Only Suitable For Mexico City Travelers


If you travel constantly to Mexico City, you must have noticed its hustle and bustle. As being one of the most overpopulated cities in the world, it is believed to have several issues related to security, transportation, and crime but the reality is completely different. Even though some districts may present these problems, tourist and business area is free of them. Perhaps, the only inconvenient you may find here is a traffic jam; but luckily there are many ways to avoid them.

  1. Arriving after 10 p.m.

10 p.m. is the magic hour to avoid traffic. At this time, people has normally returned to their homes, so streets are almost free of congestions. Beyond saving time, you will also save money by following this advices, because flying during night hours has normally special discounts.

  1. Uber rather than Taxi?

Being on a hurry always makes us choose the most practical way of transportation. On one hand, taxis are generally a good choice when leaving the airport or the hotel, although they sometimes happen to be small and uncomfortable vehicles with a non-English-speaker driver. Also, the hotel can help you book a cab service in advance, that way you can prepare your agenda in advance. Finally, by waiting for 5 minutes, you can get a more comfortable and secured car with Uber. So, it’s highly recommended to install the app in advanced.

  1. A good Hotel is Essential

As mentioned in previous posts, The location can easily make a difference between having a great trip or an awful one. Additionally, choosing a hotel near the district you want to visit will help your schedule. Not only because of time saving but also thanks to having all the services you may need, such as laundry, convenience stores and a subway station in one place. Just like hotel Kali Escandon®.

  1. Avoid wasting your time stuck in traffic

Shift change is always a disaster, no matter what. People going from one side of the city to the other, traffic jams, congestions, in a nutshell complete chaos. Now, imagine you moving at the same time all these people are trying to reach home. Well, clearly you will get stuck in traffic. So, instead of using any transportation between 7 to 9 in the morning or in the evening, why don’t you can take advantage of this time? You can grab something to eat or visit a monument, far away from any tie-ups.

  1. Beware of “La Venganza de Moctezuma”

You may have listened to this expression in one of your trips to Mexico City, anyway if this is you have never heard this, let us explain this popular saying. “La Venganza de Moctezuma/ Moctezuma´s Revenge” is a colloquial way of naming the stomachache caused by our traditional Mexican food. As you may know, it can be very spicy or slightly hot, therefore many people get sick when eating a lot of it. Being aware of what and where to eat is a great way to avoid being a victim of “Moctezuma”. Nobody wants to get sick while traveling!

Traveling to Mexico City is always an amazing and exciting experience. It doesn’t matter if it is the first or the 100th time you visit it, seeing the city from the sky evoke an invariably feeling of joy and thrill.

Whatever the reason of your trip is, hotel Kali Escandon is waiting for you with open arms.