Screenshot from Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Taste Raider: Poc Chuc

During one of her many optional side quests in Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Lara Croft comes across the recently-widowed Xoco, a resident of the Hidden City whose husband Sumaq had been murdered under suspicious circumstances. While Lara conducts her investigation into Sumaq’s murder, Xoco tells the inquisitive adventurer that she had been planning to …

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Decorative skulls seen in Shadow of the Tomb Raider's Cozumel level (Image credit: Tomb Raider Horizons)

Arte-Factual: Mexican Sugar Skulls

The Day of the Dead, or Día de Muertos, is a multi-day festival in which Mexican families honour and remember their dead, celebrating their lives, building colourful altars for them, and welcoming their spirits back to Earth for an all-too-brief but deeply cherished reunion with their loved ones. Preparations normally begin in October and culminate …

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Ch'arki and chuños, as seen in Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Taste Raider: Ch’arki and Chuños (Part 2)

Whenever we think of culture or cultural identity, we may be tempted to think of arts and crafts, mythology, literature, clothing, rituals. But food and culinary traditions are also forms of cultural expression and can give us a deeper insight into that culture’s history, development, and values. In this edition of Tomb Raider Horizon’s food-centric …

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Ch'arki and chuños, as seen in Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Taste Raider: Ch’arki and Chuños (Part 1)

Whenever we think of culture or cultural identity, we may be tempted to think of arts and crafts, mythology, literature, clothing, rituals. But food and culinary traditions are also forms of cultural expression and can give us a deeper insight into that culture’s history, development, and values. Tomb Raider Horizons’ new food-centric feature, Taste Raider, …

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