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.
01 October 2015
This is such a fantastic project, we hope you’ll support it! Click here for the video and more information.
27 September 2015
One of my favorite experiences in Oaxaca was visiting the workshop of Jacobo & Maria Angeles, where they make their incredible alebrijes. Video is in Spanish but it is a delight to watch whether you know Spanish or not. Una de nuestras experiencias favoritas en Oaxaca fue visitar el Taller Jacobo & Maria Angeles. Un [...]
23 September 2015
Birding in a Mexican Nature Reserve” to learn more.
23 September 2015
Here’s a great video of talented Mexican albañiles building a boveda ceiling. Enjoy LOS ALBANILES MEXICANOS DESAFIAN LA GRAVEDAD! Posted by Justiciero Vengador on Sunday, August 2, 2015
19 September 2015
For the first time ever a Mexican delegation participated in the 1,230 km/90 hour Paris-Brest-Paris Randonneur. We are so thrilled that México had a group of six represented at this event. Read all about it here.
17 September 2015
SF Gate did a wonderful piece on Frida & Diego’s Mexico City. If you can go, we recommend it… but if you can’t, read this!
16 September 2015
New York Magazine’s Weekend Getaway visited Guanajuato recently. It is a lovely city, full of history and surprise. Check it out!
15 September 2015
Mérida, the ambrosial capital of Yucatán, serves up Mayan culture, historic architecture, and more riffs on pork belly than you can imagine. Expat power couple David Sterling and Keith Heitke share their favorites here.
12 September 2015
Here’s a light hearted look at how to Mexicanize yourself!
09 September 2015
Love this! A Mexico City pizzeria makes pizza crusts with blue corn dough and Mexican ingredients… and also gives away a slice of pizza to the needy for every five sold. In Spanish but the pictures tell the story.
30 August 2015
It’s true, in Mexico darkness is celebrated as part of life. The Day of the Dead is just part of it. Read about it here.
29 July 2015
This was so interesting! Read the Munchies post about them, 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.