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Shopping in Mexico - outlets, shopping streets and boutiques

Mérida Every tourist needs to know where to buy food and souvenirs so as not to be deceived and what kinds of things it's better to bring home from the trip. Reforma 222 Shopping Mall in Mexico City is considered one of the best in the country. It is housed in one of three new-built towers, two of which are office and residential complexes. Be attentive when doing shopping here, as you can find both overpriced and cheap products. Therefore, it's worth to stroll through several shops and compare prices before choosing one of them. The mall has a cinema, as well as Starbucks, Subway, and several more cafes and restaurants. In addition to local brands, here you can find Swarovski, Nike, Bershka, Body Shop, and other international chains.
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In Cancun, there is popular La Isla Shopping Village where you can buy products of the most significant regional and international brands (for example, Hugo Boss, Pandora, and Victoria's Secret), as well as many great restaurants. Here are "Cinemex" cinema and a unique humane interactive aquarium containing more than a hundred species of marine creatures where you can safely swim among sharks and dolphins. The shopping center often hosts entertainment events.
On “Market 23” in Cancún, you can buy food, medicinal herbs, wood and clay products, clothes, and grab a snack. Prices are low, so the market is popular with locals. It is worth to come here just to plunge into the real Mexican atmosphere. Tianguis de la 100 in Cancun is a huge market full of vintage items, local products, and home appliances. Making one circle around the market may take more than one hour. The colorful San Juan Market in Mexico City is known for exotic food like insects, crocodile and lion meat, and similar fancy gourmet products. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The Ciudadela Market in Mexico City has been operating since the 1970s and sells delicious homemade food, ceramics, glassware, painted wood products, textiles, silver, guitars, jewelry, home furnishings, traditional clothing, and much more. People come here for gifts and souvenirs. Many products sold here are unique and not found anywhere else, especially when it comes to handicrafts. It is a large and beautiful but surprisingly quiet market guarded by the police, there are clean bathrooms and a small restaurant on-site.
Plaza mayor, San Jose del Cabo La Caja Orgánica in Cancún is a small cozy shop ideal for vegetarians, vegans, and just lovers of bioproducts. It sells fresh vegetables and fruits, soy products, all kinds of sweets and natural eco-friendly cosmetics. Every month the shop opens a market where sellers and producers of natural products gather. The store name can be translated as "Organic Box" - it really looks like a small tidy box surrounded by plants.
A country with rich history, Mexico is home to unique sights of ancient civilizations. The country attracts not only fans of hot countries and beach …
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Colorful Mexico is rich in unique items that can be brought home as souvenirs. Handmade fabrics, naturally colored comfortable t-shirts and sweaters, colorful carpets and warm wool blankets can be quite practical souvenirs. Be sure to buy at least one brightly painted Mayan wooden mask. The variety of the masks is amazing, and it can be quite difficult to make a choice because each one is beautiful and unique in its own way. Mexico is famous for its clay products, which can be found in most markets - brightly colored or polished to a shine, they will decorate any kitchen or dining room.
Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero Wooden instruments - maracas and flutes - are great souvenirs not only for musicians but also for fans of the Mexican culture. Besides that, children like brightly painted, safe toys making sounds. Jewelry lovers should pay attention to coral beads and earrings. In the city of Taxco de Alarcon, you'll find very cheap high-quality silver - jewelry and tableware. This silver can also be found in the capital, but the price will be much higher. And, of course, every tourist must bring home the famous Mexican chocolate.
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♥   Shopping area ' Acapulco Diamante' Acapulco. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Acapulco Dorado' Acapulco. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Altavista Street' Mexico City. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Andares' Guadalajara. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Angelópolis' Puebla. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Calzada del Valle' Monterrey. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Kukulcán Avenue' Cancún. On the map   Photos

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Eskamoles Ant Eggs in Mexico Restaurants

From the series “The Most Disgusting Dishes in the World”
Some Mexican national dishes are also able to plunge into shock, including such dish as escamoles, eggs of large black ants. Delicacy has quite an attractive look and is very similar to pine nuts. Escamoles is a very popular addition to taco. The most popular seasoning is the Guacamole sauce. The cost of exotic dishes is quite high, as gathering giant ant eggs is very difficult and even dangerous.

It’s easy to find anthills, as insects prefer to settle in the roots of the agave. Ants lay eggs in early summer. During this period, the delicacy is usually cooked. The main danger is posed by large ants. The length of individuals may reach 10 mm. These insects are poisonous and during the breeding season they are particularly dangerous. Ant stings are painful and can bring a lot of … Read all

Cenote Ik Kil Well

From the series “10 Natural Wonders of the World”
Natural wells or cenotes are amazing creations of nature. Some of them are so gorgeous that it’s impossible to believe in their existence. One of these is the Cenote Ik Kil, located in Mexico. This well, which is located on the Yucatan Peninsula, is one of the deepest in the world. Its depth is more than 50 meters, and the height of the walls reaches 25 meters. Researchers have found out that once the Cenote Ik Kil was a cave, whose vaults collapsed. The incredibly attractive well with fresh water was formed as a result of the collapse. These days, high walls are covered with exotic plants.

