Mexico Travel Guides for Backpackers

The best museums in Monterrey!

Monterrey is one of the most important cities in Mexico, next to Guadalajara and of course, Mexico City. If you’ve read some travel guides to my country, you’ll know that we are (thankfully) full of amazing museums. Monterrey is widely known for its modernity and progress, and also as a […]
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A local's guide to Tulum: a jewel of Mexico's Riviera Maya

What the greatest moment of your life? It is not a difficult question, but to answer may not be easy. In my case, this is a moment that lasted 4 months, at 7 time zones away, in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. The Erasmus program and the desire to put myself to the […]
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8 places to visit in Monterrey, Mexico

In the northeast of Mexico, just below the Texas border, you can find Monterrey in the state of Nuevo León. Although it isn’t specifically known for its tourism, more and more foreigners are visiting Monterrey as multinational companies continue to settle in this industrial hub. Monterrey has many places that […]
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Discover the sun, sand and surf of Mexico's beautiful Sayulita!

Never-ending sunshine, beautiful local people, and an endless supply of foraged mangos and coconuts. The longboarding paradise of Sayulita in the Nayarit region of Mexico offers an unforgettable experience for any lucky enough to find themselves there. My time in Sayulita was meant only to be brief. Though once I […]
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Explore Mexico: Visit Puebla and its Surroundings

When I told my family I was going to study in Puebla, Mexico, most of them imagined a small “pueblo”. For some reason, in Italy and at least around Europe, not many people have heard of this wonderful Mexican gem. It is not even a small town, the city is […]
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A day in Isla Mujeres, Cancun, Mexico

Isla Mujeres is the perfect day trip from Cancun, Mexico. Besides from being a change of scenery from the gigantic resorts, is very easy to get there by yourself and very cheap in comparison with the other Cancun tours. Most people go in the morning and return at the end […]
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What is really worth doing in Cancun?

Cancun is a well-known destination in Mexico, famous for the white sand, blue ocean beaches, and big resorts. The city by the Caribbean Sea has so much entertainment that you can stay there for a very long time and don’t get bored. But if you don’t have that much time, […]
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Must See Attractions in Colorado's San Luis Valley

Colorado’s San Luis Valley is an explorer’s paradise and a nature lover’s dream. With varying landscapes which include some of the highest peaks in the Rocky Mountains, the tallest sand dunes in North America, and the most impressive views of the stars out of anywhere in the United States, the […]
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Cenotes – the Mayan treasure at Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico

You may think that the Yucatán Peninsula, in Mexico, is a destination of only all-inclusive luxury hotels by the Caribbean Sea and pool parties all day, that’s not true. The Mayan Riviera has a very rich Maya Culture that is worth exploring, maybe the most famous are the archaeological sites, […]
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The entertaining and tasty part of Pilar, in Argentina

Big cities are attractive because of all the entertainment they offer. Small ones can also be lovely, mostly because when the town is tiny the people are closer. Pilar, on the outskirts of the city (CABA), in the northwest of Buenos Aires, Argentina, is a town that has grown so […]
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Top Five Attractions in Cholula, Mexico

If you want to dive deep into Mexican culture, and history, visit Cholula, —a small town which has gained the esteemed title of pueblo magico— located in the region that was once home to some of the world’s oldest civilizations. Cholula reflects an indigenous legacy, while also containing a rich […]
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Lovely little english village in the Kent ; Downe

In this article, I will be telling you everything you can do in the little and typical English village Downe. It is situated in the Kent, southeast of London. It is gorgeous and there are more things to do than you would imagine! Writing about Latin America soon – When […]
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Best Places To Go Walking Around Tepoztlan, Mexico

If you think it’s hard to find exotic Mexican food like the one you watched on TV, let me tell you the place is just an hour from Mexico City. The mystic energy that came from the mountain that gives its name to the town, it’s vegetarian prehispanic cuisine, and […]
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The best ways to enjoy Lima

  You wouldn’t believe it. I didn´t at first. Everybody told me that Lima was grey and awful, depressing actually. I got here last year on January 18 and I couldn’t believe what my eyes were seeing. A beautiful city with the most beautiful sunsets ever. I have to tell […]
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Top 3 Cafes in Oaxaca City

Coffee is a rich part of the gastronomy of Oaxaca and Mexico. A frappe or a shot of espresso can be found almost as easily as a taco or juice stand on almost every busy corner. Here’s a list of my favourite spots that offer a mixture of an excellent […]
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5 Reasons to Travel to El Salvador in 2019

Hello Everyone! Have you started planning your vacation for next year? Are you trying to decide whether to go to a paradisiac beach or reconnect with yourself up in the hills? Well, then you are in luck because in this article I’m going to share with you a place that […]
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Travel Guide to Key West, Florida

While there are lots of benefits to a November birthday, for most of us the weather isn’t one of them! This year I decided to symbolically jump ship on Winter and run as far away from it as I could reasonably get in a weekend, in this case, to the […]
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Venice Travel Guide: What to see and do

To be honest, I never thought I’d visit Venice one day. I’d always dreamt about going to the Nordic countries in Europe or to Asia, but I ended up in Italy for an entire week. My sister and I found a really cheap flight from Mexico to Amsterdam and we […]
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Recommended Safety En Route to Honduras

I hadn’t planned on coming to Honduras, however looking back on it now it is a funny sequence of events. Many would think it’s due to Honduras’ reputation for danger. that didn’t bother me at the time and I can assure you safety is not any more of an issue here […]
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The best local travel guide for Guadalajara Mexico.

