Discovery and Adventure in Mexico City #CDMX

La Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe (©The Mexico Report www.themexicoreport.com)

La Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe (©The Mexico Report www.themexicoreport.com)

Mexico City is a destination full of historical and modern discoveries and adventures. From the archeological complex of Teotihuacán (Pyramid of the Sun and Moon) to the city’s stunning architectural designs (Museo Soumaya by architect Fernando Romero, The Palace of Fine Arts / Palacio Bellas Artes or The Metropolitan Cathedral at the city’s zocalo), Mexico City has something to excite and energize any visitor, domestic or international, child or adult.

Xochimilco, Mexico City (©The Mexico Report www.themexicoreport.com)

Susie Albin-Najera in Xochimilco, Mexico City (©The Mexico Report www.themexicoreport.com)

On a recent weekend visit, I had the opportunity to experience a colorful slice of Mexico City, including the sites mentioned above along with a visit to nearby Xochimilco, where captains of decorated gondolas (trajineras) chauffeured passengers down peaceful yet lively canals. We dined at trendy restaurant Saks in Plaza San Jacinto, San Angel, toured the Frida Kahlo Museum (or as it’s referenced, “The Blue House/La Casa Azul) and visited the breathtaking La Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe Roman Catholic church, which houses the cloak of Juan Diego holding the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Frida Kahlo Museum, Mexico City (©The Mexico Report www.themexicoreport.com)

Frida Kahlo Museum, Mexico City (©The Mexico Report www.themexicoreport.com)

Getting to Mexico City is easy with expansive air lift (six daily non-stop  flights on Aeromexico from Los Angeles Int’l Airport (LAX) and accommodations ranging from standard to boutique to luxury. We had the pleasure of staying at the centrally located Galeria Plaza Reforma, part of Las Brisas Hotel Collection.  

Teotihuacan - Pyramid of the Sun (©The Mexico Report www.themexicoreport.com)

Teotihuacan – Pyramid of the Sun (©The Mexico Report www.themexicoreport.com)

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Susie Albin-Najera

Susie Albin-Najera is the creator and editor of The Mexico Report, an award winning travel blog showcasing news, deals and resources for the modern traveler. Najera is a writer, author, travel blogger, marketing and public relations specialist and producer. Najera serves on the host committee for Maestro Cares, founded by singer Marc Anthony and producer Henry Cardenas; and on the advisory board for Corazon de Vida, providing aid to children in Mexico. She is also the creator of ‘The Real Heroes of Mexico’ showcasing community heroes in Mexico and producer of Latino Thought Makers. Najera has been recognized by the Mexican Consulate and Mexico Tourism Board for fostering positive relations between countries and her dedication to showcasing Mexico as a premiere destination. She can be reached at info@themexicoreport.com


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