“Above the clouds, freedom must be boundless” The “Festival Internacional del Globo 2015” will take place in Léon for the 14th time from November 13th to 16th. It is the largest hot air balloon festival in Latin America and attracts thousands of people every year who want to admire the colourful mosaic. Every morning during […]

“Para todo mal, Mezcal; para todo bien también, si no hay remedio, litro y medio.” This saying, known throughout Mexico, translates as something like: For everything bad, Mezcal, for everything that is good as well, and if it still does not help, one and a half liters. Oaxaca has long been known as a leading […]

Querétaro hosts the “Festival de Comunidades Extranjeras” Querétaro, known for its colonial architecture, historical importance and being a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996, offered its residents and visitors a top-class festival from March 3 to 19, 2018. For the 11th time, the city celebrated the “Festival of Foreign Communities”. The residents and visitors of […]

The longest underwater cave in the world At the beginning of the year, Robert Schmittner, 43, from Aschaffenburg, discovered what is probably the longest underwater cenote in the world on the Mexican peninsula of the Yucatán. The cave diver, explorer and expedition leader spent a total of 14 years researching the underwater caves on the […]

Experience these “friendly giants” up close, just off of Mexico´s Caribbean coast Every year, during the same season, hundreds of whale sharks come to Mexico’s Caribbean coast. Between June and September you can watch the whale sharks in the warm waters of the Riviera Maya. They are especially plentiful just off the islands of Holbox […]

Our insider tip for hard-core fans to combine with Día de los Muertos and Halloween Near Xochimilco otherwise known as the “Floating Gardens”, which is a network of manmade canals and famous for its flower market and colourful trajineras (excursion boats), is where you will find the Isla de las Muñecas (doll island). Thousands of […]

The nomination for the Mayan archaeological site and biosphere has been made official. On June 21, during the meeting in Doha, Quatar, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee published the latest entries into the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites for 2014, including the ancient Mayan site in Calakmul and the surrounding biosphere. Calakmul was declared […]

An exhibition dedicated to one of the oldest civilizations in the world As part of the dual year between Germany and Mexico, you can visit the exhibition “The Maya – Language of Beauty” in the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin from April 12th, 2016 to August 7th, 2016. It was opened on April 11, 2016 by the […]

Mexico is known for its beautiful dream beaches, Mayan culture and the famous “tortillas”. Who would have thought that Mexico also has a growing wine culture? The wine culture in Mexico was introduced by the Spanish colonial settlers and the missionaries of the 16th century. Previously, there were only locally grown grapes used by indigenous […]

A Billion Dollar Project for Tourism – El Tren Maya “El Chepe” is the short form for Ferrocarril Chihuahua al Pacífico (railway from Chihuahua to the Pacific) and it traverses a labyrinth of canyons and gorges that is four times the size of the Grand Canyon. The region is called Barrancas del Cobre or the […]