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Monthly Archives: March 2014

  Reference & History

What Do you Need to Travel to Mexico?

  What documents or requirements are needed to visit  Mexico?   Many countries including the US, Canada, the European Union do not need a Mexican Visa to visit Mexico for up to 180 days. Your passport is required and must be… Read More

  Arts

Frida Kahlo Viva la Vida

For Frida, her paintings were not a representation of dreams but a way to cope with the reality of life. She told her story from her own point of view and through the pain and passion of her experiences.

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  Culture & Traditions

Pastel de las Tres Leches

In recent times the Tres Leches cake or Pastel de las Tres Leches became one of the most popular Mexican Desserts.  It is a sponge cake in many recipes, or a butter cake, soaked in three kinds of milk (thus the name… Read More

  Culture & Traditions

  Culture & Traditions

Most Popular Mexican Nicknames

  In Mexico, there are many nicknames or terms of endearment to express in a playful way our feelings toward others.  Abue  Short for Abuelo (a)  grandparent Amor my love. Bebé baby. Cariño  Sweetheart. Chaparrita (o)  Short one. Chino (a) Curly one. Chirris … Read More

  Culture & Traditions

The National Museum of Anthropology

“…As long as the world exists, the glory and honor of México Tenochitlán must not be forgotten.“ Chimalpahín Quauhtlehuatzin             Neither conquest nor time, nor new foreign influences have been able to erase from the Mexican memory, the splendor of its… Read More

  Culture & Traditions

  Culture & Traditions

Mexican Mother’s Day

The two most important celebrations in Mexico are December 12 celebrating Our Lady of Guadalupe and May 10 Mother’s Day in Mexico. In a sense, both dates celebrate mothers and show the importance of mothers in the Mexican Culture. Continue reading

  Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo Facts

  1.   Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day.   2.   Cinco de Mayo is celebrated every May 5 to observe the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Independence Day is  September 16.   3.   The Battle of Puebla took… Read More

  Cinco de Mayo

General Ignacio Zaragoza: Cinco de Mayo Hero

Spanish Cinco de Mayo Hero When “Cinco de Mayo” is mentioned in Mexico, one of the most symbolic battles in the Mexican collective unconscious immediately comes to mind: the Battle of Puebla. General Ignacio Zaragoza, with only a small army,… Read More

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