Mexico

Let’s hear it from Gabbie!

 

Where are you originally from?​
Mexico

PEOPLE

In one word or sentence, how do you describe your people?
hard workers with great work ethic.

On a scale of 1-10, how well does your country speak English?
6

Can you give a key phrase/word/expression that people in your country usually say?
Se pasa de panzazo (it just means when you barely make it, say a test/quiz)

How do I say “hello/thank you/please/sorry” in your language?
Hola, gracias, perdon/disculpe/lo siento

Are you more like laid back or party people?
laid back

FOOD​

Best food? Weirdest food? Local food to try?
Tacos! Crickets (lol) Good local food to try… chilaquiles!

Best drink? Local drink to try?
Mexican hot chocolate. Atole/champurrado

How is breakfast served in your country?
It’s usually a sweet bread (concha) with a hot beverage (usually coffee)

CULTURE​

The best festival to attend?
Posadas (around Christmas time)

Which sport are you guys crazy about?
Soccer (Futbol)

COUNTRY​

In one word or sentence, how do you describe your country?
Full of life and humble people

How many days at least should a visitor spend in your country?
14

When is the best time to visit?
Christmas season

Can you give an interesting trivia about your country? 
Some regions eat certain insects

What is your country’s most popular stereotype/cliché?
Everyone has a Pablo Villa mustache and sombrero

TRAVEL

Are you a traveler? Which place is your favorite so far?
I’m trying to be more of a traveler. Spain

What’s your best travel story?
I was 18 years old and I arrived in Spain in the early hours of the day. I was starving so I went to a sandwich shop to get myself something to eat. All combos included a beer, so I ended up purchasing a sandwich combo with a beer which I devoured within 5 minutes. I had beer for breakfast! It was the best 🙂 And no one batted an eye at me drinking beer looking as young as I did. 18 is the legal drinking age over there, needless to say I was hydrated by beer most of my trip.

Why do you love traveling?
I love learning about other cultures and trying different foods! I’m such a sucker for food.

ABOUT YOU

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Let’s hear it from Natalia!

My type of Friday #favoriteplace #bacalar #mexico 🇲🇽 #visitmexico

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Where are you originally from?​
MONTERREY, MEXICO

PEOPLE

In one word or sentence, how do you describe your people?
Kind

On a scale of 1-10, how well does your country speak English?
7

Can you give a key phrase/word/expression that people in your country usually say?
Amigo

How do I say “hello/thank you/please/sorry” in your language?
Hola/gracias/por favor/ disculpe

Are you more like laid back or party people?
Both depending on the trip or situation

FOOD​

Best food? Weirdest food? Local food to try?
Chilaquiles/mole and chapulines/pozole

Best drink? Local drink to try?
Tequila herradura reposado / Clamato con cerveza

How is breakfast served in your country?
Salty eggs with different stuff or chilaquiles

CULTURE​

The best festival to attend?
Día de muertos in Michoacán

Which sport are you guys crazy about?
Soccer

What excursions and/or activities do you extremely suggest that visitors MUST do?
Depend on the place you can camp on the mountains, swim in the amazing beaches, surf in some of them, climb the volcanoes, it depend on your taste

Are there any local customs a visitor should be sensitive to?
Respect the traditions and the people and the rules of the places you visit

PLACES​

What is/are the most surreal places/landmarks to visit?
Tulum, Bacalar, isla Holbox, playa balandra, Cuatro Ciénegas, grutas de tolantongo, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato

Can you name a place that most people have not heard of? A secret spot perhaps!
Cuatro Ciénegas, dunas de yeso

Where can visitors find the best beach?
Tulum or playa balandra

If I’m staying for less than a week, which city should I choose?
Visit Quintana Roo and Yucatán

COUNTRY​

In one word or sentence, how do you describe your country?
Amazing

How many days at least should a visitor spend in your country?
At least a month

When is the best time to visit?
I like October because is low season and you can enjoy more places

What is your country’s most popular stereotype/cliché?
We don’t ride in dunkeys and wear sombreros everyday

TRAVEL

Are you a traveler? Which place is your favorite so far?
Yes and my favorite one is Bacalar in Mexico

What’s your best travel story?
Getting to know the Masai people in Kenya

Why do you love traveling?
I’m eager to know the cultures from different parts of the world and to see the places and to know the history about every single one of them

ABOUT NATALIA

Instagram: @Natsvillarreal
Email: Nats.villarreal.84@gmail.com