Many people ask me, so how is Mexico City? Is the city safe? Is the city fun? And is Mexico City really one of the best cities in the world?
Yes, yes, and YES.
There was a time when I essentially called Mexico City home for 16 months and it didn’t take long after my arrival to realize I stumbled upon one of the world’s greatest cities of 20+ million that no one really knows or even thinks to visit. Now even after the New York Times ranked the metropolis as the #1, yes the TOP destination to visit in 2016, has the city moved up on people’s radar. Yet, it still remains a relatively unknown destination and an often underappreciated city.
People are missing out.
Then after fielding questions about the capital and even inquiries about a tour of the city with me, I created Stay AdvenTours. I decided to take people to Mexico City and showcase this amazing destination. The first trip was completed last fall and I plan to do it again this October.
Mexico is a diverse country and offers so much to all types of travelers. As the heart beat of the nation, the capital city, is place for people to appreciate art, architecture, history, culture, cuisine, and a vibrant nightlife – It’s one of my favorite cities and makes for a perfect long weekend. Join me in Mexico City.
Wondering About the Video?
This video is a compilation of the 6 second vine videos (find me @stayadventurous on vine) I captured quickly when leading the tour. All videos were shot “on the fly,” with no acting or posing; this is live, raw footage from the tour itself last year.
Beside realizing it is done in real time, here are a few other things to keep in mind from the video….
- The Essence of Time.
The trip might seem quick as it only provides tiny snippets and give an impression that we don’t spend enough time at certain sites or attractions. With Stay AdvenTours we take it slow, the itinerary was crafted to allow the traveler the chance to see a lot, but more importantly to really see what s/he sees; to enable the traveler to enjoy the destination.
- Nights out on the Town
Dinner is shown, but there is free time and opportunity to experience the nightlife of Mexico City. Much of this comes from the travelers personal choices therefore, I didn’t showcase it or video it. I provide options and recommendations on places to dance, listen to music or even sing mariachi. Also, if you want to test your tequila tolerance I have you covered on where to go too.
- Testimonials from Participants
I did take audio for a future Staying Adventurous Podcast about the trip (2017 release) and performed a post trip evaluation, but I didn’t take video and ask simple questions about what the participants thought. So I wanted to include a few below comments below.
The #1 thing that surprised me was the diversity – of the people, the food, the architecture, and more. Over the course of the trip I began to realize that I had a lot of stereotypes (many of which I didn’t even know I had) about the people, food, the safety, how advanced v. “third world” it would be, etc. I was wrong on so many levels!”
The tour was very thoughtfully planned, with a perfect mix of activities, sights, cultural, food, etc.”
Some of my favorite moments were the little surprises: driving by the bullfighting palace and seeing the matador arrive, stopping in the middle of the street to see the Diego Rivera mural on the theatre, simply walking through a neighborhood and taking in the sights and sounds. For me, this trip had a perfect mix of bigger, can’t-miss activities (e.g., Teotihuacan, Frida Kahlo Museum) and “little surprises” as I like to call them.”
Hope this helps, and provides you insight to visiting Mexico City and specifically the Stay AdvenTours Mexico City adventure.Take a look at pricing, let me know your questions and visit Stay AdvenTours Mexico City. to book your next great adventure – Mexico City.
Stay adventouring, Craig
If you have questions, please ask questions in the comments section and also feel free to send any inquires, questions or comments to craig@stayAdventuorus.com. I run these tours in conjunction with Tia Stephanie Tours.