Tag Archives: México

Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary: Tips to Enjoy the Sanctuary and Where to Stay

Monarch Butterfly

By: Carlos Dragonné @sabormexico The monarch butterfly is a symbol of the beauty and biodiversity of our country. To see their yearly migration is to rediscover why Mexico is the land we love so much. The first time I had the good fortune to enjoy the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary was in 1986. The trip coincided with Halley’s Comet so we …

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It’s The Week of Cerveza México. And You Must Know Where to Go

Cerveza Mexico

This week is the annual event of brewers in Mexico City: Cerveza México 2018. And every year there are several reasons to tell you all what’s worth doing and what to avoid to help you make the most of the event and not to waste any time because there is a lot of beer to be tried. Here is my list …

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Hotel Garza Blanca: A Life Lesson of Service

By: Carlos Dragonné @sabormexico To reignite the importance of a tourist destination is not an easy task for anyone. It has to be an effort between service providers, the government, private initiatives and, of course, the tourists who commit their days of rest to a place that may surprise them or, in the worst case, disappoint. However, there are places …

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The Origin and Traditions of Mexicaneros

By: Cristina Barros y Manuel Buenrostro One of the 62 original cultures of Mexico is that of the Mexicaneros; they live in the region where Jalisco, Nayarit, Durango and Zacatecas meet; the largest settlement is in the Duranguense municipality of Mezquital. Their mother tongue is Mexicanero, of the Nahuatl family; They also speak Spanish. The conditions of the terrain are …

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The Bajío: The Cooks and Vineyards in the Heart of Mexico Part 5

By: Elsie Mendez @sabormexico As closure to this culinary and gastronomic tour in Mexico we had two surprises prepared: The first, a cooking demonstration class with Chef Monica Solis, and finally, a farewell dinner that Camino Real prepared for us in a very special way. Monica Solis is a friend, talented businesswoman, and a great lover of Mexico and its …

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The Bajío: The Cooks and Vineyards in the Heart of Mexico Part 4

By Elsie Mendez @sabormexico One of the most enjoyable activities in San Miguel de Allende is their Spas. For this trip we had a very special surprise waiting for our guest journalists from New York. The House of Sierra Nevada and the Rosewood San Miguel de Allende opened the doors of their cabins to delight our guests with treatments that …

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The Bajío: The Cooks and Vineyards in the Heart of Mexico Part 1

By Elsie Mendez @sabormexico Doing culinary and gastronomy tours is, and continues to be, our main activity as a promoter of Mexican cuisine; show it, share it, and make-known the history behind each authentic and traditional dish. After five years we feel confident knowing that we have surprised many, but when the challenge is to do it with expert journalists …

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La Puertecita, the First Boutique Hotel in Mexico

By Carlos Dragonne @carlosdragonne When we refer to La Puertecita (“the little door”) as the first boutique hotel in Mexico, it has nothing to do with a category ranking, but rather the fact that this was the first boutique hotel that watched the birth and development of the country. It remains today in Mexico as an international level hotel. La …

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Hanal Pixan: Mayan Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead)

By: Victor Román The “Hanal pixán”, or food for the souls of the dead, is a tradition of the Mayan people that is carried out to remember friends and relatives who have passed on. It is a special event for the relatives of the deceased, because they know that from October 31 to November 2, the souls “receive permission” to …

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Harry’s Restaurant: A cosmopolitan menu with extraordinary cuts

By: Carlos Dragonné  For several days now, we have wanted to stop our agenda and visit a place that, in several occasions people have recommended to us in Polanco and that, contrary to common belief, had a discreet and low key inauguration that did not demerit, in the least, the ability of it to have a full house every day. …

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