Tag: itinerary

  • 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…

  • Teotihuacan: Our Experience and Tips

    Teotihuacan: Our Experience and Tips

    Teotihuacan, a place steeped in history, offers multiple ways to reach its ancient grounds. You can opt for a convenient tour, like the Turibus, priced around $35 per person, which includes a visit to a handicraft workshop. Alternatively, a more independent approach is to hire an Uber or taxi. What we did (on November 2023)…

  • Savoring Oaxaca with Oaxacking

    Savoring Oaxaca with Oaxacking

    Our journey through Oaxaca with the Oaxacking food tour was nothing short of a culinary revelation. Each stop on this tour was a chapter in the vibrant story of Oaxacan cuisine, filled with flavors, history, and heartfelt hospitality. Cocina De Humo We began at Cocina De Humo, where Chef Thalía Barrios introduced us to exquisite…

  • Day 4: History in Yucatán

    Day 4: History in Yucatán

    Our fourth day outside Mérida was a blend of unexpected detours and awe-inspiring experiences, as we delved deeper into Yucatán’s rich heritage. Morning Setback and a New Start The day began with a hiccup: our tour car broke down at 8 AM. Undeterred, we found a ride to Plaza Grande and eagerly awaited our rescheduled…

  • Day 1 in Mexico: Mexico City to Mérida

    Day 1 in Mexico: Mexico City to Mérida

    Our adventure in Mexico began with an early touchdown at Mexico City Airport at 6 AM. Eager to explore and bored at the airport, we quickly headed to the heart of Mexico City. 7:30 AM: Spiritual Start at the Basilica – Our first stop was the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe. This serene and…

  • Day 3: From Rainy Mornings to Cultural Evenings

    Day 3: From Rainy Mornings to Cultural Evenings

    I ended up not using my suggested itinerary (thanks Gen AI) and instead tried to work some of the segments in. Late Morning: Rainy Start and the British Museum The day started on a lazy note with a late morning, accompanied by the London rain. My first stop was the British Museum, a treasure trove…

  • My initial five-day itinerary in London

    My initial five-day itinerary in London

    This five-day itinerary is recommended by Generative AI. Let’s see how it fairs: Day 1: Westminster & The South Bank Morning: Start with a traditional English breakfast at Regency Café. Then walk to the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. Afternoon: Visit Westminster Abbey. Hop on the Tube to Waterloo to walk along the South…