If you don’t like corn, do not come to Mexico! Or do come, but bring your own food!… Jokes aside, Mexicans do love corn and their diet is heavilly based around it. “Tortillas” is their flat bread made out of corn dough and it’s a staple side in all … more »
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They say once you arrive in Mexico you are likely to feel the Power Mexicano all the way to your bones.
We can second that – Viva Mexico!
Mexico has a number of telecom networks but by far the most common of them all is Telcel. You’ll find a Telcel outlet on almost every corner. This is why I decided to get a Telcel card once I arrived here. I usually like to upload pictures and tweet about … more »
It’s a wonder to walk along the streets of Central Campeche. The colorful old buildings, the wonderful cars and the charm of it all! The city center in Campeche is a UN World Heritage site and definitely worthy of the title. Every cobblestone here represents the richness and color of … more »
This ancient Mayan fort was one of the first points of contact with the Spanish. It was a major sea-port for Mayan trade as well as a point of defence. Definitely one of the most dramatic sites in Mexico. The confluence of the ruins and the sea with the strong … more »
I have a feeling Mexican people love pastries and cakes… In the big hypermarkets there is always a HUGE sweets section, that make the bread selection look much tinier. Croissants, danishes, “conchas” (sort of milky bread with sugary icing on top), muffins, cookies… plenty to choose from! And the fun … more »
In Campeche, Mexico - he bends towards his book and peers at it. He looks away and blinks at the bright lights and the people passing by. He looks back at his book and gives it another shot…
Chichen-Itza: majestic and awe inspiring. This monument was built atop another building which is currently underground. A serpent can be seen slithering down the staircase of this monument during the Spring and Autumn equinoxes! Crazy stuff, huh?!
Warm and aromatic, this Mexican treat is a definite winner. The coffee is light and this enhances the Cinnamon-ny experience that it brings with it. Make sure you ask for Cafe de Olla when you’re in Mexico!
On highway 307 from Playa del Carmen to Tulum (Mexico) you’ll find a number of Cenotes right before you reach Akumal. A Cenote is a natural limestone structure which contains ground water (and lots of flora and fauna). The ride from Playa del Carmen to Cenote Cristalino is 20 Pesos … more »
The Aztecs drank a drink very similar to Tequila called octli/pulque. Tequila has been mass produced in Mexico since the year 1600.