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I Can’t Stop Thinking About This Mexican Sandwich

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“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?

pyramids lit up at experiencia nocturna en teotihuacan

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

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For a more substantial meal, the most interesting place to eat is at La Gruta restaurant. This restaurant is literally inside a large cave for an unbeatable atmosphere. Food is average to good, with most dishes 200-300 pesos. It’s worth it for the unique setting. There are a hundred different tours to Teotihuacan, most of …

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

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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

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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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