Basilica of Guadalupe, officially Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe is a Roman Catholic church that is the chief religious centre of Mexico, located in Villa de Guadalupe Hidalgo, a northern neighbourhood of Mexico City.
I took an unexpected trip to Mexico City and got to see The National Museum of Anthropology in the process. This is a story of faith, adventure, high octane anxiety, and an unplanned fulfillment of my dreams. It all started when I got on an airplane to travel down to the little Indian village of […]
2016.06 Mexico City , San Luis Potosi , MEXICO
Mexico City has all sorts of shopping venues from crowded flea and antique markets to shopping malls and unique stores. Mercado de Artesanias la Ciudadela—four blocks of vendors selling foods, Mexican crafts, and other goods; Calle Baldera 6 Centro Santa Fe—a shopping mall with famous brands such as H&M, Saks 5th Avenue, and the Apple […]
Via Verde is a project in Mexico City that strives to turn 1,000 highway pillars into vertical gardens. Different kinds of plants are planted inside the “pockets” of felt to make the city greener and its air cleaner. The hydroponic system collects rainwater to cover its needs and each garden is equipped with sensors to allow its remote monitoring. Read more… More about Mashable Video, Environment, Mexico, Air Pollution, and Highway
About 17.4 miles south of Mexico City in the Xochimilco canals in Mexico, there is a small, remote island, known as “Isla de las Muñecas” (Island of the Dolls), which was destined to become one of the creepiest destinations on earth.
Our last sisters’ trip was in 2010, a last minute 2 week road trip through Spain, Portugal, Morocco, and Amsterdam with zero plans, and less technology than today. Let’s just say we set the bar for crazy and impromptu last time– stories for another day. This time, we were older, wiser, but still as different as we’ve […]
Day 6 04.01.18 We made it out to the very south of the city and its “floating gardens” on Sunday afternoon. To be clear, Sunday is always the busiest day at Xochimilco–for thousands of Mexicans converge here to celebrate life, good weather, a birthday, or the simple pleasure of riding along this ancient canal system […]
Day 3 03.29.18 I had few intentions for this day. Richard and Sabian were off to Teotihuacan, so I thought I’d use the day to explore some CDMX Street Art. After a long winded morning, I eventually started my day off with some Green Chilaquiles y Cafe de Olla at some seemingly random spot in […]
Day 5 03.31.18 After lunch at Entremar in Polanco, we decided to spend the afternoon in San Angel. If you’re in Mexico City, a visit to San Angel in the south is a must. There are a plethora of fine restaurants, boutiques, cafes, and artesania along the quaint, cobblestone roads. Begin your day at the […]