Mexico

Travelling in Mexico

Mexico
Mexico

Mexico facts

OFFICIAL NAME: United Mexican States
FORM OF GOVERNMENT: Republic of federated states
CAPITAL: Mexico City
POPULATION: 120,286,655
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Spanish
MONEY: Peso
AREA: 1,964,375 square kilometers
MAJOR MOUNTAIN RANGES: Sierra Madre

Food from Oaxaca – the joy of Oaxacan Food

Food from Oaxaca – the joy of Oaxacan Food When travelling to Oaxaca, many visitors have one thing on their mind — authentic Oaxacan food! As one

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Dzibilchaltun Mayan ruins – a 2000-year-old ancient site

Dzibilchaltun Mayan ruins – a 2000-year-old ancient site Dzibilchaltún (Ts’íibil Cháaltun) Dzibilchaltun pronunciation – (I borrowed that from Wikipedia), I still don’t know how to

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Beautiful Campeche Mexico a cotton candy-coloured town

Things to do in Campeche Mexico’s cotton candy city The ex-pats all told us we must visit Campeche Mexico if we wanted a true Mexican-style

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23 of the best Mexican Street Foods

23 of the best Mexican Street Foods In every place, we visit we look for street food and as food tourism junkies Mexico was absolutely

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Calaveras and dia de los Muertos skulls (Day of the Dead)

Dia de los Muertos Skulls The Day of the Dead Mexico Calavera is Spanish for “skull” and in Mexico, it has a much deeper meaning.

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Yucatan Food – deliciously earthy, hot and smoky

Yucatan Food – deliciously earthy, hot and smoky Mexican and Yucatecan foods are very different. Yucatecan cuisine has been strongly influenced by European foods as well

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Best food markets and food halls in N. America

41of the Best food markets and food halls in North America I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again I LOVE food markets and

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Visiting or moving to Progreso Mexico | Retiring to the Yucatan

Puerto Progreso Yucatan – Things to Do There is a small but very active community of expats living in Progreso Mexico and many live in

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The Phenomenal Mayan Ruins of Uxmal

The Phenomenal Mayan Ruins of Uxmal Uxmal is an ancient Mayan city located within the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. It is one of the most

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What’s it like to live in Chelem? Retiring to Mexico & living in the Yucatan

Chelem a happy Mexican retirement Updated 10/08/2021 Much has been written about retiring to Mexico but we found it difficult to find more information about

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Chuburna Living the Ex-Pat Life in Mexico |Gulf Side

Chuburna ex-pats in the Yucatan Chuburna is located on the northern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, right beside Chelem and pretty much the farthest village

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Moving to Mexico the best tips for a new life or retirement

Ultimate guide to moving to Mexico  So you are a retired couple, baby boomers, single female or male looking to retire at some point and

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The Rio Secreto an underground river tour

 Rio Secreto Underground River Tour A sacred Mayan underground river in Mexico The Rio Secreto Mexico is located on the Yucatan peninsula. The Yucatan is

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Merida tours the best day trips from Merida Mexico

Best day trips from Merida Mexico Mérida is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of the Yucatán as well as the largest city of the Yucatán Peninsula.

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What are those gorgeous Mexican embroidered dresses called?

Mexican Embroidered Dresses In the Yucatan, we often saw the women and girls dressed in beautiful Mexican embroidered dresses or huipiles as they are known

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Top six things to do in Mexico’s Stunning Yucatan Peninsula

Top Six Things to do in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula Mexico has long been a favourite travel destination among international travellers. To be more specific though,

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How to buy the best hammock in Mexico

Tips on Buying a Mexican Hammock Mexico is famous for its hammocks and in particular Maya hammocks are some of the best in the world.

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14 Must Do’s in Merida | Things to do in Merida the safest city in Mexico

Things to do in Merida Mexico Merida on the Yucatán peninsula is one of the safest places in Mexico to visit and there is so

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The secret Templo de los Falos at Uxmal Mexico

Templo de los Falos at Uxmal Mexico One of the best things about visiting Mexico is taking the opportunity to explore some of the many

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Mysterious Aluxes the little people of Mexico Mayan Legends

The Legend of the Mayan Aluxes The little people of Mexico The Mayan Legend of the Alux (aloosh). The world is full of myths and

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Top 10 tips for living in the Yucatan Mexico gulfside

Top 10 tips for living in the Yucatan We moved to the Yucatan, specifically Chelem as part of our retirement agenda. We chose this because we felt

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Visit the Lucas Galvez Market

Navigating the Lucas Galvez Market, Merida Looking for something to do in Merida that’s a little off the beaten path? Look no further than a

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Feeling Homesick for your favourite foods?

Homesick Nomads talk about their favourite foods If your home is abroad or you are an international student or ex-pat you often get that mighty

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Merida Mexico’s Sublime Santa Lucia Parque

Santa Lucia Parque Merida: What to see, do and eat Santa Lucia Parque is a little gem of a square in Merida Mexico. A favourite

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Visiting Merida the best things to do in the safest city in Mexico

Things to do in Merida Mexico Many folks are scared stiff when you mention travelling to Mexico or living in Mexico and there are cities

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Best tips when visiting the Yucatan gulf-side

 Tips for living in the Yucatan Helpful tips for living in the Yucatan. We lived on the Gulfside of the Yucatan for a year in

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Chicxulub Mexico the Gulf Coast- A fantastic place to retire to

CHICXULUB MEXICO Want to retire to Mexico? Can’t decide where you should live? Well, Chicxulub (Chick-shoo-loob) is one of those virtually unknown spots for a

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Uaymitun to Telchac the ExPat Life in Mexico

Telchac and Uaymitun Emerald Coast Uaymitún –Uaymitún (Why-me-toon)  is a small fishing village approximately 16 km west of Progreso, in Mexico which is about a

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