Mexico City, Mexico
Victor, 27
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Do’s and don’ts in Mexico City: (Ex: Tipping: yes/ no, public transport tips, safety tips etc.):

When using public transport, be careful with open pockets. Those guys are skilled, don't underestimate them.

What do you do and why do you do it?

I program every day and I do it because I love the products that I make. The fact that I don't get to hear from other places makes me want to know, at least virtually, people from all over the world.

How much do you spend on an average night out on the town?

On a saving night 100-250 pesos. On an average night 200-400 pesos. You can get crazy from there up to 2,000 pesos.

Which neighborhood is it best to experience during the day / night?

Coyoacán at day, Paseo de la Reforma at whatever time, and Roma at night.

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

Arena México. That place is magical!

Where would you take a date for a romantic night out?

I would take them to sit on one of the big round couches at the rooftop of Hotel Condesa DF.

Drunk and hungry - where do you go in Mexico City?

Easy! Just google "tacos" on google maps and whatever is nearby would do the trick (70% of them are open until 3am, but still check).

It's freeeeezing out - what should a visitor do?

Freezing? In Mexico City? Nice joke. Wear a jacket and stop complaining.

Where do you take your guest when you want to impress?

Early activities: Reforma Street. Meal: Fogoncito. Nightlife: Arena México or Insurgentes.

Your go-to brunch spots:

Chomp Chomp.

Your perfect night out in Mexico City includes:

Tacos. Never forget good old tacos al pastor!

Best place for a cheap bite on-the-go:

La Castellana.

You’re meeting the mayor of Mexico City - what constructive criticism would you give them?

Transportation solutions.

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