The Fourth of July celebrates the birth of a new, independent nation for the United States. It is a famous day known around the world, even though it’s a celebration held in America. Like its neighbor the United States, Mexico has its own Independence Day—and it’s not Cinco de Mayo. What Is Mexico’s Independence Day?
Many people have traveled to Mexico, but few have really explored it. America’s next door neighbor to the south has a vast diversity of natural landscapes, cultural heritage, and hidden beach getaways for authenticity-seeking travelers. Beyond the cruise ports of call and all-inclusive resorts, Mexico invites visitors to dig deep. Here are a few ideas
Mexico is celebrated worldwide for its cuisine. In fact, it is one of few national cuisines to gain the status of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. Yet “Mexican food” is often misunderstood. Its signature dishes aren’t the burritos and tacos that are exported as familiar “Tex Mex,” and its flavor profiles are deeper than the usual
Semana Santa or Holy Week commences on Palm Sunday (Domingo de Ramos), culminating on Easter Sunday (Domingo de Pascua). As nearly 90% of Mexico’s population is of the Catholic faith, Easter is the most important holiday as it commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Leading up to Easter, Semana Santa is a time of great