Tag: mazatlan

Mazatlan’s hidden art – The paper florist.

By Maaike Hoekstra, October 2019. [Maaike is the founder and owner of Mazaltan’s only street food tour, Flavor Teller.] [The following is a true story steeped in ancient traditions – about women who are dedicated to their art, and possess an abundance of patience and love. If you visit a cemetery in Mazatlan during Dia…

Mazatlan becomes part of
UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network

[Updated July 2019: Mazatlan’s initial application was reviewed by UNESCO and they recommended that the team strengthen certain areas in the gastronomy section – therefore, the formal application for 2020 was not formally submitted. Mazatlan’s hard-working UNESCO team will revisit the “weak areas” and try again for 2021. SM] [Updated by Maaike Hoekstra, a team…

Peter Greenberg Worldwide – Mazatlan, Mexico, April 28, 2018

Peter Greenberg’s radio show is two hours and it’s all about his recent visits to Mazatlan. He’s enthusiastic and loves Mazatlan BUT he’s clearly frustrated by the messaging of U.S. State Department advisories throughout Mexico. If you don’t wish to listen to all two hours, [Peter is very entertaining] here are some local expats and…

The truth about The Brenster’s
love affair with Mazatlan.

By Sheila Madsen, October 2015 [Updated March 2019] [Updated October 2017:] Just in! Brent just wrote, and created Mazatlan’s first-ever jingle. This is a bit of a delicate situation. For various reasons The Brenster & Carrum Concert Series will not be happening in the near future. The essence of the profile is still valid. Tuesdays…

Highlights

Saturday January 25, 2020. The complete calendar is here – including all the live music. THE MOST POPULAR Introducing, La Molcajeteria Cocina Mexicana. Carnaval 2020 – February 20 – 25.  Flavor Teller – the original street food tour.  Child’s Play – 27 ideas on what to do with the kids. Bus routes. Doctor on call,…

Restaurant Reviews / Introductions

These 50 + Mazatlan restaurant introductions [not reviews] have been written by full-time residents. The Mazatlan restaurants may or may not appeal to you. As Robert Louis Stevenson said “Marriage is one long conversation. Chequered by disputes.”  Restaurants can be a lot like that, good days, bad days, give them a chance. Many represent someone’s…

How would you spend a perfect day in Mazatlan?

(That was the question, the invitation. The rules? None! Your answer can be as long or as short as you wish. Responses are unedited and arranged by date received. If you wish to share your perfect day (name dropping is encouraged) please send an e mail to: editormazatlanlife@gmail.com) Singer, The Brenster: My perfect day in…

Mazatlan Bandstand

Hear, here! The Mazatlan Bandstand was created to record live music in front of a live audience. The bands are recorded with the latest digital recording equipment to give you the most authentic experience – it’s almost like being there. Almost. Please listen with your headphones/earbuds, not on your phone or tablet/laptop speakers. The Bandstand…

Mazatlan Bus Routes

Updated November 2019: These maps are old but are the only ones available at the moment. Perhaps before you leave ask a local, ask at your hotel – locals and residents who take the bus for work would be able to confirm the routes for you. Reminder! Keep your ticket – inspectors randomly do hop-on…