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Mexico City’s Neighborhoods – Roma, Condesa, and Polanco

Mexico City is the 4th largest city in the world, so obviously it can be daunting to decide which neighborhoods to visit. NomadList is a great resource for us because we can talk to people that live in (or have visited) the countries and cities we're interested in and get advice on where to go.… Continue reading Mexico City’s Neighborhoods – Roma, Condesa, and Polanco

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Mexico City, You So Pretty – Neighborhoods in the Capital City

There are 16 colonias (boroughs) in Mexico City, and each borough boasts its own neighborhoods. We usually stick around the Cuahtémoc borough, which includes Centro Histórico and Chinatown, Reforma (financial district), Roma Norte and Roma Sur, and Hipódromo Condesa - all neighborhoods that we love. In this post, I'll be featuring Centro Histórico and Reforma.… Continue reading Mexico City, You So Pretty – Neighborhoods in the Capital City

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Museo Soumaya in Mexico City – A Great Place for Art and Walking into Walls

Museo Soumaya is a free art museum that is absolutely gorgeous on the outside, and full of amazing art on the inside. There are 6 floors full of historical coins and money, religious artifacts, a whole floor of ivory carvings, impressionist paintings, art by Rodin, and more. We only visited 3 floors (we really wanted… Continue reading Museo Soumaya in Mexico City – A Great Place for Art and Walking into Walls

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The Benefits of Slow Travel

On Sunday, Rueben and I sat in a very busy Starbucks in the middle of Mexico City and enjoyed hearing nothing but Spanish while drinking our iced beverages. On Monday, we sat at another coffee shop, BlendStation, and listened to nothing but English speakers on conference calls while eating our sandwiches. inside BlendStation While we… Continue reading The Benefits of Slow Travel

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Ballet Folklórico – Traditional Mexican Dance at Palacio de Bellas Artes

Growing up in Del Rio, TX, I was lucky enough to be surrounded by the Mexican culture, including the beautiful dancing known as ballet folklórico. During city festivals for Dies y Seis de Septiembre and Cinco de Mayo, there would be performances at Casa de Cultura, the local space for Mexican culture, including men and… Continue reading Ballet Folklórico – Traditional Mexican Dance at Palacio de Bellas Artes