Exploring Colonia San Angel

In the South Western part of Mexico City we can find the beautiful neighborhood of San Angel, around 20 minutes from the historic city center. San Angel is 1 of the 21 Barrios Mágicos of Mexico City. Mexico City is much more than 1 big city. It feels much more like 21 little villages thatContinue reading “Exploring Colonia San Angel”

Amaranth Experience in Mexico City

In the Southern part of Mexico City, up in the mountains South of the UNESCO world heritage site of Xochimilco, we can find one of the most astonish views of Mexico City: the Amaranth fields, around 1 hour 20 minutes from the historic city center. On arriving at the foot hills South of Xochimilco, weContinue reading “Amaranth Experience in Mexico City”

Exploring parque Tezozómoc in Mexico City

In the North Western part of Mexico City we can find the beautiful park of Tezozómoc, around 30 minutes from the historic city center. Looking for an oasis in Mexico City? Explore Parque Tezozómoc, ideally early Sunday, and you might have the place almost for yourself. Enjoy nature, have a nice walk around the lakeContinue reading “Exploring parque Tezozómoc in Mexico City”

Exploring Cerro de la Estrella archeological site

In the Southern part of Mexico City we can find Cerro de La Estrella, 1 of the 5 archeological sites in Mexico City, around 40 minutes from the historic city center. Cerro de la Estrella archeological site and national park, on a clear day, has one of the best 360 views all over Mexico City,Continue reading “Exploring Cerro de la Estrella archeological site”

Exploring Cuicuilco archeological site in Mexico City

In the Southern part of Mexico City we can find 1 of the 5 archeological sites in Mexico City, around 30 minutes from the historic city center. Cuicuilco is an important archaeological site located on the southern shore of the Lake Texcoco in the southeastern Valley of Mexico, in what is today the borough ofContinue reading “Exploring Cuicuilco archeological site in Mexico City”

Exploring prehispanic monuments in Chapultepec Park in Mexico City

In the Western part of Mexico City we can find the amazing Chapultepec Park, around 30 minutes from the historic city center. Parque Chapultepec is 2 times larger as Central Park in New York City. There is enough to do for multiple walks, but an interesting route is Chapultepec Prehispanico. With a focus on Mexico´sContinue reading “Exploring prehispanic monuments in Chapultepec Park in Mexico City”

Hiking parque ejidal San Nicolas Totolapan park in Mexico City

In the Southern part of Mexico City we can find the amazing Parque Ejidal San Nicolas Totolapan, in the national park Ajusco, around 45 minutes from the historic city center. The San Nicolás Totolapan Ejidal Park was inaugurated in 1998, it is a natural reserve of approximately 2,300 hectares of temperate forest; it is theContinue reading “Hiking parque ejidal San Nicolas Totolapan park in Mexico City”

Hiking Los Dinamos national park in Mexico City

In the Southern part of Mexico City we can find the national park Los Dinamos, around 45 minutes from the historic city center. THIS IS ALSO MEXICO CITY . When in Mexico City, don´t miss to explore Los Dinamos, one of the 5 National Parks of Mexico City. Los Dinamos has 2429 hectares of forests,Continue reading “Hiking Los Dinamos national park in Mexico City”

Safe options for exploring Mexico City during Covid-19

Most people don´t know that Mexico City is only 49% urbanized. The other 51% still consists of beautiful green areas, were we can explore amongst others 5 national parks, Chapultepec park that is 2 times the size of Central Park, 5 archeological sites and the Unesco world heritage site of Xochimilco, that has much moreContinue reading “Safe options for exploring Mexico City during Covid-19”

Hiking the Teuhtli volcano in Mexico City

In the Southern part of Mexico City we can find the amazing Teuhtli volcano, South of the famous channels and chinampas of Xochimilco, around 1 hour 30 minutes from the historic city center. The Teuhtli volcano (in Nahuatl: venerable lord) is an extinct Hawaiian type volcano. Which means that its diameter is much greater thanContinue reading “Hiking the Teuhtli volcano in Mexico City”