Guadalajara is the third biggest city in Mexico and is no wonder every Mexican wants to move to this city. It has so many beautiful places, amazingly delicious food, many great Mariachis, a lot of job opportunities and oh gosh don’t even get me started on the exquisite Tequila and Mezcal.  It’s […]
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A Mexican Travel Guide – The Unexpected Delights of Mexico City

I will be honest, Mexico City was never at the top of my bucket list. We have done Cabo, been to Cancun, but never ventured into the real Mexico with the assumption that it was a dirty, dangerous dump. How wrong I was! Mexico City quickly became one of my […]
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Mexico´s Famous Wine & Cheese Route

If you are looking forward to traveling to Mexico for more than a week, make sure to check this out of your list. Queretaro’s Wine & Cheese Route, it’s most known for couples who look for a romantic-weekend-getaway. Have some wine and cheese, shop around, and do some sightseeing. Queretaro […]
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The Ultimate Chilango Eating Guide

Sight-seeing is exciting but also requires a great deal of energy! So what better way to take a break than in a selection of places that will make you feel like a real chilango*, experience some of the local cuisine and forget all about the Nacho-Burrito-Fajita Combo and the tourist trap […]
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What to do in Downtown Cancun

I know those images on your head when you listen to the word, Cancun. The white sand, a sea with those shades of blue so characteristic of the Caribbean, those Miami-like resorts, the shopping malls, and party party party! But Cancun is more than the hotel zone. Taking a walking […]
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The Best Clubs and Bars in La Paz: Nightlife at Altitude

Welcome to La Paz, Bolivia: a cultural fusion of indigenous, colonialist and commercial influences. The city is set in the mountains at the heart of South America and offers stunning views, cheap cable car rides and so much more… After a busy day travelling the city by cable car or […]
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Get to know Monterrey, Mexico

Alright, I know, México is a land of traditions and vivid loud parties (takes one to know one) but believe me when I say that there are these quiet calm moments where you can see the other side of the coin and fall deeper in love with the land beneath your […]
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What you can do in Guadalajara

  You probably wonder what you can do in Guadalajara in a short time, and I´m here to try to help you with some places that you need to know when you go to one part of the country of Mexico Guadalajara is a big city known for the tequila, […]
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Top 5 must-see places in Valencia, Spain

You are in Valencia for some time and still, don’t know where you’d like to go? Here is my ultimate list of top-5 must-see locations one needs to visit while in Valencia, Spain. 5. Plaza de la Virgen ‘Plaza’ is the Spanish word for ‘square’, and you will definitely need […]
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How to do Pachuca, Mexico, like a local.

Pachuca de Soto Pachuca de Soto, commonly known as Pachuca, is the capital of Hidalgo, a state in central Mexico. With a sprawling population of roughly 250,000, Pachuca has both a big-city feel and tiny-town hospitality. Locals are friendly, street food abounds, and the soft 5’o’clock sun turns the city gold. […]
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Via Ferrata, Ruta Vertigo in Monterrey

What is Via Ferrata? For those who do not know what Via Ferrata is, it is a protected climbing route that includes several features like steel cables, ladders, suspended bridges, etc. All of these additions, make the entire route easier and more friendly even for new climbers. Via Ferrata can […]
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Michoacan, Mexico: is it safe to visit?

Mexico Travel Advisory According to, “travelstate.gov.” certain areas of Mexico are given a range of levels to determine if its safe to travel for Americans. The list is from 1-4; 1 being the lower end( nothing to worry about) to 4(ye who enters here abandon all hope).  We all see it in the news, anything bad […]
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A historic walk through Guanajuato, México

If you are looking for a place to travel full of history, colorful streets and so many things to do: The city is your perfect place. Guanajuato is a city in the state of Guanajuato. I believe that’s one of the reasons this city is so famous; you hear the […]
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Taxco de Alarcon: Enchanting Mexican Town Near Mexico City

Taxco de Alarcon is the perfect pueblo mágico in Mexico to fall in love with. Its enchanting streets filled with small-town Mexican culture, food, music and vibes will seduce you and make you want to set up your own little shop and never leave. What Is A “Pueblo Mágico”? I’ve […]
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Ecuador: A Culinary Tour

Ever since I left Ecuador for college, I have been asked this question many times: what do you miss most about your country? Even though it’s a hard question to answer, I always say what I miss the most is the food. Ecuador has four regions: the Amazon, the highlands, […]
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The best of the Mayan Ruins near Playa del Carmen

Now there is plenty to do in Playa del Carmen itself, but you can’t come to Mexico without exploring at least one of the nearby Mayan ruins. There are three ruins easily accessible from Playa del Carmen: Chichen Itza, Coba and Tulum and, my advice? See them all! Each one […]
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Welcome to paradise, discover Cancun!

