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
This post is from a member of the Voyageer Contributor Team. Find out how to have your post featured here! While in Guadalajara, Saturday is a great day to travel to nearby Tequila (yes, that’s the city’s name!), home to Jose Cuervo factories along with dozens of other distilleries. You can take an organized tour from Guadalajara or a
This post is from a member of the Voyageer Contributor Team. Find out how to have your post featured here! With three free days, you can see much of Guadalajara—the second biggest city in the Republic—with an enviable cultural and recreational offering, at a great price. Guadalajara is located in the state of Jalisco, Mexico.
I traveled with Doug and a couple of friends, and like we did last time we used the Cross Border Xpress (CBX) to fly from Tijuana to central Mexico. Just like last time, it was so easy. Perhaps easier than the first time since I knew what to expect.
Avenida Revolución, Tijuana’s main tourist street, garners a lot of eye-rolls from people who haven’t visited lately and only think of it in terms of cheap cervezas and zonkeys. For those in the know (that’s you, if you check out my other post), there are lots of indie businesses blooming, especially restaurants and breweries. One
The British have a very lovely word: “mini-break.” I suppose our U.S. counterpart term would be “getaway,” and that is just what I did with Doug and a couple of our friends—we got away from it all, in a whole other country, just 30 minutes away! We kept joking we could call it our #twodayvacay
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
I started following Artelexia on Instagram a couple of months ago when searching for cool murals in San Diego. At the time, a large, beautiful, inspiring mural on their south exterior wall was being painted. I loved seeing updates over the course of the week, and I hurried to go visit the shop in person
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
The Pyramids at Teotihuacan are ancient, awe-inspiring, and very accessible to tourists. A little planning can keep the trip very low in cost: less than $20 USD.