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In Mexico City, there‚Äôs a market for everything. Similar to the streets in Hanoi, there are areas dedicated to buying specific things, like a whole street full of stationary stalls or bookshops. There are so many markets around the city, and they're great places to learn more about Mexican… Read more of "Five great Mexico City markets"

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Last summer, I started a Special Places series, and then promptly forgot about it. Well, it's back! And with one of my very favourite discoveries from our time on the road. El Pendulo is a small chain of bookshops with a couple of branches in Mexico City. And the one… Read more of "Special places: El Pendulo, Mexico City"

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Last week I wrote about things to do in Mexico City, and today I want to tell you about my favourite neighbourhood there. After three visits, it's actually become one of my favourite neighbourhoods anywhere. Roma Norte is in the southwest of the city and it's pretty much the opposite… Read more of "A Roma Norte neighbourhood guide"

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We've been to Mexico City three times this year. On our first trip we got the bus up from Oaxaca to meet friends for New Year's Eve. Well, it turns out New Year's Eve isn't such a big deal in Mexico. With everything closed, we ended up eating crisps in… Read more of "Things to do in Mexico City"