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Snow in Creel, Mexico

Mexico is a diverse and captivating country located in the southern part of North America. With its rich culture, beautiful landscapes, and vibrant cities, Mexico attracts millions of tourists every year. One question that often…

typical street in Juarez, Mexico City

Mexico City is on a tear! The gastronomical scene in Mexico City is firmly established as world class, and one neighborhood in particular is bursting at the seems with hot spots. Nestled within the pulsing…

As a seasoned traveler and a long-time resident of Mexico City, I’ve had the privilege of immersing myself in the vibrant tapestry of this magnificent city. Over the course of my 10-year life here, I’ve…

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 10…

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…

Mexico has nearly 5,800 miles of coastline, over 4,500 miles along the Pacific Ocean and Gulf of California, with the remaining fronting the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. Not surprisingly, there are countless beaches that…

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…

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…

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…

best neighborhood in Mexico City

Updated February 2nd, 2019 The Condesa neighborhood combines some of the best features of Roma Norte and Polanco.   Like Polanco, Condesa is beautiful to look at with its tree-lined streets and parks, art-deco architecture, high-end…

I’ve said it before and I will say it again – I love Mexico City. One of the things that I find so exciting about this sprawling metropolis is the diversity of its neighborhoods, or…