In the Twinkle of a rising star

In the Twinkle of a rising star

 On The Tee With Alejandra Llaneza “She would have stayed and fought at Azcapotzalco until the end,” the old timer said. He held his mashie and glanced away from the golf ball sitting down in the rough and seemed to be off in his own reverie, somewhere out across a thousand miles of desert. His

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Mike Herrera & 25 Years of MxPx

Mike Herrera & 25 Years of MxPx

The story behind the founding member/singer/songwriter/bassist of one of Punk Rock’s greatest bands “It’s all the same, same ole town with a different name. That’s fine by me…there’s really no place that I’d rather be.” -Mike Herrera (Lyrics from Southbound) It was Sunday, November 8, 1998, at 8:00 in the evening that I found myself

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A few ounces of Western Mexico mixed with Memphis

A few ounces of Western Mexico mixed with Memphis

As smooth as the voice of its creator Sauza 901 is a brand of tequila conceived by singer/ songwriter/ actor Justin Timberlake that captures the smoky, silky finish one has come to expect from the highest quality of blue agave spirits. He teamed up with the descendants of the founder of Sauza tequila, Don Cenobio

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A Stone’s throw in time

A Stone’s throw in time

A Guadalajara Beauty Queen Travels Back 45,000 Years On February 22, 1988, a baby opened her eyes. Sun streamed through the curtains as the sounds of the world filled her ears. Little did anyone know that a mere 21 years later this young child would grow into a woman of such spellbinding beauty and elegance

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The Coco Movie – “A love letter to Mexico”

The Coco Movie – “A love letter to Mexico”

“The movie is so much a love letter to the country of Mexico,” said Dave Hollis, Disney distribution Chief. “It’s a celebration of the family, of Mexico’s culture, of its music,” he added. “Coco is also part of larger effort on Disney’s part to craft more inclusive stories and get as much cultural input as possible after decades of

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It is what is UNDERNEATH that counts: Victoria’s Secret’s Secret

It is what is UNDERNEATH that counts: Victoria’s Secret’s Secret

“Confidence is everything on the runway, Greg!” was the tweet I received from Victoria’s Secret on the afternoon of December 5, 2016, only hours before the models took to the stage for the Victoria’s Secret fashion show in Paris. The tweet was in response to a message I had sent explaining how much my daughter

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Monos Bichis and a Venados Jersey – Crime or naive joke?

Monos Bichis and a Venados Jersey – Crime or naive joke?

Sometime last week at the Fisherman’s Monument  – also known as “Monos bichis” (naked guys) – the masculine figure was dressed with a Venados jersey. Most people thought it was funny and pictures went viral quickly on social media. As soon as this was reported, the Bomberos went to the monument to remove the jersey.

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Mi Mazatlan – a new Video…

Mi Mazatlan – a new Video…

Mazatlecos are always very proud of their beautiful City and they love to promote it. Young Mazatlan talent: Fran Zata, Ivan Gonzalez, Andres Padilla, Valeria Velarde, Soul, Dany El Nise, Hermanos Barraza, DJ Nhas, Jam Baynel Pruys, Juan Watson, Banda Maximo Comando, Punto Final, Grupo Ministro & Juniors De Papi, and other talented folks made  a

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Amikoo Mayan Theme Park

Amikoo Mayan Theme Park

Mexico’s Riviera Maya already draws millions of tourists every year with its pristine beaches, adventure parks, and magnificent Mayan ruins, but now, Mexico has unveiled a huge plan to lure even more visitors to the stunning region on its southeastern coast. Officials announced plans to to break ground on a sprawling new theme park packed with wild

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Lorena Ochoa enters World Golf Hall of Fame, continues to build legacy

Lorena Ochoa enters World Golf Hall of Fame, continues to build legacy

Even the greatest golfers seldom exit on top, but rather tend to fade away in a blur of misplaced optimism and undignified scores. Lorena Ochoa was a rare exception. In May 2010, the Mexican phenom had been ranked No 1 in the world for a record 158 consecutive weeks and had claimed 27 LPGA Tour

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Meet Frida the Mexican Rescue Dog Who Is Saving Lives in Natural Disasters

Meet Frida the Mexican Rescue Dog Who Is Saving Lives in Natural Disasters

Frida a labrador retriever is earning international praise for her efforts to rescue a dozen lives in various natural disasters following a pair of earthquakes that struck Mexico in recent weeks. The dog, Frida, is deployed by the Mexican navy (SEMAR) in the event of natural disasters. Equipped with protective goggles and boots, she was put to

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“El Chapo” Pizza launched in Belgium!

“El Chapo” Pizza launched in Belgium!

This is a pizza with jalapenos, corn, meat, nachos and beans, almost all of the stereotypes of what Mexican food culture represents in other countries. However, the American brand PizzaHut’s outlet in Belgium went further by naming a new pizza  “El Chapo”, whose name refers to the alias of Joaquin Guzman. “Are you ready for

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Our year on the road & living in Mexico

Our year on the road & living in Mexico

Lake Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico—September 4, 2017— Best Places In The World To Retire (Best Places) announced today the publication and availability for download of the free eBook, Our Year on the Road & Living in Mexico– Adventures, Challenges, Triumphs, Lessons Learned. The book provides the firsthand accounts of Chuck Bolotin and his wife Jet Metier after they sold, gave away, or put

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Hammocks at the hospital!

Hammocks at the hospital!

Hammocks have been installed at a Public Hospital in Campeche not because of lack of economic resources, they have been installed as part of an integration program of Mayan population. 47 percent of the population of the region is maya and they usually do not use beds to sleep. At the facilities of the hospital in

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Andres Romo – Escuinapa talent at the Italy Couture

Andres Romo – Escuinapa talent at the Italy Couture

Andres Romo was born in Escuinapa, Sinaloa and studied design at Culiacan University. He has been working for seven years in the fashion industry in Rome. At the young age of 36, he has been collaborating with internationally renowned brands such as Fabriano Boutique, Caterina Gatta , Agua de Coco and Mariù de Sica. His line collection “Miss

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