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Jose Cuervo Express Train

Would you like to travel in luxury like in Porfiriato times and get to know the oldest tequila distillery in America? The best option is to take the José Cuervo Express, whose final destination is the Magic Town of Tequila, Jalisco. The José Cuervo Express is one of the only old-style trains you will find in Mexico, so even if ...
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Tequila route

Tequila ranks first among the products that foreigners consume most when they visit Mexico. However, to experience the magical world that surrounds this emblematic drink, there is nothing better than taking at least one day to visit the Tequila Route, a tourist concept that encompasses history, traditions and culture. Legally, only five of the thirty-one states in Mexico can produce ...
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Basilica of Our Lady of Zapopan

The Basilica of Our Lady of Zapopan ("Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Zapopan") and the abbey of Our Lady of Expectation of Zapopan are a 17th-century Franciscan sanctuary built in downtown Zapopan, in the state of Jalisco, México. It is one of the most visited sanctuaries in Western Mexico, and it preserves a wooden Virgin that is considered a valuable ...
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What to do in Cancun and around

Cancun is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. Surrounded by the breathtaking turquoise crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean Sea and soft white coral sandy beaches, Cancun will make your vacation the best and unforgettable. Just offshore of Cancun there is a vast portion of the famous Mesoamerican Barrier Reef and this makes Cancun an excellent base for diving ...
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The best places in Mexico to live as expat

Where do most expats live in Mexico? Expats select Mexico to live in thanks to its easy-going culture, leisure options, amazing tourist destinations, delicious gastronomy and friendly population. Of course, much depends on what you’re looking for. There are places in Mexico where you can chose places with no other foreigners and live inmmerse yourself into local traditions and lifestyle ...
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Climate of Mexico

The climate of Mexico is highly varied. Land that is north of the twenty-fourth parallel experiences lower temperatures during the winter months. South of the twenty-fourth parallel, temperatures are fairly constant year-round and vary solely as a function of elevation. The north of the country generally receives less precipitation than the south. Areas south of the twentieth-fourth parallel with elevations ...
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Thrifty traveling tips for 2020

Relaxing for too long, getting the best hotel room services, eating the most exotic food, getting to know various cultures and sceneries, and of course, the nights that we’ve been craving for – all may be in good hands before and during the travel, but what happens “after” everything had been spent? Here are some travel tips on how to ...
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Mexican quesadilla

The quesadilla is a Mexican dish that consists of a corn or wheat tortilla, folded in half. It should be eaten hot, either fried or cooked on the griddle or skillet. In the Metropolitan Zone of the Valley of Mexico, the term 'quesadilla' refers to folded corn tortillas that can carry more ingredients besides cheese or even dispense with it ...
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Danza de Los Voladores

The Danza de Los Voladores ("Dance of the Flyers"), or Palo Volador ("flying pole"), is an ancient Mesoamerican ceremony (ritual) still performed today, albeit in modified form, in isolated pockets in Mexico and Guatemala. It is believed to have originated with the Nahua, Huastec and Otomi peoples in central Mexico, and then spread throughout most of Mesoamerica. The ritual consists ...
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The cuisine of Veracruz: a tasty blend of cultures

Coconut shrimp, chilatoles, chicatanas, pulacles, cream enchiladas, molotes, volovanes... each region of Veracruz has so much to offer on the gastronomic table, that it would be a tremendous injustice to make a list of only seven dishes. However, if you are going to travel to Veracruz and need an introduction to the typical cuisine of the state, then you will ...
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