February 17, 2020.Reading time 18 minutes.
This was going to be a ‘TOP 10’ list but I couldn’t choose! If you include day trips to Teotihaucan and Puebla, there’s plenty to keep one busy in Mexico City for at least a week! Did you know that this city has more museums than New York, Madrid or Paris?! You could omit museums […]
February 9, 2020.Reading time 10 minutes.
You cannot visit Mexico City without getting caught up in the Diego Rivera- Frida Kahlo story. Even if you’ve zero interest in art, it’s difficult to avoid this immensely talented, eccentric couple who have left such a mark on this city. Diego Rivera Diego Rivera (1886 -1957) was one of the great […]
January 25, 2020.Reading time 15 minutes.
Established around 100BC, Teotihuacan was one of the largest cities in the ancient world. Little is known about its builders and its origins, history, language and culture remain largely a mystery. At its peak it had over 150,000 residents. The demise of the city is also unknown – around 600AD major buildings were destroyed, […]
January 15, 2020.Reading time 6 minutes.
I’ve never experienced New Year in the sun and heat. Anecdotes and photos from family in Australia have allowed glimpses of a Christmas with shorts and t-shirts, sunscreen and beaches…. I’m very attached to my traditional Christmas at home – but I’m game for anything at New Year. Over the past few years we’ve managed […]
December 6, 2019.Reading time 6 minutes.
This is a great place for self touring. It has beaches, architecture, history, nature …. and great food. All bar one are easily accessible by car (the other one is an island). Cancun is not everyone’s idea of an idyllic exotic location – don’t worry – all we saw of Cancun was the airport. For […]