches to oddly shaped skyscrapers of the past decade. Take a look, here.
16 October 2014
Try these on for size, we think you’ll love them. Matador Network is always fun and interesting. Here’s the article “13 Phrases only Mexicans Understand.”
08 October 2014
Vogue’s Guide to the Coolest Megalopolis in the World, Mexico City. Don’t miss it! Here’s the article.
26 April 2014
Travel Age West magazine recently published an article about off the beaten track experiences that we think you’d like to know more about. Check it out!
23 April 2014
Linda Lou blogs about life in Alamos, Sonora. She had an interesting and unexpected encounter during Semana Santa (Easter Week.) You can read all about it here.
22 April 2014
Three new museums open in the Yucatán that you won’t want to miss. Read the SF Gate article here.
12 April 2014
The Atlantic’s Eva Hershaw has written a very interesting piece on artists in Mexico being allowed to pay their taxes with artwork. We think it’s a fabulous idea.
09 April 2014
Can they be kept alive? Here is a worthwhile piece by Christine Dell’Amore of National Geographic. (free subscription required)
06 April 2014
If you think you did, check out “53 Signs You Grew Up Eating Mexican Food” on BuzzFeed. You’ll love it!
05 April 2014
Here’s a wonderful article and great video about musicians who play for mourners in Mexico City.