Well-known and loved within Mexico, and in particular her home area of Oaxaca, Lila Downs might be best known internationally for her role in the movie Frida, (although she holds […]
Interested to know what the connection is between the Virgin Mary and chia pets? Click on over to my article on Mexconnect to find out.
An Inuksuk (or ᐃᓄᒃᓱᒃ in the Inuktitut script) is a man-made stone landmark made by the piling of a series of large unworked rocks. Pronounced ‘in-ook-shook’ and spelled with the […]
Taking its first steps in Cuba, Danzón is the Mulatto offspring of European and African dance influences. With English, Spanish and Haitian roots, it is a subtle blend of precision […]
Dia de la Samaritana (Good Samaritan’s Day) in Oaxaca, Mexico is a special day within the Lenten period where free ‘aguas’ are handed out on the main walking street. Mexican ‘aguas’, […]
If you are one of those fussy people who don’t like getting eggs smashed on your head, you’d best stay clear of the Jardin Principal in San Miguel de Allende, […]
February 2nd is Dia de la Candelaria (Candlemas) in Mexico. Infant size images of the Baby Jesus are dressed in a variety of outfits and then taken to cathedrals to […]
Fukuoka, Japan. This is a warning sign for ‘Kappa’; a water goblin of sorts, that I came across in Fukuoka, Japan. It is rumored to inhabit rivers, lakes and other […]