Markets and Shopping in Mexico

Guides and articles about markets, trade and shopping in Mexico

Guides and articles about markets, trade and shopping in Mexico

Exploring colonial Mexico

Enjoying Long-Weekend Holidays in Mexico

Mexico's three long-weekend holidays —introduced over a decade ago— are well-received and one of them also forms part of Mexico's 'Black Friday' shopping event

Hammocks for Sale in Mexico

Buying a Mexican Hammock

How to buy a decent hammock that will be a real pleasure to use and provide years of restful service

Ice Cream Flavors

A Scoop on Mexican Ice Cream

Mexican ice cream is varied, flavorsome, and widely available from local stores, fancy-brand parlors, and street vendors

Cloth Bags and Plastic Bags

Would You Like a Bag for That?

Foreign Native considers regulations which ban use of plastic bags in Mexico City's shops and other trends which seek to showcase green and healthy credentials