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
For some reason, we only booked ourselves for four days in Guadalajara. I'm not sure why, but there's so much to see and do here that we're definitely coming back! We ate like we were in the U.S. on this trip: we had Chinese fast food and Burger King the first day (I know, so… Continue reading Four Days in Guadalajara, Mexico
Walking around the busy but beautiful Centro Histórico in Oaxaca is so easy, safe, and fun to do. We walked about a mile from our first Airbnb to the city center every day, and really enjoyed seeing the mountains in the distance, small restaurants and shops lining the streets, and tourists and locals everywhere. We… Continue reading Colorful Oaxaca, Mexico – a Photo Story
Puerto Escondido is of course full of beaches, but it's also full of people offering to take you on a tour to release baby sea turtles, see the bioluminescence lagoon, go fishing, or see dolphins. We went to see the sea turtles (albeit not on an official tour), and also took a dolphin tour which… Continue reading Watching Dolphins and Sea Turtles – a Three Hour Tour in Puerto Escondido
Our hotel on Playa Zicatela in Puerto Escondido has about 25 rooms, a communal kitchen, café, and pool, and we absolutely love it. Our hosts, Luz and Nino, and their handyman, Alejandro, are so lovely, welcoming, and helpful, that we end up having days where we don't even leave the hotel and end up cooking… Continue reading International Friends and More Turtles in Puerto Escondido!