Shine On: A Look Inside Mexico’s Day of the Dead

Shine On: A Look Inside Mexico’s Day of the Dead Mexico’s Día de Los Muertos is much more than simply a Mexican version of Halloween. In fact, most of Mexico does celebrate Halloween in the traditional form of dressing up and trick-or-treating at local storefronts and businesses. However, Mexico’s several-day celebration of Day of the […]

3 Unique Mexican Market Finds and What to Do With Them

One of the best things about living in Mexico is without a doubt the abundance of fresh produce that can be found at your local mercado. If you’ve ever been to a Mexican market then you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. There’s something about the epic hustle and bustle of produce shopping at a […]

Frida Kahlo: Who Was She Really?

“Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?” -Frida Kahlo  Walking through modern day artisanal Mexican marketplaces and outdoor flea markets you’ll see one particular person’s face over and over again throughout. Keychains, t-shirts, coffee mugs, shoulder bags, shot glasses, and almost any other thing you can think of have […]

Get On Board: 7 Easy Ways You Can Start Reducing Plastic Waste

“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.”  – Robert Swan   One of the most exciting trends to hit mainstream media recently is the trend of eco-awareness and sustainability. Influencers such as swimwear designers, cosmetics and sunscreen companies, clothing and handbag designers, documentary makers, and popular bloggers […]