Puerto Vallarta

One of my oldest and best friends is currently studying on a placement year in Washington, and decided to come and visit. Having spent the past 3 months non-stop studying, she suggested a trip to the beach to relax, however our somewhat ambitious plans of visiting Cuba or San Salvador turned out not to be […]

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The thing I love most about Guadalajara would probably be the fact that there are several little towns (called ‘pueblitos’) surrounding the city, each with their own atmosphere and traditions. I was lucky enough to have my dad come down to visit as his job means he frequently works in the States, so while he […]

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A friend and I decided to take a trip to the famous lake Chapala this weekend, just an hours bus ride from the city, and loved by American ex-pats and tourists alike. We booked a last minute room in an Air BnB and after a Friday spent having manicures and pedicures and spending way too […]

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Frida, the same colleague who had previously invited me to San Luís took me along on a trip with her mum and sister to the state of Guanajuato. She had a conference in the town of Irapuato on the Friday and the morning of Saturday, so I explored the town with Paty (her mum) and […]

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San Luís Potosí

Less than two weeks into working, a colleague suggested I joined her and a group of her friends on a trip to another State in Mexico, and I wasn’t about to say no to a holiday. We left on the Friday evening, travelled over 10 hours by coach, and arrived in time to watch the […]

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The journey begins – CDMX

To help us settle in to the country, and get to know the others working as assistants in our cities and around Mexico, we spent a week in the capital going to the British Council offices each day to have presentations and meet the people organising the programme. Most of it, however, was just useful […]

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