Have you ever dream of going to other places?! I have always dreamed of travel the world and I really think that being able to visit a different country, learn a different language, taste new flavours, interact with other culture it’s a unique experience. Welcome to paradise Mexico is an […]
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Monterrey Mexico, can actually be perfect.

Monterrey is located in the northeast part of Mexico where you either freeze yourself in winter or dry your whole body in summer from the high temperatures.  I mean yes we have crazy weather that could change from one moment to another but that is not a big problem when you […]
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Texas as a traveling destination

Out of many states – why choosing Texas? Being an exchange student in the United States is a chance not only to be fully immersed in the American college life but also to travel around the country and see how diverse, different and unique is the country itself. Every state […]
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Top 12 Things To Do In And Around Merida

From Chichen Itza pyramid to the unearthly cenotes to the delicacies of the Yucatecan cuisine, Merida city reveals treasures of ancient worlds. The colliding of two civilizations, the Spanish and the Mayan, syncretizing in a new zesty one. There is an undeniably anarchist footprint in every dish, architectural building, and […]
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Playa del Carmen; 3 beaches without tourists.

I came to live in Playa del Carmen a year ago with the intention of getting to know him as a local person and not as a simple tourist because this magical place is one of the main tourist destinations in my beautiful Mexico and I wanted to discover why. […]
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Tips for your visit to Frida Kahlo

If you are planning a trip to Mexico City you cannot miss a visit to one of the most emblematic and beautiful places of the city: The Frida Kahlo's museum. I am sure you have heard of Frida, but if you haven't here is a quick summary of her life: she […]
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Isla Mujeres – A Mexican Paradise

Just a short ferry-ride away out of the busy Cancun you´ll find yourself on Isla Mujeres (Island of Women). This is what I would truly call Paradise. After living here for some months I definitely feel that this island is one of my favorites on the list! It can be […]
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Tour Tel Aviv by Markets

Do you want to discover the many diverse sides of Tel Aviv, learn your way around the city, and sample a taste (literally!) of every style, culture, color, and food that this beautiful city has to offer? Then all you need to do is visit each of Tel Aviv's 5 […]
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Eurotrip- A Graduation Trip Guide

For a Stress-Free trip Even though some are beginning to do trips around Asia or America, Eurotrips are the most traditional to do as a graduation trip They consist of going around Europe for about a month, for 3 or 4 days in each location, and getting to know what […]
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Stunning natural places to practice ecotourism in Chiapas

During this summer vacations, I had the chance to make a road trip around the most beautiful parts of Chiapas.  For me, it was the second time to visit this State; however, the whole experience was still amazing and breathtaking because of Chiapas, like other States in Mexico, has its […]
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Queretaro: Mexico's must visit colonial city

Walking is one of the best ways to get to know a new city. Queretaro's historic monuments zone is meant to be roamed around. Where to go, what to eat and what to do, go together. Wherever you go there's something to eat and something to do. So let's begin. […]
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Querétaro, México. What to do?

Queretaro is perfect for a weekend getaway. I have to say, at the beginning, I had a little bit of doubt about going to Queretaro because I thought it was a city not as touristic as, let´s say, Mexico City or Puebla or Cancun. Those cities are used to having […]
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Henderson: the small town setting for popular USA Blues Festival.

Do you like music? History, mysteries, and nature? In the USA, Henderson County, Kentucky, has it all within its river-lined borders. W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival In mid-June, Henderson County – located along the banks of the Ohio River in the USA – undergoes a transformation. The population of this […]
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Atlixco: Jewel of Puebla State

If you find yourself in Puebla, Mexico with a day or afternoon to spare, consider taking a short trip to the town of Atlixco, one of Puebla state's 9 Pueblos Magicos. Although the label Pueblo Magico (‘Magic Town’)  is being tacked on every town left, right, and center these days, […]
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Navigating Playa del Carmen: Advice from a Local

Having lived almost three years in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, I get a lot of questions from tourists on how to navigate this little beach town. I love helping people who really want to get off the beaten path and experience a little of what Mexico has to offer. If you only have a […]
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Top 5 Best Things in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico San Jose del Cabo, Mexico is a quiet little town along the Sea of Cortez. When a person flies into Los Cabos they have a choice on two places they can go: Cabo San Lucas or San Jose del Cabo. Needless to say, this time […]
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Xilitla: the jungle where tradition and surrealism meets

It is usual that in our dreams we are able to go to strange places where nothing makes any sense, something like a big garden where flowers of concrete grow between trees and stairs that go nowhere. Well, a place like this, that sounds to be taken from a dream, really […]
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The great city of Accra

