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...
Mexico Take-Homes: Colourful Keepsakes

Mexico Take-Homes: Colourful Keepsakes

Well, after all the research I did for you in Mexico City (here and here), I couldn’t move on empty-handed, could I? Here’s what I bought: Vibrant shoulder bag – I’m using this every day and I love it! I bought it from an indigenous...
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...
Drinking in Mexico City: Vino, Pulque & Mezcal

Drinking in Mexico City: Vino, Pulque & Mezcal

When we think of drinking in Mexico, most of us think cerveza and tequila, maybe margaritas and micheladas. Mexican wine isn’t the first thing that comes to mind, few foreigners know about pulque, and many think mezcal (or mescal) is tequila. We were eager to learn...
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...