Category Archives: Mexico

5 of The Best Resorts in Mexico (Going Places)

No surprise to beachgoers in the know – the white sand beaches of Cancun are home to a number of the world’s top resorts, with many of them offering access to epic extravagance at great prices. But it’s not just Cancun lulling holidaymakers into a state of beachside bliss. Continue reading

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Tacos, Chocolate Chicken, and Barbacoa: The Ultimate Mexican Food Guide (Miles Away)

To help you make the most of every meal in magnificent Mexico, have a look at this list of top Mexican dishes. Continue reading

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5 Travel Photographers You Should Know About (OneTravel)

What could be better inspiration for planning your next trip than browsing the sites of a few of the world’s best photographers? Here’s a list of five of my favourite photographers with their lenses turned toward some of the world’s … Continue reading

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How to Have a Merry Christmas in Mexico City (CheapOair)

Visiting Mexico City in December? From Catholic traditions with an Aztec edge to ice skating in one of the world’s most historic plazas and even catching a live NBA match, you’re guaranteed a feliz Navidad. Here are just a few … Continue reading

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7 Things You Didn’t Know about Mexico City (CheapOair)

Not only is Mexico City one of the biggest cities in the world. It’s also one of the most fascinating. Here are a handful of quirky facts about Mexico City and why it’s such a dynamic destination. Mexico City has … Continue reading

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Where to Experience the Day of the Dead in Mexico (CheapOair)

A festival vibe with a sombre tone – it’s time for the Day of the Dead. Think of it as Halloween, Christmas and the 4th of July all wrapped up into one awesome holiday. Here are five of Mexico’s best destinations for experiencing this commemorative celebration fusing ancient Aztec traditions with Catholicism during the days (and sometimes weeks) around the first and second of November. Continue reading

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Corona Capital Music Festival 2013 in Mexico City (CheapOair)

The Corona Capital Music Festival 2013 descends on Mexico City mid October offering music fans one of the most amazing rosters of musicians out there today. Read my complete post at the CheapOair blog.

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A Guide to Mexico City’s Neighborhoods (CheapOair)

Mexico City is a lot of things to a lot of people. But there’s one aspect that everybody who’s ever been there can agree on. It’s a big place. One of the largest cities in the world, the same dynamic that makes Mexico City such an excellent destination can also lead to a bit of frustration if you’re unsure how to get around. Before you go, have look at this quick guide to the city’s main neighborhoods. Continue reading

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4 Mexico City Blogs en Inglés (CheapOair)

Of course, such a huge metropolis has a lot to offer whatever your reasons for traveling, but finding out about what’s on and worth checking out while visiting “the DF” can be a challenge. Here’s a list of four blogs about Mexico City, written in English and sharing all sorts of tips and insights. Continue reading

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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera’s Mexico City (OneTravel)

Here’s a list of the best places to view art by Kahlo and Rivera as well as where to find out more about the life they shared together … Read the complete post at the OneTravel blog.

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4 Unique Eats in Mexico City’s Centro Histórico (CheapOair)

There’s no shortage of great places to eat in Mexico City, but deciding on where to grab a bite can seem like a daunting task at times – you’re spoiled for choice (well, as long as you like Mexican), and it’s not always so clear what your best options are. Here’s a list of four unique eateries in the city’s Centro Histórico near the city’s famed Zócalo plaza. Continue reading

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Making the Most of Mexico City’s Museo Nacional de Antropología (CheapOair)

The Museo Nacional de Antropología in Mexico City is the national museum of Mexico as well its most visited. Home to significant and numerous archaeological and anthropological artifacts from pre-Columbian Mexico, it is considered to be one of the most important institutions for the study of ancient Meso-American culture and society. By many of its visitors, the Museo Nacional is thought to be among the greatest museums in the world. Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at E5 Bakehouse (Great British Chefs)

Postcode purists might take exception to the E5 Bakehouse moniker (the bakery’s postcode is actually E8 3PH), but any real bread enthusiasts who’ve actually had this young Hackney enterprise’s sourdough creations would probably care less about what’s in the name as long … Continue reading

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Mega City Photo Book

The catalogue accompanying the 2012 Mega City Photo group photography exhibition at Leeds College of Art is now available for sale online at the Leeds College of Art online store. Mega City Photo Book   Street photography from the world’s … Continue reading

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Hats Off to Mexican Street Photography – Limited Edition Prints at Benito’s Hat

Mexican street photography at Benito’s Hat Mexican restaurant in London – info, pics, and limited edition purchase details. Continue reading

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Hats off to Mexican Street Photography at Benito’s Hat New Oxford Circus Restaurant (Qype does London)

Hats off to Mexican Street Photography at Benito’s Hat New Oxford Circus Restaurant Qype does London, May 7th 2011 To celebrate the opening of [Benito’s Hat’s] Oxford Circus location, a “Hat’s Off to Mexican Street Photography” exhibition is on show now … Continue reading

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Las 11 caras de la Santa Muerte en Tultitlán (El Universal)

Las 11 caras de la Santa Muerte en Tultitlán by Lilian Anaya, El Universal, 28 de diciembre 2010 Por ello y en colaboración del fotógrafo londinense, Chris Osburn, mostramos las 11 fotografías más impactantes de la Santa Muerte venerada en el … Continue reading

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Stuff that Impressed me in 2010

Holy shit, 2010 was a rocky road. But if I may wax poetic for a minute, it’s been my experience that the bumpier rides often lead to the more interesting destinations. I’m not sure quite how snug such a metaphor … Continue reading

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Photo Story: Fight Night! (Urban Travel Blog)

Photo Story: Fight Night! Urban Travel Blog, Dec 5th, 2010 With its bulletproof box office window, where you can only see the fingers of the person receiving your money and giving your ticket, to all the hawkers and lucha fans milling … Continue reading

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And Guadalajara Too! (Qype Community)

And Guadalajara Too! Qype Community, November 19th 2010 With its mix of old and new, thriving business environment and large university, Guadalajara is a dynamic destination. Whether basking in the glory of its cathedrals, taking in the heaving nightlife, going … Continue reading

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Dead Set on Having Fun in Mexico City (Qype Community)

Dead Set on Having Fun in Mexico City Qype Community, November 8th 2010 If you ever get a chance to visit Mexico City during the Day of the Dead festivities don’t think twice, just go. I reckon this Meso-American megalopolis is … Continue reading

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Review: Quetzalcoatl: Photographs by Manuel Alvarez Bravo at Diemar/Noble (Londonist)

Review: Quetzalcoatl: Photographs by Manuel Alvarez Bravo at Diemar/Noble Londonist, September 16, 2010 12:30 PM Considered by many to be the master of contemporary Mexican photography, Bravo’s images suggest a post-revolutionary nation of failed colonial grandeur and triumphant pragmatic peasantry … Continue reading

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