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]

A Commingling of Books and Modern Architecture in Mexico City A Commingling of Books and Modern Architecture in Mexico City

Unmasking Zacatecas’ Rafael Coronel Museum

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

Unmasking Zacatecas’ Rafael Coronel Museum Unmasking Zacatecas’ Rafael Coronel Museum

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]

Standing Tall in Mexico City Standing Tall in Mexico City

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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Tijuana: A Border Town Unmasked

August 20, 2010
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Tweet Too often, travelers skirt around certain places or avoid them altogether because of a constant stream of press indicating that a place lacks this or that, or is dangerous and devoid of any cultural richness.  This is often the case with Mexican border cities such as Tijuana.  For too long, this city of over [...]

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Zihuatanejo: A Place Among the Palm Groves

July 29, 2010
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Tweet As in a competition to see “who” shines brighter, Mexican resorts continuously jockey for the tourist dollar and highlight what their respective places have to offer.  There is no shortage of press releases, commercials, travel deals and Tweets offering packages to places far and wide.  But there is one place along the Pacific which [...]

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A Blue House in the Midst of a Concrete Jungle: La Casa de Frida

July 9, 2010
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Tweet Possibly one of the most arresting enclaves for artsy and intellectual types, Coyoacán sits a mere metro ride south of Mexico City’s buzz and congestion.  Known for its narrow streets surfaced in cobblestone, its lively plazas and coffee shops, and its numerous museums, this neighborhood is home to a striking house that blankets its [...]

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PUEBLA: A Sweet and Easy Day Trip From Mexico City

June 25, 2010
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Tweet I could never tire or bore of Mexico City!  It just wouldn’t happen with all the things I personally find alluring about it!  But, being the intrepid traveler with a greedy longing to explore the next bend, I’m always fond of taking a day trip to Puebla when I find myself in the area. [...]

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Flying High in Mexico City

June 18, 2010
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Tweet Men clad in kaleidoscope-like colors-Check! Men suspended and spinning from a pole rivaling the height of a 10-story building-Check! Men performing a centuries-old Totonac tradition-Check! All performed in Mexico City’s Chapultepec Park-Check! I was fortunate enough to witness this in Mexico City a few years back and still recall my flat-out amazement for such [...]

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Kicking Off the 2010 World Cup With “El Tri”

June 10, 2010
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Tweet Debating what the topic of my first post should be and after harnessing some scattered thoughts, I have come up with what I think is a very apropos topic to “discover” and help “kick off” this site.  What is it you may ask?  Mexican Soccer! What else? Though I admit I have not been [...]

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Launching Mexico Unmasked!

June 10, 2010
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Tweet It’s here!  The day I launch my website and I am experiencing some of the same feelings I get when I travel.  I am feeling excited, energetic, edgy and curious of the organic journey ahead.  What places will I “discover”?  What great people will I meet?  What unique experiences will I have?  These are [...]

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