NOCHE BUENA: A BURST OF RED FROM MEXICO

Without a doubt, red, is THE color of the Holiday season. It’s visible everywhere, from shiny ornaments,… [more]

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A Traditional Family Reunion: Some Things to Know About Day of the Dead

graphic art courtesy of:  ignite.me HISTORY Day of the Dead, better known as  Dia de los Muertos,… [more]

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Tlaxcala: An Easy Excursion from Mexico City

In spite of being the capital city of the smallest Mexican state by the same name, Tlaxcala (pronounced… [more]

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New Base of Operations

Mexico Unmasked is proud to announce its recent two-year anniversary on June 10, 2012! It appreciates… [more]

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Living in the Shadows of a Giant: Pachuca, Hidalgo

Pachuca, the capital city of the state of Hidalgo is only 85 km from Mexico City, but you never hear… [more]

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MUJAM: A Window into a Playful Past in Mexico’s History

Packed into a three-story flat in Mexico City’s Colonia Doctores is a history lesson waiting to be… [more]

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A Time Capsule in Mexico City

At three pesos for a single ride, Mexico City’s Metro is more than just an affordable deal. It presents… [more]

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The Latest of Mexico’s “Pueblos Magicos”

The year-end always serves as a convenient point for analysis or self-appraisal of past successes and… [more]

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A Commingling of Books and Modern Architecture in Mexico City

While Mexico City is flush with the ever-popular haunts for visitors, sometimes it’s nice to step away… [more]

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Unmasking Zacatecas’ Rafael Coronel Museum

There are many things to see and do in the colonial city of Zacatecas. Discovering hidden walkways, gazing… [more]

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Mexico City: A City That Always Entertains

If New York goes by the title of, “The City That Never Sleeps”, Mexico City can easily and aptly… [more]

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Posada’s Work: Alive Now, More Than Ever

It’s not new or uncommon to see the works of a great master painter or singer reach the heights of… [more]

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Some Places of Interest in Aguascalientes

Known more for putting on one of the largest and longest festivals in the whole country, the city of… [more]

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Standing Tall in Mexico City

Not considered one of Mexico City’s most architecturally-appealing buildings, Torre Latinoamericana… [more]

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Tin-Tan: A Versatile Genius from Mexico’s Golden Era of Cinema

Germán Valdés, better known as “Tin-Tan”, left an undeniable impression on the performance industry.… [more]

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NOCHE BUENA: A BURST OF RED FROM MEXICO

by planetnomad on December 25, 2013

Tweet Without a doubt, red, is THE color of the Holiday season. It’s visible everywhere, from shiny ornaments, bright and cheery wreaths, gift wrap, cheesy sweaters, to the oh-so yearned for seasonal cups at Starbucks. It’s all around us and provides a constant reminder that we’re in the midst of a good, and, pardon the [...]

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Tweet graphic art courtesy of:  ignite.me HISTORY Day of the Dead, better known as  Dia de los Muertos, is an early November tradition that is now celebrated in many countries around the world. In Mexico, it is rooted in Mesoamerican thinking that departed souls will reunite annually with their loved ones. It was originally thought [...]

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Tlaxcala: An Easy Excursion from Mexico City

February 10, 2013
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Tweet In spite of being the capital city of the smallest Mexican state by the same name, Tlaxcala (pronounced Tlas-ka-lah) is big on things to see and do. One of its best draws is its proximity to Mexico City. The trip takes about one and a half to two hours and rewards the visitor with [...]

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New Base of Operations

July 3, 2012

Tweet Mexico Unmasked is proud to announce its recent two-year anniversary on June 10, 2012! It appreciates its readership and has enjoyed the trip along the way! It would also like to share that after a brief gap in producing new content, it is now proudly based out of Mexico City. The format and nature [...]

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Living in the Shadows of a Giant: Pachuca, Hidalgo

April 4, 2012

Tweet Pachuca, the capital city of the state of Hidalgo is only 85 km from Mexico City, but you never hear of it as a destination place or one where tourists spend much time. This could be, unfortunately, the result of its close proximity to the larger, cosmopolitan and cultural neighbor to the south. Sure [...]

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MUJAM: A Window into a Playful Past in Mexico’s History

February 7, 2012
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Tweet Packed into a three-story flat in Mexico City’s Colonia Doctores is a history lesson waiting to be taught. Only two blocks from the Obrera Metro station, directly off the Eje Central, sits one of the world’s largest collections of toys and Mexican pop culture around. The items were collected by one individual, who to [...]

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A Time Capsule in Mexico City

December 28, 2011
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Tweet At three pesos for a single ride, Mexico City’s Metro is more than just an affordable deal. It presents an opportunity to be adventurous and traverse parts of its staggering sprawl to encounter wonderful surprises. With more than 150 stations crisscrossing the varied neighborhoods, there’s something to be found in each of them. The [...]

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The Latest of Mexico’s “Pueblos Magicos”

December 18, 2011
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Tweet The year-end always serves as a convenient point for analysis or self-appraisal of past successes and failures. Mexico, in terms of tourism, had some lofty goals in 2011, even prompting President Calderon to designate it, “El Año del Turismo” or, The Year of Tourism. Several strategies were utilized by the Mexican government in attempts [...]

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A Commingling of Books and Modern Architecture in Mexico City

November 29, 2011
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Tweet While Mexico City is flush with the ever-popular haunts for visitors, sometimes it’s nice to step away from these spots and take in a different side of this urban wonder. Not far north of the Centro Histórico is a place where you can do just that. And, if you’re a bibliophile or fancy cool, [...]

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Unmasking Zacatecas’ Rafael Coronel Museum

November 16, 2011
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Tweet There are many things to see and do in the colonial city of Zacatecas. Discovering hidden walkways, gazing up at the Cathedral’s Baroque details, zipping up the funicular to the Bufa or visiting the multitude of museums featuring everything from modern art to revolutionary history, this former silver mining giant completes the package. But, [...]

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