Mexico City, Mexico
Monica, 37
Small Business Owner
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a bit about Monica

What do you do and why do you do it?

I have a small business with my sister, we sell blinds. Also, I’m the community manager of Century 21 México.

What’s the worst job you’ve ever had and why was it so effing bad?

I worked as a CEO's assistant in a public relations consultancy, my boss and I hated each other since the beginning and I don't know why I stayed there for 4 years.

Were you born and raised in Mexico City?

I was born and raised here, in Mexico City. I have lived in the south of the city, now I live in Santa Fe.

What’s your current hood in Mexico City and what’s the best/worst thing about it?

Santa Fe, and everything is great but we don’t have any parks to do some exercise or take out our dogs for a walk.

What kind of music do you listen to and what kind of music do you absolutely HATE?

I like every kind of music, especially Rock, Indy, Pop. And I absolutely hate reggeatón.

You’re broken hearted – what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

“Para ti con desprecio” PXNDX.

Name the best TV shows of all time, and what makes them so good?

Game Of Thrones, just because it’s the best.

Name some spots in Mexico City that are good for a Tinder date.

Traspatio.

Which public figure would you want to see “roasted”?

Trump, again.

Who’s your hero and where in Mexico City would you take them out for a serious hang?

Freddie Mercury, Garibaldi.

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

H&M, Bershka, Forever21, Pull&Bear.

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Tepito.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Go to a Korean karaoke bar.

Where do you go in Mexico City for a casual night out?

Café Paraiso.

Where would you go in Mexico City to celebrate some freaking good news?

Bull dog café.

What’s your choice of transportation in Mexico City and why?

Uber.

What are the Mexico City spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Garibaldi.

Tomorrow’s your last day in Mexico City. How do you spend it?

Trajineras, Xochimilco.

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Tulum, cause it’s just beautiful.

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