A great way to see a new city is to squeeze in a quick stop-over on the way to your main destination. When I travel I prefer to spend more time in a city, at least a week if I can, to really get the feel for it. However, if an airline offers a full day layover I have yet to turn the opportunity down. I’ve seen Istanbul and Copenhagen this way, and recently on a trip back home to Texas I was able to spend an entire day in Mexico City. The flight landed at 6:45 in the morning, and my connecting flight took off at 7;55 that evening. Mexico City is very large so I focused on the historic center. I marked a few things I really wanted to see beforehand, but I’m lucky to have a good friend who lives there to be my guide. He picked…

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