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Long before we started decorating with skeletons and ghosts for Halloween, some 2,500 years ago, the indigenous people of Mesoamerica celebrated their dead with a month- long festival. But this holiday is warm rather than spooky. In honor of the Lady of the Dead Goddess Mictecacihuatl, they held feasts for the dead. And after the...
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You may have heard the boastful phrase, “West Coast, Best Coast” from those who love to brag about their Pacific Ocean-facing backyards. Washington, Oregon, and California (and don’t forget about Canada and Alaska!) certainly have plenty of reasons to gloat, and it becomes even more obvious to those who venture on road trips up and...
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Hola Amigas! Excited to share my new Travel Guide, now available on Amazon for purchase. The Amigas Guide to Puebla Mexico – A Cultural Destination Beyond Expectation Why I Love Puebla Puebla has a special place in my heart, as I have family that lives in Puebla, and have had the opportunity to explore and...
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20 Amazing Facts About Mexico That Will Spark Your Curiosity! Enjoy these 20 amazing facts about Mexico that most Latinos will certainly be surprised to learn! By the time you’ve finished this list, you’re going to be ready to pack your bags and embark on a great Mexican adventure. Gather the familia and enjoy these...
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World Best Small City 2020 Every year for our World’s Best Awards survey, Travel + Leisure asks readers to weigh in on travel experiences around the globe — to share their opinions on the top cities, islands, cruise ships, spas, airlines, and more. Readers rated cities on their sights and landmarks, culture, cuisine, friendliness, shopping,...
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I recall purchasing Travel Insurance in March, as I prepared for my travel to San Miguel de Allende, feeling confident I was covered for any and all travel interruptions. I learn the hard way, Travel Insurance does not cover all travel disruptions, especially pandemic, and needless to say, I lost out thousands of dollars, as...
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My 2020 travel adventures, were all scheduled and well planned. The year would begin with a visit to San Miguel de Allende with my comadres, then on to a fully hosted trip to Mexico City for a Mexican tourism conference, followed by We All Grow Summit, to connect with my tribe of Latina Creatives, in...
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Many Americans forget Cinco de Mayo honors the anniversary of the Battle of Puebla. It is celebrated on the Fifth of May as the symbol of victory over the French Empire by the Mexican army. In Mexico, the people celebrate this day in various towns and especially in Puebla where the said battle took place....
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April 21, 2020 Mexico and US Extend Date for Land Border Crossing Restrictions The Mexico-US land border is now said to be “restricted” and only “essential” crossings are allowed. On March 20, 2020 travel restrictions came into force restricting movement across the US-Mexico land border —the busiest land border in the world— due to the...
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Semana Santa (Holy Week) is the week leading up to Easter. This is a very important religious holiday season in Mexico. Religious celebrations are at the forefront, but, since Mexican schools have two weeks vacation period at this time (the week of Semana Santa, and the following week, which is referred to as Semana de...
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