• Teotihuacan || TERRAGOES.COM
    Adventures,  Mexico

    Teotihuacan: Mexico City’s 2,000-Year-Old City

    Mexico City is HUGE. It’s home to almost 9 million people, encompasses more than 550 square miles and has some of the worst traffic in the world. Knowing that I knew I had to go prepared and so, after making lists and reading travel blogs and getting a ton of recommendations, I picked three things that I absolutely had to see while I was there. Visiting the ruins of Teotihuacan (teh-oh-tee-wah-kahn), located just about an hour from the city center, was on the top that list. I didn’t know anything about Teotihuacan before I starting investigating what to see and do in and around Mexico City. Even when I got…

  • 5 Days in Mexico City || TERRAGOES.COM
    Adventures,  Mexico

    How to Spend 5 Days in Mexico City

    In November, I went to Mexico. I’d been hearing about the magic of Mexico City for a while now, and finally planned a trip with a friend and her boyfriend. We tacked on a few days in Playa del Carmen to the end of our adventure, but we spent the bulk of our time in Mexico City, eating, drinking, wandering and, in my case, excitedly pointing out all the dogs walking the streets with their people. I’d been to Cozumel before, and Tulum, very briefly almost a decade ago while on a cruise. Mexico City is not that sort of Mexico. I have, on several occasions, explained that going to Mexico…