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International Tourism Fair in Spain

The International Tourism Fair in Spain (Fitur) celebrated this week its 38th edition in Madrid. The fair stands as a global meeting point for tourism professionals and the leading trade fair for inbound and outbound Ibero American markets. The 2017 edition hit record with 9,893 exhibiting companies from 165 countries/regions, 135,858 trade participants and 107,213 people from the  general public. Visitors get the possibility […]

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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 in Mexico City

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 Weekend Getaway

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, finally visiting South America even if just for a few days. With good advice from friends and colleagues I had a great time around eating and touring to some extent. Here are a few ideas to tour around the […]

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Best Friends in Town

I spent 2017 living abroad in Mexico City enjoying the time for reconnecting with friends and family. This weekend was special because we had our friend Karla visiting from Playa del Carmen… this is the story including a few tips for eating, sightseeing and going around Mexico City. Started out with breakfast at Casa de […]

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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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Cáceres

Taking on an invitation of a very good friend of mine I visited a very beautiful city in Spain. Cáceres is a city located in the region of Extremadura in Spain, it was founded by the Romans in 5 BC. The first stop was a marvelous viewpoint Mirador del Santuario where the statue of the […]

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