Tag Archives: Mexico City
Photo: El Angel de la Independencia

Photo: El Angel de la Independencia

The view from the hotel suite where I spent many of my nights when I called Mexico City home faced the “Paseo de la Reforma,” the main artery of the city.  And although the traffic caused headaches and at time heartaches to the me along with the other 20+ million that call DF home, in […]

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Mexican Independence Day in San Miguel de Allende

Mexican Independence Day in San Miguel de Allende

All cities contain weekend escapes, places within a driving distance where people can unwind and spend time away from city life. Mexico City is no different. Within driving distance (once outside the city traffic) you can find yourself sunning on the beaches of Acapulco, exploring the mountains and forests of Michocan, or walking the colonial […]

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The Tequila Triple Play

The Tequila Triple Play

In social circles, people often ask, “so, what is your favorite drink?” And perhaps I have too many. But if I needed to make a choice, a spirit to spend my days on the deserted island with, my choice, my Blue Agave friend. Si, Tequila. Many might not be surprised, after all Mexico and me do […]

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Why I love Mexico: Rutas de Mexico

Why I love Mexico: Rutas de Mexico

For those that know me, know I love Mexico.  The romance, the music, the adventure, the history, the culture, the cuisine, the cervezas… Ah, the list can continue and continue.  Essentially it can go on for an entire blog post; there are many more than seven reasons. But I know Mexico, do you? I lived […]

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The Truth about Cinco de Mayo

The Truth about Cinco de Mayo

Viva Mexico!  Happy Independence Day Mexico! Right? Actually no. Independence Day celebrations start in Mexico on the 15th of September with the reenactment of the “El Grito.” The entire country prepares and watches as the cry for independence that began by Catholic priest, Miguel Hidalgo, is staged again at 11pm.   Then the celebration officially […]

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