Mezcalturismo

Photo: Roadtrip Mezcalturismo = tourism whose purpose is or includes the tasting, consumption, or purchase of mezcal, often at or near the source Mezcal (sometimes spelled ‘mescal’) is a distilled liquor made from the agave plant. You can sample mezcal at most cantinas and restaurants. But where to go for taste-testing or to purchase a …

Mezcal

Photo: Mezcal Mezcal (sometimes spelled ‘mescal’) is a distilled liquor made from the agave plant. A strong smoky drink that symbolizes local culture and tradition, what tequila is to Jalisco, mezcal is to Oaxaca. Mezcalturismo As mezcal becomes more famous, visitors want to see where it is made. Viva Mezcalturismo! Good Advice Sip, don’t gulp. …

Cinco de Mayo

Favorite Hashtags Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a special holiday in Mexico, primarily celebrated in the state of Puebla, with lesser recognition elsewhere in the country. It’s also a popular celebration in the USA. The date commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France during the French-Mexican War. Festivities in the US …