How to drink tequila like a Mexican

How to drink tequila like a Mexican

Put down the Jose Cuervo. We asked Milton, our local guide in Mexico City, how to drink the country’s most famous beverage like a local in his city. Tequila is the first drink we offer when we’re celebrating something or when we invite friends over — in fact, we usually...

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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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4 unmissable veggie restaurants in Tijuana

4 unmissable veggie restaurants in Tijuana

Pork tacos and chicken enchiladas may be on many travellers’ culinary wishlists when they come to Mexico, but it’s not all meat all the time. In fact, in Tijuana, vegetarians and vegans will be greeted with a variety of restaurants and cafés serving up meat-free alternatives, thanks to Baja’s always-surprising...

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Things to do in: Tijuana

Things to do in: Tijuana

Looking for things to do in Tijuana? Surprise! This Mexican border city is far more than just a party town (although we’ll forgive you if you do want to stay out until the sun comes up). Here’s how to make the most out of your time in TJ, no hangover...

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24 hours in: Tijuana

24 hours in: Tijuana

Okay, so you’ve got a mere 24 hours in Tijuana. How are you going to spend it? If you answered shots of tequila at the beach followed by a hangover, step aside, please — you’re in the wrong city. Leave the spring break shenanigans to those other resort towns, and...

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From bust to boom: 5 cities stepping up their game

From bust to boom: 5 cities stepping up their game

One of our favourite things about cities is how quickly they can change. A new delicious restaurant can open at any moment, a new festival may roll into town any season, or a neighbourhood could suddenly become the new “it” spot overnight. Spread those moments out over five years and...

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Photo of the Week: World Cup’s Furriest Fan

Photo of the Week: World Cup’s Furriest Fan

Our feature photo was an easy choice this week. Mexico City Urban Adventures posted this adorable picture to Instagram and we just had to share! If you’ve been following our World Cup contest on Facebook, you’ll know we have World Cup fever and apparently so does this furry fan! That...

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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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Photo of the Week: Dia de Muertos

Photo of the Week: Dia de Muertos

This week’s Photo of the Week comes from our friends at Mexico City Urban Adventures. These mildly creepy, yet beautifully creative figures (called Catrinas) are synonymous with celebrating Dia de Muertos, otherwise known as ‘Day of the Dead’, a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and elsewhere around the world. This...

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