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Midwesterner in Mexico Blog

A visit to Las Pozas in Xilitla, San Luis Potosi state.

Midwesterner in Mexico Blog

View of the beach in Yelapa, Mexico

What is the name of your Mexico blog?


Midwesterner in Mexico

What is your Mexico blog URL?


www.midwesternerinmexico.com

Social Network Links (Twitter, Facebook)


Twitter: @mexicojulie

Why did you start your blog?


When my husband and I moved down to Mexico City, I decided a blog would be the perfect vehicle to convince my family & friends that we were alive, well, and actually *not* even remotely under daily threat of narco gunfire. :) The blog quickly turned into what I hope is a positive testimonial for anyone interested in visiting Mexico City & beyond!

What do you write about in your blog?


I blog about Mexico City, our travel experiences around Mexico in general, and unique & amusing snippets of life as a foreigner in this fascinating country. I enjoy highlighting what I consider to be "only in Mexico" experiences, as well as sharing lodging & restaurant tips that I can recommend from our trips. All of this with a dry sense of humor & perspective that can only come from being a 6'2 blonde gringa living in DF. :)

Advice

  • Don't be scared of Mexico City! Amazing food, museums, and shopping make it a must-visit.
  • Learn as much Spanish as you can in advance
  • Eat the street food! Just visit the popular stands packed with people & you'll be fine
  • You can never eat too many tacos al pastor. Or churros.
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