Mexico City and Environs

Articles and insights about Mexico City

Articles and insights about Mexico City

Green Iguana

Take The Iguana

DBC Pierre shares some personal reflections as a fascinated child growing-up in the capital, offering glimpses into an era now past, and a world still present

Jim Johnston Artist Mexico City

Living an Artist’s Life in Mexico

Jim Johnston talks about culture, self-sufficiency and the need for patience as he shares insights into the experiences of a working artist’s life in Mexico

Paseo de la Reforma Viewed from Angel of Independence

The iconic Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico City

Originally named "Paseo de la Emperatriz," the current thoroughfare was built by the Emperor Maximilian as a route from his residence at Chapultepec Castle to the National Palace

Mexico City Traffic Light Congestion

Rush Hour Variety

For variety, there's little that can beat the entertainers and purveyors of unwanted services who work the traffic lights of Mexico City

Road Traffic at night

Road Rage Review

Road traffic congestion in Mexico City is reaching saturation point, giving rise to stress and more late arrivals

Food Tours Mexico City

Food Tours in Mexico City

A food tour is an ideal way to get introduced to Mexican foods you don’t yet know or haven’t tried

Mexico City's Metro Train

It Takes All Kinds

With up to five million people using Mexico City's Metro each day, it's not surprising that you come across all sorts of travelers using it