I recently spent 4 days working in Mexico for the first time. Eye-eye-eye! What a place! There wasn’t a Taco Bell in sight. The tequila was more aromatic than the most savory brandy, and the seafood was as fresh as a daisy, served raw like the sushi in Japan, but with incredible spices and sauces that made the flavors bounce out of my mouth and do a samba dance on my tongue. This was an eye-opening experience for me because I previously have only been a tourist in Mexico, soaking up the sun and indulging in a margarita or two. Get ready, world, Mexico is becoming a center of technical excellence for software development!
THE CULTURE -Forget every stereotype you ever heard. Beneath the mariachi music and spices beats a global pulse. Multicultural doesn’t begin to to describe the experience of being there as a business person. One night you can be dining in a world-class hotel, and the next you can be enjoying the world’s most delicious hot dog (real meat!) from a street vendor. After passing a couple of calves and chickens on the road, I arrived at a spa where I enjoyed an incredible facial and shiatsu massage.Continue reading