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Pasteleria Ideal’s Cake Wonderland

Tucked in one of the streets of Centro Historico in Mexico City is a well-known pastry shop/bake shop, Pasteleria Ideal. Almost a century in the business, it is not difficult to see why Mexicans and even foreigners flock to this bakeshop. Breads and pastries of all shapes, sizes and colors… The choice and supply are endless.… Continue reading Pasteleria Ideal’s Cake Wonderland


Las Trajineras de Mejico

Travel Date: July 2012 Long before I sailed the canals of Venice and fallen in love with the canals of Bruges, I cruised the canals of Xochimilco. Xochimilco is located south of Mexico City and a morning canal cruise is included in the itinerary for a daytrip which includes a visit to Coyoacan and Frida Kahlo’s… Continue reading Las Trajineras de Mejico


Teotihuacan Pyramids: Race to the Sun and the Moon

Travel Date: July 2012 Traveling solo in Mexico, I found it convenient for me that the hostel I stayed in had a tour agency that offers daytrips from Mexico City. One famous daytrip from Mexico City is a visit to Teotihuacan Pyramids, along with a few other places in the day’s itinerary. The Pre-Hispanic City… Continue reading Teotihuacan Pyramids: Race to the Sun and the Moon