Exploring the firefly sanctuaries from Mexico City

One of the greatest encounters with nature, at only at 2 hours from Mexico City, is exploring one of the Firefly Sanctuaries at the foothills of the volcanoes of our majestic Mexico. Reserva de Luciérnagas is truly one of Mexico’s best hidden treasures and a perfect way to get off the beaten path while you’reContinue reading “Exploring the firefly sanctuaries from Mexico City”

Day trip to national park and volcanoes Izta Popo from Mexico City

At only 2.5 hours from Mexico City, you can find one of the most beautiful national parks in the world. Parque Nacional Izta Popo, with the active Popocatepetl volcano and the dormant Iztachihuatl volcano. Below a short guide, so you can explore the most beautiful parts of this large park (172 thousand hectares); declared asContinue reading “Day trip to national park and volcanoes Izta Popo from Mexico City”

Exploring the Sanctuaries of the Monarch butterflies (Day Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)

The annual migration of North America’s monarch butterfly is a unique and amazing phenomenon. The monarch is the only butterfly known to make a two-way migration as birds do. Unlike other butterflies that can overwinter as larvae, pupae, or even as adults in some species, monarchs cannot survive the cold winters of northern climates. UsingContinue reading “Exploring the Sanctuaries of the Monarch butterflies (Day Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)”

EXPLORING TEOTIHUCAN (Pyramids of the Sun, the Moon and the Feathered Serpent) – Day Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City

Hereby our first version of a complete guide and blog about Teotihuacan, an amazing Unesco World Heritage Site at about 1 hour 15 minutes from Mexico City (depending on traffic!), in the State of Mexico. WORK IN PROGRESS Introduction Exploring the Pyramid of the Sun (Píramide del Sol) – Walking on the Sun Exploring AvenueContinue reading “EXPLORING TEOTIHUCAN (Pyramids of the Sun, the Moon and the Feathered Serpent) – Day 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)”

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)”

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”

Exploring Metepec and Toluca (Estado de Mexico) -Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City

Last Saturday, the 15th of Octuber 2016, we organized a fun day trip to village of Metepec (Pueblo Mágico) and the City of Toluca, visiting the traditional handicraft market in Metepec and the Festivals of Alfeñique (Sugar Art Festival, with many Day of the Dead products). In Toluca we also visit the Botanical Garden withContinue reading “Exploring Metepec and Toluca (Estado de Mexico) -Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City”