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  • Essential Tips for Mexico City

    Essential Tips for Mexico City

    My traveler profile is I travel light, I prefer credit cards. I don’t mind spending in restaurants and enjoy the ambiance. I do carry cash mostly for street food. I like walking and taking the subway, when I’m tired I’ll take an Uber back the hotel. I do not speak Spanish and do not really…

  • Last Bite at El Moro Churrería

    Last Bite at El Moro Churrería

    As our days in Mexico City come to an end, we’re drawn back to El Moro Churrería, a place that has sweetened our stay thrice. The churros here are incomparable, their freshness unmatched in the streets of San Francisco. Each bite, warm and crisp, is a testament to their artistry. Here, we savor the café…

  • Tranquility at Parque México

    Tranquility at Parque México

    As our adventure in Mexico City winds down, we find solace in the urban oasis of Parque México. Tucked away in Condesa, the park is a sanctuary from the city’s bustle, where the Audiorama, a unique haven for relaxation, beckons. This quiet corner features benches and speakers playing soft music, providing a perfect escape for…

  • Fish tacos at El Pescadito Roma

    Fish tacos at El Pescadito Roma

    We were thinking of ending our trip with the fish taco. We were hoping of something reminiscent of the flavors from the Mission District in San Francisco. We found ourselves at El Pescadito Roma in Mexico City. The fish taco is a crispy delight. The one we remembered was still nicer. The tuna taco, while…

  • Lunch at Café de Tacuba

    Lunch at Café de Tacuba

    Café de Tacuba, a renowned and historic restaurant in Mexico City, was established in 1912. The café is housed in a building that dates back to the colonial era, reflecting the architectural style of that period. Over the years, Café de Tacuba has become famous for its traditional Mexican cuisine and its charming interior, which…

  • Revisiting Palacio Postal in Mexico City

    Revisiting Palacio Postal in Mexico City

    On our first day in Mexico City, we were captivated by the grandeur of Palacio Postal, but a recent revisit has only deepened our appreciation. This architectural jewel is adorned with gilded interiors and ornate design. Every corner of Palacio Postal speaks of beauty, from its elaborate staircases to the intricately detailed ceilings. The fusion…

  • 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…

  • 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…