Discover Mexico A-to-Z
Feria San Marcos to Frida
FERIA DE SAN MARCOS
The city of Aguascalientes in the heart of Mexico’s colonial heartland is host to the country’s largest fair—Feria Nacional de San Marcos. The annual event takes place in the spring and lasts for about three weeks. Precise dates vary each year and you can get this year’s program details on the event’s official website.
Mexperience: Feria de San Marcos
Online: Fair’s Official Website
See Also: Colonial Cities
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Every year, thousands of people visit Mexico to enjoy their passion for one of the world’s most popular sports: fishing. It’s not surprising as Mexico offers some of the best sports fishing experiences in the world. There are a handful of locations in Mexico that are known for world-class fishing opportunities—see the Mexperience link to fishing below for details as well as tips to get the most from your sports fishing experience in Mexico.
See Also: Outdoors Activities
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FMM (FORMA MIGRATÓRIA MULTIPLE)
Meals out at Mexican diners are affordable, and offer an opportunity to enjoy a square meal amidst a choice of traditional Mexican dishes as well as international menu staples like burgers, sandwiches, and pastas. People visiting Mexico on vacation might stop-by at one of the diners to take a quick meal out, and foreign residents living in Mexico can often be seen taking a meal there. They are also commonly used as a venue for business meetings, especially breakfast meetings.
Mexperience: Eating Out
See Also: Mexican Bar
See: Markets & Shopping
It’s estimated that between 750,000 and 1 million foreign residents live in Mexico part-time or full-time. While foreign residents can be found across the length and breadth of the country, larger communities of foreign residents can be found in the towns of Chapala & Ajijic, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico City, Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, Cuernavaca, and Mérida.
Mexperience: Living & Lifestyle
See Also: Living
Whether you are visiting for a week or two, or living in Mexico part-time or full-time, you’ll have an opportunity to experience delicious fresh produce grown locally while you are here.
Mexperience: Fresh Produce
See Also: Mexican Food
Frida Kahlo (1907 – 1954) was a Mexican painter known for her self-portraits. Kahlo spent her life in Mexico City living in La Casa Azul, the Blue House, now a major museum in the bohemian Coyoacán district of the capital. Her work has been celebrated internationally, with a recent autobiographical film and high-profile exhibitions of her work which have traveled the world. She was married to the famous Mexican muralist Diego Rivera.
Mexperience: Mexico City
Online: Frida Kahlo (Wikipedia)
See Also: Diego Rivera, Mexican Art