In no particular order, be prepared to be overwhelmed with photos from our marketing trip to Mexico City. Between all of the drinks, sitting all day, and the amazing food (no seriously, check out the food), I think I gained 10 extra lbs. Our team organized “fun runs” in the morning (do those words go together?) and yoga but I clearly did not take advantage of those events. Enjoy the pics!
I love the black and white image of Lauren with the whiskey. Do you know how many tries it took us non-Spanish speaking individuals to ask for whiskey with no ice. Rather, how many tries it took our waiter to get this one right. We had to take a picture to commemorate the occasion when we finally figured it out. How pretty are those twinkly lights? The perfect setting to end a great day.
Stop being so perfect, J&G Grill. You had me at your avocado pizza. Then I fell in love with you over a plate of your sashimi. If that wasn’t enough, you went on to serve me octopus that looked like that! Not to mention your super cool interior design and beautiful city view … just stop it right now.
And then there were chair massages. Yes, the St. Regis provided chair massages in between meetings. I’m telling you … this working mom gig isn’t all bad. You get to listen to some really great speakers and then you get the stress beat out of you. Not bad.
You want to know if I went outside of the hotel, don’t you? The answer is no. But I did look out the window (and went to this museum). Notice anything in the photo above? How about the fact that everyone seems to be driving a different way. No judgment passed, it’s just not a traffic jam I want to find myself in the middle of. That, and the fact that I was a little hesitant to travel to Mexico. “It’s safe, it’s safe, it’s safe!” everyone says. I believe it. I just stayed in and lived vicariously through my colleagues who did all the cool stuff – museums, temples, the Mercado.
This was our welcome amenity. Are you seeing a theme here? Really good food. Sweet desserts. I gratefully gained 10lbs.
I have no idea how John managed to make this look like a selfie because I was taking the photo. But, props to him for that.
See that photo of Heidi with the coffee? Heidi was drinking the best coffee each morning – it was sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar and looked so good. As she walked by I literally asked her to stop so I could smell her cup. That’s not creepy or anything because we know each other really well. (I gave up coffee over a year ago and I’m clearly still missing it.)
If you’re in Mexico City go to the W Hotel. It is in one of the coolest parts of town (Polanco) and has some of the most amazing cocktails you have ever seen. I didn’t drink any but I watched in awe as the servers made these drinks. Again, I swear we worked on this trip. We worked hard. But who really wants to see pictures of notebooks, presentations, and breakout sessions. Anyway, hope you enjoyed scrolling through my recent work adventure. Now it’s back to the office and back to the grind.