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    5 Days in Mexico City, Mexico (February 2019)

    Ciudad de México

    Hola amigos! I guess thanks again to the flight gods (who may be a little mad at us this year since I haven’t been able to find cheap flights for February or April break trips!), Hubby and I were dictated to travel to Mexico City for our February break last year (~$300/pp on Interjet). Mexico City is vibrant, warm, and culturally and historically immersive, and best of all – super affordable for budget-minded folks like me. In efforts to prepare to be more legit travelers, we both upped time on our Duo-Lingo apps and ultimately got by fine using our basic Spanish and handy Google Translate for additional support. I also binged watched “Made In Mexico” on Netflix… if that counts as preparation as well (I mean, I did take note of the attractions they went to, guey!). More after the jump.

    Day 1 – Sun

    • Flew from JFK -> MEX; landed at 3:35PM
    • Check-in to AirBnB in La Condesa
    • Dinner at La Casa de Toño

    Day 2 – Mon

    • Breakfast at Panificadora Condesa (Bakery)
    • Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacán (Teotihuacán Pyramids)
      • Pyramid of the Sun (Pirámide del Sol)
      • Pyramid of the Moon (Pirámide de la Luna)
      • Palace of the Quetzal Butterfly (Palacio Quetzalpapalotl)
      • Patio de los Jaguares y Caracoles Emplumados
      • Museo de Sitio Teotihuacan
    • Lunch at La Gruta (Restaurant inside a cave!)
    • Dinner at El Tizoncito

    Day 3 – Tue

    • Tianguis de Condesa (Farmer’s Market in La Condesa)
    • Historico Centro
    • National Palace
    • Zocalo
    • Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral
    • Templo Mayor
    • House of Tiles
    • Churreria El Moro (Chocolate Churros)
    • Chinatown
    • Lunch at random street cart near Chinatown
    • Dinner at El Pescadito
    • Lucha Libre at Arena México

    Day 4 – Wed

    • Chapultepec Park
    • Chapultepec Castle (Castillo de Chapultepec)
    • National History Museum (inside the castle)
    • Lunch at El Huequito (Condesa Location)
    • Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropología)
    • Dinner at El Califa

    Day 5 – Thu

    • Floating Gardens of Xochimilco
    • Lunch at “Burrito Y Taco Chu-Chin” near train station
    • Walk around La Condesa
    • Dinner at El Tizoncito

    Day 6 – Fri

    • MEX -> JFK at 9:45AM
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