The cenote is quite old. It was a valuable source of fresh water for the Mayan people. They believed that the deep well served as an entrance to the underworld. Modern tourists have an opportunity … Read all
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Travel Industry is Expected to Grow in China in 2021

Not only hotels in Beijing or Shanghai will benefit from this but also many destinations around the world as the Chinese like to travel. In 2021, there has been a spike in international departures of more than 200% in China. The total number of departures reached 30 million. Of course, this is far away from the pre-covid levels – the country is expected to reach them by 2023. The forecast looks very promising: 88 million international departures (+108%) in 2022 and another +44% in 2023. The forecast is positive despite the restrictions during the Chinese New Year period caused by the outbreak of the disease in the Hebei and Heilongjiang provinces. Read this

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Shopping malls, boutiques and outlets in top cities of Mexico

Mexico City
If you’re interested in visiting the most expensive and prestigious shops, head to Paseo de la Reforma. The avenue has become home for elite designer boutiques, luxurious perfume and jewelry stores. Travelers, who prefer to add only the trendiest and exclusive items to their wardrobes, will be pleased with the choice of clothes and accessories. Besides shops, there are many popular restaurants on the avenue. Many excellent branded shops can be found in Colonia Condesa, which is also known as … Read more
Cancun
Plaza Kukulkan & Luxury Avenue Boutique Mall is a no less popular destination for all shopaholics. Actually, this is a complex that consists of two shopping centers. In Plaza Kukulkan, there are many shops that offer men’s and women’s apparel. It is also the location of the popular Harley Davidson men’s store. Ladies will not feel bored in this center because in addition to boutiques with clothes they can visit a small spa and pamper themselves with exclusive treatments. Don’t forget … Read more
Guadalajara
The city has an original Dekko Woman store which will certainly impress women. It offers wonderful accessories and costume jewelry in Spanish style and luxury antiquities. Here, you can pick up brooches and even antique buttons for your favorite outfits. Men will also be interested in coming to this store. There are interesting accessories for them, as well. Frugal tourists prefer Ekus store, which offers a large choice of inexpensive clothes and accessories. Men's and women's pants are sold … Read more
Acapulco
One of the most prestigious is Galerias Diana shopping center, where you can get excellent cosmetics among other things. This center pleases with several restaurants and cafes. Its popular CASA DE LOS ABUELOS national restaurant is familiar to many tourists. Many frugal visitors in Acapulco go shopping to Mercado de Artesanias market. Here, many goods and popular souvenirs can be purchased at significant discounts. This market is a cluster of small shops and stalls where you can buy colourful … Read more
Monterrey
Avanta Gardens shopping mall doesn’t offer a wide variety of stores, but makes up for it with its striking design and a spacious lounge zone with a fountain located on the first floor. Here, visitors can pick up new fancy clothes from well-known European brands, as well as relax at upmarket restaurants with outdoor seatings on the top floor. The mall also has a modern multiplex cinema, open all day for recreation and entertainment. Nuevo Sur offers various types of stores and … Read more
Merida
A beautiful historic building houses the popular antique store Antiguedades La Casa Antigua Le 'Uuchben Naj where you can always find some interesting souvenirs. The selection of antiques is really wide, from chic antique chandeliers and furniture to works of art and old suitcases. Most goods are quite expensive, however, budget tourists will be offered a good choice of miniature figurines and vintage jewelry. B&G Atelier is a shop with its own workshop that sells designer shoes and … Read more
Cozumel
Los Cinco Soles will appeal to those looking for interesting souvenirs. Here they can choose cute magnets, miniature paintings from local artists, beautiful hand-painted ceramic tiles, and chic glassware made in local craft shops by hand. Ladies are attracted by a huge selection of affordable jewelry with semiprecious stones. The most unusual shopping district on the island is Puerta Maya, which is quite different from shopping centers in the ordinary sense of the word. The shopping … Read more
Cozumel Island
A sombrero is the first thing you should buy on the island. This is not just a beautiful wide-brimmed hat that will protect you from the sun, but also a real symbol of Mexico. Most of the hats are decorated by hand, and you can easily find a truly unique headdress. Poncho is another traditional souvenir that is sold in all souvenir shops. It is usually a small piece of good quality fabric that is embroidered and painted by hand. You can find sombrero and poncho of any colours, from incredibly … Read more

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