Mexico City Links

Because we visit Mexico City so often we frequently get asked for advice. Here you’ll find a variety of resources to help you plan your adventures.


The very first thing you should do if you are staying more than a few days is buy Jim Johnston’s Mexico City – An Opinionated guide for the Curious Traveler.  It is a well written, interesting and very helpful guide.  There are lots of walking tours included.

Mexico City Bloggers 

City Guides

AngloInfo México City 

CDMX Museum guide

FreeTour – Free tours of México City (just make sure to tip your guide!)

Street art/Mural tour in México City 

Goop’s Mexico City Guide

Culinary Back Streets 

Nomadic Matt’s México City guide

The Culture Trip – various articles on México City

The Eater Guide to México City

New York Times – 36 Hours in México City (2016)

Goop Guide to México City

Mexico Retold


Cultural Events

Bellas Artes calendar

Eventful guide to cultural events in Mexico City

Cultura CDMX Events Calendar


Phone Apps

Spotted by Locals – this looks like a great phone app, both for Android and iPhone

Condesa/Roma guided walk from GPS My City (read the article and download the app too)


Mexico City odds & ends

Chilango magazine (in Spanish)

Cost of living  – I found this page interesting! (2017)

How much money do you need to live in México City?  Interesting read. (2015)

Moving to México City?  Blog post with lots of links

The Best Tacos in México City article in Bloomberg (2017)


I have written extensively about Mexico City, and I created a Category and start marking posts so that they’ll be easy to find.  You should also visit my Photos page as there are a number of photo galleries that will get you excited for your trip!