5 Surprising Things About New Year’s Eve in Mexico City

Last year, around this time, I was walking off of a plane and checking back into reality after 4 days in Mexico. Along with my husband and two of our friends, I celebrated the end of 2016 in a new country, culminating with spending New Year’s Eve in Mexico City. I’ve already covered some of the best parts of this trip like climbing the world’s … Continue reading 5 Surprising Things About New Year’s Eve in Mexico City

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Mexican Airlines Review: Aeromexico, Volaris, Interjet, VivaAerobus

If you haven’t noticed, I am really on a Mexico kick. I’ve been to Mexico City, Tijuana, and Guanajuato in the past 11 months! Today I’ll provide you with comparisons between the various Mexican airline companies so you can make an informed decision as you evaluate travel options. Our southern neighbor is close, inexpensive, full of life and great food. Whether you are planning on visiting … Continue reading Mexican Airlines Review: Aeromexico, Volaris, Interjet, VivaAerobus

Your First Time Visiting Mexico City

The whole time I was planning my trip to Mexico City, my dad kept referring to it as “Old Mexico.” Is that more of a 60s/70s era thing to say? In any case, Mexico City, the sprawling second-largest city in the Western Hemisphere (8.8 mil residents), is really heating up as a vacation destination. It was a lovely place to visit last December and I … Continue reading Your First Time Visiting Mexico City

Riding the Technicolor Gondolas in Xochimilco, Mexico City

Riding the rainbow colored trajineras in Xochimilco was something I knew nothing about until my friend built it into our 4-day Mexico City itinerary. First, in case you’re not familiar with Spanish and are scratching your head at the name of the place we visited, it is pronounced kinda like so-chi-milk-oh. With that distraction out of the way, let’s check out this one-of-a-kind experience… About Xochimilco and … Continue reading Riding the Technicolor Gondolas in Xochimilco, Mexico City

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Using the CBX to fly out of Tijuana

When my friends and I went to Mexico City in December, we used the new CBX “border terminal” that goes straight to the Tijuana airport from US soil. The bridge opened in December 2015 and has had some growing pains (and price increases) in the past year but having used this service, I do recommend it. Many of my local San Diego friends encouraged me to write … Continue reading Using the CBX to fly out of Tijuana