2017 Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead

Photo: Ciudad de Oaxaca Turismo Mexico’s celebrations of Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead are world famous. Here are snapshots from 2017: Oaxaca, Mexico Day of the Dead Playlist Guadalajara, Mexico Mexico City Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a holiday celebrated throughout the Americas and combines ancient Indigenous traditions and modern …

Colibri Ecotourism Award

As part of the global celebration of World Environment Day, Planeta.com presented the Colibri Ecotourism Award from 2000-2010. Currently we’re focusing efforts on staying in contact with Colibri winners via the social web. ‘Colibri’ means ‘hummingbird’ in Spanish. Winners include Steve Bridger, Gerhard Buttner, Hector Ceballos-Lascurain,Jorge Chàvez de la Peña, Fernando Garcia Aguinaco, Verena Gerber, Marlene Ehrenberg, …

Gastronomic heritage and traditional cuisine of Tlalpan

Photo: Cuicuilco Mmmm, caldo Tlalpeño! Part of the seminar series “Cocinas en México, procesos biosociales, históricos y reproducción cultural” explores the Gastronomic heritage and traditional cuisine of Tlalpan (Patrimonio gastronómico o cocina tradicional en Tlapan) Speakers Gerardo Mora Jiménez / CCC de la Ciudad de México Esther Gallardo González / DEAS – INAH YouTube Flickr Facebook …

Mexico City Hosts Annual Indigenous Culture Fiesta

Mexico City hosts the Festival of Indigenous Cultures 2017 in the Zócalo September 1-10.  Hashtag: #CiudadSinMuros Celebrating the pluricultural and multiethnic diversity of Mexico City and the world, the event includes more than 800 exhibitors. Around 400 artistic and cultural activities are planned. The Festival of Indigenous Cultures 2017 exalts the cultural beauty of the Mexican towns through its …

National Day of Botanical Gardens in México

Publisher’s note: Early version. Edits and tweets to come. For those in Mexico City April 29 is the 12th National Day of Botanical Gardens in Mexico (12avo. Día Nacional de Jardines Botánicos). Celebrations take place at the Jardín Botánico at UNAM on Saturday, 10am-5pm. Donation of 15 pesos is requested. Details online http://diadejardinesbotanicos.unam.mx Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JBUNAM Facebook Event …

Mexico City Hosts World’s Largest Bicycle Party #fmb6

Mexico City hosts the sixth World Bike Forum, April 19-23. Hashtag: #fmb6; Twitter: @WorldBikeForum; Website: fmb6.net In the big picture, biking and cycling are the unsung twin powerhouses of responsible, sustainable, eco and fair and conscious … travel. In 2017 we celebrate the Sustainable Tourism for Development universe by asking readers, what are the good cycling experiences? …

Xochimilco

Poster: Ron Mader, Xochimilco What does responsible travel look like in Mexico City? = ¿Cómo se ve un viaje responsable en la Ciudad de México? Xochimilco is a case study in sustainable tourism in a fragile, vulnerable landscape, also a veritable World Heritage Site. On my list of top places in the world to visit, …

UNAM

Mexico City – With an enrollment of nearly half a million students and a teaching staff of 25,000, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) has the largest campus in the Americas. Located in the southern part of the city, the university has amazing mosaics, the Olympic Stadium and a campus built on top of a …

World Forum of Mexican Gastronomy (Foro Mundial de la Gastronomía Mexicana) #fmgm16

Are you passionate about Mexican food? You’re in luck this week. The Fourth World Forum of Mexican Gastronomy will be held from November 24 to 27 at the National Arts Center (Cenart) in Mexico City. Hashtag: #fmgm16 You can check the program at: http://www.ccgm.mx/fmgm/programa Remote participants can watch videos live from the Teatro de las Artes Archived …