Category: Travel

  • Sears alive in Mexico City

    Sears alive in Mexico City

    While Sears has faced decline in the U.S., especially on the West Coast with numerous store closures, it remains a presence in Mexico City. Good luck.

  • Cocktail With Clouds at Miralto

    Cocktail With Clouds at Miralto

    Perched high in Torre Latinoamericana, Miralto Restaurant offered us more than a meal—it presented a journey through Mexico City’s skyline. This architectural marvel, a testament to modern engineering since its completion in 1956, has withstood numerous earthquakes, standing as a beacon in the city’s heart. Iconic landmarks like Palacio de Bellas Artes, Palacio Nacional, the…

  • The Amazing Biblioteca Vasconcelos library

    The Amazing Biblioteca Vasconcelos library

    We ventured into the Biblioteca Vasconcelos, an architectural masterpiece that left us in awe. Designed by Alberto Kalach and completed in 2006, the library is a modern-day wonder that beautifully intertwines functionality with aesthetic brilliance. The interior is a stunning display of spatial ingenuity, with massive, suspended bookshelves creating a mesmerizing maze of knowledge. As…

  • How to visit the National Palace

    How to visit the National Palace

    Our experience at Palacio Nacional in Mexico City On our visit to Palacio Nacional in Mexico City, we were immersed in a blend of Mexico’s rich history and art. Built on a site that has been a palace for Mexico’s ruling class since the Aztec Empire, its current form largely dates back to when it…

  • Diego Rivera at Palacio de Bellas Artes

    Diego Rivera at Palacio de Bellas Artes

    We did a visit to the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City. It’s so pretty on the outside. We quickly hurried in as rain seems to be starting. This cultural icon, constructed between 1904 and 1934, is an architectural masterpiece, combining Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles. It was mainly designed by Italian architect…

  • Victoria beer from Mexico

    Victoria beer from Mexico

    Originating from Toluca in the State of Mexico, Victoria holds the distinction of being one of the oldest beer brands in the country, with its production dating back to 1865. Victoria struck me as somewhat flat, lacking the robustness often found in other beers. However, it was noticeably gassy, which added a different dimension to…

  • Late dinner at Yoru

    Late dinner at Yoru

    For late dinner we went Yoru! Yoru’s a Japanese restaurant is a little dark, and they open till 10 PM. We began our meal by sharing a soft shell crab and unagi hand rolls. The hand rolls were good, possibly heightened by our long hiatus from Japanese cuisine. Each bite was a mix of crisp…

  • Warning on using taxis in Mexico City

    Warning on using taxis in Mexico City

    A Redditor recently shared a distressing experience they had a few months ago in Mexico City, serving as a cautionary tale for all travelers. It’s a story of deception and a sharp reminder of the importance of vigilance in unfamiliar situations. The tourist hailed what appeared to be a regular city taxi. The cab had…

  • Change of cuisine: Argentinian food!

    Change of cuisine: Argentinian food!

    For an early dinner we had Argentinian street food El Fogón De Don Pedro. Love their authentic flavors and warm ambiance. We started with tacos con queso, a delightful fusion of soft tortillas filled with melted cheese, paired with succulent sausages. Each bite was a blend of cheesy goodness and the robust flavor of Argentinian…

  • Horchata and cake at Borona Baguetteria

    Horchata and cake at Borona Baguetteria

    We went to Borona Baguetteria for a slice of carrot cake and a horchata latte. Horchata is a traditional Mexican drink made from rice, cinnamon, and sometimes vanilla. It’s sweet, refreshing, and carries a distinctively comforting taste. When blended into a latte, horchata adds a creamy, cinnamon-infused twist to the classic coffee. The carrot cake…

  • Day Trip to Coyoacán

    Day Trip to Coyoacán

    We embarked on a day trip to the charming neighborhood of Coyoacán, a place rich in history and culture. To delve into its roots, Coyoacán, meaning “place of the coyotes” in Nahuatl, reflects its deep Aztec origins. This connection to the Aztec civilization dates back to the pre-Hispanic era, making it a storied area in…

  • Bazar Artesanal Mexicano in Coyoacán

    Bazar Artesanal Mexicano in Coyoacán

    Coyoacán, an old town established during the Spanish colonial era, is a melting pot of history and tradition, and this market is a testament to that rich heritage. Right there is the Bazar Artesanal Mexicano. The market is a vibrant showcase of artisan craftsmanship. Colorful skulls, a symbol of Mexican art and the Day of…