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A Brief History of Pre-Columbian Mexico

Mexico is a country with a long history and vibrant culture. But did you know it has only been a country for a little over 200 years?  For tens of thousands of years before that, modern day Mexico was part of Mesoamerica. This region saw the rise and fall of many great civilizations that have […]

6 Things You Should Know About Mexican History

Post by on June 5, 2020

When you think of Mexico, you likely think of the country as it is today. Vibrant and established as a modern country. But did you know that people have been living in what is today Mexico for tens of thousands of years? And that much like the United States, the country is actually only a […]

Frida Kahlo: The Defining Force of Mexican Culture

“They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn’t. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.” – Frida Kahlo One of Mexico’s most beloved and influential figures, Frida Kahlo encapsulates and defines what it means to be a Mexican artist. With world-renowned works, a style that’s outlasted her own life, and an inspirational […]

Guide to Mexican Gemstones

Curious about gemstones but don’t know where to start? Want to make sure you know the symbolism behind a piece of jewelry before making a purchase or wearing a specific gemstone? Read our guide to Mexican gemstones to learn the symbolism and history behind each so you can find a gemstone that matches your spirit […]

6 Epic Mexican Vacation Destinations

Mexico is filled to the brim with vibrant, inspiring destinations for the trip of a lifetime. Teeming with delicious food, talented artistry, and interesting people, these cities, villages, and resorts are world class locales that define Mexico as a premiere vacation destination. But where to start? In this post, we outline 6 epic Mexican vacation […]

19 Facts You Never Knew About Mexico

Mexico is filled with interesting food, jewelry, people, cities, and culture. While many think they know everything there is to know about our great country, the region’s complex history and vibrant culture leave lots to explore for everyone. In this month’s post, we’ll give you an inside peek with 19 facts you (probably) never knew […]

7 Famous People in Mexico’s History

Mexico is filled with stories of culture, bravery, humanity, and cruelty, all of which come together to form the tapestry that is modern Mexico. In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the key figures, both good and bad, that make Mexico what it is today.   Public Domain-1923 Hernán Cortés, 1485-1547 Hernán […]

5 Mexican Holidays You’ve Never Heard of Before

Post by on June 5, 2018

While most have heard of Cinco de Mayo, did you know there are a number of more significant holidays celebrated in Mexico every year? In this holiday guide, we’ll take a look at 5 of the most culturally significant holidays celebrated in Mexico every year. We’ll even go over how to celebrate each of them […]

7 Awesome Cities to Visit in Mexico

Post by on May 2, 2018

Mexico is a culturally vibrant and diverse country. Even cities in the same region can be extremely unique with completely different histories and traditions. No two cities in Mexico are ever the same! In this guide, we’ll outline our 7 favorite cities to visit in Mexico and what to see and do when you get […]

The Many Foods of Mexico: A Guide to Mexican Food Regions

Mexican food is one of the defining characteristics of Mexican culture. But did you know that Mexican food is more than just burritos, tacos, and quesadillas? Mexican cuisine is one of the most culturally vibrant culinary traditions in the world. With the mix of indigenous, Spanish, African, and Caribbean cuisines, some see Mexican food as […]