I write about random findings and travel.

  • We begin the fascinating journey to the ancient city of Teotihuacan, Mexico, with the Pyramid of the Sun. It’s one of the largest structures of its kind in the Western Hemisphere, stood as a monumental highlight. The Pyramid of the…

  • While exploring the ancient ruins of Teotihuacan, a remarkable fruit caught our eye: the prickly pear. This vibrant cactus fruit, also known as “tuna” in Spanish is a staple in Mexican cuisine and culture. Prickly pear grows on the Nopal…

  • Our exploration of Mexico City’s heart led us to the grandiose Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral, a colossal edifice that towers over the Zócalo area. What lies beneath is equally captivating—this magnificent structure rests atop the ancient Aztec sacred precinct, including…

  • The term “Zócalo” originally refers to a base or plinth. In Mexico, it specifically came to denote the main plaza or town square of a city. The word gained widespread use as the name for the main square in Mexico…

  • Amidst the hum of the city, our gaze was drawn to the majestic El Ángel de la Independencia (The Angel of Independence), even as it undergoes restoration. From the car window, the silhouette stood boldly against the canvas of orange…

  • To fuel our journey through Teotihuacan ruins, we’ve stocked up on delectable pastries from Casa 1900. Teotihuacan is the home to the grand pyramids of the Sun and Moon. We got some croissants, maybe chocolate-dipped palmier. And for a touch…

  • Alebrijes are a whimsical fusion of dreams and artistry, a vibrant Mexican folk art that breathes life into fantastical creatures. This one has a riot of polka dots and hues, a proud rooster with the scales of a fish and…

  • This is a bicycle cart in the Zócalo plaza, selling blocks of ice. These vendors are common in Mexico, providing ice for various uses, such as for coolers, to vendors for keeping beverages cold, or for use in traditional ice-based…

  • My recommendation on how to catch Lucha Libre I highly recommend you don’t go through a tour or Turibus if you can’t speak Spanish like me. If I were to relive the night, I’d take a simpler route: It’s overall…

  • Churrería El Moro is one of the most iconic spots in Mexico City known for conjuring up the most delectable churros. The aroma of freshly fried dough dusted with sugar and cinnamon is a prelude to the delight that awaits.…

  • On a recent sunlit morning, I found myself stepping back into the echoes of ancient civilization at the Templo Mayor Museum. Templo Mayor translates to “Great Temple,” a fitting title for what was once the main temple of the Aztec…

  • Visit to Museo Mural Diego Rivera is dedicated to housing one of Diego Rivera’s most magnificent murals. Here’s Diego Rivera. Diego Rivera, born in 1886, was a famed Mexican muralist known for integrating social and political themes into his work.…