Posts tagged mexico
City Guide Tulum: A Bohemian Chic Beach Town

Tulum is a boho chic mecca where straw thatched roofs and whimsical jungle treehouses line the coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. It’s a place where the smell of frankincense fills the sticky humid air, and the taste of sweet guava and savory lime fills your glasses. In this post, I’ll give you some tips and ideas for your trip to Tulum.

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Xochimilco: The Colorful Venice Canals of Mexico City

Xochimilco is like the Venice of Mexico, but with a little more fiesta, and less romance. It's BYOB on the river, so people bring booze, snacks, and boom boxes to cruise around and party in these colorful boats.

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Visit Frida Kahlo's Colorful Santuary

The Frida Kahlo Museum, or "Casa Azul," is a vibrant and beautiful sanctuary in Mexico City. The bright blue buildings are so pigmented that it brings a liveliness and happiness to the space. 

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Float through the Mangroves of Sian Ka'an on this Lazy River Adventure

Sian Ka'an is a biosphere reserve and a UNESCO World Heritage Site located near Tulum, Mexico. The Lazy River Adventure is a relaxing tour that starts with a boat ride through two fresh water lagoons which connect to an ancient Mayan canal. It's a peaceful and serene day trip you can take from Tulum or Riviera Maya.

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Take a Tour of Casa Gilardi

There is so much amazing art and architecture in Mexico City. While you’re visiting, you can take a tour of Casa Gilardi, a house that was built in 1976 by famous Mexican architect Luis Barragán. It was the last project he completed before he died in 1988. Luis Barragán's work has been highly influential to contemporary artists. In 1980, he won the highest award in architecture, the Pritzker Prize. In this post, I’ll dive into how you can book a tour of this colorful privately owned home.

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4 Days in Colorful Mexico City

Mexico City is a vibrant place full of life, color, and culture. It's a great place to sight-see and taste your way through the markets and restaurants of this beautiful and bustling metropolis. In this post I’ll lay out a 4-day itinerary for sightseeing around Mexico City.

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Visit the Museum of Popular Art

The Museum of Popular Art is a multi-level presentation of Mexican folk art, with a gorgeous glass ceiling that has artistic kites hanging down. The art here is 3D and colorful, showcasing all kinds of whimsical creatures and tales of Mexico's folkloric past.

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4 days in Tulum!

6 girls, white sand beaches, happy hours, chilaquiles, and dance parties. It was a relaxing 4 days in paradise.

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Rappel into Cenote Maya

We visited Cenote Maya as part two of an adventure trip with Altournative. A cenote is a “natural pit, or sinkhole, resulting from the collapse of limestone bedrock that exposes groundwater underneath.” 

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