Is Mexico underrated?

In many ways, Mexico has been underrated in the international community. But this was not always the case. Right after Mexico gained its independence from Spain, it was bigger than the present United States, its currency, the gold Mexican peso, was one of the most valued and sought after in the world, and the first Mexican Constitution was

What are some common misconceptions about Mexico?

I lived in Mexico; also I've been around Western Europe. Now I'm residing in the eastern side of the continent and that has given me a good idea of how misinformed people are about Mexico.·        Everyone's brown, short and fat. This one is wrong but easy to understand

What are the biggest misconceptions about Mexico?

Misconceptions about Mexico abound. Here are just a few that may not have been addressed by others: 1.      That we're brown.

What are the differences between Spanish and Mexican food?

Dia y noche (Day and night). Traditional regional foods are always based on what could be grown, hunted, caught, or traded for. Chile came from Mexico and apparently has not yet arrived in Spain, at least chiles picantes (hot chiles). The Spanish do enjoy some nice peppers in their cuisine

Why doesn't America have a diverse variety of original cuisine like Mexico or European countries?

It does. Or, arguably, it did.Until a little after WWII, American cuisine was characterized by a variety of regional cuisines. New England food was distinct from the broad range of southern cooking (like southern literature, one of America's best-kept secrets from foreigners), which was in turn different from the food of the Southwest. And there's a range of

What are the best fun facts about Mexican history?

I believe this one to be the most hilarious one:Just 20 years after our independence (which, by the way, was mostly achieved thanks to Spaniards living in Mexico, with the support of indigenous communities), we went to war with France because, Mexico didn't wanted to pay for CAKES!Yes... This was known as the

Do Mexicans hate Mexican Americans?

Some do, some don't.As any other society in the world, Mexicans can hold some prejudices. But I think

Does Mexican nationality extend to the second generation? My grandparents were born in Mexico and immigrated to the US where they had my mother. They are now deceased, but I am wondering if I could obtain dual citizenship through descent.

Sadly, no. Not as straightforward as you want to.The Mexican nationality can be easily obtained if you are born in Mexican territory or if any of your parents was born here. If your mom was born in the US and never claimed her Mexican citizenship you are just the son of a US citizen and that's all.But

How to feel being Mexican

As Fer Vázquez said, and I couldn't phrase it better:

What are some common misconceptions about Mexico?

I lived in Mexico; also I've been around Western Europe. Now I'm residing in the eastern side of the continent and that has given me a good idea of how misinformed people are about Mexico.·        Everyone's brown, short and fat. This one is wrong but easy to understand if you're in Europe where countries have been formed

What are the biggest misconceptions about Mexico?

Misconceptions about Mexico abound. Here are just a few that may not have been addressed by others: 1.      That we're brown.

What are the biggest myths about Mexico?

1 Mexico is South America.Mexico is part of Latin America that's not the same that South America. South America is a continent that starts in Colombia an ends in Tierra de Fuego, Argentina. Very, very far from Mexico.2 It's very

What if France had colonized Mexico?

For the sake of context let's say that the French began their colonisation of Mexico right before the Spanish do. For one it most likely wouldn't be called Mexico.. The it would not be part of new Spain so the Spanish would never have named it Mexico, of course,

What is the most popular misconception about Mexico?

Mostly the media from the USA and Canada completely overblowing how dangerous Mexico is and they speak of it like its the same everywhere. This is a HUGE country. I am from Seattle, and there are more shootings in my old neighborhood. The cartels are dangerous but normally don't kill tourists or expats. They are killing

What misconceptions do people commonly have about Mexico that are wrong?

There's quite a few, actually. As a Mexican living abroad and having traveled to 25 countries, here's my experience:

Why can't Ensure be sold in Vietnam or Mexico?

When my grandmother was nearing the end of her fight with cancer, I remember my mother buying Ensure Gold - the very best (or very best advertised) milk/supplement for grandma. That was fifteen years ago, in a much less open Vietnam.Nowadays, bottles of Ensure in ready-to-drink liquid form are sold

Why did France invade Mexico?

Mexico (under the thumb of Spain) borrowed capital from many different countries and then failed to pay under the bad terms. Mexico was in a bad state, limping like hurt prey and all the predators came out to take advantage. So, a series of countries, England, France, USA, attempted to collect at different times. Seeing as how trillions in

Why do Mexican people wear long pants in such hot weather? I was in Mexico working, and in 90 degree weather, most people were wearing long pants.

Look at my profile picture. That is a proper outfit for Northern Mexico in late April under clear skies and some 95F. Long pants and long-sleeved shirt. You can also wear a short sleeved shirt.Only tourists wear shorts and T shirts

Why do the USA and Mexico hate each other?

They do not. Presently there is what has been a staggering influx of illegal immigrants from Mexico since 1990 and the crack street wars drove many of them North. But as always most people immigrate to America for employment.At any rate, it was too much too fast and

Can Mexico be considered a Western Country or a First World country?

International institutions characterize Mexico as an upper-middle-income country, a category encompassing US $4125 to $12736 in income per capita. Mexico's was $9980 in 2014, and at 2.5% growth would enter World Bank's high-income countries group in another decade.List of countries by GNI (nominal, Atlas method) per capitaUpper middle income (World Bank)

How to kick your husband out of the house (Mexico)

Why would you do it? And as far as I know you can't unless you accuse him of some crime and you fear for you personal safely but besides that your and his family will stop you of doing such thing if you don't have such motive. Familiar harmony is more important than individualistic and if you

Where can I buy kettlebells in Mexico?

I got mine at Martí, they've got 2 or 3 brands but their kettlebells aren't very large (mine was the biggest in store and it's only 6 kg.). Unfortunately the best way of getting your hands may be to buy them second-hand from your local Crossfit gym or get them shipped from the