Palm trees along the coast Fieldwork in Ghana As a social and cultural anthropology student, we were 'forced' to go abroad and do fieldwork for our Master's research. Obviously, anthropologists like to see the world and get to know cultures so no one complained. After an intense […]
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Antigua Guatemala: History and What to Do

Welcome to Antigua Guatemala Guatemala is a small country located in Central America, right below Mexico and above Honduras and El Salvador. Due to its geographical location, Guatemala’s most known motto is “The Country of the Eternal Spring”. The latter means that the climate doesn’t change much throughout the year, […]
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Mexico: Oaxaca City and Area

Oaxaca City It is an early Sunday morning when I reach Oaxaca City in Mexico. So early, that I'm not even able to check in at the hostel. Instead, I leave my bags at the reception and start strolling the streets of the city. I watch how the light from […]
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COSTA RICA: Central and Pacific Coast

We landed in San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica at 03:00 am due to our flight being 6 hours delayed (yes, 6 hours, but 2 free airport meals as compensation). We took a cab to our hostel for that night (Hostel Bekuo) and finally got some rest. Our plan for […]
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Tepoztlán: a Beautiful Small Town Brimming with Culture

Tepoztlán is a lovely picturesque small town located to the south of Mexico City. Going there is a great easy way to take some time out of the big city and practice outdoors activities, visit a traditional handcraft and food market or try some of the delicious local ice cream […]
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Tijuana the multicultural Mexican corner

Hello, I'm from Tijuana, Mexico, the Multicultural Mexican corner, but I will tell you is much more than that. I've arrived at Tijuana being a child and as many of the population, I love TJ as I've born here. WELCOME TO TIJUANA

The White City, one of the favorites to live in Mexico

Mexico is a country full of treasures; from spectacular beaches to impressive mountains, all the way with a beautiful culture, nature and friendly people. If you are thinking about living in Mexico for exchange, for sure or maybe just travel around through the great Mexican cities, you might ask yourself […]
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Mexico City´s travel guide

Introducing the big city. If you are willing to come visit Mexico City, let me tell you something: it is one of the biggest cities in the world! So you have to be prepared because here you will find an incredible mixture of people, culture, places and views. In this […]
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Nevado de Toluca – Mexico’s 4th highest peak

The Beginning of the adventure… Christmas spirit is still in our hearts. That’s why we Mexicans look forward to getting some snow in our tanned bodies ( 🙁 not mine, but I'm still a pride Mexican!), just to feel that we can have some magical white Christmas too. The adventure started […]
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Rio Secreto: Meaningful Ecotourism in Playa del Carmen

  Playa del Carmen is a popular tourist destination on Mexico's East Coast, known for a number of luxury resorts. While lounging by the pool for hours is as good a way as any to spend a vacation, the area has much more to offer than just swim-up bars. A […]
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Know the Rivera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

LODGING / VOLUNTEERING. PLAYA DEL CARMEN. I was living in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Working as a volunteer at the Hostal MX. Many travelers around the world, like me, were living there, receiving support from the hostel in exchange for a few hours of service. There are many different activities […]
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Cabo San Lucas Travel Tips

What to Know Before Traveling to Cabo If you are searching for travel inspiration for your next vacation, stay away from Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S. Mexico if you are not looking to experience any of these things:   UNIQUE SCENERY Coming to Mexico from Florida showed me how much palm trees are […]
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Tulum, Mexico: A Vision of Paradise

Welcome to Tulum! Beaches, Cenotes and Mayan Ruins in Mexico… Tulum was one of the first places I visited in Mexico and it has stayed with me as one of my favourites. Just down the coast from Cancun, it has a lot to offer anyone, with crystal clear waters and […]
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Tepoztlan, Mexico: nature, spirituality and blue corn

I have been traveling through Mexico for more than a year by now, visiting and staying in beautiful places surrounded by nature, captured by it’s magic and beauty. The diversity of nature in Mexico is really stunning, so you can experience almost any kind of it: from the sweaty heat […]
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Cancun on a Budget

 Cancun, Mexico, Quintana Roo. I have currently been living in Cancun for over a year now and still to this day it takes my breathe away from its mesmerising crystal clear waters to its beautiful white sandy beaches. Im sure you've all seen the Corona comercials on t.v. the beautiful […]
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Mexico, Peña de Bernal, The Biggest Monolith on Earth

One of the Best Beauty Spots around Mexico City When you live in a huge place like Mexico City, you have to learn how to survive without going crazy with millions of people around you coming and going each day on the street. Of course the city has its own […]
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Explore Matacanes, a stuning canyon in Santiago Nuevo León México

The Matacanes Canyon… What an experience. Extreme mountain journey in one day I had the opportunity to go twice, obviously, when I was a crazy daredevil young lady. Have to say I didn’t know what I was up for all I knew is that I needed to jump in to the […]
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Mexico City: the hottest place to be

I'm facing some major changes in my life right now. In fact, just the last week has contained changes on almost every one level: I got two jobs, I got the news that I'll have to move from my apartment, I found a new apartment, I handed in the first draft […]
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Jazz, cigars and rock climbing: Welcome to Cuba

