Visiting Teotihuacan

Kevin did 90% of the research for our trip to Mexico City, and I could tell it was going to be a good trip because of how excited he would get about what he was reading. When he suggested that our trip include a day trip outside of the city I knew that we were…

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The Museum of the Object of Objects!

After lunch at the San Angel Inn and a quick visit to the Museum of the House/Studio of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, we headed to another interestingly named museum, the Museo del Objecto del Objecto. It translates to 'the museum of the purpose (or object) of the object'. This is how Wikipedia describes it:…

Visiting the Museum of the House/Studio of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo

After we enjoyed art shopping at El Bazaar Sabado and lunch (with a bottle of cava) at the San Angel Inn, we ventured across the street to visit the shared home and studio of the famous Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. We'd heard that the Frida Kahlo museum was famed for its long…

Adventure with our Toronto neighbours in Mexico City!

In Toronto our neighbours, Greg and Adrienne, also happen to be old friends of ours. Greg and I attended high school together, and so we were all delighted to find out we were living in the same building, on the same floor. To keep the coincidences coming, a week after we booked our trip to…

Airbnb Experience: Dive into real Mexico

Our second Airbnb experience on this trip was called "Dive into real Mexico" and the name is a perfect descriptor. It was a full day experience - just over 10 hours long. We met our host Daniel in the morning and he drove us 2 hours away to the state where his family originates, Tlaxcala.…

Our home away from home in the Condesa Aurora Sunroom!

Kevin was in charge of finding our Airbnb and I'm sure he looked at hundreds of listings to narrow down his options. Ever the skilled researcher, Kevin found us what I can honestly describe as the world's best Airbnb host, Leonor. We had initially planned to reserve one of her full apartments, but we took…