A few weeks ago I wrote a post about my initial Mexico City observations (you can read it here), but each day David and I learn and experience new things, so I want to make sure I'm updating the list for anyone else planning on moving, or visiting this great city. So here you have it.
The Ultimate List of Things You Should Know About Mexico City
Welcome to my new series! Worth Your Time will be an ongoing series on Finding Normal highlighting activities, sights, experiences, and eats in Mexico City that may not make it into a larger post, but are still 100% worth adding to your itinerary. These quick, and easy to read posts will provide you the basics; What, Where, When, How Much, plus a few of my personal tips in order to help make your planning as easy as possible.
So let's jump in!
I love markets. Food markets, craft markets, art markets; you name it and I'm there, so I'm a kid in a candy store in Mexico City where you can't walk more than a few blocks without finding yourself in the middle of colorful stalls selling everything from cell phone cases to delicious street food. When our lease signing and moving plans fell through this past Saturday (don't worry, we are signing later this week), we decided to turn lemons into lemonade and spend the day in the San Ángel neighborhood exploring their well-known Bazaar Sábado, with a brief stop at the Museo Casa Estudio Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo.
The number one question David and I get asked these days is "why Mexico City"? It's a valid question, especially considering that we are choosing to leave behind an amazing home, city, community, and life stability for lots of unknowns. While for family and friends our choice seems unnerving, for us, it's the product of hours of research, discussions, and more research. This life adventure is the culmination of my crazy idea almost three years ago, but to be honest, Mexico was far off our radar screen until recently.
What a trip! There is so much to say and share about our recent 1 1/2 weeks exploring South Africa, but let's be honest...the most important sharing is all about the food. We spent six glorious, sunshine filled days wandering around Cape Town, and along the way discovered delicious bites, eye-opening coffee, and scrumptious snacks to fuel our packed days. If you or anyone you know is planning a stay in the Mother City soon, I highly recommend checking out a few of these places. Special thanks to The Inside Guide, a local blog dedicated to the best of Cape Town, for pointing us in the right direction.
Walking enthusiast, and kitchen experimenter currently living out my dream in Mexico City, Mexico.
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