I can still hear myself shouting in the mexican streets of Merida: “We are going to Cuba!” My friend and I had booked a last minute flight, we were going to spend one week in Cuba only a few days later. My heart was beating way too fast. I actually […]
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Mexico City: the Metropolis of Fire, Stone and Water

An Introduction to Mexico City I lack the words to describe Mexico; despite the extensiveness of the English language I know not the words to describe the emotions, the images and the joy that engulfs me when I hear it named. As I was finishing high school I struggled to convince […]
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“A Pacific Ocean Pearl”

  When I think of happiness, I only remember the beautiful sunsets of Mazatlan. Why Mazatlan? This beautiful port honors its popular reference as the “Pearl of the Pacific”, I have been in different ports of Mexico, and without hesitation Mazatlán has that feeling that you can not find anywhere […]
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Baja California Sur: a Paradise to live in

If you want to breathe tranquility and peace the state of Baja California Sur in México have really nice cities to live in or just to go on vacation. San Jose del Cabo is a small city in Baja it´s full of really nice hotels, beaches, places to go and […]
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Meeting Mexico for the first time

Mexico City Where does one start, when it is the very beginning of a backpacking journey? I certainly did not know. The only thing I knew that gave me both anxious thrills as well as excitement thrills, was the fact that I had a ticket that said Mexico City on […]
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Living the Mexican dream Part 1: Exploring Puebla

I was privileged to live in Puebla, Mexico for 5 months as part of an exchange program in my university. It is the 4th biggest city in the country after Mexico City, Ecatepec and Guadalajara. With nearly 2.5 million people living in the greater metropolitan area, it is among the […]
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5 bars or canteens you should visit in Mexico City

Are you visiting Mexico City? Doesn´t matter if you are for tourism or business; spend some time in these places to learn more about Mexico and its inhabitant’s culture. Some of these “cantinas” as they´re called locally, have more than 50 years old, even more. Others are modern and have […]
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From New Zealand to Chuchunco City

From New Zealand to Chuchunco City Santiago! Hi guys! Let me introduce myself, you can call me Ina. I’m a Chilean girl of 26 years old and this is my first article and because of that I want to start explaining why the name chuchuncocity.com Chilean people are known for […]
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3 must visit places in Mexico City

Hello there! I have lived in this big city almost my whole life and I know for sure it can be a little intimidating to foreigners, so I made this list of 3 of the most emblematic places. Either if you are in a short visit and don't have much time […]
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Zapotitlán; the magical drink experience

Zapotitlán: the magical drink experience in Mexico When people talk about magical and ancient mexican drinks they usually refer to tequila. Yes, tequila is wonderful and a really interesting heritage of the mexican agricultural practices and culinary traditions of this country. But still, Tequila is more of a geographical designation, […]
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The Many Faces of Santorini

I did not attend my prom; while my peers were shopping for dresses, booking limousines, and awaiting promposals, I was packing a suitcase for sunny Santorini, Greece. My mother was searching every vacation deal website known to man for inspiration for our next family vacation, but was overwhelmingly unimpressed by […]
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Baja California has it all

Baja California has it all Forget everything you've heard of Baja California and let me tell you why you should include it in your travel plans. For it proximity to the United States is a state with a cultural mix you will not find anywhere in Mexico or even the […]
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Halloween in New York City

HALLOWEEN IN GOTHAM CITY   The pumpkin season has just started and that means that one of the biggest parties of the year is just around the corner… You’re right… HALLOWEEN IS COMING and is just less than 3 weeks away. I can’t imagine a better place to celebrate Halloween […]
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Mexico City: The essential guide for first-time visitors.

In Mexico City there is always something going on. It couldn’t be other way considering the 20 million of people living in one of the world’s largest metropolitan areas. Four periods of time gathers in the city: –Pre-hispanic, Colonial, Post-Revolutionary and Modern, in the shape of neighborhoods, traditional markets, temples, […]
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San Andrés Mixquic: a magic door to the world of the dead.

It’s well known that in Mexico death is lived differently to the rest of the world. Non the less it’s not a taboo subject, the Day of the Dead is a tribute, a party, a reunion with their dear dead. During November first and second, Mexicans are reunited with their […]
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Moving to México, A Guide

Who Wants To Move To México? This article is written for anyone thinking about moving to México for travel or work, or maybe just because they love beaches, tacos, and Tequila (who doesn´t!). I will tell you a little about me, but mainly I will share my hints and tips […]
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Tulum: a rising paradise in Mexico

¡Hi, there!  One of my favorite places in México is Tulum. I'm used to spend my summer or winter vacations there and is perfect, sun, white sand and turquoise sea. Adventure and rest, fresh nights, and local food to enjoy. Tulum is a small city one hour 45 minutes away from Cancún, […]
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Cancun, Mexico: The side that no tourist knows about.

