A visit to Cholula

A visit to Cholula

During a recent trip to Puebla, we spent a day visiting Cholula. It’s a beautiful town, about 30 minutes outside of Puebla city. Great Pyramid of Cholula First stop was the great pyramid of Cholula. At first glance, the pyramid looks like a hill as most of it is...
A weekend in Puebla

A weekend in Puebla

Recently we spent a long weekend in Puebla – and we had a great time. It’s such a beautiful city, full of great architecture, amazing food, and the famous talavera pottery. Where is Puebla? Puebla is  in east-central Mexico, southeast of Mexico City....
A Gastronomic Experience at Há Restaurant

A Gastronomic Experience at Há Restaurant

Recently we had the opportunity to dine at Há restaurant with some friends at the Hotel Xcaret Mexico, which is part of Xcaret, just south of Playa del Carmen. It was an amazing dinner, and the Xcaret grounds, and the restaurant itself, are gorgeous! The executive...
Why I use a VPN in Mexico – and which one I use

Why I use a VPN in Mexico – and which one I use

I find it funny the questions we get asked abut living here in Mexico. Elizabeth’s Dad has asked us if we see US news stories, or if we can watch US TV. Of course we can! We’re in Mexico, not on Mars! We have the internet. But there is some truth to the...

How to cook Nopales (aka: cactus)

Join Total Health by Elizabeth and Dona Sonia & Chef Marco as they show how to shop for, clean and prepare cactus pads (leaves/paddles). A few things discussed in the video: How to shop for nopales – what to look for,  what to avoid How to clean and store...