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Patolli

Patolli or patole is one of the oldest known games in America. It was a game of strategy and luck, played by commoners and nobles alike. It was reported by the conquistadors that Montezuma often enjoyed watching his nobles play the game at court. Patolli or variants of it was played by a wide range of pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cultures and ...
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What to do in Mexico City?

Mexico City is a big megapolis, it is actually one of the most multi-layered, multi-faceted, and multi-cultural cities in the world. Mexico City is a capital with a life of its own. Colorfully marked hilltops as far as the eye can see, sprawl to the far reaches of the city. Exquisite restaurants and soulful markets offer excellent Mexican cuisine. Modernity ...
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Should you hire a local tour guide when traveling in Mexico?

Should you hire a tour guide or tour agency in Mexico? As an independent traveler, you can experience each place on your own, in the most personalized and unique way. By traveling independently, you avoid hordes of tourists and decide where and how much time to spend. This is easy if you speak Spanish and when traveling on well-known tourist ...
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Heroic cities of Mexico

There are 35 cities in Mexico that have the word "Heroica" ("Heroic") in their names. The title "Heroica" ("Heroic") is granted to those cities that held an important battle of Mexico on wars for the Mexican sovereignty or that marked an important era in history. The wars that are considered to be important in Mexican history and that grant this ...
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5 tips for staying in hotels with your dog

Traveling with pets is a lot easier these days because there are more pet-friendly accommodations available. If you would like to take your dog or cat with you on your Mexican vacation, there are a few steps you should take in advance. Mexican regulations allow travelers to enter the country with up to two dogs or cats, but if traveling ...
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Creative ideas to make a photo diary of your travel tours

Mexico is an amazing country. Travelling Mexico could be an unforgotten experience. Amazing nature, tasty food, colonial towns, ancient ruins, sunny beaches, and fascinating cultural traditions.. Thousand of made photos during the trip cant be enough. A photo diary could be a great solution for keeping all these new experiences and knowledge in one place where you can reflect on ...
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Satellite Towers of Naucalpan

The towers are located in Satellite Town, northwest of the metropolitan area of ​​Mexico City, in the municipality of Naucalpan, State of Mexico. The square where they implant is in the North Loop Ring (Boulevard Manuel Ávila Camacho) Founders Corner Circuit, Autopista Mexico – Queretaro. Satellite City is a subdivision of residential character located northwest of the metropolitan area of ...
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Why is Mexico City sinking?

Mexico City is drinking itself into the ground Mexico City is sinking. Many of Mexico City's buildings are seriously leaning because of land subsidence. Mexico City's water balance has an aquifer deficit, which has caused the drying up of the heavily saturated clay of the former Lake Texcoco (on which the city rests on) and has led to land subsidence ...
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Historic center of Puebla

The Historic Monuments Zone of Puebla is almost 7 km polygon which is considered the origin and historic center of Puebla de Zaragoza, the capital of Puebla State. This Zone was decreed an area of Historic Monuments in 1977 by presidential decree and then declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco on December 11, 1987. Puebla de Zaragoza is located ...
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6 things that must be packed for a foreign trip

A foreign trip is exciting and strange at the same time since you can't expect anything from it. Sometimes, we expect too much or too little from an international trip, and usually, we are afraid of different scenarios. However, packing for a long and international trip can be challenging because there could be so many things, which must be packed ...
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