Guadalajara (Part 1)

Guadalajara (Part 1)

After spending a bit of time in Aguascalientes, we planned to go 4 nights to the city of Mariachi and Tequila, also known as Guadalajara. Guadalajara is located in the lower west of Mexico, close to Puerto Valarta. It’s an imense city for European standards with around 5 million people living here. We took the bus (Like a tour bus) from Aguascalientes and it took around 3 hours to go there. We booked a hotel in the city center. And…

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Going to Mexico for the 3rd time!

Going to Mexico for the 3rd time!

After months and months of antipication it was finally time to go to Mexico again! On Sunday 16 December I went to Amsterdam Schiphol airport. However my flight had been delayed by 2 hours already, so instead of 22:25 departure, it was moved to 00:20. Not a problem at all since I had to wait at Mexico City airport for around 9 hours anyway. We finally boarded at around 1:30am, at Aeromexico airlines flight AM26. The flight to Mexico City…

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Acapulco (part 2)

Acapulco (part 2)

After almost 1 month, I finally got the time to post the se ond part of our trip to Acapulco. So after having a day full of adrenaline, we decided to spend all day relaxing at the hotel, but at night we already had planned to go out and have a romantic dinner in front of “La Quebrada”. La Quebrada is a cliff where there are diving shows performed by local people. It’s actually very dangerous cause the cliffs are…

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Acapulco

Acapulco

Hi everyone, it’s me Andrea. This time is my turn to tell you about our amazing trip to Acapulco. When I was a child I used to go to Acapulco almost every year, so I have beautiful memories with my family there, and sharing that special place with Pascal was one of the best things I’ve ever done. We arrived to an amazing hotel called “Emporio”, luckily we went in the low season so the hotel was very quiet and…

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2nd time Mexico City

2nd time Mexico City

Because I missed Andrea, I decided to visit her again in March 2018, I would fly to Mexico City again from Dublin via Paris. However due to a snowstorm, my flight got canceled 4 times, I should have been there on a wednesday, I arrived on a monday next week.  However, words cannot describe how happy I was once I finally fell in Andrea’s arms. I missed her so much and now finally I would visit Mexico for the 2nd…

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Madurodam, The Hague

Madurodam, The Hague

Andrea never had been in the Hague before, she only had been in Amsterdam once. So what is better then showing her the whole in Netherlands but then in the small? Madurodam is a small park where you can visit the whole of the Netherlands in just one single day. They also have some very nice attractions that will teach you about the history of the Netherlands and even the beginning of New Amsterdam (New York). Madurodam is founded by…

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Soumaya, Mexico City

Soumaya, Mexico City

Time to get back to Mexico City, in a few days it is time to say eachother goodbye, so we decided to visit the Soumaya (Owned by Carlos Slim). We also walked around and admired the amazing views. The Soumaya is a museum from the rich Mexican Carlos Slim, he put his own private collection inside the museum. The entrance is free. The building itself is really cool, inside there is plenty to see too. There is also a shopping…

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Aguascalientes, Mexico

Aguascalientes, Mexico

After Andrea and I visited Guanajuato, we went to the home town of Andrea, Aguascalientes! Located around 6 hours driving from the north of Mexico city, lies a city with around 1 million people living there. Aguascalientes. The city center has a very colonial style and this is also what the city is known for. Furthermore there is also a museum of the dead. We visited this museum, and it’s very interesting. It is generally a very large collection of…

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Guanajuato, Mexico

Guanajuato, Mexico

After visiting the great Mexico City, we went by bus to Guanajuato, around a 5 hour drive to the north from Mexico City. Guanajuato is a colorful city filled with narrow streets, they even a an alley of love! Sadly I got sick, probably Montezuma’s revenge, however I tried to explore as much as possible with Andrea, after resting (and vomiting a lot), we took it easy and explored what we were able too. Hidden away there is a small…

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Exploring Mexico City

Exploring Mexico City

Mexico City (Ciudad de Mexico), is a huge sprawling city with over 20 milion people living there. Even though it’s a huge city, the city is very diverse with different types of cultures. One time you’re in the middle of Manhattan (Huge buildings and skyscrapers) and suddenly you are in a small Venice. Mexico city is very colorful! More than I ever expected it to be. In the historic city center, we visited the palace of arts (Bellas Artes) a…

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Teotihuacan, Mexico

Teotihuacan, Mexico

I always wanted to visit the ancient site of Teotihuacan, this place is an ancient city named after where gods are born. It’s really stunning what mankind were able to built over 2000 years ago. There are two main Pyramids, (Not actually Pyramids, since they are not hollow buildings). They are massive buildings mostly used to human and animal sacrifice. One is the temple of the sun, and another temple (the one in the middle) is called  the pyramid of…

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Feeling complete again

Feeling complete again

As this is my first blog I would like to say hi to everyone and share with you my perspective of the time Pascal came to Mexico for the first time. I live in a city called Aguascalientes, just right in the middle of Mexico. I had to come back from Dublin cause my English classes were over, and to be honest, Ireland is one of the most beautiful countries I’ve ever been but it’s quite expensive, anyway, by the…

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Colorful Mexico City, Mexico

Colorful Mexico City, Mexico

Never would I have expected that I would travel to Mexico, I honestly knew that it existed, and that the taco came from there but that was it. I am so happy I got to meet my Mexican girlfriend. A whole new (incredible amazing) world opened for me! Because Andrea needed to go back (She finished studying English), I promised I would visit her soon. And Of course I did! After flying for around 10 hours I finally got greeted…

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Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris

After Exploring Paris, we planned to visit Disneyland Paris, we bought tickets for 3 days, (get 3 pay 2 action). So we had plenty of time to explore the two parks. Andrea never visited Disneyland Paris, however she visited Disney World in Orlando. I visited DLP when I was around 14 years old I believe. The first day we arrived early at around 9am, however the park would only open at 10am. We were allowed inside so we could just…

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Romantic Paris, France

Romantic Paris, France

Andrea and I decided to have a romantic getaway, we always wanted to go to the capital of love; Paris! We also love Disney so we decided to stay in a Hostel in the city centre of Paris and visit the Disney parks in 2 days. We were there for 4 days total. I have been in the Disney parks myself, however I never been in Paris itself. I must say it was really romantic. We walked around. We played…

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