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Everything You Thought You Knew About Mexico City Is Wrong

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Everything You Thought You Knew About Mexico City Is Wrong

We’re here to set the record straight about one of the world’s most vibrant cities.

Mexico City is a lot of things, but intimidating is not one of them. Forget the rumors you’ve heard—Mexico City is easy to navigate, affordable, and filled with endless adventure. The most populated city in North America is famous for its art, food, and history while remaining globally diverse, cosmopolitan, and modern. Its focus on culture and community is the real appeal and will leave you begging to come back. However, this beautiful city sometimes gets a bad reputation for being chaotic, dirty, and dangerous. These misconceptions tend to be perpetuated by people who have never even visited, so we’re here to deliver the truth.

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