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Best street food in Mexico City: Huaraches Ramoncita

Best street food in Mexico City: Huaraches Ramoncita

The annual #streetfood50 Awards recognise the top street food vendors around the globe, handpicked by Urban Adventures’ own local guides-in-the-know. Local food stall Huaraches Ramoncita received top accolades from our Mexico City tour guides for the best street food in Mexico City in 2018, for their huaraches. One hundred years...
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The complete guide to: Mexico City travel

The complete guide to: Mexico City travel

Welcome, amigo, to Mexico City! This city is full of culture, colours, music and delicious food, and to help you enjoy the best of “CDMX” (as the locals call it), we’ve got all your must-have info right here — straight from our local tour guides in Mexico City. From how...
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The sweet side of Mexico City: Where to get the best desserts in town

The sweet side of Mexico City: Where to get the best desserts in town

It’s impossible to think of Mexico and not think about its gastronomy. After all, the first thing most travellers ask when they arrive in Mexico City is where they can find the best tacos, where to get a nice tequila, etc. Yes, we know we have good tacos and we...
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Meet: Sofia, our local expert in Mexico City

Meet: Sofia, our local expert in Mexico City

Learn more about our guides around the globe — everything from what makes the perfect day in their city, to how they landed in tourism, to why they love working with Urban Adventures. On being a native Chillangua… ‘Chilango’ used to be slang for people who moved to Mexico City...
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How to order tacos in Mexico City like you know what you’re talkin’ about

How to order tacos in Mexico City like you know what you’re talkin’ about

We asked Milton, our local guide in Mexico City, how to correctly order a taco from one of the city’s classic street stalls. This is a great question and actually complex to explain, but I’ll try my best! In Mexico, there are almost 70 different types of corn — which...
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Photo of the Week: Sunset in Mexico City

Photo of the Week: Sunset in Mexico City

We’re not sure if this week’s Photo of the Week needs much of an introduction, as the beauty of this shot pretty much speaks for itself. Taken by our locals from Mexico City, this sunset picture, taken from the top of the sun pyramid in Teotihuacan, is one of those...
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Introducing New York Times Journeys City Tours

Introducing New York Times Journeys City Tours

Urban Adventures has partnered with The New York Times for a new kind of city experience. Our newest line-up of day tours are inspired by Times content, particularly the newspaper’s much-loved “36 Hours” travel column. Expect our usual #localsknow themes such as arts and artisans, local cuisine and history, but...
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Local guide Kevin is a keeper of Panama City’s secrets

Local guide Kevin is a keeper of Panama City’s secrets

“Every day for 12 or more years, I always made sure I was somewhere for sunset and almost always got up for sunrise. Whether leading a group tour or travelling alone, watching the sun was a great way to start and end each day. Always peaceful, spiritual and different every...
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How locals really celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Mexico

How locals really celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Mexico

Dust off your sombrero, find a bar and celebrate with tequila or margaritas and a joyful mariachi band! It’s Cinco de Mayo, Mexico’s most famous holiday. But is that really how Mexicans celebrate the day, and what does Cinco de Mayo really represent? Here are five facts about Cinco de Mayo...
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The myth and magic of Mariachi in Mexico

The myth and magic of Mariachi in Mexico

Mariachi has a special place in my heart; in part, because it reminds me of my grandfather, in part because the music always sends a shiver down my spine. And also because I am fascinated by traditions. All my life, I have been surrounded by moments that led me to...
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