Jardines de México

The Jardines de México is a lovely spot to get away on the weekend if you live in Central Mexico and a worthwhile destination even for a tourist if you are spending a lot of time in Mexico City or Cuernavaca and love visiting botanical gardens. It's called Jardines de México because it is actually …

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The Real Meaning of Cinco de Mayo (No, it’s not Mexican Independence Day)

In the U.S. we tend to get very enthusiastic about holidays, especially when we're celebrating other countries' holidays. St. Patrick's Day is a bigger deal in the U.S. than in Ireland and Cinco de Mayo is hardly celebrated in México. So what exactly is Cinco de Mayo celebrating if not Mexican independence and why is …