8 must see places in Mexico City: 2. Xochimilco

Mexico trip wouldn’t be complete without visiting Xochimilco. Also known as Venice of Mexico, Xochimilco has a series of canals and colorful gondola rides. Here you can float down the canals on these traditional boats called trajinera. Along the way, you will pass all sorts of vendors selling food and drinks. Mariachi bands will also…

Fernandez Leal 55

Im very saddened and disheartened to hear the misconception some people have about Mexico City.  The general perception is that this city is dirty and dangerous. These misconceptions tend to be perpetuated by people who have never even visited or people who are just ignorant. In reality, Mexico City holds many wonders, rich historical sights,…

Colors of Mexico City

Rich in history, Mexico’s capital offers a wide variety of activities that capture the essence of the city’s culture. I must say, my favorite places to take photos are on random and unique side streets in different neighborhoods.  Mexico City is a dream for photographers and bloggers since the city is incredibly photogenic. Bursting with…

8 must see places in Mexico City: 1. Castillo de Chapultepec

My sightseeing experience during the Mexico City trip started with Chapultepec. This is one of the prime places to visit in Mexico City so I’m happy I got a chance to visit this site despite the tight schedule. The view of this castle is breathtaking, even from miles away! With a panoramic view of the…

Picnic day

Since I live in San Diego, it feels like I will never run out of things to do. Every weekend, there are a ton of events in every part of the city. Options are endless here. I’ve been wanting to do a cute picnic on the lawn for so long but never really got around…

magic hour – sunset at ocean beach

I’ve been practically living in a bikini ever since I moved to California. Living close to the ocean, I never know when I am going to end up at the beach. So when I head out, I make sure to wear a swimsuit underneath whatever I am wearing that day. I also keep an extra…