Mexico City

By Emily
On: 18th September, 2020

The Best Travel Series to Keep us Inspired to Travel

  • The Masai Mara
  • Bangkok
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Singapore
  • Buenos Aires & the Pampas
  • Oaxaca & Chiapas
  • Lima
  • Bogotá
  • Copenhagen
  • Venice
  • Seville
  • Botswana
  • Bolivia
  • Chile
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Mexico City
  • Argentina

If 2020 has been good for anything, it's boxsets. At the very least, lockdown has given us plenty of time to catch up on all of those shows we've been meaning to watch for years, but never quite got around to. What 2020 has not been good for, on the other hand, is ticking off destinations…

By Emily
On: 9th February, 2020

Capital Idea - the Best Capital Cities Around the World

  • Mexico City
  • Buenos Aires & the Pampas
  • Bangkok
  • Lisbon

Does your ideal holiday involve spending your days weaving through winding streets, coiffing coffee and local eats at hidden restaurants and immersing yourself in a completely new city? Then you've come to the right place. Here is our definitive list, which took much refining, of our…

Guest blogger

By Guest blogger
On: 28th February, 2019

Deeper Cuts: The Second Cut is the Deepest

  • Sicily & the Aeolian Islands
  • Eastern Cape
  • Vancouver
  • Kyushu
  • Nizwa, the Mountains & the Wahiba Sands
  • Epirus & Meteora
  • Mexico City

Cat Stevens, Rod Stewart and Sheryl Crowe may have all declared that the first cut is the deepest, but we at Original Travel are of the opinion that when it comes to visiting some of the classic destinations, the second cut goes a lot deeper. When returning to a beloved destination there's…

Tanzania dhow at sunset

By Susie T
On: 13th September, 2018

Cool Combos

  • Whistler
  • Los Cabos
  • Simien Mountains
  • Ngorongoro Crater & Northern Tanzania
  • Spice Islands & the Tanzanian Coast
  • Santorini
  • The Amalfi Coast
  • Borneo
  • Western Australia
  • Mexico City
  • Belize

Dynamic duos: think gin and tonic, French and Saunders, pineapple and pizza… okay, maybe not that last one, but the fact remains that some things are just better together - greater than the sum of their parts and thus elevated to legendary status (definitely not that last one, then). The…

mexico city ancient ruins

By Tom
On: 19th July, 2018

The Best of Mexico City

  • Mexico City

¡Bienvenido a Mexico City! Formerly known as DF (distrito federal) for the past two centuries, Mexico's capital changed its official name last year and is now known as Ciudad de Mexico (CDMX). Once centre of the Aztec Empire, latter day CDMX (catchier than one-time Tenochtitlan) sits gritty…

photo of a fajita being made on the street
Guest blogger

By Guest blogger
On: 20th March, 2018

A Street Food Tour of the World

  • Bangkok
  • Mexico City
  • Singapore
  • Bilbao, San Sebastian and Rioja
  • Marrakech
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • New Orleans & The Deep South
  • Cape Town
  • Lima
  • Mumbai
  • Paris

Once the unsavoury dining choice of the broke backpacker or hippe local-wannabe, street food has come a long way in recent years. With several street food stalls around the world now being recognised with Michelin stars the concept of eating out of a paper carton on the side of the road has…