Journal

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...

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...