An Aztec ceremony cleansing the living. Handmade Mexican shadowboxes honouring the deceased. This is how Day of the Dead deals with life and death through tradition, humour and celebration.
“It’s different here,” they all said. “The sun is stronger.” I didn’t listen.
If you can’t make it to Monterrey, you can at least visit one of Mexico’s most dangerous cities.
Back in 2012, curious about the looming Mayan apocalypse, Simon Vaughan travelled to Mexico in search of end-of-the-world answers.
Face it, backpackers: we all involve ourselves in activities that we surreptitiously hide from our mothers. Like leaping out of a plane while tethered to a bedsheet in New Zealand. Or popping a wheelie on a shr...
This homemade hot chocolate mix will warm and delight your senses.
In Spain, there’s nothing more popular than paella, also known as Spanish rice.