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3 July, 2015

“Piñata – ¡dale, dale dale!”

The Piñata is closely associated with the native people of Mexico, who made clay pots in the shape of their gods. The pots were meant to […]
3 July, 2015

¡Ya Vienen los Reyes Magos!

On January 6th, Mexicans celebrate the day when the Three Wise Men (Reyes) arrived at the manger in Bethlehem and presented the baby Jesus with gifts […]
3 July, 2015

“No te Hagas Rosca ” Candlemas Day

Día de la Candelaria or Day of the Candles is celebrated throughout Mexico on February 2nd, and represents a fusion of pre-Hispanic traditions and Catholic beliefs. […]
3 July, 2015

What is the original “La Michoacana” ice-cream shop?

Many ice-cream shops called “La Michoacana” are seen around the city, and each shop claims to be the original or authentic one. The truth is that […]
3 July, 2015

The Aztec Stadium

The Aztec Stadium or “The Colossus of Saint Ursula” is the third largest stadium in the world, after the Rŭngnado May First Stadium in Pyongyang, North […]
3 July, 2015

No Quiero Oro ni Quiero Plata yo lo que Quiero es Romper la Piñata!

The Posadas, a Mexican Catholic tradition, are celebrated from December 16 to December 24. These nine days symbolize the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem […]
3 July, 2015

¿Me da mi Calaverita?

The Catrina was made popular by a renowned journalist and political cartoonist called José Guadalupe Posada. The name Catrina means “dapper” and is a metaphorical representation […]
3 July, 2015

Sweet Mexico!

Mexican candies are a highlight of just how diverse the cuisine of the country is. These sweet delicacies come in a wide variety of natural and […]
3 July, 2015

Mexican Wrestling

Lucha Libre (free fighting or wrestling) has its origins in ancient Olympic and Greco-Roman wrestling. It arrived in Mexico in the early twentieth century, but it […]
3 July, 2015

The Tree of Life

One of the most symbolic Mexican handicrafts is the Tree of Life, which comes from the municipality of Metepec (on the hill of magueys). This magical […]
3 July, 2015

One “Chela” please!

Mexican Beer has a long history. Mesoamerican cultures knew of fermented alcoholic beverages, including a corn beer and pulque, a fermented sap of the maguey. European […]
3 July, 2015

Springtime: An explosion of Colours

Like cherry blossom time in Japan, jacaranda season in Mexico City is a must to experience. Walking is the best way to discover the jacaranda tree, […]
3 July, 2015

Passion Play of Iztapalapa

The Passion Play of Iztapalapa is one of the largest and most fervent religious celebrations in the world. During Holy Week, more than two million visitors […]
3 July, 2015

For Everything Bad, Mezcal, and for Everything Good, as Well

Legend says that lightning struck a maguey, opening and cooking its center. The natives perceived the pungent aroma of the emanating nectar and fearfully drank the […]
19 December, 2018

“Altar de Muertos”

In 2003, UNESCO considered Day of the Dead (November 1 and 2) as oral and intangible heritage of humanity. The origin of this festivity is pre-Hispanic. […]
19 December, 2018

Tips for Landlords & Tenants

Tips for Landlords & Tenants Before you move in, landlord is expected to keep their property clean, safe and liveable. The landlord is in charge of: […]
19 December, 2018

The Christmas “Aguinaldo” in Mexico

Christmas bonus is an amount of money given by companies to employees in the public or private sector to face end-of-year expenses such as Holiday vacations […]
19 December, 2018

Pastorelas

In Mexico, during Christmas season, in schools, kermesses, family gatherings and even in some social events, small plays which main characters are the shepherd of Bethlehem […]