Mexico City

The Ruins of Xochicalco, Mexico

"Xochicalco" can be translated from the ancient language of Nahuatl to mean "In the House of Flowers," and I am so happy I was able to visit it at the end of the rainy season, when flowers were blooming, and the grass was green. There is something very magical about ancient ruins, and that magic is only heightened when they are slightly overrun by the elemen[...]

Mexico City - first impressions

Mexico - this country has been on my to-do list for a few years now, so I am more than happy to be here now and have a whole 6 weeks to dive into the culture and make the most of my stay. My itinerary so far looks like this: first few days - move into apartment in Condesa (bohemian part of Mexico City), meet old and new friends, explore the city --&[...]

Mercado Mexicano

Mexican Culture is diverse and holds many aspects that might seem a bit odd for westerners. Food, traditions, customs can be quite particular and few places show them off quite as well as the market place. When our hostel in Mexico City offered a free tour of the mercado mexicano we didnt't have to think about it for too long and tagged along to be overwhelm[...]