Exploring Cuetzalan and surroundings – Long weekend trip from Mexico City

At only 5 hours from Mexico City you can explore Cuetzalan, the most magical of the current 121 Pueblos Mágicos. Apart from exploring it’s well conserved colonial center, we can also explore the nearby waterfalls, the archeological site and the incredible botanical garden. With some of the most astonishing views that México has to offerContinue reading “Exploring Cuetzalan and surroundings – Long weekend trip from Mexico City”

Day of the Dead / Día de los Muertos in México: meaning, origin and travel tips (Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)

Have you ever wondered why the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) is celebrated? This Mexican celebration teaches us that death is part of life and that we should celebrate it ! Note: in 2020, with Aztec Explorers, we have again prepared a couple of unique trips, to experience Día de Muertos the MexicanContinue reading “Day of the Dead / Día de los Muertos in México: meaning, origin and travel tips (Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)”

La Flor más bella del Ejido in Xochimilco (Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)

I you want to experience one of the most beautiful and oldest traditions of Mexico City, be sure to visit the event ¨La Flor más bella del Ejido¨ (the most beautiful flower of the communal lands) in Xochimilco on Friday of Sorrows; this year on Friday the 12th of April 2019. From ancient times, whenContinue reading “La Flor más bella del Ejido in Xochimilco (Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)”

Free E-guides Mexico City and Mexico (Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)

Aztec Explorers welcomes you in Mexico City! Below your can download our free E-guides in PDF of Mexico City: Places to Explore inside Mexico City Tips on Transport within Mexico City Complete Mexico City Travel guide Download or open Free E-guide Mexico City – Places to Explore – 14 pages – In PDF Download orContinue reading “Free E-guides Mexico City and Mexico (Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)”

Walking tours in Mexico City – With Aztec Explorers

Top 11 of our 25 walking tours: Historic City Center – Highlights Historic City Center – Hidden Jewels Colonia Roma y Romita (Barrio Mágico) Colonia Condesa (Barrio Mágico) Colonia San Angel (Barrio Mágico) Colonia Coyoacan (Barrio Mágico) Colonia Santa Maria Rivera (Barrio Mágico) Colonia Zona Rosa (Barrio Mágico) Colonia Tlalpan (Barrio Mágico) Colonia Iztacalco (BarrioContinue reading “Walking tours in Mexico City – With Aztec Explorers”

Sign up for our Free Walking Tours in Mexico City – With Aztec Explorers

With Aztec Explorers we now have developed 25 different walking tours in Mexico City. Sign up for our free walking tours: no tips expected, small groups, certified guide, in Spanish and / or English. Just follow the following 3 easy steps: 1) Read our blog with the details of each walking tour (click here) ForContinue reading “Sign up for our Free Walking Tours in Mexico City – With Aztec Explorers”

Exploring the 4 amazing archeological sites of Mexico City (Day Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)

Did you already explore the 4 amazing archeological sites open to public in Mexico City? Visiting them is a fun and interesting way to understand more of Mexico City´s rich prehispanic past; hereby some highlights of the 4 archeological sites in Mexico City. 1) Templo Mayor Period: 1325 – 1521 Culture: Mexica (Aztec) Templo MayorContinue reading “Exploring the 4 amazing archeological sites of Mexico City (Day Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)”

7 (thousand!) benefits of being married with a Mexican(a)

When I arrived in Mexico City 10 years ago on a temporary asignment of 3 months, many prejudices about México quickly melted away like mid summer snow, while exploring the beauties of the beast. And when I met Lidia in my second month, I really felt inmediately in love with her and this amazing country;Continue reading “7 (thousand!) benefits of being married with a Mexican(a)”

Barrios Mágicos: 21 perfect reasons to visit Mexico City

Mexico City is much more than 1 big city. It feels much more like 21 little villages that grew together, but still have their historical hearts. A great way to explore the city and it´s hidden gems, is to visit little by little the 21 Barrios Mágicos of Mexico City. The Barrios Mágicos of MexicoContinue reading “Barrios Mágicos: 21 perfect reasons to visit Mexico City”

Travelling in Time – Exploring the Chinampas of Tláhuac – Mexico City

On Thursday the 29th of July 2018 we had an incredible experience, exploring the Chinampas of Tláhuac, Mexico City. It felt as if we travelled back in time, in the time that the Aztecs constructed the Chinampas, artificial islands; an important prehispanic agricultural system. On a small traditional canoa, we were floating through beautiful landscapes,Continue reading “Travelling in Time – Exploring the Chinampas of Tláhuac – Mexico City”