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Category: Backpacking in Mexico

Mexico is a special place.  Recognised by UNESCO for its cuisine, filled with history, breathtaking scenery, glorious beaches and wonderfully friendly people, travellers who come to Mexico will be richly rewarded.  Backpacking in Mexico is a great option too, with amazingly cheap street food and plenty for budget travellers.

Ten Awesome Things to Do in Mexico City

Ten Awesome Things to Do in Mexico City

Mexico City is a behemoth.  Around 22 million people live here, and it has a reputation for being dirty, dangerous and choked with traffic.  This is true to a point, but if you skip Mexico City on your Mexico vacation you are seriously missing out.  With a UNESCO listed historic centre, UNESCO listed cuisine, and battling with Paris to be the city with the most museums in the world, Mexico City is not to be underestimated.  These are ten of…

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Food Tour in Mexico City: Sabores Mexico Review

Food Tour in Mexico City: Sabores Mexico Review

Let’s be honest here, it’s no secret that I love food!  From cooking classes to hunting out the best brunch spots and sampling street food, there is nothing better to me than eating my way through each destination I visit.  One thing I was dying to do in Mexico City was a food tour, to really dig down into the delicious corners of the city.  When Sabores Mexico offered me the chance to review their food tour in Mexico City…

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Cooking Class in Mexico City: Casa Jacaranda Review

Cooking Class in Mexico City: Casa Jacaranda Review

I’d wanted to do a cooking class in Mexico City since I had arrived.  With Mexican food being one of the only cuisines in the world to be UNESCO certified, a Mexican cooking class was the perfect way to learn more about the incredible food, whilst cooking & eating everything I made!  Everywhere I looked for recommendations there was one cooking school in Mexico City that stood out: Casa Jacaranda.  If you’re looking for cooking classes in Mexico City, it has…

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Xochimilco – Mexico City’s Venice

Xochimilco – Mexico City’s Venice

When conjuring up thoughts of romantic boat rides with a gondolier, one can’t help but think of Venice.  But Mexico City?  No way!  I had no idea before I came here that Mexico City was founded on a network of lakes and rivers.  Nowadays in most of the city you would never guess, as the metropolis has swallowed up almost all traces of its river based past.  But South of Mexico City, Xochimilco offers a glimpse of Mexico City’s history,…

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How to Survive as a Vegetarian in Mexico City

How to Survive as a Vegetarian in Mexico City

I’m not a vegetarian myself, but a lot of my friends are, and I know how difficult it can be to find vegetarian food in Mexico City.  So I asked my good friend Laura Pollard from Go Go Brownie Mission for her take on how to survive Mexico city as a vegetarian.  She lived here for four months, and sought out the best tips and restaurants  if you’re vegan & vegetarian in Mexico City! Find accommodation in Mexico City on Booking.com or…

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Lucha Libre in Mexico City – Uncovering Mexican Wrestling!

Lucha Libre in Mexico City – Uncovering Mexican Wrestling!

A visit to the Lucha Libre in Mexico City is an essential part of your visit to the capital, and is great fun – especially if you go in a group and have a few drinks beforehand to really get in the swing of it!  Here’s all you need to know about going to watch the incredible Mexican wrestling at the Arena de Mexico in Mexico City. Find accommodation in Mexico City on Booking.com or Hostelworld.com Lucha Libre in Mexico City…

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La Gatería Cat Café in Mexico City

La Gatería Cat Café in Mexico City

I’ve never considered myself as a cat person, but it seems that lately I have developed more affection for our feline friends.  Perhaps it is the lack of close friends & distance from my family when I’m travelling, but there really is something therapeutic about stroking a cat.  When I found a Cat Café in Mexico City just down the road from my awesome hostel I knew I had to check it out! Find accommodation in Mexico City on Booking.com or…

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Free Walking Tour of Mexico City: Estación Mexico

Free Walking Tour of Mexico City: Estación Mexico

I am often sceptical about walking tours, preferring to wander around a city by myself at my own pace.  However, when I was invited by Estación Mexico to join their free walking tour of Mexico City, how could I turn them down?! Find accommodation in Mexico City on Booking.com or Hostelworld.com The Mexico City free walking tour meets at every day at 11am in front of the Cathedral, and the guides are easy to spot wearing bright pink t-shirts & holding…

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