Articles by Lauren Sarah Cocking

Tips + Trends

A Guide to Barrio Antiguo, Monterrey’s Coolest Neighborhood

Barrio Antiguo, once one of Monterrey’s most ill reputed areas, has come into its own over the last five years. In this compact neighborhood—known simply as ‘Barrio’ to the locals—what were once crumbling facades are…

Why Monterrey is the Perfect Mexican Destination for Music Lovers

There’s a lot for music mad travelers to love about Mexico, a country known for everything from powerful mariachi performances to the inescapably catchy sound of cumbia sonidera. But for live music and festival fans,…
Culture + Style

Take a Design-Centric Shopping Detour to Tlaquepaque, Guadalajara

Multicolored bunting, handmade pottery and an abundance of boutiques: that’s how best to sum up the laidback Pueblo Mágico of San Pedro Tlaquepaque. Better known as, simply, Tlaquepaque, the Náhuatl name of this sprawling residential…