How to get from Mexico City to Teotihuacan Pyramids by Bus

A great day trip from Mexico City is to Teotihuacan, one of the most important archaeological sites and Mesoamerican cities in the Americas. Teotihuacan is also a great day trip because it is close to Mexico City, a city of over 10 million people. While it is close to the city, Teotihuacan feels worlds away. So, you are probably wondering, how do I get to Teotihuacan? While you can take a taxi or Uber, one of the best ways to …

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Los Tres Gallos: Best Enchiladas in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

The bright and colorful Enchiladas Verdes

Los Tres Gallos might just be the best restaurant in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. With so many great restaurants in Cabo, I know this is quite the bold statement. But, I truly believe this. Why you may ask? The food, the ambiance, the décor, the service, and the menu were all fantastic. What made the food at Los Tres Gallos (The Three Roosters) so special was how each dish on the menu was inspired by the owner’s mother, and her …

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Tacos Gardenias: My Favorite Fish Tacos in Cabo San Lucas

Pescado Taco and Camarón Taco

Tacos Gardenias is my favorite spot in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, when I am craving beer-battered fish and shrimp tacos on homemade tortillas. Tacos Gardenias was established in 1980 and has been in business for over 40 years. At that time, the restaurant was a small stall with plastic tables and chairs on a cement floor. Although the restaurant has moved to a new modern location, the food quality and time-tested family recipes remain the same. In addition to shrimp …

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Taqueria El Paisa: Best tacos al pastor in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Fully dressed shrimp taco on the left, sausage taco on the right

According to locals, if you are looking for the best tacos al pastor in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, you go to Taqueria El Paisa. This local taqueria chain, which started as a single taco stand, is today popular with both locals and tourists for their affordable and delicious tacos al pastor (grilled pork tacos) and other taco options. Looking for the best late night food in Cabo San Lucas? Then Taqueria El Paisa is your spot. With the taqueria open …

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Mama’s Royal Cafe: Breakfast in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Huevos Rancheros Camaroneros

Mama’s Royal Cafe, located west of the marina on Calle Miguel Hidalgo, is considered by many to serve the best breakfast in Cabo San Lucas. Both locals and tourists visit Mama’s Royal Cafe because of its extensive menu. The menu features traditional Mexican breakfast, American breakfast, omelets, French toast, lunch, cocktails, and more. Being the best breakfast in Cabo was not the only bold statement made by Mama’s Royal Cafe. They also claimed they were “probably the best breakfast restaurant …

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Isabel Restaurant – Bar & Friends in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

The colorful Shrimp Enchiladas in Green Sauce

It was my first night in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and I was hungry and tired. It was getting late, and due to COVID-19 restrictions, most restaurants in the city were shut down or closed for the night. While walking around the backstreets of Cabo San Lucas between the marina and Medano Beach, I stumbled upon Isabel Restaurant—Bar & Friends. I knew nothing about this small restaurant, so I decided to take a chance on it without reading any reviews …

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Maro's Shrimp House in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico: Steak and seafood

Lobster, steak, and shrimp

Everyone told me, if you come to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, you have to go to Maro’s Shrimp House for the lobster, steak, and famous Bulldog drink. At first glance, the restaurant seemed like an overpriced tourist trap. But with great reviews on both TripAdvisor and Yelp, I decided to ignore my preconceptions and see what the fuss was all about. Maro’s Shrimp House is a hole-in-the-wall seafood restaurant. From the outside, the restaurant looked like a shack. There is …

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