Monthly Archives: November 2023

50+ Best Cafes & Coffee Shops In Mexico City

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How many coffee shops are there in Mexico City? I’m going to guess thousands! Obviously, some are better than others hence I put together this in-depth guide to the CDMX cafes including where to find specialty coffee, famous historic cafes, and more! Although I have a separate guide to brunch in Mexico City, I’ll obviously […]

Hiking in the Pueblos Mancomunados in Oaxaca

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I recently took a fantastic day trip from Oaxaca City to a fascinating region in Oaxaca state, the Pueblos Mancomunados. There are eight of these villages located in the Sierra Norte mountain range known for its rich flora and fauna from towering agave plants to lush pine forests. The mountainous countryside probably isn’t what comes […]

San Angel Neighborhood Guide, Mexico City

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Welcome to, in my humble opinion, the most beautiful neighborhood of Mexico City, San Angel. Although Coyoacan also exudes charm by the bucketload, the streets heaving with tourists – and snaking around the corner for the Frida house – stop it from being overly peaceful. In contrast, San Angel becomes bustling on Saturdays for the […]

Jalatlaco Neighborhood, Oaxaca

The charming neighborhood of Jalatlaco is one of my favorite places in Oaxaca. This peaceful barrio is all cobbled streets and colorful buildings with delightful coffee shops and craft stores thrown in. Bustling Centro is home to the main attractions in Oaxaca while charming Xochimilco neighborhood is another favorite of mine with colorful street art […]

Tlacolula Market Visitors Guide + What To Eat

During my third trip to Oaxaca recently, I visited somewhere new to me, Tlacolula Market held on Sundays only. This vibrant mercado had been on my radar for some time. However, there’s so much to do in Oaxaca that my past two trips got taken up by eating delicious local food, wandering the idyllic streets, […]