After Dia del Trabajo of Mexico

After Dia del Trabajo of Mexico

In the English language, Dia del trabajo is the Labor Day. In Mexico, this is the day when the Mexican workers’ union movements are commemorated. Historically, it was a day to recognize and respect the rights of workers. The spirit of protest to fight for more privileges and comfort was taking quite long til Portfiiro Diaz dictatorship Industrial progress was made. Particularly the miners, farmers and factory workers who open up the labor movement in Mexico. After this national public holi... [ read more ]

The Mexican Dessertspoons

The Mexican Dessertspoons

Other than the famous Mexican dips, you can try the Five layer Mexican Dip that is with cheese, Cheddar, vegetables, Avocado, beans/legumes. The Mexican has some traditional soups such as the Mexican Chicken Soup and they cooked it with cheese, Cheddar, meat and poultry. Another soup called the Mexican Tortilla Chicken Soup also tastes really refreshing. It is due to the ingredients used in the making of this soup such as lime, chicken, Avocado and also Jalepeno. You can imagine a tangy and ... [ read more ]

Templo Mayor and the National Palace

Templo Mayor and the National Palace

The National Palace or Palacio Nacional in Mexico can be found in the Mexico City's main square called Plaza de la Constitucion. Now it is the presidential residence fo Los Pinos. It has an architecture that is transplanting of the Spanish civilization to the New World and it has a blend of the Aztec and Spanish altogether. This place is a main highlight especially on the eve of the Mexican Independence Day. You can not only just hear the original bell of Father Hidalgo but also hearing the ... [ read more ]

Touring Mexico by Car

Touring Mexico by Car

San Luis Potosi is a place to drive through. You can visit the Cave of the Swallows, Las Pozas in Xilitla, the Aquismon river, the Tamtoc archeological zone as well as the Media Luna lagoon. Chihuahua by car is taking a long time, due to its big area but surely if you are patient enough to drive through, you shall be greatly rewarded. There are the mountainous parts like the Casas Grandes. If you like archeological site, you should see the Paquime, Cueva Grande and also Cuarenta Casas and Ci... [ read more ]

Famous Attractions in Mexico City

Famous Attractions in Mexico City

With old and modern landmarks, Mexico City has many exciting attractions to offer. It is a vibrant destination where you can find many beautiful parks, cultural diversions, art museums, historic theaters. The El Zocalo is the main square in the center of Mexico City. You cannot miss this, it is also known as the Constitution Square. It has very large paved square and is considered the largest public square in the Western Hemisphere. Tiananmen Square in Beijing is the biggest in the world, bu... [ read more ]

Colourful Celebrations of Mexico

Colourful Celebrations of Mexico

The cultural event Guelaguetza or sometimes known as Mondays on the Hill is much celebrated in Oaxaca. Oaxaca is a city in the Centro District in Central Valleys. It is right at the base of Cerro del Fortin, closed to Atoyac River. Guelaguetza is celebrated in an entire month in length. starting from the first two Mondays after 16th July. However, they do not celebrate it if it falls on 18th July. That is because it is the death date for their great leader, Benito Juarez. So during this time... [ read more ]

Mexican Traditional Dishes

Mexican Traditional Dishes

Picadillo is a dish made with rich ground beef, tomatoes, olives and raisins. It is sometimes used as a filling for tamales, tacos and empanadas, and at times people eat it alone. Birria is another dish made possibly with beef, veal, lamb, pork as it is quite versatile and usually combining more than one type of meat is not unusual. Cooked in a large casserole dish for four hours gives the best flavor. Be prepared as this dish takes a total of 28 hours from preparation to completion. Chile Col... [ read more ]

Romantic and Luxurious Mexico

Romantic and Luxurious Mexico

If you are planning a getaway to Mexico, you may plan one that is fascinating yet romantic. San Miguel de Allende Starting your journey at the enchanting San Miguel de Allende. Here you can explore Mexico's colonial heartland with cobblestone backstreets lined with colonial buildings, contemporary galleries, lively markets and beautiful home and gardens. Guanajuato Then to Guanajuato, a UNESCO listed town. It is best to get there for a day excursion. Guanajuato used to be settled by th... [ read more ]

Best Beaches of Mexico

Best Beaches of Mexico

Sun bathers may love these various stretches of beaches along the coastlines of Mexico harbor. We have mentioned Cancun which is the most popular beach destination on the Yucatan peninsula. If you have not been to the beach island of Isla Mujeres or the Isla Holbox, you are really recommended to see it soon. Other than its beauty and relaxing atmosphere, going south of Cancun leads you to a coastal strip called Riviera Maya. Part of it is the beach town Playa del Carmen. Xcaret and Xel-Ha ... [ read more ]

Holy Week in Mexico

Holy Week in Mexico

Since Mexico is a predominantly Roman Catholic country, the people regard Easter as a very important time of the year. They celebrate Pascua (Easter) and considers it one of the most important religious holiday of the year. Their observances include all the things they do from the Palm Sunday called the Domingo de Ramos in mid April. It only ends on Easter Sunday (Domingo de Gloria).  Holy Thursday is when some communities celebrates this day with a unique tradition, but basically the Holy... [ read more ]