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!
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.
Three new museums open in the Yucatán that you won’t want to miss. Read the SF Gate article here.
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.
Can they be kept alive? Here is a worthwhile piece by Christine Dell’Amore of National Geographic. (free subscription required)
If you think you did, check out “53 Signs You Grew Up Eating Mexican Food” on BuzzFeed. You’ll love it!
Friday April 25, 2014, 2:00 to 4:00pm, Manzanita Hall 130
Jill Anderson and Nin Solís will present their forthcoming book: Los Otros Dreamers, about young people who have been deported or made the difficult decision to return to Mexico in response to obstacles in the US.
“If I had stayed in the States, I wouldn’t have done this work,” says Elizabeth Catlett…” Read the Inside Mexico article “Elizabeth Catlett, rock of ages”, here.
If you like electronic music, you’ll want to check out Thump on Vice. Here’s their latest article (with audio and video) titled Seven New Faces of Electronic Music in Mexico. Turn your speakers up and enjoy!
Visit Round Earth Media’s website “Mexico Uncovered” for links to powerful radio documentaries. Awesome!
Kim G is taking a road trip from Boston to the Yucatan (and blogging about it) – in this blog post he gives us a nice tour of the city of Monterrey. Read “Monterrey – an entirely different face of Mexico” here.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune published an article today – “Sunshine and Sophistication in Mexico City.” You’ll want to read this in depth piece that shows that “Mexico City offers an urbane alternative to beach resorts for tourists seeking fine cuisine, culture, and history.”
Blogger and mother Beth and her family live in Mexico. Her post “The Mexico You Don’t See on the Nightly News” will resonate with all of us who live in Mexico (and love it here.)
“Mezcal is the moonshine of Mexico,” says Raul Yrastorza of the dedicated downtown L.A. mezcal and tequila bar Las Perlas. “From glass to glass, it’s amazing.” Here’s the article.
Have we got your interest? Read “The Hippest Winery in Mexico is Made of Recycled Boats.”
Thinking of moving to Mexico? Have kids? You’ll want to read “8 Powerful Lessons I have Learned from a Year of Mexican Adventures.”
Love the NY Times article by Freda Moon ” 36 Hours in Mexico City.” Don’t miss it!
The Truth About Mexico Recommendation: “Amor and Exile tells of love that transcends borders—a story shared by hundreds of thousands of U.S. citizens—cutting through the immigration debate rhetoric and providing a courageous perspective for one of the most vexing policy problems of our time.” Link to the book, here.
“Pretty much across the board, health care in Mexico costs a quarter to a half of what you would pay in the U.S.” Read the article World’s Top Countries for Best Health Care 2014.
A reader brought this PBS video to our attention, we’re sure you’ll enjoy knowing more about the history between Mexico and the US.
What is the secret to Mexico’s cinematic success? Here’s a BBC News article by Will Grant to tell you all about it!
If you’re learning Spanish you’ll want to read “From Untranslatable to Indispensable – Twenty-Three Interesting Spanish Words with No Good Translation.” For sure!
We love mezcal and think you ought to give it a try. Or at least read about this favorite liquor of Mexico in the NY Times article Go Deeper Into Mexico with Mezcal.