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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 in Mexico. Even if tequila is not your thing, just ...
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Tequila route

Tequila ranks number one among the products most consumed by foreigners when visiting Mexico. To experience the magical world surrounding this emblematic drink, there is nothing better than spending at least one day visiting the "Tequila Route", a tourism concept that embraces history, tradition, and culture. By law, only 5 Mexican states can produce tequila: Jalisco Guanajuato Tamaulipas Michoacan Nayarit Most tequila ...
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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 relic of ...
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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 excursions, with ...
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The best places in Mexico to live as expat

Mexico is said to be quite a hospitable place for expats. Many 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 choose places with no other foreigners and immerse yourself in local traditions ...
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Climate of Mexico

Mexico's climate showcases a remarkable diversity attributed to its varied geography. From high mountains that influence temperature shifts to expansive lowlands with hot and humid conditions, and the moderating impact of coastal regions, the country's landscape creates a rich tapestry of climatic zones. Temperature variations in Mexico Temperature variations are influenced by latitude, elevation, and regional geography. North of the 24th parallel, ...
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Thrifty traveling tips for 2020

Embarking on a journey involves more than just selecting a destination. It's a strategic balance between exploration and financial prudence. In this guide, we'll delve into practical tips to enhance your travel experience without breaking the bank. Here are some travel tips on how to save yourself some big bucks. Detail planning First things first, you should know when, where, and how ...
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Mexican quesadilla

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

Danza de Los Voladores ("Dance of the Flyers") or Palo Volador ("Flying Pole") is an ancient Mesoamerican ceremony (ritual) that is still performed, albeit in a modified form, in some parts of Mexico and Guatemala. The Dance of the Flyers ceremony is believed to have originated among the Nahua, Huastec, and Otomi peoples of central Mexico and then spread throughout much of ...
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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 find seven ...
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