Mexico City

Tenochtitlan was founded by the Aztecs in 1325. In 1521 it was renamed as Mexico City and became the capital of the Viceroyalty of New Spain.
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Mexico City was originally founded by the Aztecs in 1325 under the name of Tenochtitlán. On August 13, 1521, Spanish forces led by Hernán Cortés conquered the city and established Spanish rule over the region. At that time, the city was renamed “Mexico City” and became the capital of the Viceroyalty of New Spain. Since then, Mexico City has grown and developed into one of the largest and most vibrant cities in the world.

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Mexico City, The Capital of the Aztec Empire

During the last 25 years, “La Capital” another name by which it is known, and driven by tacos, tequila and mariachi, the Aztec Capital has been undergoing a new transformation and recovering its majesty. The Aztec Empire has been recoverings its strength and cultural power, getting closer and closer to what it was before the arrival of the Spanish.

“Mexico”, as the City is also known by people from other states of the country, has gone from being one of the most insecure cities in the country to being the preferred destination to live and work. The phenomenon of moving to live and work in Mexico City not only envolves Mexicans, it also includes people from other countries from America, Europe and Asia.

For several years now, there has been a growth in the foreign population settled in Mexico City, people who come to live mostly in Las Colonias Roma, Condesa and Polanco.

Governors

Among the governors who for 25 years have represented the citizens of the capital and have been part of the transformation of the City, are the current president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who in 2004 was elected the second best mayor in the world. Marcelo Luis Ebrard Casaubón who was recognized worldwide for winning the award for the best mayor in the world in 2010 and is the current Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico. The current Head of Government, Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, who in 2007 won the Nobel Peace Prize, being part of the Intergovernmental Panel of experts on Climate Change (IPCC) of the UN.

Mexico City, A Top Destination

Mexico City was named by National Geographic magazine as the best city in the world to travel to in 2019. According to what was published by the magazine, the main reason for going to Mexico City is to try the original flavors of Mexican food, where corn is king.

National Geographic mentions that while it is true that fresh and hot tortillas are found throughout the city, it is most likely that these tortillas are made from processed cornmeal, as is the case with the ones we buy in tortilla shops. However, a growing movement in the capital of the Aztec Empire is the recovery of the use of indigenous customs in the preparation of corn.

Within the National Geographic website, Matthew Kinsey writes about why it is worth visiting Mexico City and mentions that it is having its moment. Just a five-hour flight from New York, Mexico City has become a popular weekend destination for urbanists and culture seekers. The city that has long been the center of Latin American art and anthropological history. Today, a new wave of Mexican entrepreneurs is building an irresistible culinary scene and innovative public architecture that keep this, the oldest city in the Americas, at the forefront of culture.

The MitSloan website, based on a study of the European Travel Information and Authorization System, published in 2022 that the Aztec Capital was the second city chosen in the world to work remotely. According to the MitSloan website, many attractions are necessary for digital nomads to choose a city, and Mexico City has them all. Freedom and flexibility are guaranteed in Mexico City, you can work from anywhere, at any time and with the possibility of living adventures. Mexico DF is the second best capital in the world for digital nomads, it offers a hybrid lifestyle between being a tourist and a freelancer. Mexico DF stands out for its busy tourist and cultural activity, its accommodation options, its picturesque urban lifestyle, and the great possibilities of networking with other digital nomads. Also, for many it is the starting point to explore the whole country.

Digital nomads can work anywhere that has a strong and secure internet connection. However, the factors analyzed by ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorization System) to determine in its study the 25 best cities in the world to work remotely, where Mexico City ranked second, were in addition to broadband and Internet speed, crime rates, spaces for coworking and the facilities to obtain visas, among other things.

In summary, of the 25 capital cities chosen by digital nomads to work remotely, 14 are in Europe, 6 in Asia, 4 in America and one in Oceania.

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