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  Cancun is THE place to be when you think on Mexico, because that was the plan when Cancun was made 46 years ago. If you have been here, I bet you stayed at one of the coolest hotels in the Hotel […]
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México – San Miguel de Allende: A World Heritage. •What to do in there?-

Visit México Visit San Miguel de Allende!  Stay the full week of adventure in the culture of México. And who better than a proper Mexican girl to guide you. This travel guide will cover you for the next visit to México. Visit San Miguel de Allende […]
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Celaya, Guanajuato: a sweet city in Mexico

Everywhere there are little cities that don't look quite interesting. Tho, they have little spaces that can make a difference, where we can spend a while and watch around, listen music, be with friends or get to know some culture. Celaya is definitely one of those towns. About Us If you […]
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The Copper Canyon: Mexico

The Copper Canyon in Mexico is one of the highlights of northern Mexico. Nevertheless, it is not very well known. It stretches from the province Sinaloa all the way to the Chihuahua province, close to the boarder with the United States. It is in fact the biggest mountain range in […]
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Guatemala: Episodes of a Trip

We all have an adventure, a knowledge, an opinion, a memory, an episode to tell… These are the Episodes of a Trip: Guatemala You can watch the video here: [vc_video link=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2VNg7koe2s] Click Here to Follow Instagram Any question send an email for: [email protected] Before I talk a little about my paths and […]
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Belize: A little piece of heaven in Caye Caulker

Travelling to paradise Just off the coast of Belize is a small slice of heaven otherwise known as Caye Caulker. It is in some ways a strange place, a piece of the Caribbean seemingly transplanted to Central America. Fitting when Belize itself  is an English imposter in a Spanish land. […]
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Brisbane: 7 Lovely Places to Visit.

Hello, there! I decided to write about Brissie because I lived there last year and I felt in love with this amazing place! So I would like to recommend you visiting 7 places if you are in this city of Australia. Let´s go! South Bank Brisbane […]
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San Miguel de Allende: “Pueblo Magico”

San Miguel de Allende: Pueblo Mágico. During the course of my life I have traveled and experienced new places, dishes, traditions, and I have been lucky enough to share them with the people I love the most. I believe every place we visit leaves memories we will never forget, but […]
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[27/4] 1. Maastricht Binnenstad, Guided by a Local

20160905 Monday Last Saturday I went to a fitness aerobics activity held by the Taipei Government. Before stepping out of the door, I picked the pair of sneakers that I was going to wear for the day. As I dropped my sneakers to the floor, sand fell out from the sneakers. Then I […]
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Tamiahua: The Mexican Capital of Seafood.

Since I have memory I have always visit Veracruz and I really couldn’t ask for different vacations, I was surrounded by different landscape that even now after many time of travelling there keep me fascinated. This state is part of the 32 that forms Mexico, locate it in the eastern […]
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Veracruz: Beauty and color.

View of the “Sacrifices” Island Veracruz: The place that has it all. Now that I live far away from my country of origin I am gaining a whole new perspective on how the rest of the world sees Mexico. This has been a really enlightening experience, […]
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Las Nubes: a piece of heaven in Chiapas

The edges of the Lacandona Jungle in Chiapas hides a piece of heaven known as Las Nubes.   You will never get tired of or bored with Chiapas. It is one of the most impressive states in Mexico, which is flattering enough considering the vast beauty of this country. From magic […]
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The Czech Republic: 5 Gardens of Prague

Of course, there are spots in Prague visiting which is a duty of any tourist and traveler with at least some self-respect. The Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, Petrin tower – all of them are widely known for both beauty and over-crowdedness. However, studying in a new city has certain advantages: […]
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Veracruz My Love

Visiting Jalcomulco & Veracruz Jalcomulco Do you like adventure? Do you enjoy feeling like a local? Would you like to meet warm real Mexicans? Then Jalcomulco is an awesome destination for you, like… FOR REAL! Our Caribbean adventure started on Jalcomulco,, you can imagine a small Mexican tropical town with […]
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The magic hour – San Miguel de Allende

Weekend in San Miguel de Allende Leaving the city behind It was 2:00pm,  my class had finished and I was ready to discover one of the most beautiful “Magic Towns” that we have in this lovely country that is México.  With only 3 hours away  from the city by car, San Miguel de Allende is definitively […]
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Cozumel, “Cuzaam Luumil”, Island of Swallows.

I stayed in Cozumel for around two months while I was doing a school summer research. As a student, I had to adjust my budget and learned how to live like a resident without an extra source of money. I had the concept that living in a touristic town was […]
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“México: The once in a lifetime kind of city”

Ok, I know there are a lot of cities around the world that can be similar, but there are some places that have some unique things, specially in Mexico, one of those places is Puebla. Puebla is the kind of city you love since you arrived. Is a city that […]
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Living the dream: Making Southampton my new home (First part)

I have encounter a lot of people that, like me, want to study abroad but don’t know how or where to start and ask me for advice on how I did it. I have helped a couple of friends with their doubts but I wish I had had someone to […]
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Oaxaca: A place full of history and culture.

