Archive | December, 2011

“Lonely Planet Readers Vote Mexico and Puebla as Hot Travel Destinations for 2012”

22 Dec

Take a look at the the Mexico Today article spotlighting Puebla, Mexico.

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“The Experience of Jazz Under the Stars at Riviera Maya’s International Jazz Festival”

20 Dec

Picture source: hotellatortuga.com

This 2011, the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival introduced to the world a line-up of internationally renowned jazz musicians and singers. Nestled away in the jungle of the Yucatan Peninsula, the Riviera Maya celebrated its ninth annual Jazz Festival, an event that has been referred to by Condé Nast as “Mexico’s most fashionable getaway.”

Take a look at MexicoToday to learn which famed jazz musicians participated and a description of the festivities in the surrounding area of  Playa del Carmen.

Home of the Largest Nativity Scene in the World: Mexico City

19 Dec

Spanglish Baby writes how Mexico City is home to the largest nativity scene in the world, with the scene covering about four football fields. Pretty impressive.Check out her post to get a glimpse of the nativity scene through pictures and video.

Photo credit: inquisitr.com

Annual Ice-Skating Rink in Mexico City’s Zócalo

19 Dec

Every year Mexico City puts up an ice-skating rink that takes over part of the historic downtown center, the Zócalo. This looks like so much fun! The rink officially opened on December 4 and will stay open open until January 7, 2012. Best of all, it’s free admission!

Photo credit: tripwow.tripadvisor.com

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