A Season of Celebrations: What is a Posada?

A Season of Celebrations: What is a Posada?

Mexican History Culture and TraditionsRegina Campos
Although funny to say it, for Mexicans, Christmas celebrations begins days before December 24th, on December 16th, the date when the first posada takes place. In this blog we tell you a bit about the origin, history, and ways of celebrating posadas... Read More...
A Season of Celebrations: What is a Posada?

A Season of Celebrations: What is a Posada?

Mexican History Culture and TraditionsRegina Campos
Although funny to say it, for Mexicans, Christmas celebrations begins days before December 24th, on December 16th, the date when the first posada takes place. In this blog we tell you a bit about the origin, history, and ways of celebrating posadas... Read More...
What’s in a Tenango?: Behind the Famous Otomí Embroidery

What’s in a Tenango?: Behind the Famous Otomí Embroidery

Artisanal Crafts and TechniquesRegina Campos
Often called Otomí embroidery, Tenangos originate from the Indigenous Otomí (hñähñu) people. The designs, characterized by depictions of animals, plants, and rural life scenes, are not only artistic.. Read More...
Calabaza en Tacha: A Slice of Mexican Tradition

Calabaza en Tacha: A Slice of Mexican Tradition

Día de MuertosRegina Campos
Celebrate Fall with this delicious Calabaza en Tacha recipe, a traditional Mexican dessert. Discover the rich history and cultural significance of this authentic dish, traditionally served during October and November... Read More...
Celebrating Día de Muertos: A Reflection on Cultural Respect

Celebrating Día de Muertos: A Reflection on Cultural Respect

Día de MuertosRegina Campos
Día de Muertos has captivated the hearts of people worldwide. As this tradition gains popularity, it's natural to wonder: Can I celebrate it if I am not of Mexican descent? In this reflection, we aim to shed light on this question and suggest... Read More...
Journey to Mictlán: Exploring the Origins of Día de Muertos

Journey to Mictlán: Exploring the Origins of Día de Muertos

Día de MuertosRegina Campos
In this blog post, we delve into the roots of Día de Muertos celebration by exploring one of its cornerstones: the legend of Mictlán, the ancient Mexica underworld. We explore what Mictlán represents and the nine distinct levels within the realm where the departed souls reside.
Mexico's folk Legends: La Mulata de Córdoba

Mexico's folk Legends: La Mulata de Córdoba

Regina Campos
One of Mexico's lesser-known legends, one that only those from Veracruz are familiar with! La Mulata de Cordova is a legend unique to the state of Veracruz, but it is also unique in the way it tells about its unique naval history... Read more...
Día de Muertos Traditions: What is Pan de Muerto?

Día de Muertos Traditions: What is Pan de Muerto?

Día de MuertosRegina Campos
In this blog, we delve into the world of pan de muerto—a delicious treat filled with history, meaning, and culture, some of the versions regarding its origin and tell you about the unique variations found only in Mexico... Read More...