Mexico City; an immense chaotic concrete jungle, cosmopolitan and full of cultural highlights. Three nights weren’t nearly enough to explore Mexico’s capital. We stayed in the heart of Polanco, a very safe, famous and upscale district of Mexico City. Its home to Mexican politicians, celebrities, artists and successful business(wo)men. The neighbourhood is full of excellent restaurants, luxurious boutiques and the finest hotels, so we felt right at home.
We stayed in Busue Hotel, the perfect hub, for exploring the city. The boutique hotel has various spacious rooms with all the amenities you need. Every morning an extensive breakfast is served in the cosy patio. The super friendly staff makes you feel right at home. They are very helpful and knowledgeable about the area and have good advice on where to go and what to do.
Just a block from our hotel we found our favourite restaurant in Mexico City, Bistro Béc serving fabulous local produced wines and a refreshing fine dinning menu with delicious seafood and vegetarian options. Relax all evening on the terrace watching Mexico’s fancy crowd passing by. I must say an excellent activity!
Not too miss when visiting Mexico City is Museo Frida Kahlo in the Coyoacan neighborhood. As an introduction we watched Frida, a movie about Frida’s life as an artist. Excited we went to the museum, one tip –that we unfortunately found out ourselves- it is closed on Sundays. But wandering around Coyoacan is like wandering around in an open-air museum itself. The neighborhood is full colorful colonial buildings, beautiful churches, local (farmer) markets and squares filled with terraces, a fountain in the middle and street artists selling paintings. For the best coffee break make sure to make your way over to Café Negro.