10 Differences You Should Know between Halloween and Day of the Dead

Many think Day of the Dead is a “Mexicanized” Halloween. And well… It could not be further from the truth. For starters, Day of the Dead is MUCH older.Β The reality is that there is much misinformation about these two celebrations in relation to death. Mostly, the idea of both is completely different. So, I’ve done […]

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Day of the Dead: When Mexicans invite Death into their Homes

Celebrating death?Β  Day of the Dead is approaching fast, and Mexico is preparing to receive this popular celebration. It is so big, that it has been declared by Unesco as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Understanding death from another perspective and even laughing at it is part of the spirit of this celebration. I’ll […]

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A deserted beach in the middle of the jungle: Mexico’s best kept secret!

There are many things that can surprise anyone in Mexico. The diversity of the culture, the beauty of its nature and the warmth of its people… In Mexico, things are more beautiful than they ever seem from the outside. And yeah, it’s not only because I’m forever in love with my own land, but because […]

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Why visiting Mexico will change your views on the wall

Everybody has heard crazy things about Mexico. And especially lately, where Mexico has been targeted as a country of immigrants and criminals. But how much do you really know about what’s in Mexico? Whatever is south, and everything that is hidden in this Latin American but North American country. Care not for actions and “facts” […]

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10 things you have to try when visiting Mexico

When visiting Mexico, you have to be adventurous. It is not only a place filled with the usual clichΓ©s: tequila, drugs, violence, party, hot women ( πŸ˜† ) and Β great beaches. Mexico is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. You’ll find it all: delicious food, all kinds of terrain and climate, unparalleled […]

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A mystic place of Mexican superstitions you won’t believe exists!

There are many reasons why Tepoztlan is a captivating place. It is one of the most prominent places in the state of Morelos. It is also next to my hometown, Cuernavaca. Β Firstly, one must consider its location at the foot of impressive mountains, shining like the sun. With almost no network signal, you are in […]

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My Hometown: Cuernavaca, Morelos

Cuernavaca, Morelos is right in the heart of Mexico, and it is usually referred to as “The city of Eternal Spring” (I guess then haven’t been here when it rains!) and I moved right back after the collapse of my employer in Mexico City, with a crushed spirit and a bad attitude. Now, I can […]