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Beyond its beaches and tourist resorts, its busy cities and its desert plains, Mexico has many gems hidden among its highland regions. Carved into the Mexican mountains are many charming, quaint and colorful towns which…

Mexico City is one of the most amazing places in the world to visit for a short, or extended period of time. With over 20,000,000 people in the metropolitan area, you can be sure there…

Digital Nomads

The location independent landscape that we know is significantly developing as more and more individuals trade in their office jobs each year for remote working opportunities in pursuit of the digital nomad dream or just…

things to know before visiting Mexico City

As the second largest megapolis in the western hemisphere, Mexico City can most definitely be a daunting place to plan for a getaway of any length of time. After living here permanently for almost 4…

If you want to see a totally different and perhaps unexpected side to Mexico City, Santa Fe on the western edge of the city is a good place to start.  Thoroughly modern and urban, Santa…

For thousands of years, libraries have been the center of almost every developed civilization.  These institutions have protected ancient texts, books, manuscripts and important documents. They have served as a place where people can access …

Unlike most of the other neighborhoods profiled in this series, Santa María la Ribera isn’t especially “trendy” or “cool.” While it is considered to be an important architectural and historical neighborhood, it is a bit…

Guest post by Josh Cantor One of Mexico’s new trendy travel locales is the South East state of Chiapas.  It is littered with archaeological sites, beautiful landscapes, waterfalls and a very prominent indigenous culture as…

Something which I often talk about on this blog is the importance of saving time time and the tools and strategies I use to do so. Since deciding to base myself in Mexico City and continuing with…

best neighborhoods in Mexico City - San Angel

Like Coyoacán, the San Angel (or Ángel in Spanish) neighborhood was an independent and mostly rural village until the mid-20th century, and even today you could easily imagine that you are in a colonial town…

Like the other Mexico City neighborhoods I’ve profiled like Roma Norte, Condesa, Polanco and Juarez, Villa Coyoacán (often referred to as the historic center) has a definite personality which makes it stand apart from the…

beautiful historic architecture in Mexico City

Like other neighborhoods in transition, Colonia (or neighborhood) Juarez (not to be confused with Ciudad Juarez) has a very diverse personality that is hard to characterize. Juarez is home to the Zona Rosa – the…

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