Eye on the World: Mexico City

written by | Posted on November 18th, 2013

Editor-in-chief Paloma Villaverde de Rico traveled to Mexico City earlier this month, staying at the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel Mexico, D.F. Here’s a snapshot of her time in this Mexican capital city.

The famous Angel de la Independencia along Paseo de la Reforma.

The famous Angel de la Independencia along Paseo de la Reforma.

Museo de Antropologia's “Sala Maya,” or Maya exhibit.

Museo de Antropologia's “Sala Maya,” or Maya exhibit.

El Bazaar del Sabado in the San Angel neighborhood.

El Bazaar del Sabado in the San Angel neighborhood.

The Palacio de Bellas Artes—shrouded in color for the Festival of Lights—in Mexico City's historic downtown.

The Palacio de Bellas Artes—shrouded in color for the Festival of Lights—in Mexico City's historic downtown.

Visitors to the city can rent a bike and explore on two wheels.

Visitors to the city can rent a bike and explore on two wheels.

The lovely courtyard at the exquisite Four Seasons Mexico City.

The lovely courtyard at the exquisite Four Seasons Mexico City.

Eye-catching dessert at trendy Paxia, in the San Angel neighborhood.

Eye-catching dessert at trendy Paxia, in the San Angel neighborhood.

A day of the dead exhibit that's an homage to Paris at the Dolores Olmedo Museum.

A day of the dead exhibit that's an homage to Paris at the Dolores Olmedo Museum.

There are fruit stands everywhere in Mexico City.

There are fruit stands everywhere in Mexico City.

Ice cream presented in a unique way at the Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico.

Ice cream presented in a unique way at the Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico.

The Maya exhibit at the Museo de Antropologia.

The Maya exhibit at the Museo de Antropologia.

Visitors will run into an array of art exhibits while exploring the city.

Visitors will run into an array of art exhibits while exploring the city.

The charming Rosetta restaurant in the trendy Roma neighborhood.

The charming Rosetta restaurant in the trendy Roma neighborhood.

Park scene in Mexico City.

Park scene in Mexico City.

Rock 'n roll exhibit at MODO, a museum in the Roma neighborhood.

Rock 'n roll exhibit at MODO, a museum in the Roma neighborhood.

The Museo de Arte Popular is a must-visit.

The Museo de Arte Popular is a must-visit.

The picturesque Roma neighborhood.

The picturesque Roma neighborhood.

The House of Tiles in Mexico City's historic downtown.

The House of Tiles in Mexico City's historic downtown.

The famous Angel de la Independencia along Paseo de la Reforma.Museo de Antropologia's “Sala Maya,” or Maya exhibit.El Bazaar del Sabado in the San Angel neighborhood.The Palacio de Bellas Artes—shrouded in color for the Festival of Lights—in Mexico City's historic downtown.Visitors to the city can rent a bike and explore on two wheels.The lovely courtyard at the exquisite Four Seasons Mexico City.Eye-catching dessert at trendy Paxia, in the San Angel neighborhood.A day of the dead exhibit that's an homage to Paris at the Dolores Olmedo Museum.There are fruit stands everywhere in Mexico City.Ice cream presented in a unique way at the Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico.The Maya exhibit at the Museo de Antropologia.Visitors will run into an array of art exhibits while exploring the city.The charming Rosetta restaurant in the trendy Roma neighborhood.Park scene in Mexico City.Rock 'n roll exhibit at MODO, a museum in the Roma neighborhood.The Museo de Arte Popular is a must-visit.The picturesque Roma neighborhood.The House of Tiles in Mexico City's historic downtown.