Seven Cenotes in Yucatán

Last month I travelled to Yucatán with a friend. It's hard to pick highlights when a trip is as cool as this one was, but I won't even hesitate to say the cenotes were the definite highlight. Actually, I think it's safe to say that they were one of the most memorable adventures of my … Continue reading Seven Cenotes in Yucatán

Rediscovering My Hometown

When I was in kindergarten, the local government of León, my hometown in Mexico, bought the land my school was on and we had to leave. Staff and students helped move everything from blackboards to chairs to the new premises which were, as it seemed to me at the time, in the middle of nowhere. … Continue reading Rediscovering My Hometown

Hidden Corners of Mexico City

About a year ago, when I was still living in Mexico City, a friend and I found ourselves in what seemed to be a small town in the middle of the city. It is not surprising to see this kind of thing here—think, for example, of Coyoacán or Tlalpan, actual towns that were at some … Continue reading Hidden Corners of Mexico City

Least Crowded (and Still Awesome) Beaches in Mexico

It is one of the many ironies of life that we have a harder time looking at what is right before us. If you ask me where the most beautiful beaches of the world are, I won't hesitate to say Mexico, but I sometimes forget it when I'm here. Planning my Easter holiday, I made … Continue reading Least Crowded (and Still Awesome) Beaches in Mexico