Things you need to know
before coming to Mexico.

March 4, 2016

Tecamacharlie’s returnsreloades as TK Terraza Grill

A real fun place to visit with great food.  This was once one of the most trendy places in the 80 and 90’s in Mexico City […]
December 17, 2015
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A street guide to Downtown Mexico City. TIPS

Some of the Metro and Metrobus stations you should know: Metro, there are 3 lines that conect with downtown: Line 1 (Pink- Observatorio- Pantitlan): Takes you […]
December 17, 2015
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Mexico City basic orientation, main streets and avenues. TIPS

Known the name of a few roads will give you a general idea of where you are in the city. Also know that, even if the […]
December 17, 2015
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Mexico City is a culinary capital and has a great fine dinning scene. TIPS

So Mexican food is more than tacos, but you shouidn’t miss eating at the taquerías: Hostal del Queso, Farolito, Fogoncito, El Califa…and more. Another must is the […]
December 17, 2015
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Bus Stations in Mexico City. TIPS

Mexico City is very well conected with the rest of the country and it makes it easy to get from every where in the country. There […]
December 17, 2015
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How to buy mezcal and tequila. TIPs

Labels you should look for in the bottle: The COMERCAM (now CRM, Mezcal Regulatory Council) works in base of the Norma Oficial Mexicana NOM-070-SCFI-1994, which is […]
December 17, 2015

Boti’s list: Trendy Bars and Restaurants in Mexico City

Ricardo Cortina a.k.a. “Boti”, a well-known PR expert fin the city, who represents many bars and restaurants, gave us this list of bars and clubs in […]
December 16, 2015
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Get an office away from your office. Learn about interpreters and guides services. TIPS

If you come to Mexico City for business there are a lot of options to start your business and work comfortably in a virtual office. This […]
November 27, 2015
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Mexico City is Pet Friendly. TIP

In Mexico like in many other countries, there are some rules about bringing your pets to Mexico like vaccines, and other sanitary issues.  In Mexico, only […]
November 27, 2015
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What to do in case you loose your passport. TIPS

Steps to follow in case of loosing your passport: Ask for help in your hotel, probably the concierge will help you contact the authorities, either local […]
November 27, 2015
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Driving in Mexico City, rentals and car sharing. TIPS

There are different options for car rental in Mexico City, please read below to learn more about the paperwork and requirements. You will need a driver’s […]
November 25, 2015
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Learning Spanish, a living experience TIPS

Look for schools that are certify and have a good quantity of years in the market. Try to live near the school that will make your […]
November 25, 2015
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Riding a bicycle it’s a great way to see Mexico City. See below some advice on how to rent an Ecobici or to borrow a free bicycle. TIPS

Ecobici is a fourth generation public bike sharing system, implemented by the Mexico City government as a bike mobility strategy. Is an alternative mobility system that […]
November 20, 2015
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How to use the Metro and Metrobus services. TIPS

Metro The Metro (underground or subway) in Mexico City operates from 5 am until midnight from Monday to Friday, from 6 am to midnight on Saturdays and from […]
November 19, 2015
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After-office in Mexico City, all you need to know about the early evening activities. TIP

Mexico City offers so many options for after work activities. Ask your concierge; check the websites that review bars and restaurants and select what kind of […]
November 18, 2015
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Mexico City is a city for kids and all the family. TIPS

If you plan on traveling with children, planning ahead is very important. take one day at a time and make sure to have time off in […]
November 12, 2015
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What to do if you need medical attention in Mexico City? – TIPS

Before leaving your home country you have to gather information about your destination. In the case of Mexico City, I had no worries about the medical […]
January 28, 2015
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Green Food in Mexico City – TIPS

There’s no denying that Mexico is famous for its Vitamin T (tacos, tortillas, tamales, tequila, tostadas etc.) and while it is certainly not difficult to find […]
January 15, 2015
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Archaeological Sites in Mexico City – TIPS

Whether you are in Mexico City for just a few days or a business traveller with just a couple of hours to sightsee between meetings, you […]
January 9, 2015
Self proclaimed artist / illustrator / professional mess maker Cinzah Seekayem in action in the La Roma neighbourhood during Art Walk Mexico.

La Roma Neighbourhood – TIPS

The walls of La Roma are covered in achingly hip graffiti and its residents are covered in achingly hip tattoos.  Here are some tips to make […]
December 31, 2014
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A Foodie Day in Mexico City TIPS

A Foodie Day in Mexico City TIPS When it comes to sampling haute cuisine by top chefs and those with Michelin star status from both Mexico […]
December 23, 2014
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Against all odds, Mexico City is green! TIPS

Against all odds, Mexico City is green! As I mentioned in my blog post, Mexico City is far from being the concrete jungle I thought it […]
December 11, 2014
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A kitsch night to remember in Mexico City Tips

  Here are my tips for having a kitsch night to remember in Mexico City as featured in my video and blog post. Lucha Libre wrestling […]
December 11, 2014
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Mexico City: An ideal city for conventions Tips

Mexico City ranks 15th in the Americas for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions, ahead of New York, Chicago and Miami.  Here are my tips for anyone […]
December 5, 2014
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Spa in the City TIPS

In Mexico City you don’t need to sacrifice small luxuries while travelling; no matter what your budget, you’ll find a spa experience to suit you and […]
November 25, 2014
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Coyoacan – A town within a city: TIPS

Visitors to the historic centre of the bohemian Coyoacan neighbourhood could be forgiven for thinking that they have been transported to medieval Europe due to its […]
November 19, 2014
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A City of Markets – Tips

Pablo Neruda was spot on when he said that “Mexico is in its markets”, and just like Neruda, I could go from market to market for […]
November 7, 2014
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VENUE AND EVENT TIPS

Mexico City is host to thousands of events each year and the number of outstanding venues means there is always something happening somewhere in the city.  […]
November 3, 2014
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Museum Tips

Reputed to be the city with the most museums in the world, Mexico City has a museum for everything you can think of.  Here are my […]
October 22, 2014
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Milpa Alta and the best views of Popocatépetl: tips

Follow my tips to find out where you can get the best views of the volcanoes, how best to cook the nopal cactus that grows in […]
October 11, 2014
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Xochimilco Tips

Follow my tips for off the beaten track options, and to stay safe, and save time and money at UNESCO World Heritage site Xochimilco. Tenochtitlán and […]
September 24, 2014
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Turibus Tips

How and where you can hop on and off? These are double-decker buses that offer different circuits: Circuito Centro Histórico (historic centre): Goes from the cathedral […]
September 15, 2014
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Tacos and Tortillas Tips

Follow my tips to find out all you need to know about tortillas and tacos in Mexico City, what to do when your chilli-eating bravado backfires, […]
September 9, 2014
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Main sights in La Condesa

For an unrivalled view over Parque España, visit the roof terrace of the iconic Condesa DF hotel which is housed in a 1928 Parisian-style building. Watch […]
September 8, 2014
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All about the Ecobici service

UPDATE 16th January 2015: Ecobici is currently in the process of updating 60% its Ecobici stations (specifically those located in tourist areas) with a credit card […]
September 1, 2014
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“Need-to-knows” when arriving in Mexico City

IMMIGRATION On the plane you are given forms to fill out so make sure to bring a pen. The paperwork is in both Spanish and English […]