Forget your Coachella crop tops and overpriced avocado toast. We're heading south of the border, where the real party's at — a windstorm of ancient rituals, colonial charm, and enough spice to set your soul on fire. This ain't your abuela's tamale recipe, this is a fiesta smorgasbord, where dancing pigs and talking crosses are just the tip of the tequila-soaked iceberg.
Chiapas: Let's kick things off in Palenque, where Santo Domingo de Guzmán throws a birthday bash that would make J.Lo jealous. Think fireworks so bright they'll give the Mayan sun a run for its money, and enough street food to feed a small army of jaguars.