Monument to the Revolution in Plaza de la Republica in Mexico City

La Revolución Mexicana  

Hi expats, we hope you are well and taking care of yourselves during this global pandemic. Today, we would like to share with you...
Popocatépetl volcano in Mexico

The Legend of Popocatépetl

Have you heard about the legend of Popocatépetl, the most important volcano in Mexican History? If you haven’t, please read on!It all started thousands...
A women from Mariachi band in Tlaquepaque, Mexico

The Music of the Spanish Language

Hola,amigos. Today, we are going to talk about music, and not just any kind of music, but the music of the Spanish language. Many...
Las Cruces in Baja Sur, Mexico

The Meaning of Semana Santa in Mexico

Hola a todos, hello to everyone. First of all, Maria and I want to send you our best wishes in these hard times. We...
Mexico's "green gold" avocados

Mexico’s Green Gold: Avocados

This year, the final day of the holiday season in Mexico - El Día de la Candelaria - was the same day as America’s...
Mayan folklore dance in Riviera Maya

The First Step in Introducing Mexico’s Chocolate to the World

Incredible as it may seem, Hernan Cortés brought cacao beans from Mexico to Europe, but the Spanish people initially did not appreciate this wonderful...
Cocoa Pods Tabasco, Mexico

Mexico Began the World’s Love Affair with Chocolate

Mexico began the world’s love affair with chocolate. Once it was known how to grow cacao and use it in many different ways -...
Dia de los Muertos skeleton poster

The Legend of the Terrifying Hairy Hand

Here in Mexico we have all kinds of myths and legends. Some of them are scary and some of them are scarier. This time...
Pyramid of the Moon in Teotihuacan, Mexico

The Legend of Cacao in Mexico

You may know that Mexico is famous for its chocolate, made from the cacao bean, which was domesticated centuries ago by the Olmecs. What...
Playing pot-ta-pok in Mexico

The Ancient Sport of El Juego de Pelota

Have you ever wondered why Mexicans love soccer - or as we say, futbol - so much? Well, our passion for futbol can be...