Category: Day of the Dead

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10 Things You May Not Know About Day of the Dead

October 31, 2017 by

10 Things You May Not... Happy Halloween! Halloween is a big day in the US, but even bigger are the celebrations that take place this week in Mexico during the Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos. Fiestas, parades, food, processions, etc. take place as Mexicans (and many Latin American countries) celebrate deceased loved ones. Do you think... Read More »

How to Celebrate the Day of the Dead

November 3, 2016 by

How to Celebrate the Day... Mexpro's Itzel Greenheck, originally from Central Mexico, explains the traditions around the Day of the Dead, and describes how she celebrates in the US. Before Day of the Dead became a trendy celebration among Latino and non-Latino communities in the US, I was already a huge fan. As a matter of fact, when I came... Read More »

Aguascalientes Mexico 2014 Skulls Festival

October 2, 2014 by

20th Annual Festival de Calaveras in Aguascalientes A City Founded in Hot Water The city of Aguascalientes, is the capital of the state of Aguascalientes, and is located in the Bajio region of North-Central Mexico. Aguascalientes, which means “hot waters,” got its name from the many hot springs that were found there, when city was... Read More »

Day of the Dead Mexican Holiday Inspires New Pixar Film

June 17, 2012 by

The Day of the Dead holiday has been one of Mexico’s most illustrious traditions throughout history. The origins of the holiday date back to the indigenous culture of the Aztecs. This day for Mexicans represents a celebration in regards to death. Mexicans have maintained a strong belief in the acceptance of death and the celebration... Read More »

What's the Best Time to Visit Mexico?

May 1, 2010 by

By Suzanne Barbezat, About.com Anytime is a great time to travel to Mexico! There's no bad time to visit Mexico, but certain times of the year may appeal to different people more than others, and some destinations are better at certain times of the year. There are a few factors that you'll want to consider... Read More »