Field Notes

How To Choose an Eco-Friendly Tour or Activity

I know you want to discover new places and be fascinated by the wonders of the world, but you don't want to do that at the expense of sustainability and jeopardizing the future of this planet, so how can you tell if your holiday is...

Why I Chose to Go Green

Dear reader,   Joanna Riquett –founder of Hayo– here. This is a note to let you know why it's been quite a while since we last activated Hayo and especially why I have chosen to give this magazine a different direction.   The truth is that almost 3 years...

10 Tips To Start Choosing Sustainable Travel

Ecotourism promotes sustainable travel that benefits local communities, culture, and heritage and minimizes impacts on the environment. It's not driven by economic growth at the expense of natural resources, but rather it proposes a way of educating travelers into making conscious green choices by allowing the...

What Is Sustainable Tourism?

If we want to continue exploring the world, and even more so, explore a world that is healthy and fair to all living species, we must make some changes in the way we do it. ...

6 Amazing Destinations to Ignite Your Creativity

Sometimes we all need a little help to ignite our creativity. Perhaps we feel stuck in a bit of a rut or can’t get our creative juices flowing, for whatever reason. Whether you’re a painter, writer, or business owner, we could all use a creative...

Xochimilco, The Floating Gardens of Mexico City

By Andy Hume   Boat and mind meander in tandem into the dreamy canals – so distant emotionally from the ride and grind of Mexico City, yet still within its limits, only a couple metro transfers from its jam-clogged city center. Not even the sound of an...

Where To Have Breakfast In La Condesa, Mexico City

By Marion Mikolajczyk     Here's a quick overview of four restaurants in La Condesa offering Mexican breakfast like enchiladas suizas or chilaques but also waffles, eggs in all their presentations, avocado toast and açai bowls. In fact, all we love to savor for breakfast!   Azul Condesa   At the command...

Uncovering The Art Scene in San Miguel de Allende

By Melisa Valero   It is a fact that San Miguel de Allende has become more and more a magnet for people from all over the world in search of experiences that enrich their lives. You only need set foot in this town to realize all the...

Mexico City’s Flea Market of Darkness – Tianguis Cultural del Chopo

Words by Andy Hume   Part weekend warrior’s Hot Topic, part beer-fed aging metalhead playland, Tianguis Cultural del Chopo is the street market source for all things musically and culturally black: metal, punk, goth, oi!, hardcore, etc. Currently situated along Calle Juan Aldama (across from the Buenavista...