Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Don’t Pay $30 for Tacos

We all travel enough to know there are tourist traps everywhere. It begins at the airport with the ATM that charges a less than friendly rate and continues with the taxi driver who exploits the unfamiliar traveler. To combat these usual occurrences we know to use Uber and keep a Charles Schwab checking account for international travel. These precautions are a must.

Southwest Boarding in Mexico

This is part of the Trip Report: The Greatest Diamond Challenge of All Time. Check out how I planned my Hyatt Diamond Challenge and how it cost next to nothing here. In this report, I will cover: Las...

The Mexico City Metro

I had read about the terrible traffic in Mexico City and thought it would be more convenient, more cultural to take the scenic route via the Mexico City Metro.

The Hyatt Regency Mexico City Review

"Are you here on business?" my friend asked when he met me at the Regency Club at the Hyatt Mexico City. If business means the Hyatt Diamond Challenge then yes I was.

Guns & Butter: Mexico City Travel Guide

Bienvenido a la Ciudad de México. I hope you brushed up on your Spanish and are ready to get after it. The population of Mexico City is around 9 million people making it one of the largest cities in the world. In this guide I'll cover what I did and didn't do leaving the ultimate decision of what you should do to you.
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Priority Pass Bus Lounge Mexico City

Priority Pass Lounges may be better than waiting with the common folk but not by much. Leaving Mexico City, I went to the lounge near my gate before making the executive decision that it was making the hike to the Amex Centurion Lounge.

Amex Centurion Lounge Mexico City

"Run away and never look back," I told myself as I made for the exits of the Priority Pass Lounge. Half a terminal later, I was seated at the bar the American Express Centurion Lounge in MEX.

Where to Party? New Year’s Eve

If you take a look at the New Year's Roll Call Trip Report you'll notice that the tradition of being out of the country for New Year's Eve began in 2000 in Cancun, Mexico. From there it increasingly improved, went stale for a couple of years, until rebounding.

Guadalajara: Detour to Mexico Trip Report Intro

I'm finally finishing the Year of the Monkey Trip Report meaning it will be time to resume my Tahiti Triumph and Quest Around the Globe reports. To distract myself from the writing, I booked a...

World Baseball Classic Guadalajara: The Adventure Getting Tickets

On the advice of my hotel, I took an Uber to Plaza del Sol to go to Mr CD, Mexico’s version of Record Town (shout out to my Genesee Valley Mall workers in Flint)...
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