E-guide: the main Mexican beach areas

Mexico has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world! In this guide you can find information about the main 8 Mexican beach areas, to find out what beach would be perfect for you. Below a map of the main Mexican beach areas plus the (driving) distances from Mexico City. 1. Veracruz (Tecolutla) –Continue reading “E-guide: the main Mexican beach areas”

Exploring Ixtapa Zihuatanejo – Time to Relax !!! (Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)

Ixtapa Zihuatanejo is a perfect place to relax and to explore, at only 7 to 8 hours driving from Mexico City. Paradise still exists !! Hill top views over the bay of Ixtapa Our most favorite hotel in Ixtapa is a bit up the hills, with swimming pools, very clean and spacious facilities, and amazingContinue reading “Exploring Ixtapa Zihuatanejo – Time to Relax !!! (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)”

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”

Cooking Classes in Mexico City with Aztec Explorers

On the 14th of February 2018 we organized our very first cooking class with Aztec Explorers. Our Mexican cooks teached how to prepare salsa verde, salsa roja, sopa de tortilla, arroz poblano and mole verde in a session of 4 hours, and our 4 participants from Great Britain helped to prepare everything. Before the eventContinue reading “Cooking Classes in Mexico City with Aztec Explorers”

Year review Aztec Explorers (Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)

In 2017, we organized 54 events with Aztec Explorers; 34 day trips departing from Mexico City, 5 longer trips and 15 events in Mexico City. In this year review you can find and overview of all the events we organized last year and all the places we visited, most of them off the beaten trackContinue reading “Year review Aztec Explorers (Trip, Excursion, tour, from 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”