Tag - Sightseeing

Lucha Libre Masks

How to see a Lucha Libre show in Mexico City

Introduction to lucha libre Lucha libre, or free fights, started in Mexico in the mid 1800s, derived from Greco-Roman wrestling. The first masked luchador stepped into the ring in 1942 (El Santo), and his mystique captivated the public interest so much that the masked form we know today became the standard. The fights are characterized by flamboyant masks and capes...

Pyramid of the Moon down the Avenue of the Dead

How to visit Teotihuacán and the Pyramids from Mexico City

If you have time during your visit to Distrito Federal, you have to stop by Teotihuacán. It’s about an hour’s drive away from the Historic Center of Mexico City, and is absolutely worth the half a day or so that you will need to see its full glory. Background Info Teotihuacán was one of the most important and largest cities in the pre-Columbian Americas, with a...

How to get into San Francisco museums for free - Legion of Honor

How to get into any San Francisco museum for free

San Francisco is not a city friendly to broke artists. That shouldn’t prevent you from seeing any San Francisco museum you can for as little money as possible. Just do me a favor, and spend that saved money on an independent artist or arts foundation, would ya? Save 43% on attractions with the SF CityPass plus unlimited cable car rides! Art Museums De Young...

Frida Kahlo's House Mexico City

The art museum guide to Mexico City

Mexico City is the largest city in the Western Hemisphere, with over 16 boroughs, 21 million people, and hundreds of neighborhoods. When you look at it in this context, it’s no surprise that it also has hundreds of museums within the city limits. You’d be cheating yourself of some of the most amazing experiences outside your typical art history...