Journal

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...

An Artist’s Tour of Mexico City’s Neighborhood of Coyoacan

By Loni Klara   Most famous as the home of Frida Kahlo’s former residence, the neighborhood of Coyoacan in Mexico City is like an oasis in the midst of a giant city. Its old, beautiful streets and houses are endowed with a rich artistic legacy, drawing many...

8 Reasons To Travel Alone

It can be great fun to travel with other people – friends and family always make great companions, and there are certainly benefits to having a group of people to travel with. However, if you ask any veteran traveler whether it is also worth traveling...

Mexico City, A Hub for Innovation in LATAM

By Meaghan Moulton   Mexico City is in a renaissance. The city is bursting with over 20 million residents, and there’s no end in sight. The inhabitants come from all over Mexico, and all over the globe. Not bad for a city that was founded on swampland.   I...

An Unmissable Of The Mexican Cuisine: The Taco al Pastor

By Marion Mikolajczyk   There is no food more representative of the Mexican cuisine than a taco, a folded tortilla containing a variety of ingredients. There are an infinity of combinations that you can eat in every moment of the day, from breakfast to dinner, standing at...

Tepoztlan, Where Spirituality, Art, and Tourism Collide

By Avalon Bauman   A graceful middle-aged woman with a straight back and bohemian blouse descends the stairs at El Amate Bio-Disciplinary Center in Tepoztlan. She is going to give us a tour.   “There are places in the world that attract very interesting people, very eclectic people”, she...

Discover the Famous Filming Locations in Hawaii

In a previous post, Hayo talked about exploring Honolulu and mentioned that the climate is perfect for holidays. That’s because Hawaii has 11 out of the world’s 13 climate zones. It means that Hawaii’s weather conditions have created various types of terrain including deserts and...

The Poetry in Mexico City’s Street Photography

Street photographer Frederik Trovatten moved to Mexico City and started taking pictures of the streets and its people. He discovered the implicit poetry that comes with capturing a moment in the life of the city and so he started an Instagram account where he could share the...