Visiting Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul

Frida Kahlo has always been an idol to me. A feminist icon without a doubt, the more I learnt about her the more I aspired to be half the woman she was. A brave fighter, she was able to channel her pain through art, showing the world without any shame who she was and where … Continue reading Visiting Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul

Finding European Golden Times in Mexico City

Sounds odd, doesn't it? In my mind, Mexico does not resemble Europe, despite having been colonised by europeans. And, let's be fair, after visiting Mexico, I can still stand by this. Mexico doesn't feel like any European place I have been to, and I am far from thinking this is a bad thing. For architecture … Continue reading Finding European Golden Times in Mexico City

Ciudad de México, the sinking city

Catedral Metropolitana in Zocalo I've been back from Mexico for a week now, and I still can't get over the fact that I did it. I packed my backpack, flew over to Mexico City and, after 2 weeks, got back to London from Cancun. I went alone. It was the realisation of a dream - … Continue reading Ciudad de México, the sinking city