1. Music is life here, you can always hear something playing off in the distance and it’s awesome.
  2. There’s a technique to drinking tequila, hint: you don’t just neck it.
  3. Inanimate objects are masculine or feminine and it can be rather confusing. Meat and bananas are feminine 
  4. Pharmacies are everywhere, like literally on every corner!
  5. The people are really friendly and helpful. We’ve been blown away with how willing everyone has been to offer help, whether they speak English or not.
  6. Lizards on the walls, floors, inside and out are common and some of them make a chirping sound that you would think is a bird.
  7. There are 150 types of chilies and they are NOT all spicy 
  8. Everything from homes to the food is colourful.
  9. Police trucks drive around with officers standing in the back holding machine guns and it’s completely normal.
  10. Limes are cheap, plentiful and there’s more than one kind.

The concludes the 10 things we’ve learned in Mexico this month, can’t wait to see what we learn month when we get more of a chance to explore this beautiful country.


Zahn is a travel junkie born and raised on the North Shore of Auckland, New Zealand. Zahn spent two years in South Korea where she met Addison in 2018. She has visited 17 countries and is on a mission to literally work her way around the rest.

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