Daniela, Mexico City, Mexico
Casa de los Azulejos
Best time to visit?
Spring Break - Late March until early April
(Spring break in Mexico is called "Semana Santa" or Holy week. Mexico is very catholic country and our main holidays are mainly dictated by the church calendar.)
Flowers in Coyoacan
Must try local dishes?
There is a local joke in Mexico that says that all of our food has tortillas, cheese and salsa. For part of it, it may be true.
A sauce made mainly by chilies, seeds, and chocolate. You eat this sauce with chicken or turkey.
Escamoles are ant eggs cooked with butter and garlic. As weird as it sounds, it is actually amazing.
Real mexican tacos
A typical Mexican plate that has a fatter tortilla then you put beans and chicken with some salsa and cheese.
Fried tortillas cut into pieces with salsa (it may be red or green) and you put sour cream and cheese on top.
An alcoholic beverage
Aguachile is a mixture of lemon juice, salt, and something spicy and we use this mixture to "cook" some seafood like shrimp.
Fried tortillas with beans cheese and sauce
A leaf of corn field with a kind of corn bread, meat (mainly chicken) and chili sauce).
Your city's most popular tourist spot?
Castillo de chapultepec, Angel de la independencia, El centro histórico.
Palacio de bellas artes
Any favorite local place or spot you would recommend to a visitor in your city?
Coyoacan, las piramides de teotihuacan.
El Museo Sumaya
Important local phrases:
How much- ¿Cuánto cuesta?
Too expensive- Demasiado Caro
Thank you- Gracias
Safety Precautions/Reminders/tips for travellers:
Mexico City is very beautiful and safe for tourists, but stay away from certain places, and try not to walk alone at night. If searching for a place to stay, try to stay at El centro histórico, La roma, La condesa or Polanco. Enjoy your stay you are at the most amazing city in the world.
Paamul, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Castillo De Chapultec
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