- 1 What should you not wear in Mexico?
- 2 What should I pack for a week in Mexico?
- 3 What is considered rude in Mexico?
- 4 What can I take to Mexico for my stomach?
- 5 Is it better to use US dollars or pesos in Mexico?
- 6 What should you not forget to go to Mexico?
- 7 Are you supposed to tip at all inclusive resorts in Mexico?
- 8 How do you greet someone in Mexico?
- 9 Does Mexico have a national religion?
- 10 How do you greet an older man in Mexico?
- 11 What makes you sick in Mexico water?
- 12 How can I avoid stomach problems in Mexico?
What should you not wear in Mexico?
Don’t wear sandals or flip flops Sure, Mexican women (and men, for that matter) will be spotted wearing sandals, but it’s far more common to see closed shoes, trainers and pumps being worn by the locals. Plus, by doing that you avoid getting filthy feet after a day of traipsing round the sights.
What should I pack for a week in Mexico?
Your Usual Travel Essentials
- Passport + copy of your passport (kept separate)
- Toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, razor)
- Socks (if you’re bringing sneakers)
- A good book or e-reader.
What is considered rude in Mexico?
Don ‘t show signs of discomfort, which would be considered rude by your Mexican counterpart. Mexicans often “hold” a gesture (a handshake, a squeeze of the arm, a hug) longer than Americans and Canadians do. It is considered rude to stand around with your hands in your pockets.
What can I take to Mexico for my stomach?
If you do come down with this ailment, nothing beats Pepto Bismol, readily available in Mexico. Imodium is also available in Mexico and is used by many travelers for a quick fix. A good high-potency (or “therapeutic”) vitamin supplement and even extra vitamin C can help; yogurt is good for healthy digestion.
Is it better to use US dollars or pesos in Mexico?
The best currency to bring to Mexico is a mix of pesos and US dollars. Use the dollars to pay for the big things like tours, entrance fees, accommodation, and travel. For everything else use pesos.
What should you not forget to go to Mexico?
Other Items To Not Forget On Your Mexico Packing List:
- Light Jacket.
- Flip Flops.
- Mexico Guide Book.
- Sand-Resistant Beach Blanket.
- Deet-Free Mosquito Wristbands.
Are you supposed to tip at all inclusive resorts in Mexico?
While tipping is a discretionary and optional gesture, at all-inclusive resorts in Mexico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and others, it is certainly encouraged.
How do you greet someone in Mexico?
When greeting someone in Mexico, it is customary to make physical contact, rather than simply saying “hello.” A handshake is the most common form of greeting between strangers, though friends will usually greet each other with a single kiss on the cheek. The same physical gestures are repeated when you say goodbye.
Does Mexico have a national religion?
Mexico does not have an official religion. However, Roman Catholicism is the dominant faith and deeply culturally pervasive. It is estimated over 80% of the population identifies as Catholic. Many Mexicans see Catholicism as part of their identity, passed on through the family and nation like cultural heritage.
How do you greet an older man in Mexico?
The formal title used to greet people is ‘ Señor’ (Mr) for men and ‘Señora’ (Ms) for women. This is followed by one’s surname. Elders may be addressed as ‘Don’ (Sir) or Doña (Ma’am) followed by their first name to show more respect.
What makes you sick in Mexico water?
You typically develop traveler’s diarrhea after ingesting food or water contaminated with organisms from feces. So why aren’t natives of high-risk countries affected in the same way? Often their bodies have become accustomed to the bacteria and have developed immunity to them.
How can I avoid stomach problems in Mexico?
In Mexico don’t drink: Tap or well water. In Mexico you can drink:
- Sealed bottled water.
- Water that has been disinfected.
- Ice made with bottled or disinfected water.
- Carbonated drinks.
- Hot coffee or tea.
- Pasteurized milk.
- In Latin American, coconut milk is deemed a panacea for every conceivable stomach ailment, and then some.