How Is Cinco de Mayo Celebrated in Mexico?

Posted April 23, 2018 by & filed under Cinco de Mayo, Festivals / Events, Puebla.

When you think of Cinco de Mayo, what comes to mind? Incredible food? Margaritas? Beer? Vibrant costumes? Music and dancing? Although all of the above symbolize this historic celebration (particularly in the United States), there’s a lot more to be discovered — especially once you cross the border. What Is Cinco de Mayo? You may have… Read more »

What are the Top New Year’s Destinations in Mexico?

Posted December 27, 2017 by & filed under Destinations, Festivals / Events, Holidays, New Years.

Pinata

While our neighbor to the south is no stranger to throwing a party, some places in Mexico are ideally suited for celebrating this momentous occasion, whether you’re planning a romantic getaway for two or bringing the whole family along. Monterrey Nestled at the foot of Cerro de la Silla, a giant jagged mountain, Monterrey is… Read more »

How to Celebrate Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) in Mexico

Posted October 26, 2017 by & filed under Day of the Dead, Festivals / Events, Holidays.

Day of the Dead Celebrations

Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos in Spanish (though the originally Día de Muertos), is a Mexican celebration honoring those who have passed away and supporting their journey to the afterworld. It has gained popularity in the United States in recent years, however, if you really want to experience this special holiday,… Read more »

Planning a Road Trip through the Wine Country of Baja Mexico

Posted March 7, 2017 by & filed under Alcohol, Baja, Festivals / Events, Restaurants, Vacation, Vendimia, Wine.

South of the border, there is a whole new wine country to explore in Baja California. The Valle de Guadalupe, about two hours south of San Diego and 43 miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border, is home to over 100 wineries, as well as charming restaurants, hotels and museums. Exploring is an all-day affair. You… Read more »

Constitution Day in Mexico – 100 Years!

Posted February 3, 2017 by & filed under Festivals / Events, History, Holidays.

Mexican Flags Waving

Constitution Day in Mexico celebrates Mexico’s Constitution, Constitución Política de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos. Approved by the Mexican Congress on February 5, 1917. This year is especially important since it is the 100-year or centennial anniversary! The Mexican Revolution began on November 20, 1910. A very violent and costly fight, the revolution took the lives… Read more »