Friday’s Featured Food: Blue Tortillas in Mexico City, Mexico

Without much doubt or competition my favourite country (outside Northern Ireland) in the world for food is Mexico. I simply love Mexican food. I am not a big eater as most of you know, yet every day when we backpacked through Mexico, I was eating THREE meals. That’s three decent sized meals a day, all Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Blue Tortillas in Mexico City, Mexico[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Touring the Tequila and Mezcal Museum in Mexico City, Mexico

“It’s another tequila sunrise, stirring slowly across the sky.” – The Eagles While backpacking in Mexico sooner or later you will try tequila and mezcal. You might not know the difference, how it’s made or why there are thousands of different kinds. In my time in Mexico we did a Mezcal tasting, a tequila tasting Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Touring the Tequila and Mezcal Museum in Mexico City, Mexico[…]

Hand of God and Mexico 86 Memories: Visiting Estadio Azteca, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico

Here goes. This is a big one. A big one for me personally. Every single time I hear the mention of Maradona, Norman Whiteside, Jose Batista, Joel Bats etc. I get inspired. The 1986 World Cup Finals in Mexico were my first major childhood memory. Northern Ireland qualified. We punched well above our weight, defying Read more about Hand of God and Mexico 86 Memories: Visiting Estadio Azteca, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico[…]

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Loving the Relaxing Charm of Casa San Ildefonso: The Best Place to Stay in Mexico City, Mexico

As backpackers we stay in more hostels than we can remember, we change beds more often than underwear and yet deep down there is only one thing that really matters – happiness wherever you are. Imagine my delight when after 2-3 days of travel on buses, friend’s flats, flights and airport floors when we landed in Read more about Loving the Relaxing Charm of Casa San Ildefonso: The Best Place to Stay in Mexico City, Mexico[…]

Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Free Nachos in the Cantinas and Bars in Mexico City, Mexico

It’s been a while since I did a money saving tip on a Monday and while there are a lot more up my sleeve I felt I’d type this one up while I’m actually in Mexico City! Firstly Mexico City has blown me away. I’m amazed and overwhelmed by this beast which oozes more life Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Free Nachos in the Cantinas and Bars in Mexico City, Mexico[…]