Mexico City


From the Mayan Ruins to the diverse culture and some of the greatest food on the planet, Mexico stands as one of the most interesting places around. Its history-rich land gives way to modern-day structures in the countries capital, Mexico City. What other places can you go and lay on some of the greatest white sand beaches one day to walking 1000’s year-old Mayan ruins the very next day and then settling in for the night in a modern motel after eating world-renowned food rich with exotic spices grown locally? Mexico City has got to be one of the greatest iconic places on the planet. If y...

From the Mayan Ruins to the diverse culture and some of the greatest food on the planet, Mexico stands as one of the most interesting places around. Its history-rich land gives way to modern-day structures in the countries capital, Mexico City. What other places can you go and lay on some of the greatest white sand beaches one day to walking 1000’s year-old Mayan ruins the very next day and then settling in for the night in a modern motel after eating world-renowned food rich with exotic spices grown locally? Mexico City has got to be one of the greatest iconic places on the planet. If you do not live in this great city, everyday cruise ships from the gulf coast of the US can be seen leaving or entering the ports along the countries east side, destination Mexico City.

Travelers Paradise

A tourist attraction is one way to describe Mexico City, but it has become a hot spot for those wanting to wind down their hectic lives and find true peace and tranquility in the deep color of the Pacific Ocean. Understanding that the population of Mexico City, alone, has grown by more than 20 million people in just over 110 years is a big testament to that fact. From 500,000 in 1900 to 21.2 million people in 2012 – the city’s growth has been nothing short of monumental. Mexico City is the capital of the country and for that, you can expect modern-day buildings reaching into the sky and all the modern-day activities and venues one would need to be truly at home in this exotic home away from home for millions of people.

The Most Exotic Foods

And who can forget Mexico is the home of Tequila! Cocktails and infusions. Tequila has made its mark on the city, the country more broadly as well as neighboring states. Come to Mexico City to relax on the white beaches, walk the historical paths that will take you deep into the forested areas to ruins long forgotten, come for the food, the tequila but above all come to experience some of the greatest tourist attractions on the planet. But if this is not tantalizing enough, Mexico City is home to the largest number of museums in the world numbering over 160 to date, and on Sundays’s the entrance fees are almost always waived. Mexico City has more than 100 art galleries, 30 concert halls and boasts the fourth-highest number of theaters in the world, second only to New York, Toronto, and London.

Educational Exhibits

If you are an educator or education buff, yourself, Mexico City will not let you down. The City is home to the oldest university in the Americas and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site which really adds to the entire continent’s respect when it comes to general education and science. The University is also the largest in the Americas. There is no question as to why the majority of Mexico’s former presidents are alumni of UNAM.

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