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Playa del Carmen

Special mention on this post to my friend Lorena who manages personalized travel plans, literally for any spot on the planet. Please make sure you reach her if you’re planning to travel specially around Mexico, so she can recommend the best restaurants and activities based on your budget or tastes. So, taking on a friend’s […]

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September’s Shake

Among all the events that happened during last month’s earthquake in Mexico City, one of the stories that hurt me the most was a building that collapsed with dozens of textile workers in the downtown area. After a few days of the events, rescue teams had “officially” found 21 bodies, out of which only five […]

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Metepec

For Easter long weekend I had the excuse that Rayados is playing tomorrow at Toluca, so I took the chance to visit and stay at Metepec. This little town has the category of one of Pueblos Mágicos de México and it’s characterized by its colonial architecture, food, colors and Mexican folklore. At the arrival first […]

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Buenos Aires

I got myself into some business in Argentina and spent a few days in Buenos Aires. With good advice from friends and colleagues I had a great time around eating and touristing to some extent.   This is the view from one of the buildings around Puerto Madero…   And a couple more in the […]

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Best Friends in Town

Our friend Karla came to visit from Playa del Carmen… this is the story Started out with breakfast at Casa de la Yeya in Condesa… Enchiladas veracruzanas… Tacos de carnitas… Nest stop a nearby town called Tlalpan… Mercado “La Paz”… La Pollería  Tacos de guisados… Las quesadillas… Mole verde… Then we took on a tour […]

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Heróica Puebla de Zaragoza

Most can recall the city of Puebla for a quite mainstream event in Mexican history, Cinco de Mayo, commemorating the victory of the Battle of Puebla over the French troops in 1862. The victory though was short lasted as the French ultimately defeated the Mexican army, captured Mexico City, and installed Emperor Maximilian I as ruler […]

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