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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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Mexican food history

The typical Mexican food is a long and diverse history. It is believed that authentic Mexican food might have been derived from the Mayan. Traditionally, the Maya were nomadic hunters and gatherers. Corn tortillas and bean paste were their daily common food. The Maya also ate tropic fruits, wild game and fish. In the middle of the 14 century, the ...
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Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro

The old colonial town of Querétaro is unusual in having retained the geometric street plan of the Spanish conquerors side by side with the twisting alleys of the Indian quarters. The Otomi, the Tarasco, the Chichimeca and the Spanish lived together peacefully in the town, which is notable for the many ornate civil and religious Baroque monuments from its golden ...
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Reasons why you should travel to Mexico

Mexico is a huge country and encompasses epic landscapes from Northern deserts and snowy peaks of the Central Sierra, to the Jungle highlands of Southern Chiapas and the beaches of the Yucatán Peninsula. As spicy as salsa, intoxicating as tequila, and as surreal as all Frida Kahlo canvases, Mexico is gonna be a treat to your senses, energize your intellect ...
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The quintessential Mexican food guide

Mexican food that you must try Mexican culture consists of a lot of incredibly lavish traditions and festivals, and the landscape of this beautiful country features a warm and tropical climate, but one of the best things about Mexico is undoubtedly its traditional cuisine. Flavors from around the world have influenced Mexican dishes. Mexican cuisine is the assimilation of many ...
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Pre-Columbian Mexican ancient games and gambling

Board games have been played in most cultures and societies throughout history. Some games depended completely on player skill, while many other games required no decisions by the players and were decided purely by luck. The use of dice could decide everything from how many steps a player could move their token to how their forces fared in battle, or ...
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Bul game

Bul, also called Buul, Boolik or Puluc, is a running-fight board game originating in Mesoamerica and is known particularly among several of the Maya peoples of Belize and the Guatemalan highlands. It is uncertain whether this game dates back to the pre-Columbian Maya civilization, or whether it developed in the post-colonial era after the arrival of the Spanish conquistadores. There ...
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