Many tourists overlook Mexico’s second city, but it’s a fascinating place. Here’s how you can see the best of Guadalajara in one day.
Get a good breakfast in at Los Mitotes de Maria in Tlaquepaque, with traditional dishes like chilaquiles on the menu alongside a coffee and cinnamon mixture known as café de olla ($6). Take a stroll around the Tlaquepaque market, and stop in at some of the boutiques that line the colonial streets.
Afterwards go to the Instituto Cultural Cabanas (entrance $3.50) in the center of the city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that houses mural paintings by Orozco among other great works. Have lunch in the traditional surroundings of San Pascual Bailon, and top it off with a traditional Guadalajara flan known as jericalla ($8).
Visit Guadalajara Cathedral and the Basilica de Zapopan before heading back to your hostel to freshen up. Afterwards, head out for sunset beers on the terrace at Cerveceria Chapultepec (beers $1), stop in at El Parian to see the mariachis (beers $1.50; song $2.50) and then grab some tacos at Tacos Ocampo ($4).
If you want to dance, grab a taxi ($4) to Pare de Sufrir, a mezcaleria where DJs spin to the early hours.
Along Guyana’s Rupununi River, Karanambu Lodge is an oasis of comfort and compassion in a largely wild region undisturbed by commercial tourism. Guyana is a land rich in biodiversity and Karanambu is dedicated to its conservation, operating as both an eco-tourist lodge and a charitable trust devoted to the preservation of the Rupununi, savannah and waters.
Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.