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Mexico City Moment with Cultured

Mexico’s colorful metropolis has shot to the top of every design lover’s list, with one of the highest concentrations of museums and galleries in the world, an innovative, globally renowned food scene, and a profusion of high-design shops and hotels. On this journey, you can experience the icons and highlights of this culture capital in the company of local tastemakers and curators, with expert-guided tours of the city’s most interesting neighborhoods and visits focused on the groundbreaking work of Luis Barragán, Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, up-and-coming contemporary artists and so much more—all with your host, Cultured Magazine’s editor-in-chief, Sarah Harrelson.

The health and safety of our travelers is our No. 1 priority. We are committed to upholding the highest safety standards, while providing world-class hospitality and a seamless travel experience. For more information and questions about specific protocols that have been put into place to make your trip as safe as possible, as well as entry/exit requirements for Mexico, please reach out to our team at insiderjourneys@indagare.com.

What to Expect

Itinerary highlights include:

  • Enjoy curator- and artist-led visits of top contemporary galleries, museums and studios, with time for shopping in design neighborhoods like Polanco and Roma.
  • Explore the work of Pritzker Prize-winning architect Luis Barragán, including exclusive viewings of Casa Luis Barragán, Casa Gilardi and Casa Pedregal.
  • Dive into the world of Mexico’s most talented artist couple, Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, with private tours of their former homes and studios.
  • Gain after-hours access to the National Anthropology Museum for a private tour of this staggering collection of precolonial artifacts—the city’s most-visited museum.
  • Meet with local tastemakers in their homes, including Alisa Romano, artists Carla Fernández and Pedro Reyes, AD100 designer (and former Design Miami/ chief creative officer) Rodman Primack and others.
  • Relax at the Four Seasons, one of Mexico City’s finest and best-located luxury hotels, and connect with fellow travelers who share your interests over meals at top tables.
  • Worry less, experience more: Indagare’s expert Insider Journeys team will help you navigate a safe and rewarding travel experience—and help plan custom trip extensions. Plus: You’ll have complimentary 24/7 access to the emergency medical, security and evacuation services of Global Rescue, while on the ground.

Please note that elements of the itinerary may change.

  • When
    March 16 – 21, 2022
  • Length
    6 days / 5 nights
  • Type of Traveler
    Art Lovers , Foodies , Style Mavens

This Journey's Host

Sarah Harrelson has more than 20 years of media and publishing experience. In 2011 she founded Cultured Magazine, which has since garnered critical acclaim and has won several national awards. Expanding from a biannual publication to a highly anticipated 5x/year title, Cultured counts Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Dior, Bottega Veneta and Hermes among its advertisers and partners on exclusive events. Harrelson has collaborated with many of the best photographers working today on the magazines’ cover images, such as Texas Isaiah, Jamel Shabazz, Chuck Grant and Gilian Laub.

As Indagare’s Senior Director of Membership, Elise Bronzo oversees the Indagare Membership Team and member experience strategy. During her time at Indagare, she has collaborated with various institutions to provide exclusive access and special experiences for Indagare members, hosted Insider Journeys to Mexico City, Marrakech, India and Egypt and scouted such locales as Jordan, Israel, India, Peru, Botswana and Tanzania. Prior to joining Indagare in 2014, Elise lived in Cambodia while working for the Harpswell Foundation in Phnom Penh and participated in Aboriginal arts-focused programs in Western Australia through Colgate University, her alma mater. Insatiably curious, Elise sees travel—at its best—as a vehicle for education, cultural exchange and social change. She seeks out local markets everywhere she goes and has a particular interest in indigenous religions, artisan crafts and wellness methods across cultures.

Curious to receive the full itinerary and join the trip? Contact us and find out more.

Trip Details

In preparation for the journey, members will also receive a comprehensive departure package that includes an itinerary, packing list, accommodations overview and other important information.

  • When
    March 16 – 21, 2022
  • Length
    6 days / 5 nights
  • Group Size
    Up to 20 travelers
  • Host
    Cultured Editor-in-Chief Sarah Harrelson and Indagare's Elise Bronzo


  • Five nights’ accommodations at the Four Seasons Mexico City in a Deluxe Courtyard Room. Indagare can arrange higher category accommodation upgrades, subject to availability.
  • All meals and beverages, as detailed in the itinerary
  • All guided touring, admission fees and activities, as detailed in the itinerary
  • Group airport arrival and departure transfers, as well as group transfers throughout Mexico City to all included activities, in small luxury vehicles
  • Expert guides, including the 24/7 support of Indagare’s partners on the ground
  • The services of Indagare’s expert travel team to plan all trip details, international flights and trip extensions (costs not included)
  • Gratuities for all meals and transfers
  • 24/7 access to Global Rescue emergency medical services for the duration of the trip


  • Transportation to/from Mexico and airport transfers outside of group arrivals and departures
  • Meals not specified and premium or alcoholic beverages; optional activities and personal items and expenses
  • Gratuities for expert guides
  • Covid testing fees
  • Trip insurance and medical insurance (highly recommended— please let us know if you would like to see quotes)
  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control (change in flights, cancellations, political disturbances, natural phenomena)
Curious to receive the full itinerary and join the trip? Contact us and find out more.

What To Read

Indagare has selected articles from our website and magazine to prepare you for your journey. Peruse inspiring slideshows, insider tips, reading lists and more.

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