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

Mexico City Neighborhood guides

Mexico City Wheels – Still being developed site on wheelchair accessibility in CDMX

AngloInfo México City 

Architect Frida Escobedo’s Guide to México City

CDMX Museum guide

Context Travel – Private Guides and (Very) Small Group Tours for the Intellectually Curious Traveler

Jewish Life in México City – Tours and information, Jewish Cultural Center

Local Adventura – Tours in México City (and the rest of México)

Margaret Metcalf’s Mexico Click Photo Walks

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

Aztec Explorers – Meetup group for trips around México City

La Milpa Food Tours – Facebook page and Meetup page

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

Roma & Condesa Cultural Corridor



Metrobus – Maps and info

Subway – Maps and info (here’s a great blog on How to Use)

Beginner’s Guide to the México City Metro blog post (October 2017)

Uber – Taxi app – Get the app for your smartphone 

Cabify– Taxi app – Get the app for your smartphone 

Carrot – Car sharing

Blablacar – Ridesharing

Carengo – Peer to peer car sharing


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

Vegetarian Guide to Mexico City (November 2017)

Chilango magazine (in Spanish)

Vintage shopping in CDMX

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)

For Sale Sites – Expat outlet

Newcomers club

Anglo Info 


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!


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