Mexico customs and traditions

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A Hearty Mexican Brunch

The first time I was served this, I couldn’t believe my eyes. But my friends dared me as they slowly slurped on the insects like some rare delicacy. It took me three days before I finally gave in and ate portions of crickets (Chapulines), worms (gusanos de mamey) and larvae of ants (escamoles). I didn’t […]

One Reason To Visit Mexico

Most Americans have had a longstanding romance with Mexican food. When one speaks words like enchiladas, nachos, burritos, and tostadas, there are immediate images of Mexico that come to mind. Mexican food is a staple in food choices available in the market. So much so that it is part of our culture. One already knows […]

Traveling To Mexico By Car

Though getting to Mexico by air is less of a hassle, driving to Mexico can be a great experience too. Heck, my buddies and I usually trek to the border with my SUV. But lemme give you some advice. Driving to Mexico may be lots of fun, but don’t ever think that even though Mexico […]

Eating Chapulines In Mexico

There is nowhere else would I normally enjoy eating insects than in Mexico. They have something here that they call Chapulines. Considered a delicacy by Mexicans, they are collected only at certain times of year (from their hatching in early May through the late summer/early autumn). They are known to have been used as food […]

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