Mexico City, Mexico
Teresa, 29
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What do you do and why do you do it?

I am an Intellectual Property Lawyer because I am sure that inventions and new creations bring development to any country as well as the creation of new industries and jobs.

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

I will choose moving lyrics about feelings: Somewhere Only We Know - Keane, Tompkins Square Park - Mumford & Sons, Madness- Muse, Sweet Disposition - The Temper Trap.

What are the best TV shows of all time?

Games of Thrones, Friends, How I met your Mother, Breaking Bad, The Crown, Downton Abby, House of Cards, Orange is the New Black and season 1-4 of The Walking Dead.

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

Aurora, Gin-Gin, Romita Comedor, Cafe Praga, Balmori Roof bar.

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

Malala is a true inspirational person for me, I will take her to San Angel Inn so she can enjoy an exquisite Mexican meal in a fancy restaurant while enjoying a beautiful building.

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

I walk around Perisur and Oasis Coyoacan and take a look in different stores.

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

In the bars around Coapa and Acoxpa.

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

I LOVE to go to football matches, but I don't always find a companion.

What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Mexico City and where did you get it?

Guajolota - Torta de Tamal. You will gain 3 kg of weight at the moment. You can find it every morning in every corner.

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Mexico City that you particularly like?

Hanky Panky Cocktail Bar.

What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Mexico City? How much did it cost and what did you get there?

Pujol, number 25 on the list of world's 50 best restaurants. Traditional Mexican kitchen and a six-course menu. The price is around $100.00 US dollars per person without drinks.

What restaurant in Mexico City looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

Tacos los Parados, Best tacos in the city!

Where can you get the best cocktail in Mexico City? Which one do you like?

Gin Gin!! try every single Gin.

Where would you take your partner in Mexico City if you wanted to really pamper them?

Makato, the food is amazing!

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

There are lots of snacks! However, most of them are spicy. You could try the esquites, chips of the cars you find in the street, chicharrones.

What’s the one place you think is overrated in Mexico City?

Polanco and Santa Fe.

What’s the one place you think is underrated in Mexico City?


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

The Trajineras of Xochimilco, walk around the center of the city and Visit the Zocalo, Bellas Artes Museum, Anthropology Museum and Chapultepec Castle.

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

Eat all day!! The most amazing thing about Mexico is its food. Breakfast in Sacks then took a walk around San Angel market and buy beautiful necklaces. Eat in San Angel Inn and in the night gather with my friends in Salon Tenampa to drink tequila and mezcal singing with a Mariachi.

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

My favorite city is Madrid - Spain! I live there for a while and I love each corner of that city.

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