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Secrets of Puebla Tunnels

Many Mexican cities have legends about secret tunnels lying just beneath the streets, used during the revolution either by royalty or even during the inquisition. Grandparents would tell these folk stories to children. The discovery of the Puebla tunnel in 2015 lends some credence to these urban legends. In the alley of Cinco de Mayo Road, there’s a doorway leading underground that looks to be an entrance to a subway ...
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Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo House Studio Museum

The famous artist couple lived and worked here, in two different houses separated by a bridge. While Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul in nearby Coyoacan may be the more iconic abode of the Mexican surrealist, she also resided and worked at another Casa Azul, her blue-painted house in the compound she shared with her husband Diego Rivera, in twin houses connected by an elevated bridge. In the airy, architecturally stunning spaces ...
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Quetzalcoatl’s Nest

Northwest of Mexico City the feathered Aztec serpent god Quetzalcoatl has been turned into a series of condos. Located among the lush natural ravines of Naucalpan, Mexico, Quetzalcoatl’s Nest is a fantastical snake-shaped structure that includes ten separate apartments spread over 16,500 square feet. Designed by renowned Mexican architect Javier Senosiain, the residence is an exploration of ‘organic architecture’ that takes its design inspiration from nature and aims for minimal ...
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Great and unknown places to visit in Mexico

Places to visit in Mexico Mexico is a touristic jewel. In fact, it is the 9th most visited country in the world. Most people arrive to enjoy beautiful beaches such as Cancun, Rivera Maya, Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta. However, we want to expand your vision of Mexico with 10 great places to visit that are mostly ignored. Tolantongo An eco touristic park set in the cliffs of the dry ...
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Island of the Dolls

La Isla de las Muñecas ("Island of the Dolls") – is an area on the bank on the canals where dolls swing eerily from the trees. The Island of the Dolls, located in the channels of Xochimilco, south of the center of Mexico City, very close to the Estadio Azteca football stadium, is a chinampa of the Laguna de Teshuilo and one of the main attractions of the channels. There ...
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The famous Marieta Islands’ hidden beach

"The Marieta Islands are one of Mexico's most treasured jewels in Riviera Nayarit, and one of the icons that people immediately tie back to this UNESCO-listed biosphere reserve". When the Mexican military used the Marieta Islands for target practice in the early 1900s, little did they know their efforts would lead to the creation of a future tourist destination. But, in fact, repeated bombings on the islands are thought to ...
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Mezcal

Mezcal (or mescal) is a distilled alcoholic beverage made from any type of agave. The word mezcal comes from Nahuatl mexcalli "metl" and "ixcalli" which means "oven-cooked agave". Agaves or magueys are found mainly in many parts of Mexico and all the way down to the equator, though most mezcal is made in Oaxaca. It can also be made in Durango, Guanajuato, Guerrero, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas, Michoacan and ...
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Mexican iconic VW Beetle will no longer be in production

Prosecution of the VW Beetle was halted at a Puebla, Mexico, assembly plant in July 2019. It was the only one in the world still manufacturing the car known to Mexicans as the 'vocho'. The Volkswagen Beetle will no longer be in production, but it will forever live on as a favorite among Mexican motorists. The modern edition of the iconic VW model ceased production Wednesday at the automaker's Puebla, ...
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Tips to find affordable upgrade flights to Mexico

Not so long ago, a flight upgrade wasn’t the rare thing, but now it is. If you have traveled enough, you might have noticed that it was just a matter of time before a check-in or gate agent handed you a boarding pass with a low row number. This used to be the golden ticket for travelers. However, nowadays, it is all about business and profit, and you’ll pay over ...
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Exploring Guadalajara by car: 8 day-long trips

Guadalajara is a popular touristic destination. Probably, it’s because of the numerous cultural places, nature views, mouth-watering cuisine, and incredible nightlife. It is not a problem to find the best restaurants, hotels, and other attractions. Staying here for a few days, you have a chance to visit a cultural city center, a country lake, and play local sports. No doubt, Guadalajara is one of the must-see places for visiting in ...
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