Tag: Mexico City

Hot Hotels in Mexico City

Mexico City is a fabulous vacation destination. The dollar goes a long way there, the public transit is easy to navigate, and everyone I came into contact with was so friendly. There are affordable flights from lots of US origin cities, especially in the southwest. Flying out of Tijuana is easy and accessible for my

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

Flashback to January 2017. 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

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Mexican Airlines Review: Aeromexico, Volaris, Interjet, VivaAerobus

My regular readers will notice I am really on a Mexico kick. I’ve been to Mexico City, Tijuana, and Guanajuato all within one year! 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

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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

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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

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Using the CBX to fly out of Tijuana

Waiting to board at TIJ

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

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