Exploring Veracruz

Why go to Veracruz? Why not? Or read on for my top 3 reasons to visit this gem of the Gulf Coast.

Reading Mexico

Can’t experience Mexico in person? Here are my top five picks for learning about it through literature. (OK–to be honest, not all my selections qualify as “literature”! But that doesn’t mean they aren’t great!)


When anybody asks what they should do when visiting Mexico City, my favorite suggestion is always, “Go to Xochimilco!”  Or, better said, ride a trajinera in Xochimilco.  What’s a trajinera, you ask?  Stick with me. Prehispanic City Planning Xochimilco is on the very south side of the city. Its claim to fame are the canals…