A Local's Guide to Mexico City
Here you will find the best of Mexico City, according to a local guide. Sprawling Mexico City can be overwhelming until travelers start exploring its unique, beautiful neighborhoods. Locally recommend neighborhood, San Ángel, once served as a country retreat for city people, and it still has a sedate, rarefied atmosphere that sets it apart from the city’s buzz. Once you arrive in Mexico City, you will definitely want to follow this local guide.

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Bazaar Sabado, San Ángel, Mexico City

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An arts and crafts market that sets up every Saturday. Don’t leave without grabbing a quesadilla and a beer. Plaza San Jacinto, Saturdays, 9 a.m.–6 p.m.

As told to Nathalie Jordi. This story appeared in the March/April 2010 issue. See all of Alfonsina Peñaloza’s favorite places in San Ángel, Mexico City.

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