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Metepec, weekend getaway close to CDMX

Metepec has the category of one of Pueblos Mágicos de México and it’s characterized by its colonial architecture, food, colors and folklore. I had the excuse that my soccer team, Rayados, played against Toluca, so I took the chance to visit and stay at Metepec. I found this town to be an excellent option for […]


Around Buenos Aires in a Few Days

I got myself into some business in Argentina and spent a few days around 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 eating and touring to some extent. Here are a few ideas to tour around the city […]

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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 […]


What to eat and see during a weekend in Puebla

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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A weekend geataway in Cáceres, Spain

Cáceres is a city located in the region of Extremadura in Spain, it was founded by the Romans in 5 BC.   Mirador del Santuario The first stop is at the marvelous viewpoint Mirador del Santuario where the statue of the patroness of the city, Virgen de la Montaña, is located. After which we drove to […]

Weekend trip to Jadraque, a town close to Madrid

This weekend’s trip was to a town called Jadraque in the province of Guadalajara. The province, which is located in the region of Castilla y la Mancha owns its name to the Arab “wād al-ḥaŷarah” which means river that runs over stones.   The most representative landmark of the region is the medieval Castle of […]

La Feria de Málaga: Traditional festival in Southern Spain

La Feria de Málaga takes place in August commemorating the historic taking of the city by the Catholic Monarchs. La Feria de Málaga is one of the most beautiful and largest festivals in Spain. The “day fair” starts in the main street downtown called Calle Larios and it extends to a few miles in the surroundings making […]

Tepoztlán, ideal for a relaxing getaway weekend near México City

A great suggestion when in Mexico City is to visit Tepoztlán, small and cozy town in the beautiful state of Morelos. Tepoztlán is as small as 14k inhabitants, although there are other towns nearby that are connected in many ways making the greater region somewhat about 41k. The town is magical and charming, great weather, […]

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