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I Can’t Stop Thinking About This Mexican Sandwich

“Beans again?” It’s a phrase my husband’s uttered over and over again throughout quarantine, today’s remark coming with an extra ounce of frustration. I’ve made beans practically every night for dinner, half for nutrition and half to work around grocery store limits. But this pot of beans isn’t for dinner, it’s for breakfast. It’s yet …

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Teotihuacan at Night: Is Experiencia Nocturna Tactful or Tacky?

Even though I’ve been to Teotihucan before, I couldn’t pass up a return visit to see the pyramids of Teotihucan at night. Walking down the Avenue of the Dead under a star-filled sky sounded awe-inspiring and I have to admit that the thought of floodlit pyramids sounded pretty. Besides, Teotihuacan was the highlight of my …

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What You Need to Know About the Mexico City Pyramids

The Mexico City pyramids of Teotihuacan are one of the most popular attractions in the area and a can’t miss attraction for most visitors. Walking through this UNESCO World Heritage Site is like traveling back in time, since the ancient city still holds its grandeur. It’s just 30 miles northeast of the capital and is …

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Where to Stay in Mexico City: The Best Hotels in Each District for Any Budget

Choosing where to stay in Mexico City is a monumental task.  It’s no small city, covering more than 500 square miles and home to nearly nine million residents! With so many neighborhoods to choose from — and hundreds of hotels in each — choosing the best fit for you is overwhelming unless you know what …

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Climbing Iztaccihuatl & the Rugged Wilderness of Popocatepetl Volcano

Within striking distance of Mexico City lies the high mountain pass of Paso de Cortes, home to the country’s famous twin volcanoes and setting of a tragic Aztec love story.  At 17,802 feet, Popocatepetl volcano is off limits due to frequent activity, but climbing Iztaccihuatl leads you through pristine wilderness to clear views of the …

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