Feel as if you were a hero in the Jungle Book in Tepoztlan, Mexico.

I love Mexico for its unbelievable diversity and endless travel options. You can visit Pyramids, colonial towns and places of stunning wild nature from one day to the next. Although I always complain of how hard it is to make these get aways because of insane traffic and far from perfect road conditions, but these…

Teotihuacan. An easy to reach, must see destination from Mexico city.

Mexico is famous for it`s more than 20 striking Pyramid sites. The closets to Mexico city is Teotihuacan, only 40 km away. This impressive Mesoamerican city was established around 100 BC and continued to grow until declining in the 6th – 8th centuries. The history of the place still includes many  mysteries and more recent…

Eat, walk, dance in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Oaxaca is the most magical place I have been to so far in Mexico. It is very colorful and  extremely Mexican in the best sense of the word.   We enjoyed the opportunity to attend our friends`​ authentic Mexican wedding. We met them by chance when we rented their apartment for a year while there were…

A true coffee snob or 6 best places for coffee in Mexico city.

If you`ve lived or spent some time in Italy you are spoiled with really good coffee on every corner. I am not sure if it is a good thing because you struggle in other countries where you can’t find that standard. It may sound snobby, but bad coffee for me is like tequila Olmeca for…

World class restaurants in Mexico city. Pujol and Quintonil.

There are a few famous world-class restaurants in Mexico city, which are included in many well recognized restaurant rankings. Being a foodie I can justify spending money on the experience of visiting those restaurants instead of let`s say buying another dress or something else. So, I`ve had around 2 years to make sure that i have…

5 giveaways that you`ve lived in Mexico.

  Sitting down for a meal you recognise that there are no sauces or condiments and you immediately feel deprived of something essential. “At least some Valentina please!” When I arrived in Mexico everything seemed spicy to me and habanero (a very hot Mexican chili) horrified me. One and a half years later whilst having dinner with…

How to understand Mexicans (Part 2)

Please read Part 1 first Mexicans never say no. Don`t bother asking for directions on the street because you never know if the person telling you to go straight, turn to the left and then to the right actually has any idea. It may be true or not with a 50/50 percent chance. Most probably you won’t glean…

How to Understand Mexicans (Part 1)

Here I wanted to express my subjective opinion about the people by whom I´ve been surrounded  for the last 2 years. My intention is to try to understand Mexicans and not to offend anybody. I would be happy to hear about your experiences. To be honest it was the first country of 5 that I`ve…

How to spend one day in Mexico city.

So, you go on a beach vacation in Mexico and you have only a one day layover in Mexico city or you are on a business trip. These are probably  the only reasons that you`d find yourself with so little time to explore this marvellous city. One day is not enough, 3 or 4 would…

10 Beautiful Places for Breakfast in Condesa/Roma, Mexico City

Cafe Toscano It is a beautiful cafe located in the same building with Michoacan market in Condesa. It has a few tables on the terrace and inside. If you don’t care about street vendors, choose a table on the terrace and soak up the sun.  My favourite dishes are Chilaquiles Verdes with chicken, Crepa Rustica…