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They typically dress as sharply as their income allows: no scruffy jeans, and men almost never wear shorts, while women prefer skirts or dresses. Formality, however, does not by any means equal coldness. Strangers may stand a bit closer than you’re used to, and touch your arm while chatting. Family, home and faith 38 Extended families often go everywhere together – on vacation, to restaurants – and celebrations involve every generation. Don’t be surprised if a social invitation from a local turns into a trip back to the house to meet the entire family.
For parents with younger children, a package provides a fuss-free programme of activities to keep kids occupied. If you’re considering this option, though, don’t skimp – cheaper places may seem like a bargain, but the facilities can be run down and the meals bordering on inedible. It also bears mentioning that all-inclusive resorts are perhaps the most useless form of tourism for the Mexican economy. In Cancún, less than ten percent of tourism dollars stay in the country. These resorts are also the least likely (at least so far) to be mindful of their environmental impact.
Typical cuts like skirt steak (arrachera) are sliced thin, grilled to medium and garnished with grilled onions. ) Pork is ubiquitous, usually shredded and used in small portions as ﬂavouring; turkey is also very common. Eggs feature on every menu, in the classic Mexican combinations of huevos rancheros (fried eggs on a tortilla with red salsa) or huevos a la mexicana (scrambled with onion, tomato and chile), as well as the Yucatán-speciﬁc huevos motuleños, fried eggs on a tortilla with beans, mild tomato salsa, ham, cheese, peas and fried banana slices.