Puebla is one of Mexico’s most charismatic colonial cities. The colonial center is well preserved, decorated with cobbled streets and beautiful architecture. You’ll enjoy a distinct colonial vibe---in relaxed and colorful surroundings. Make sure you stop at these spots when visiting “The City of Angels.”
Day of the Dead in Mexico: What the Celebration Is Really About
The Day of the Dead, or Dia de Muertos in Spanish, is a public holiday celebrated each year from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 mainly in Mexico. Although the name initially can seem a bit sinister, the holiday is really meant to honor the dead and show respect for family members who have passed. As a celebration, the Day of the Dead entwines elaborate images in bright colors with themes such as skulls and alters. Here’s a closer look at the holiday as well as its history and symbolic meanings.