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Thursday, March 30th 2023

La Quincena: How to Avoid Long Lines at the ATM in Mexico

Have you ever noticed really long lines at the ATM in Mexico? Find out about La Quincena and why it causes these long lines. Also, learn what days to avoid going to the ATM, as well as what other businesses are will have long lines on La Quincena. Lastly, learn what days are nightmares. Click here to learn more!

Thursday, March 30th 2023

Who Was Pancho Villa?

One of the most famed and ruthless figures in Mexican history, Pancho Villa is also one of the most polarizing. Mexican legend is riddled with tales of Pancho Villa—tales of his heroism, his brutality, and his genius.

Thursday, March 30th 2023

Is Mexico Safe?

Is Mexico Safe? Expat Insurance explores this question with a comprehensive guide to help keep you safe in Mexico. This guide can help keep you safe when traveling alone with tips from expats who live in Mexico. Learn places to avoid, how to prevent scams, how to avoid sexual assault, and much more! Click here to learn more.

Thursday, March 30th 2023

The Kiosks of Mexico

Most kiosks are open-air structures denoting a raised platform enclosed by a simple hand-railing, and then covered with a roof to provide shade for the platform. This broad definition allows for a great variety of architectural styles—and Mexico’s kiosks reflect this diversity. In this article, Expat Insurance looks into the history of these architectural marvels—namely, why they are so popular—with a particular focus on the most-famous of all these gazebos: the Kiosko Morisco in Mexico City.

Thursday, March 30th 2023

Polka Influence on Mexican Music

Things we think of as typically Mexican often have roots outside of Mexico. Chicken and lime were not indigenous to Mexico, nor was cheese or bread. El trompo for tacos al pastor comes from Lebanese immigrants. The accordion is no exception. In this article, you’ll learn the surprising history surrounding how polka changed the Mexican musical landscape.

Thursday, March 30th 2023

It’s Jacaranda Season in Mexico

One of the most beautiful places to behold the coming of spring is in Central Mexico. Already known for its stunning landscapes, Central Mexico draws international attention every year—in particular because of jacaranda season. If you’re curious about jacarandas, then you’re in the right place. This article will tell you everything you need to know about jacarandas for your stay in Central Mexico.

Thursday, March 30th 2023

The Bizarre Easter Processions of Taxco de Alarcon

For seven days leading up to Easter, the little colonial pueblo of Taxco de Alarcon in the Mexican state of Guerrero becomes packed with international tourists. All have come to see the bizarre Easter processions—a piece of Late Renaissance culture still alive in Mexico. Some processions are during the day, others are at night, but most processions tend to span 1.5 miles, while enduring brutal conditions. That’s because many of these processions tend to involve mortification of the flesh.

Friday, January 13th 2023

Visa Requirements for Foreign Travel

This article explores visa requirements worldwide and links to Sherpa°, an online visa calculator.

Thursday, December 15th 2022

What Is A Fideicomiso?

Want to buy property in Mexico? You'll need a Mexico fideicomiso trust. In this article, we break down what a fideicomiso is, why you need one, and the best ways to go about setting one up. Click here to learn more!

Tuesday, December 13th 2022

What is Atole? A Quick Guide to Atole

If you have ever wondered, what is atole, then this quick guide can get you the answers that you want--fast! Learn about the history of atole and how its made, what different types of atole there are, and what is chapurrado--all in less than 5 minutes! Learn how to make your own atole also. Click here now!

Thursday, December 8th 2022

Mexican Liquors You May Not Know

In this article, we explore some of the lesser known Mexican liquors. Click here to learn more!

Thursday, December 8th 2022

What Is the difference between Tequila and Mezcal?

Have you ever wondered what is the difference between tequila and mezcal? This article will help you be able to talk shop about the difference between tequila and mezcal with the most knowledgeable connoisseurs. I was watching Daredevil a few weeks ago, and I saw a scene where Elektra first meets our masked protagonist.


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