Oaxaca means “huaje” a common plant of the valley region and “yaca” means “nose”, the sufix c equals tepec “place” and this means “on top of the huajes”.  Thanks to the Spanish conquerors it stayed as Oaxaca. There´s so much happening here, it has the most amazing food and places to eat all around the city, from a very nice restaurant […]
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Monterrey: a guide from a local

How do i start talking about my hometown? I really have so much things to talk about my city, but i'm going to give you the perfect guide to know Monterrey. For starters, this city is located north in Mexico, it's a very hot place, the weather is a little […]
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Canoeing the Usumacinta river for a month – México

Our journey on the Usumacinta River May 2014 , 10 new friends and me decided to explore, we didn't know how at the moment, the Usumacinta River in México. This was the idea of a good friend, Jon Bonfiglio, director of The Clipperton Project. Who united a group of people and me to […]
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Holbox: the Magic Island

HOLBOX: THE MAGIC ISLAND Beautiful HOLBOX     Join me on this magical personal experience to Holbox. So whenever people feel sad, they either go for comfort high caloric food ( #nomnom), or seeking for a hug or the most comfortable spot at the bed, or […]
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Longing for San Cristobal de las Casas

You can fall in love with a place, you can fall in love with a person, and you can fall in love with a moment. But to fall in love with all of them in a single time and space, in a single journey, that’s something that—if you’re lucky—comes once […]
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Mexico; A Taste of Playa Del Carmen

[single_map_place] Playa Del Carmen, Yucatan, Mexico [/single_map_place] “Welcome to Mexico, there are no rules here; so put some smiles on your faces” Eat – Wah Wah Beach Bar, Playa Del Carmen Drink – Frozen Mango Margarita Do – Cenotes From Canada to Cancun; After saving in snowy Canada for months the day finally […]
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4 Gratitudes from 5 weeks in Magical Tepotzlan, Mexico

So let me tell you about how I ended up in Tepotzlan. I met a boy who lived in Mexico City.  We hit it off but I left for Quintana Roo—2 overnight buses away.  So after a month in Quintana Roo and us chatting back and forth, I decided to […]
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Discovering Cozumel in one day

My boyfriend and I decided to take one week off our engineering jobs and head to Mexico, more specifically, to the Riviera Maya zone. I had already been to this part of Mexico before, about 3 years ago, and had always wanted to go to Cozumel but didn’t make it […]
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A walk through Little Italy in San Diego

Little Italy Landmark sign Little Italy banners: Italian history and culture What to expect from Little Italy San Diego's is one of the biggest Little Italy in the USA, spreading over fifty blocks in the northwest end of Downtown. Originally born as […]
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Coatepec, magic town

Coatepec is located 8 km south of the city of Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico. With an altitude of 1,250 meters above sea level, with a temperate climate. Its main agricultural production is coffee, of national prestige, followed by banana, mango and other tropical fruits. It is characterized by its large houses […]
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MÉXICO :THE PORTALS TO AN UNKNOWN PARADISE CALLED CENOTES

Cenote La Noria For the ones who doesn´t know what is a Cenote let me tell you that is a portal in the paradise to an impressively magnificent underworld. I usually pictured it like a void, a place where the darkness rules so you can imagine my expression […]
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Morelia: A Pink Rose in the Heart of Central Mexico

A Brief Intro: Walking through the streets of Morelia in the state of Michoacan, Mexico, you cannot be surprised that you are indeed stepping back into history – literally. Being in the presence of what was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1991 for its preservation of the city […]
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Town of skulls- Zumpango Del Rio

WHY VISIT ZUMPANGO DEL RIO- THE TOWN OF SKULLS Normally we all like big and flashy cities, but we tend to miss out on the beauty of small towns, where you can simply walk among historic sites and modern places. If you are like me, who treasures history and places […]
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San Miguel de Allende

A magical town in Guanajuato, México San Miguel de Allende is a colonial town located in the state of Guanajuato, 275 km away from Mexico City. In 2008, it was awarded as World Heritage by the UNESCO and is considered one of the most beautiful towns in Mexico. Its history, […]
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Mexico: The Fusion of Two Ages

COLONIAL PERIOD ARCHITECTURE Mexico City has always been a landmark when talking about rich places in history and culture. In the very center of it, the majesty and baroque style of the Metropolitan Cathedral stands firmly opening its doors to the Christian community. Along with it, the rest of the […]
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Mexico: Teotihuacan, the land of gods.

Teotihuacan, the land of gods Mexico is one of the most beautiful countries in the whole world. It has many things and places that will amaze you. It has lots natural places, ecological reserves, outstanding beaches, lots ancient history, beautiful buildings and also, it is the country that has one […]
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Mexico: Have you heard of a paradisiac place called Tulum?

