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8 Quality Ways to Experience Colonia Condesa, Mexico City

One of the things that made me fall in love with Mexico City was the variety of neighborhoods in the heart of this massive city, making it feel much smaller

Where to Have the Best Breakfast in Mexico City

Breakfast in Mexico City is a culinary experience that you do not want to miss. For me, Mexican breakfasts outshine any other breakfasts in the world. They are hearty, bursting

How To Visit Teotihuacán From Mexico City

View of the Pyramid of the Sun from the Pyramid of the Moon The pyramids of Teotihuacán are incredible and should not be missed when visiting Mexico City. Its two

14 Best Things to Do in Roma Norte, Mexico City

Mexico City is made up of several amazing neighborhoods, but none are quite like Roma Norte. Home to swanky bars, famous restaurants, cool mezcalerias, and lots of lush green spaces,

What to Do in Playa La Saladita: Accommodation, Food, & Activities

Located on the pacific coast less than an hour from Zihuatanejo is the beautiful Playa La Saladita. I had never heard of this beach until some of Jorge’s friends started

The Best Parks in Mexico City

Mexico City is one of the biggest cities in the world, which is why I was really surprised to see as much green space as I did when I first

Unique Things to Do in Tepoztlán

Located less than an hour and a half outside of Mexico City, the Pueblo Magico of Tepoztlán is a popular weekend getaway for Chilangos (Mexico City residents). Famous for its Aztec pyramid and strong

6 Things You Should Know Before Visiting Mexico for Day of the Dead

Mexico’s Day of the Dead (November 1st and 2nd) is known around the world for its colorful and lively festivities. Cemeteries spring to life with candles, orange cempasúchil flowers (marigolds),

7 Awesome Things to Do in Queretaro, Mexico

Just north of Mexico City, by the State of Mexico and Hidalgo, you’ll find Querétaro state. Being only a couple hours drive from Mexico City, it’s an ideal destination for

Queretaro’s Hidden Gems: Where to Find Mexican Fire Opals

Mining for Mexican Fire Opals Last weekend, Jorge and I went on an exciting weekend trip to Queretaro State. We spent the days wandering through Pueblo Magicos, drinking local wine,

What to Wear in Mexico City – A Guide to Packing for Mexico City’s Climate & Culture

Mexico City is full of surprises. You want to make sure to pack the proper clothes so you can explore comfortably. Many people (myself included) make the mistake of assuming

Top Cafes in Mexico City

There’s something undeniably inviting about cafes. Maybe it’s the rich aroma of freshly brewed coffee, the quaint seating, the tasty snacks, or if you hit the jackpot, a cafe that

How to Rent an Apartment in Mexico City: A Complete Guide

Rooftop views of sprawling Mexico City Mexico City is increasingly becoming popular with expats year after year, and it’s no wonder, this city has so much to offer! I mean,

5 Ways to Get Around Mexico City That Are NOT Uber

So you are planning on visiting Mexico City? I am so excited for you! There are so many sights to explore and neighborhoods to visit in this city, but half

Bacalar Mexico: A Weekend Itinerary

Back in January of this year, Jorge and I visited Bacalar for my birthday. Located on the Yucatan Peninsula, Bacalar is a dreamy, tropical getaway. We took a two-hour flight

Mezcal Hunting in Oaxaca, Mexico

Espadín agave fields If you’ve ever had a small shot, or even better, a bottle of mezcal sitting on the table in front of you and your family and friends,

Visiting Las Pozas in Xilitla, Mexico

Las Pozas Mexico In the state of San Luis Potosí, tucked away in the subtropical rainforest just outside of Xilitla hides Las Pozas de Xilitla, a surreal sculpture garden. Wealthy

How to Visit Mexico’s Firefly Sanctuary

Every summer, from about the end of June to the beginning of August, thousands of fireflies light up in unison as they search for a mate in the magnificent forest

Why I’m Living in Mexico

How I ended living in Mexico City after 6 months of backpacking Latin America.

Mexico and Guatemala Travel Route

It has been nearly four and a half months that I have been in Latin America so I think it’s about time I give an overview of where I have

Hiking Central America’s Highest Peak

Tajumulco, Central America’s highest peak is actually a massive stratovolcano and is located in western Guatemala near the Mexican border. We left Xela for Tajumulco Friday afternoon with the plan