Author: Sky Ariella

Sky Ariella is a professional writer from New York with an insatiable craving for exploring the world. After a post-college adventure around 6 Asian countries, she dove head-first into a writing career and travel lifestyle. Sky currently lives in Mexico City with her dog Bear.
Las Grutas de Tolantongo (The Ultimate Guide)

Las Grutas de Tolantongo (The Ultimate Guide)

Las Grutas de Tolantongo is one of the coolest outdoor sites close to Mexico City. So many tourists are itching for a convenient escape into nature after spending some time in the bustling Mexican capital. That’s why Tolantongo is so perfect.  The distinctly cotton-candy blue waters of Las Grutas Tolantongo are its signature draw. From…

15 Famous Mexico City Landmarks & Historical Sites

15 Famous Mexico City Landmarks & Historical Sites

There are tons of unique Mexico City landmarks and historical sites. Whether you’re a tourist visiting for the first time or a local who’s lived there your whole life, Mexico City landmarks provide a little peek into Mexican history, culture, and values.  After living in Mexico City for the better part of a year, I’ve…

7 Day Mexico City Itinerary (How to Plan The Perfect Trip)

7 Day Mexico City Itinerary (How to Plan The Perfect Trip)

Making a Mexico City itinerary for your week-long vacation isn’t an easy task. A week sounds like a long time, but when you’re trying to see all that Mexico City has to offer, it feels much shorter.  That’s why crafting a detailed Mexico City itinerary is so important for making the most of your trip….

15 Mexico City Brunch & Breakfast Spots (in 2022)

15 Mexico City Brunch & Breakfast Spots (in 2022)

Starting your day off at a delectable Mexico City brunch & breakfast spot is practically required with so many great options. In Mexico City, you can find everything from classic Mexican breakfast dishes to international options showcasing French and European traditions.  Mexico City has an affinity for brunch. So when you’re visiting Mexico City, you…

Mexico City on a Budget (How to Eat, Stay, & Do It Cheaply)

Mexico City on a Budget (How to Eat, Stay, & Do It Cheaply)

Many people worry that traveling will destroy their wallets, but it’s totally possible to do Mexico City on a budget. Even though it’s a large metropolitan city, Mexico City is actually very affordable. With a little planning and a few important money-saving tips I’ll share in this post, you can easily visit Mexico City without…

13 Best Museums in Mexico City (in 2022)

13 Best Museums in Mexico City (in 2022)

Like many capital cities around the world, there’s an abundance of interesting museums in Mexico City. These menageries have a range of focuses from contemporary art museums and natural history museums to archaeological collections and castles.  After spending the past six months in Mexico City, I’ve found that one of the best ways to learn…

11 Best Markets in Mexico City

11 Best Markets in Mexico City

Visiting the local markets in Mexico City is a memorable part of every traveler’s experience.  Latin American countries in general have incredible markets, but Mexico City’s are something special. Here you’ll find exotic meats, artisanal goods, fresh produce, jewelry, and more. If you’re craving a taste (literally and figuratively) of the local culture, then spending…

25 Best Restaurants in Mexico City (Where to Eat in 2022)

25 Best Restaurants in Mexico City (Where to Eat in 2022)

Finding the best restaurants in Mexico City can be a bit of a hunt. After all, there are around 15,000 places to eat in the area, each serving up fare from international dishes to traditional Mexican cuisine.  Luckily, you won’t have to go searching much farther for the best restaurants in Mexico City.  After living…

Where to Stay in Mexico City (Best Areas & Places)

Where to Stay in Mexico City (Best Areas & Places)

Finding the best places to stay in Mexico City can be intimidating because there are so many different neighborhoods and options. CDMX is the largest city in Mexico by population and one of the biggest cities in Latin America in general.  If you’re overwhelmed with all the choices of where to stay in Mexico City,…

Is Mexico City Safe for Travel? (Honest Advice for 2022)

Is Mexico City Safe for Travel? (Honest Advice for 2022)

Are you planning a trip to Mexico City and wondering if Mexico City is safe? Mexico’s capital city is filled to the brim with culture, nightlife, and sites to see. But there are definitely some things you should know about safety in Mexico before hopping on a plane.  After living in Mexico City for the…