When I was younger my mum used to despair because I would refer to everywhere as “home”. If I was staying over at a friend’s for one night, it was “home”. When I went back to my parents' house during university holidays, I was going “home”, but would simultaneously refer to my university town … Continue reading Feeling at Home in a Foreign Country
Sometimes I truly wish I could like beer. I’m sure it would make drinking a lot easier. But alas, I don’t. Nor do I like tequila. This latter statement caused some raised eyebrows and shocked exclamations among many an Uber driver. (Yes, I do love a good conversation with Uber drivers. Why the conversation often … Continue reading What to Drink in Mexico City if You Don’t Like Beer or Tequila
I’ve said it before, and I will say it again: Mexico City is truly a beast. Chaotic, noisy, colourful. These are some words you could easily throw around when describing Mexico's capital city. But despite the chaos and the mess and the craziness, Mexico City holds an immeasurable charm and allure for me. OK, I … Continue reading Mexico City, You Beast
Well, I guess I couldn’t come to Mexico for Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) and not write about it. So, I am taking a break from my habitual laziness and getting down to some blogging. Dia de Muertos is one of the most important holidays in Mexico. Following the Spanish conquest, the dates … Continue reading Dia de Muertos in Mexico City
The second part of a blog chronicling my time in and around Mexico City in 2012, taken from my travelblog.org site.
The first part of a blog chronicling my time in and around Mexico City in 2012, taken from my travelblog.org site.
Originally posted by me in 2014, this blog follows my travels in Valladolid, Tulum, Playa del Carmen and Isla Mujeres in 2012.