Oaxaca Art

Photo: Neil Pyatt, Ceramic Fins Take an art walk on the streets of Oaxaca City. This guide focuses on art galleries and the artists. This southern Mexico state is known for its traditional culture and innovation. On the arts scene, Oaxaca leads the nation. The state is home to some of Mexico’s most famous painters, …

Mexico City’s Historic Center

Photo: Regia, Calle Donceles Updating a 20+ year old guide. Corrections and suggestions are welcome. Google Maps Where to eat Los Girasoles, Tacuba #8A. Adjacent to the National Art Museum and the Carlos IV statue, this restaurant offers a new take a traditional cuisine. Valet parking is available. La Casa de las Sirenas, Republica de …

Mexico States

Photo Mexico has 31 states and the Federal District. Join us! ¡Acompáñanos! Accompagnez-nous! Starting the virtual tour of Mexican states Iniciando el recorrido virtual por los estados mexicanos Démarrage de la visite virtuelle des États mexicains Aguascalientes – Baja California – Baja California Sur – Campeche – Chiapas – Chihuahua – Colima – Coahuila – Durango …

Mexico Twitter

Photo: Oaxaca Market México – Who to follow on Twitter? Some faves and recommended follows Government and Diplomats @GobiernoMX @DanielHJoseph @CulturaCiudadMx @carlos_glezgtez @Semarnat Media / Journalism @carlosramirezh @TomBuckley519 @notitransicion @Canal22 @noticiasnetmx @VekaDuncan @hdemauleon Indigenous @kumoontun @AyuukMarco @BnZunni @dizhsanabani @elotl_ Twitter @Cessiec @EcoGenuino @WeVisitMexico @ojoqtv @MCINY @MexCultureDC @cehm_carso @Museodehistoria @CulturaCiudadMx @mochilazo @SkyAlertMx @mexicoguru @mexdesconocido @RadioEducacion @mercadoromaMX …

Touring Tequila, Jalisco

Poster: What are your favorite tequilas? Mexico’s beloved drink is produced in Tequila, Jalisco, a small town that lies in the shadow of a volcano. World Heritage The Mexican government has declared the town one of the country’s ‘magic villages’ or pueblos magicos, indicating the place has significant historical and architectural value. In July 2006 …

El Chilam Balam

Logo El Chilam Balam – elchilambalam.com – is one of our favorite local websites. Based in Mérida, Yucatán, El Chilam Balam covers the Maya World in Spanish. Listen to local and expert voices via the Soundcloud account and follow the Mayan language lessons and regional news via Twitter. Certainly this account is one to pay …

La Encrucijada Biosphere Reserve

Photo: Pablo Leautaud, Golfinas Publisher’s note: This feature was originally written in the early 2000s and is being updated. Suggestions are welcome. On Chiapas’ southern Pacific coast, the 357,824 acres (144,868 hectares) La Encrucijada Biosphere Reserve is a coastal ecosystem of mangrove estuaries, semi-deciduous tropical forest, and seasonally flooded forests. Given the diversity of habitats, …

Conabio

Photo: Martin Kalfatovic, Rooftop Garden Mexico – Conabio’s mission is to promote, coordinate, support and carry out activities aimed at the knowledge of biological diversity, as well as its conservation and sustainable use for the benefit of society. Key Links conabio.gob.mx @conabio Facebook Embedded Tweets Conoce nuestro canal de YouTube en donde podrás encontrar más de …

Tianguis Turístico

Buzzwords Locals and visitors have never been as connected as they are today. This newfound awareness is both local and global, and the awareness of one to the other is undergoing a wired and wireless transformation. So how does this impact the Tianguis Turistíco? 2020 Merida, Yucatan Mérida será el punto de encuentro donde se …