Tag Archives: Cinco de Mayo
Episode 03: A Taste of Puebla

Episode 03: A Taste of Puebla

For Cinco de Mayo, I decided to release the podcast about the place where the holiday originates, Puebla. This episode we explore the colonial city and truly get a taste of its colonial charm, sample its culture through cuisine and locate the best place to stay in Puebla. The adventure includes highlights from my two […]

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Where to Stay in Puebla, La Purificadora

Where to Stay in Puebla, La Purificadora

Puebla was always on my list as a place to visit in Mexico, but the charming colonial city always seemed to elude me until recently. And already since my first visit, I’ve returned. On  my stays, I spent nights in multiple hotels across the center city and the outskirts, but on my next visit, I’ll […]

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Sunset Sunday-A Visit to Hacienda San Diego at Sunset

Sunset Sunday-A Visit to Hacienda San Diego at Sunset

We drove up the dust road towards the desolate Hacienda San Diego just outside of Casa Grandes, Chihuhuahua for the trip’s final dinner. Then out the window,  I noticed another car and someone standing outside on the barren path; it was not deserted. The enormous structure,  occupied and operated as a working farm by a […]

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The Truth about Cinco de Mayo

The Truth about Cinco de Mayo

Viva Mexico!  Happy Independence Day Mexico! Right? Actually no. Independence Day celebrations start in Mexico on the 15th of September with the reenactment of the “El Grito.” The entire country prepares and watches as the cry for independence that began by Catholic priest, Miguel Hidalgo, is staged again at 11pm.   Then the celebration officially […]

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