Mexico Hosts #TianguisTuristico2018

Buzzwords Mazatlán, Mexico hosts the annual Tianguis Turístico April 15-18, 2018. Hashtag: #TianguisTurístico2018 Key Links http://tianguisturisticomexico.com.mx Questions Are there live and recorded videos from Tianguis? Are presentations available for download? Is there a directory of Indigenous-owned tourism services? Are tourism press releases posted online? What is the status of ecotourism and Indigenous tourism in Mexico? …

Rutas de comercio, mercados y cocinas en la Ciudad de México

The latest in the series of videos from Seminario Cocinas en México: Amalia Attolini talks about Mexico City’s markets and kitchens. Key Links Rutas de comercio, mercados y cocinas en la Ciudad de México – Seminario Cocinas en México 2018 http://static.ow.ly/docs/Amalia%20Attolini%20mercados%20mayas_7s0D.pdf Planeta.com México Mexico’s Culinary Histories What’s Cooking in Mexico’s Kitchens? Food, Health and Cultivating Communities …

Tequesquitengo, Morelos

Tequesquitengo, Morelos is located on the shores of Lake Tequesquitengo. The name comes from the Nahuatl language, composed of two words: Tequixquitl = tequezquite (sodium carbonate), tenco = place on the shore, and that means “Place on the shore of tequezquite.” Locals call the town “Teques.” Spotlight on Barranca Honda Gracias @TopiltzinCM por enseñarme a …

Tejate

Photo: Guadalupe Juárez prepares fresh tejate Oaxaca’s traditional energy drink is tejate, ‘the drink of the gods.’ This beverage was originally served to the ruling elite of Zapotec society. Tejate is usually served in markets in lovely hand-painted, gourd bowls called jícaras. Like most Oaxacan delicacies, tejate’s ingredient list is complex. The libation is made …

SXSW 2018: Mexico Connections

The Austin-Mexico connection is strong  and one of our favorite features from SxSW are the panels and forums focusing on Mexico March 8-14. The mission of Casa Mexico SXSW is to display Mexico’s status as a global leader in technology, entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as a modern country with a vast and diverse culture …

Mazatlán

Photo: Desde olas Mazatlán is the second-largest city in the state of Sinaloa. Baseball Venados de Mazatlán are part of the Mexican Pacific League. The league’s season begins in mid-October and ends in late December. Playoffs are in January. Government mazatlan.gob.mx Transportation Car ferry service crosses the Gulf of California, from Mazatlán to La Paz, …

Yucatán Peninsula

Photo: El Rey del Caribe The Yucatán Peninsula (Spanish: Península de Yucatán), in southeastern Mexico, separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico, with the northern coastline on the Yucatán Channel. The peninsula lies east of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, a northwestern geographic partition separating the region of Central America from the rest of …

Puerto Vallarta

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Coast Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco is a beach resort city on the Pacific Ocean’s Bahía de Banderas.  Also known as Vallarta and PV. Nearby: Nuevo Vallarta is north of the bay in the state of Nayarit. Planeta.com Jalisco Guadalajara

200 Essential Places in Mexico City’s Historic Center (200 lugares imprescindibles)

Book Cover Mexico City – History and CDMX fans have a new book, website and (soon-ish) plaques. Presenting 200 lugares imprescindibles. Centro Histórico, by Héctor de Mauleón and Rafael Pérez Gay. The book is available in print in Mexico City and corresponds to the CDMX200Lugares website sponsored by the Gobierno del Distrito Federal and Fondo …