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Check out our blog for the best things to do, see and experience in the city, plus lots of tips and recommendations to discover our unique Mexican culture.

Spring Break 2024: Best Bars, Rooftops and Nightclubs in Downtown Mexico City

CDMX is one of the most vibrant cities in the world, boasting a bustling nightlife that kicks off in the afternoon, perfect for those seeking endless fun, drinks, and non-stop dancing. Whether you prefer cozy bars, rooftop venues with stunning views, or energetic nightclubs

Live the Electrifying Energy of EDC Mexico 2024! (Tips and Hacks to Have the Best Experience)

The most anticipated electronic music festival of the year is about to fire up Mexico City's engines. From February 23-25, the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez will become the epicenter of the vibrant energy of Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Mexico. With its dazzling stages, eclectic selection of electronic music, impressive attractions, art,

Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in CDMX

The end of the year is near, and Mexico City is getting ready to welcome the New Year with a mix of tradition, culture and partying. If you're looking for the perfect place to say goodbye to the year and welcome 2024, we've prepared a list of the most exciting

Exploring Mexico’s History: A Visit to the Monument to the Revolution in CDMX

In the heart of Mexico, every November feels more vibrant and meaningful. Yes, we have the Day of the Dead celebration on November 1 and 2 (which is one of the most important in the country), but we also have November 20, the Day of the Mexican Revolution. For this

5 events and activities to experience the Day of the Dead in Mexico City’s Historic Center

Are you ready to experience one of Mexico's most iconic and exciting celebrations? The Day of the Dead is a holiday rich in traditions, colors and flavors, and Mexico City's Historic Center is, without a doubt, one of the most vibrant and exciting places to enjoy it. There are many

Celebrating Mexican Identity in the Heart of Mexico City with Patriotic Month and Day of the Dead

The month of September has a different flavor in Mexico. It's the patriotic month, and all Mexicans are filled with pride and excitement. It is a month in which the flag flies strongly in every corner of our beautiful country, and the streets are dressed in green, white and red.

Viva Mexico! September arrives with the Mexican Festivities

September is here, and with it, the festive spirit that fills the streets of Mexico with color, music and delicious aromas. The “Fiestas Patrias” (National Holidays) are just around the corner, and there’s no better way to celebrate Mexico's Independence than to immerse yourself in the rich culture and tradition

Party Nights in CDMX: Explore the City’s Vibrant Nightlife!

When the sun goes down, the city comes alive with many options for those looking to enjoy a night out. From jazz bars to rooftops with incredible views and dance clubs, CDMX’s nightlife always has something for all tastes and styles.

Where to Party After CDMX Pride March

June is a special month, it's Pride month! And this 2023 in CDMX, the LGBT Pride. Get ready for a celebration full of fun, love and color. And after a day full of excitement and experiences at the march, the party doesn't end. Many places in the city are waiting

Top 5 Museums and Culture Near Hostel Barrio

Mexico City is one of the most culturally rich cities in the world. With a history that goes back thousands of years, the city has an incredible offer of museums and cultural spaces that reflect its heritage and diversity. Hostel Barrio is located in the heart of the historic center

6 Experiences in Mexico City to Enjoy in Spring and Summer

Mexico City (CDMX) is an incredible city to visit at any time of the year. But, in spring and summer, the town comes to life in a very special way because its pleasant weather allows for different activities and experiences you won't want to miss. If you're considering visiting CDMX

10 Destinations Near Mexico City to Visit in 2023

With a rich cultural heritage and vibrant atmosphere, Mexico City is one of the most fascinating cities in the world. If you are planning a trip to Mexico City in 2023, there are plenty of amazing destinations nearby that you can visit to make the most of your trip. In

10 Resolutions for Travelers Who Want to See the World in 2023

If you’re a hard-core traveler or just starting out on your travel journey, it’s the perfect time to make some resolutions that will help you see the world in a new light. Want to have a year of travel like no other? Here are 10 resolutions for travelers who want

These are the main “antojitos mexicanos” that chilangos love (and can’t stop eating)

If there's one thing Mexicans love to do, it's eating. Mexican food is simply delicious. Not for nothing, Mexican cuisine constantly appears among the lists of the best cuisines in the world of renowned publications such as Travel & Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler. While we have truly impressive traditional

Must-Visit Mezcalerías in Mexico City

There’s a mezcal boom all over the world. It seems that from one day to another, this agave distillate arrived at restaurants and bars from all latitudes, becoming the favorite pick of everyone.   This huge growth is the reason for the emergence of mezcalerías, which are bars specialized in mezcal

4 Magical Towns you must visit when traveling to Mexico City

Did you know that your vacation to Mexico City can become an unforgettable experience? Although it is true that the CDMX is a megalopolis, full of things to do, there are certain activities or tours that can make your experience even better; especially if you want to create memories out

Everything You Need To Know About Traditional Christmas Posadas In Mexico

Everything You Need To Know About Traditional Christmas Posadas In Mexico   If you’re planning on spending Christmas in Mexico, you’ll likely come across the country’s holiday tradition of “posadas”.  But what exactly are posadas? Posadas are celebrations that begin on December 16 and end on Christmas Eve, and they’re

Day of the Dead in Mexico: Learn About One of the Most Important Mexican Traditions in Our Country

 Day of the Dead in Mexico: Learn About One of the Most Important Mexican Traditions in Our Country The Day of the Dead is one of the most important and significant traditions we have in Mexico.  Every year, November 1st and 2nd are the days in which according to our

Tequila, mezcal and pulque: 3 Mexican beverages you should try

Tequila, mezcal and pulque: 3 Mexican beverages you should try Mexico has proven that it can do wonders with any agave plant grown in our land. There are many Mexican alcoholic beverages, but tequila, mezcal and pulque are the most famous. All 3 are made from the agave plant, but