Let's Travel to Mexico City

     Mexico City is alive and well with a dynamic fashion landscape and, allow me to emphasize, some of the most contemporary places to eat, drink and shop. Between the beautiful palaces, the colorful street art, the grand markets and the unbelievable food, Mexico City is the  place to visit.

     Your plane lands and your taxi takes you to The Four Seasons Hotel Mexico. The Four Seasons offers some peace and quiet and the Chapultepec Forest (the largest city park in the Western Hemisphere) is just a mile away.  Las Alcobas, a 5 star luxury hotel, is located in the Polanco neighborhood, known as the Beverly Hills of Mexico City where it's easy to start shopping on your 1st day.  Hotel Carlota is edgy, offering industrial chic elements with 3-D art installations.

     The Uncommon Market is a fashion and lifestyle emporium that has a rooftop cafe, barber shop and full service salon.  It is a more alternative shop and offers unusual clothing, jewelry, skin care products and many other cool indie lines set up in creative spaces throughout the building. They also host film screenings and musical performance.  Also in the area is the Yakampot shop filled with timeless clothing in luxurious fabrics that feel soft and easy.  Void Vintage has customers flocking to this store for it's 60 and 70's pieces and it doesn't disappoint with worn in denim, Chanel bags and super soft tees.  

     Plan you trip carefully because you'll want to explore the famous Metropolitan Cathedral and the Freida Kahlo Museum.  The Palacio de Bella Artes is considered the cultural center of Mexico City with it's marbled floors and vaulted glass windows and is a must visit.  Teotihuacan contains some of the largest pre-Columbian pyramids in all of Mexico and is about 40 miles outside of Mexico City. Zocalo is known as The ‪Plaza de la Constitucion and is the main public square and probably recognizable.  Catedral Metropolitana is Mexico's National Cathedral built between 1573 and 1813. It has 14 chapels, underground catacombs and an original painting by famed Spanish artist, Murillo, again, a must see. 

     Food is everywhere, as you walk and eat.  Lardo is on a shady corner in Condesa, serving up some of the best Italian food you could imagine, ‪Porco Rosso offers American BBQ.  Dinners are shared over long communal tables, herb boxes and a great vibe. 

Thank you ‪Allure.com for some of the recommendations.

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