Mexican Squares are the Best

Mexican Squares are the Best

One of the things first time visitors to México notice is how lively and important plazas are.  Here’s a great article by Common Edge.

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Ever think about moving to Mexico?

Ever think about moving to Mexico?

 

This family did!  Read their story in the Washington Post, here.

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The Fruit & Vegetables of Mexico Project

The Fruit & Vegetables of Mexico Project

 

This is such a fantastic project, we hope you’ll support it!  Click here for the video and more information.

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See beautiful carved animals being made in Oaxaca

See beautiful carved animals being made in Oaxaca

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 must del shopping para nuestros tarjetahabientes World Elite® o Platinum MasterCard®. http://mstr.cd/PricelessCitiesOaxaca

Posted by MasterCard on Monday, August 31, 2015

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This is a serious birder’s paradise

This is a serious birder’s paradise

Birding in a Mexican Nature Reserve” to learn more.

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Building a Boveda Ceiling

Building a Boveda Ceiling

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

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México Bicycle Delegation Succeeds in the Paris-Brest-Paris Randonneur

México Bicycle Delegation Succeeds in the Paris-Brest-Paris Randonneur

Mexico Cycling

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.

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Visit Frida & Diego’s Mexico City

Visit Frida & Diego’s Mexico City

Frida's Easel

 

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!

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Visit Gorgeous, Historic Guanajuato

Visit Gorgeous, Historic Guanajuato

Guanajuato

 

New York Magazine’s Weekend Getaway visited Guanajuato recently.  It is a lovely city, full of history and surprise.  Check it out!

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A Local’s Guide to Mérida

A Local’s Guide to Mérida

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.

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Mexicanize Yourself!

Mexicanize Yourself!

Mexicanize Yourself

 

Here’s a light hearted look at how to Mexicanize yourself!

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Mexican Pizza Gives Back Too

Mexican Pizza Gives Back Too

Pizza

 

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.

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Celebrating Darkness

Celebrating Darkness

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.

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Cooking with Muxes,Mexico’s Third Gender

Cooking with Muxes,Mexico’s Third Gender

 

This was so interesting!  Read the Munchies post about them, here.

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Pictures of Frida Kahlo Taken by her Father

Pictures of Frida Kahlo Taken by her Father

Mexico loves Frida Kahlo, and these photographs taken by her father are a delight. Take a look here.

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Not to be Missed Day of the Dead Video

Not to be Missed Day of the Dead Video

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.  

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Day of the Dead Film School Short

Day of the Dead Film School Short

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.

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10 Tasty Insects and Bugs

10 Tasty Insects and Bugs

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.

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Mexico’s Growing Wine Scene

Mexico’s Growing Wine Scene

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.

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Mexico City’s Roma Norte

Mexico City’s Roma Norte

Curious about Mexico City? Here is a foodie’s couple of weeks in Colonia Roma Norte.

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Where to Drink and Learn about Mezcal in Oaxaca

Where to Drink and Learn about Mezcal in Oaxaca

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.

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The Mercado Libertad in Guadalajara

The Mercado Libertad in Guadalajara

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!

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Mexico City’s Fabulous Architecture

Mexico City’s Fabulous Architecture

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.

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13 Phrases only Mexicans Understand

13 Phrases only Mexicans Understand

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.”

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Good Article on DF, and in Vogue, no less!

Good Article on DF, and in Vogue, no less!

Vogue’s Guide to the Coolest Megalopolis in the World, Mexico City.  Don’t miss it!  Here’s the article.

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Take a tour of Oaxaca with Munchies!

Take a tour of Oaxaca with Munchies!

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Six Unique Activities in Mexico

Six Unique Activities in Mexico

 

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!  

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An unexpected Semana Santa encounter

An unexpected Semana Santa encounter

 

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.

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New Maya Museums in the Yucatán

New Maya Museums in the Yucatán

 

Three new museums open in the Yucatán that you won’t want to miss.  Read the SF Gate article here.

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Artists can pay taxes with artworks in Mexico

Artists can pay taxes with artworks in Mexico

 

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.

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