Tulum: An oasis at the Mexican Caribbean.   I think of Tulum as the earth reflection of how beautiful nature can be and how we have to value and take care of it.   What, Where, When: Tulum is a small coastal town south of Cancun at the Riviera Maya. […]
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Mexico : Guanajuato City

La Casa de Sueños It's the end of April, and soon the dried out river in front of my house will swell, the sound of streaming water drowning out the incessant dog barks. Each secluded to their individual rooftops throughout the city, their ferocious calls are an infinite domino effect. I still prefer this to the noise of […]
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Walt Disney World : Best Tips to Make the Most of Your Trip

Best Tips to Make the Most of Your Trip If you are trying to figure out where your next family vacation should be, Orlando is the place for you! The city of Orlando, Florida is ranked in the top 10 tourist cities of the United States. Why, you may ask? Orlando is […]
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Living by myself in Guadalajara, Jalisco

One day I woke up and decided to join the crazy life of the so called estudihambres. I wouldn’t reach my goal staying at home, so I decided to choose a new place to live while studying college. Many places popped into my head and I truly didn’t know what […]
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Puerto Vallarta: Small Town Big Soul

  Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico – what's so special about it? Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco is a small town on the West Coast of Mexico. It has a population of about 250,ooo people. Most of them national citizens, some tourists and some U.S. expats and Canadians citizens who have made the […]
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Bali: more than just Bintangs

Bali: More than just Bintangs   After previously travelling to some far-fetched and adventurous locations upon announcing to my family and friends that my next travel destination would be Bali I was met with more than a few sceptical raised eyebrows. Australians have been travelling to nearby Bali for years, […]
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Morelos, Mexico: Introduction to downtown Cuernavaca

Morelos: Introduction to Downtown Cuernavaca Downtown Cueravaca The City of Cuernavaca has grown at a rapid rate during the last decade, in terms of population. There are over 6o universities, public and private, within this city and many of the students are out-of-state as well as international students. It has […]
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The Magic of San Marcos, Guatemala

I had never even heard of San Marcos La Laguna. San Marcos found me. Sunrise on Atitlan Lake After a few days in Antigua, Guatemala, my partner and I headed towards Panajachel, from where we took a lancha to cross Lake Atitlan. My initial gut feeling was […]
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Mexico- Mexico City, not what you thought

Mexico City- Not what you thought   There are a lot of rumors about Mexico City, most people will tell you it is dangerous, that it's not safe, that there is a lot of crime etc, but as I said, these are just rumors. I have been in Mexico City […]
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Guadalajara: The city of Roses.

The City of Roses, full of culture and traditions, folklore, gastronomy and much tequila, that is Guadalajara. A city that when i step on their land made me feel Tapatía. Surroundings decorated with agave, the plant that represents this tequilera city, you can feel the mariachi music and feel welcome. […]
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Chichen Itza, One of the new 7 wonders of the World

CHICHEN ITZA The prehispanic city of Chichen Itza remains as a vestige from the well-known Maya civilization that occupied the Yucatan Peninsula in México during the Late classic to Early post classic period. Chichen Itza received the denomination as a “UNESCO World Heritage site” in 1988 and the Kukulcán temple, […]
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Peeling Open Los Angeles

Peeling Open Los Angeles By Cayla Penenberg  Mapping Los Angeles In N Out, Paru's, and Mashty Malone's.  What do these three eateries have in common?  They are all restaurants and dessert shops found in Los Angeles, California, United States of America.  Drive thru's and boutique dessert shops line the streets of […]
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Visiting San Antonio: the city where Texas got its independence

 Howdy, “y'all”! San Antonio, Texas, is the seventh largest city in extension in United States of America. It is pretty laarge, which makes the city have several highways… so many that sometimes when it is altogether it looks like a maccaroni for the way it was planned and developed through […]
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Chihuahua: More than a dog, a city.

I'm sure you've all heard about the “Chihuahua” dog, right? But believe me when I say that “Chihuahua” is way more than just that small animal; believe me because it is the largest state in Mexico (by area) and its capital is called Chihuahua as well. I think I should […]
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Jalcomulco, a hole in the sand.

Whitewater rafting in México. There is no place I know better than Jalcomulco, in the state of Veracruz in México.  This is the place where I got introduced to whitewater rafting, something I´ve never ever heard mentioned before or even seen on T.V. When I finished highschool a series of […]
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Mexico: 5 things to choose number one place to visit in 2016

Mexico: 5 things to choose number one place to visit in 2016   Key words: Mexico city, mexican food, Ángel de la Independencia, Chapultepec, Made in Mexico, Metropolitan Cathedral, Coyoacán, Ciudad Universitaria, Paseo de la Reforma, La botica, Casa de toño, Condesa, Colonia Roma, Torre latinoamericana. This year Mexico City […]
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Guadalajara, Mexico: Unfiltered

Plaza Fundadores in the centro historico Celebrating this infamous Mexican holiday catrina style Catedral Basílica de la Asunción de María Santísima (AKA: Guadalajara's main cathedral) Bonding with the local street vendors in the centro […]
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Bahía de los Angeles, dive in!

Baja California, Mexico, has a lot to offer: seafood, wine, craft beer, surf, science, desert and beach, all along the peninsula on the Pacific coast of northern Mexico. But not many people know about this small and magical place…   About the place Bahía de los Angeles is a small […]
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