Tag Archives: Mexico City

The World’s Best Foodie Walks

The World’s Best Foodie Walks

Inhaling fresh herbs and fragrant spices at a local market, savouring street food treats at curbside stalls, and tasting delectable samples at gourmet food shops are some of the delicious reasons to do foodie walks. We may have set some kind of record for the...
Price Check: What Things Cost Around the World

Price Check: What Things Cost Around the World

Aimed at helping travellers staying in holiday rentals and settling into a place for a while, Price Check is a series of posts in which we reported every two weeks on the prices of groceries (no, not only beer) at each destination we stayed on...
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...