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8 Authentic Mexican Drinks that’s NOT a Margarita

May 5, 2017

I had high expectations of drinking a margarita with just about every meal during my trip to Mexico. However, after scouring the city center of Mexico City for hours, I came to the conclusion that there must be a disconnect between what I thought Mexicans drank, and what they actually drink. It turns out, margaritas are not wildly popular in true Mexican culture. So I decided to find some…

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What’s the Difference Between Mezcal and Tequila?

April 11, 2017
Whats the difference between mezcal tequila

Just about everyone’s heard of the extremely popular Mexican liquor, tequila. But few are familiar with another popular Mexican drink, Mezcal. Mexicans love mezcal! Mezcal and tequila are both fermented beverages made from the agave plant however, they do have a few differences. What’s the Difference Between Mezcal and Tequila? Flavor Mezcal’s most distinguishable characteristic is its strong smoky flavor. This flavoring is created during the production process…


Take a Peek Inside Mexico City’s Trendiest Neighborhoods!

March 30, 2017
Mexico City's Trendiest Neighborhoods

Mexico City has some of the trendiest neighborhoods I’ve seen. These colonias (neighborhoods) are where the fashionistas of Latin America come out to play. While wandering through the streets, you might wonder if you’re actually still in Mexico. Between the art galleries, boutiques, snazzy coffee bars and restaurants, there is as much culture and charm as any large metropolitan European city. Nestled away from the hustle and bustle of the…


14 Reasons Why I Fell in Love with La Roma in Mexico City
(And why you will too!)

March 29, 2017
14 Reasons La Roma, Mexico City

I cannot express enough how taken I was with La Roma in Mexico City. This little corner of Mexico is everything you could want in a residential neighborhood. While wandering around this colonia, or neighborhood, I immediately fell in love with the endless architectural beauty, tree-lined streets, peaceful parks, and the countless cafés, restaurants and boutiques. This area exudes an artsy, yet bohemian vibe, which immediately made me feel…


Discover 22 Things to Do in Mexico City

March 23, 2017
Things to do Mexico City

When I booked my trip to Mexico City, I planned to stay 2 days tops. 10 days later, I couldn’t get enough of this city. Why was I so mesmerized? Mexico City is simply amazing! I found it bubbling with art, culture, history, and charm. Between the art galleries, boutiques, and snazzy coffee bars, Mexico City offers as much culture and charm as any large European city.  To help…

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Why There No Margaritas in Mexico City

February 1, 2017
Margaritas Mexico City

When I booked my 10-day trip to Mexico City, I literally had dreams of margaritas (with salt of course!) dancing in my head. Naturally, I was expecting the tex-mex version. You know the ones. The giant salt-rimmed goblets filled with the a magical, zesty-sour concoction. I thought there would be margaritas everywhere in Mexico City. I scoured the historic center for hours trying to find a restaurant that sold them.…


Hot Air Balloon Tour of the Teotihuacan Pyramids

January 31, 2017
Hot Air Balloon Tour, Teotihuacan Pyramids, Mexico City

I have been wanting to take a hot air balloon tour for, forever! The ability to enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the Teotihuacan Pyramids was a dream come true. Trust me when I say, there is no better way to experience these ancient ruins than from the sky. The Teotihuacan Pyramids (aka the City of the Gods) are estimated to be dated around 100 BC, and are one…