Merida is one of those places that visitors just fall in love with. From the old historic town center to the surprisingly kind climate, something about Merida just speaks to the traveler’s soul. Oh, and then there’s the shopping – did I mention the shopping?
Like a lot of second cities around the world, Guadalajara gets little of the attention paid to its better-known sibling, Mexico City. But if you start thinking of words you associate with Mexico, you’re probably thinking of something that originated in Guadalajara. Mariachi? Tequila? Sombrero? Mexican hat dance? This is the birthplace of all of [...]
Sister city to Santa Barbara, California, Puerto Vallarta has, for years, charmed its patrons with beautiful ocean views, a rich jungle experience, and a historic and charming old town. If you’ve touched down and are looking for some great ways to experience Puerto Vallarta you won’t be disappointed – even if you’re looking for something extra special to do with that extra special somebody.
If you’ve ever been to Mexico, then whether or not you’ve realized it, chances are that you’ve seen Our Lady of Guadeloupe. Also known as the Virgin of Guadeloupe, this holy symbol is equal parts national monument, religious icon, and part cultural figure. Our Lady of Guadeloupe is as much a part of Mexico as mole sauce and tequila.
uiIf you’re a drinker, you know your booze. If you’re not a drinker, you still know that Mexico is famous for one liquor in particular – and that liquor’s name is “Tequila.” Traditionally popularized in the Anglican world by shooting the stuff with a worm in the bottom of the glass, the truth of the matter is that tequila is as refined or as base an alcohol as you want it to be. And what’s more, tequila has an oft-overlooked little brother – “mezcal” where the same holds true.