Mitla: A Glimpse into Oaxaca’s Past

Mesoamerican culture was always mindful of the dual nature of life and death. In the state of Oaxaca… [more]

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Mexico: An Enduring Appeal

    For many in the U.S., graduations, moves and vacation planning take up this time… [more]

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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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A Commingling of Books and Modern Architecture in Mexico City

November 29, 2011
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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, modern […]

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Unmasking Zacatecas’ Rafael Coronel Museum

November 16, 2011
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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, to […]

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Mexico City: A City That Always Entertains

October 30, 2011
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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 sprawl […]

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Posada’s Work: Alive Now, More Than Ever

October 12, 2011
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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, that […]

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Some Places of Interest in Aguascalientes

September 29, 2011
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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 de […]

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Standing Tall in Mexico City

September 28, 2011
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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 at […]

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

August 30, 2011
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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 fluidity […]

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

August 25, 2011
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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 near […]

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El Reloj Monumental: A Symbol of Timeless Reflection in Pachuca

July 13, 2011
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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 become […]

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Moving Forward on Mexico: A Project by Mexico Today

July 6, 2011
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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 community […]

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