Serene Elegance and Olfactory Splendor at Mexico City’s Casa Polanco

A minimalist environment elevated by a unique collaboration with local perfumer, Xinú

Overlooking CDMX‘s Parque Lincoln, Casa Polanco (opened during the summer of 2022) celebrates the architectural history and contemporary art scene of the sprawling metropolis. The luxurious 19-room boutique hotel offers an elegant, minimalist environment with a peaceful palette of natural colors accented with fresh plants and green marble. Built in the 1940s, the historic neoclassical villa has been artfully restored and expanded (led by architect …

Spotlighting CDMX in North America’s 50 Best Bars

From a ceremony celebrating spots in Toronto to Tulum, Havana and Honolulu, we focus on Mexico's capital

This week at New York City’s Capitale, the inaugural North America’s 50 Best Bars—a list picked by William Reed, the same data and events company behind the wider World’s 50 Best Bars and The World’s 50 Best Restaurants—were announced. Elegant, vibrant and creative places from San Juan to San Diego, Guadalajara to Havana, Toronto and Tulum were included. Of the 29 US bars to make …

A Healthcare Delivery App That Benefits Nurses and Patients

In Mexico City and Bogotá, residents can order healthcare services—namely clinical lab tests for pregnancy, STIs and COVID-19 as well as vaccinations—through an app called Rappi, which directs a nurse to the user’s home to perform the required treatment. Tests are then taken to the lab and results are received within the next 24 hours. Born during the pandemic, the app offers direct business-to-consumer services …