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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
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Baltra

Charles Darwin themed bar that started the mixology trend in Mexico City. Named after an island within the Galapagos, Baltra celebrates exploration as is apparent by the unique artifacts on display in this cozy bar. In Darwinian fashion, order the Goldfinch cocktail.

Iztaccihuatl 36, Hipódromo, 06100 Ciudad de México, D.F., Mexico
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Bósforo

Mezcal bar in the city’s Centro neighborhood, serving up a wide selection of the agave-based spirit. Most are small-batch or limited-edition, meaning you’ll taste something you won’t find anywhere else (and possibly ever again).

Luis Moya, Centro, 06000 Ciudad de México, D.F., Mexico
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El Real Under

A bar located in a beautiful old house in La Roma. Known for its punk-goth nights and soundtrack, El Real Under attracts a diverse crowd of revelers looking for a good time out and a good dance party.

Eje 2 Pte, Ciudad de México, D.F., Mexico
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Xaman

“Go down a flight of stairs in a quiet back street right in the heart of the city, just a few meters from the huge Reforma Avenue and you will find Xaman, one of the most welcoming, warm, and enticing bars in the city. It might seem a bit pretentious when you first walk in but it became our home for our Shika Shika music collective / label thanks to their true enthusiasm and love for the music and for the people that would come down. Every show we played there was a crowd of loyal, wonderful, open-minded people ready to dance away the night. It wasn´t about a big sound system or an incredible mega-club but just a moment and a feeling — the place, the drinks, the ambience and, most of all, the people. Drink: A gin and tonic or, if I was feeling adventurous, one of their weird cocktails!”  — El Búho

Copenhague 6, Juárez, 06600 Mexico City, Mexico
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Foro Normandie

“If you want a clubbing experience, Foro Normandie is an incredible space hidden in a basement just a stone’s throw away from the Bellas Artes museum — Funktion-One sound system, low ceilings, sparse, industrial design, almost too cool for school.” — El Búho

Calle López 15, Colonia Centro, Centro, Mexico City, Mexico
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La Nacional

Trendy, stylish restaurant serving traditional Mexican cuisine and a wide selection of mezcal drinks.

Orizaba 161, Roma Norte, Mexico City, Mexico
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Mono

Night club in the La Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City which regularly hosts local and touring DJs.

Calle Versalles 64, Juárez, Mexico City, Mexico
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