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Destination: Mexico City

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Michelada, Margarita, and Guacamole Recipes

Michelada, Margarita, and Guacamole Recipes

One of the best things about staying in a holiday rental over a hotel is the ability to entertain. Here in San Miguel de Allende in Mexico, I’ve been perfecting micheladas, margaritas and guacamole for entertaining Mexico-style. For groups of friends and families renting holiday houses, entertaining happens...
Mexico Take-Homes: Colourful Keepsakes, Practical Souvenir Ideas

Mexico Take-Homes: Colourful Keepsakes, Practical Souvenir Ideas

The markets and shops of Mexico are crammed with colourful keepsakes. After all the research I did for you in Mexico City on folk art and handicrafts and stationery souvenirs, I couldn’t move on empty-handed. Here are some practical souvenir ideas from my purchases. Unfortunately, being on the road full-time, literally living...
Eating Out in Mexico City

Eating Out in Mexico City

What we love about eating in Mexico City is that you can have a tasty meal of a few tacos for less than a dollar/pound or you can pay two hundred times that amount (no, that’s not a typo) for a seven-course gastronomic feast that...
Long Live the Lucha Libre, Mexico’s Wild World of Wrestling

Long Live the Lucha Libre, Mexico’s Wild World of Wrestling

When we arrived in Mexico City we immediately noticed how popular Lucha Libre (free wrestling) had become in the years since our last visit. Wrestling is constantly on the television, in magazines and newspapers, and the street stalls and markets sell mascaras (masks), capes, miniature Lucha...
Tacos al Pastor Recipe

Tacos al Pastor Recipe

When we met Austin’s ‘taco mafia’ for lunch and tried the excellent tacos al pastor straight from the spit at the humble Rosita’s Al Pastor, I knew this was a dish worthy of further exploration. And that I had to develop my own tacos al...
A Street Food Tour of Mexico City

A Street Food Tour of Mexico City

We’ve always loved street food and we love Mexican cuisine. So in Mexico we enlisted Lesley Tellez of Eat Mexico to take us on a street food tour of Mexico City. One of our strongest food memories from our first trip to Mexico City in the Nineties is...
A Guide to Mexico City’s Markets

A Guide to Mexico City’s Markets

Markets aren’t just for shopping, eating and drinking, as much fun as all of that is in Mexico City, but as a microcosm of a society they also offer a fantastic insight into the culture and everyday life of a place, no more so than...