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“So knowledgeable, and enthusiastic! [Our expert guide was] tons of fun to be with. He had so much insight into the works [and] made the history come alive!”
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- Mexican Muralists Tour- Enhance your Mexican art history knowledge on a mural and art focused tour.
- Luis Barragán Tour- Full Day visit to various homes designed by Barragán, including his own home and studio.
- US/Mexico Relations Tour in Chapultapec Park- Did you know the US invaded Mexico City's Governmental Palace during the Mexican American War? Learn this and much more about Mexican politics within the beautiful setting of Chapultepec Park.
- Evening Taco Tour- Wanting to try some of Mexico City’s best street food such as tacos and tlacoyos? We’ve got just the expert for an evening food tour.
- Puebla Excursion- Drive to Puebla, a city known for its varied history, colonial architecture and pottery.
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Marco Antonio was born in Mexico City. When he was 11 years old, his family moved to port of Veracruz and aged 20 he moved to Cholula, one of the ancient cities that was founded by Aztec Empire, to study in the University to study Mexican History. He graduated and returned to Mexico City for his Masters and PhD at UNAM, the biggest university in the country. UNAM opened doors to start his academic career, where he is Professor and Associate Researcher in Migration History. His academic works have been focused on Mexican History, particularly in African and Asian migrant population, since the Mexican colonial era until early 20th century. He has been teaching courses relating to this subjcect for the last seven years. His skills in both academic and teaching knowledge and his enthusiasm in explaining how marvelous Mexican History is lend him suitably do lead Mexico City walks.
Raquel Del Castillo has been a food journalist since 2000, writing for publications such as Forbes online, Munchies (Vice Mexico), chilango.com, and the national newspaper Milenio. She studied culinary arts and Communication at university. Now she mixes this knowledge of cooking and writing in her everyday work. She loves teaching recipes and leading tours to the local markets of Mexico City. She thinks that the best way to know the flavors of Mexico is to walk through these public places and go to the restaurants to see how chefs prepare the ingredients for the numerous traditional Mexican recipes, some of them published in her three recipes books.
Cristina Potters is the author of Mexico Cooks, the preeminent English-language website about Mexico’s cuisines and cultures. She began learning the regional cooking of Mexico nearly 40 years ago from extraordinarily accomplished home cooks from across the country. Cited in print and online as the go-to native-level Spanish and English-speaking expert in Mexico’s regional foods, she has mastered many of the intricacies of traditional central Mexican ingredients, recipes, and food history. It’s a continuing pleasure for Cristina to work as a Context food market expert in Mexico City. Touring the city's colorful, chaotic, and exciting markets with her, visitors will gain fascinating insights into Mexico’s foods, including their cultural context and history. You will taste delicious treats little-known outside Mexico, and experience sights and sounds that will live in your memory and provide a lifetime of stories. Cristina looks forward to giving visitors a taste of some of Mexico’s best and most eye-popping culinary experiences.
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