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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Mexico City: A City That Always Entertains

October 30, 2011
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Tweet If New York goes by the title of, “The City That Never Sleeps”, Mexico City can easily and aptly be called “The City That Always Entertains”. Any tourist visiting this mega city is easily challenged by the overwhelming number of things to see and do. Once one realizes that the area encompassed by the [...]

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Posada’s Work: Alive Now, More Than Ever

October 12, 2011
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Tweet It’s not new or uncommon to see the works of a great master painter or singer reach the heights of popularity once they are gone and no longer with us. Their body of work, whether an image that’s reprinted for mass consumption or a well-penned song that endures the radio waves, leaves no doubt, [...]

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Some Places of Interest in Aguascalientes

September 29, 2011
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Tweet Known more for putting on one of the largest and longest festivals in the whole country, the city of Aguascalientes, which shares its name with its state, has several notable spots wherein to enjoy and absorb the richness of the Mexican culture. Here’s a rundown on a few sights worthy of a visit. Plaza [...]

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Standing Tall in Mexico City

September 28, 2011
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Tweet Not considered one of Mexico City’s most architecturally-appealing buildings, Torre Latinoamericana still is considered iconic and a symbol of achievement in Mexican engineering. Its 44 stories have pierced the skies above the Capital city since 1956 and lend every tourist and local alike, an aid in orientation from all parts of the metropolis. Fixed [...]

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

August 30, 2011
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Tweet Germán Valdés, better known as “Tin-Tan”, left an undeniable impression on the performance industry. With a career spanning for more than 30 years during Mexico’s Golden era of cinema, he was a cabaret singer, actor and comedic giant. Tin-Tan was best known for his comedic genius and for being exceptionally apt at gesturing. The [...]

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A Storied Mansion Celebrates 100 Years in Mexico City’s Colonia Roma

August 25, 2011
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Tweet The life cycle for buildings in any city can be short or long. The particular designated usage is either varied or unchanged depending on several unpredictable variables. Sometimes, urban planners raze a building to make room for a new project, while at other times, new ownership buys it and breathes new life into its [...]

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El Reloj Monumental: A Symbol of Timeless Reflection in Pachuca

July 13, 2011
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Tweet Some places often become associated with iconic buildings, wondrous monuments or even patriotic memorials erected as remembrances. The images of these icons become so ingrained in the mind that, as we do a visual check-in, they quickly register as not only belonging to a place, but are inextricably tied to it as well and [...]

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Moving Forward on Mexico: A Project by Mexico Today

July 6, 2011
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Tweet I’ve taken numerous trips to Mexico over the years, but the latest one I took to Oaxaca was extra special. Why? Because I was recently invited to be a contributing writer for Mexico Today, a program being sponsored by Marca País – Imagen de México. The program consists of 16 contributing writers and eight [...]

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GOOOOOOOL!!!

June 23, 2011
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Tweet No, this is not an article about soccer or the World Cup, but yes, I do feel like this site has scored a goal! A big one!  Let me tell you why. Recently, I was invited to become a contributing writer for Mexico Today, a part of Marca País – Imagen de México. It’s [...]

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MUSEO FRANZ MAYER: A Treasured Legacy in Mexico City

June 22, 2011
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Tweet Few cities in the world can claim as many museums as Mexico City. When lists are floated around highlighting the various cultural heavy-hitters, it’s invariably included as one of the tops. Sure, the per-capita figures will not seem impressive because of the excessive population here, but there’s no doubt culture geeks and aficionados can [...]

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