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    Beginner’s Guide to Mexico City

    Did you know that Mexico City is the largest Spanish speaking city in the world? It’s true. With a population of over 22 million, Mexico City dwarfs its European counterparts. It’s also the oldest capital city in the Americas beginning with the Aztec Empire in the 1300s. Mexico City is one of the easiest international cities to fly to from the United States. Anytime of the year is a great time to visit because the temperature is almost always perfect. At an elevation of 7300 feet, the temperature consistency is usually between 50-75 degrees Fahrenheit even in summer. For your first time, stay in Mexico City. There are literally hundreds…

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    The Best Artisan Market in Mexico City

    Mercado de Artesanias La Ciudadela is a beautiful traditional artisan market just outside Mexico City’s Zona Historico. Kitschy souvenirs shops are everywhere in Mexico City with the usual shot glasses and cheap junk, but for those of you who want something more, something that a person put their heart into crafting, then La Cuidadela is for you. Leather goods from Leon, Talavera ceramics from Puebla and decorative metals and tiles can allbe found here. It’s like a “one stop shop” of Mexico’s handmade specialties. Skip the cheap stuff and take home something that will add color to your house and be an unique conversation piece. Artisan Products Leather goods, tortilla…