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Found it! It turns out I took a photo of the sign I mentioned. BIENVENIDOS A STGO. MATATLAN OAX. "CAPITAL MUNDIAL DEL MEZCAL" The town is called Santiago Matatlán and styles itself "World Capital of Mezcal". It's about a forty-minute drive southeast of Oaxaca City and not so far from two major local tourist destinations: The ruins at Mitla and the rock ...


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Paris is a city not only of famous monuments and great art. It has a modern business centre, areas with a village atmosphere and dangerous slums. So the “authentic” Paris is far more than just a living museum. To get a flavour of the variety and perhaps a better overall impression of the city I suggest: La Défense, Troisieme arrondissement, ...


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If you want to experience a bit of the "real Paris". Wake up at 6 on Saturday and go to the many "Brocantes" around paris. Start with a coffee and a croissant in the nearby cafe and enjoy. The nicest things are sold in the early hours, which attracts the most colourful parisian to those markets in the early hours. You can find a listing at "evous". Search ...


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There are countless places you could go but the paradox is that looking for the “authentic” side of the city is a very touristy thing to do in itself. A few ideas nonetheless: Do a visit with a Paris Greeter or a balade urbaine in Seine-Saint-Denis. Take the RER to the cité des 4000 in La Courneuve (a prominent example of grand ensemble or chemin de grue ...



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