|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre||$219.03|
|1 Summer dress in a chain store||$50.89|
|1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff||$0.20|
|Chicken breasts at the market||$5.83|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$635.91|
|Fitness club, monthly fee for 1 adult||$41.86|
|Gasoline (1 liter)||$0.91|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$2.68|
Colonial cities in Mexico are fascinating to explore and are full of tradition and heritage. One of the best cities to visit is San Luis Potosi which established itself on the back of the gold and silver mining industry. There are cheap flights to San Luis Potosi which are great value and worth looking at if you are planning a vacation in this part of Mexico.
There are some great places to go in San Luis Potosi which has been listed as a World Heritage Site. The city has some beautiful plazas, gardens and esplanades and a walk downtown through the historic areas is an excellent way to get to know San Luis. The San Francisco Garden is a beautiful place to spend time and visitors also enjoy the Plaza Del Carmen and the Cathedral. There are some great places to go shopping in the downtown area and old town too and particularly for handicrafts. Flighthub has the best deal to San Luis Potosi and is a great website for researching holiday plans.
Just outside San Luis Potosi the surrounding countryside is a great place for hiking and for viewing the jungle area of Huasteca Potosina. This is a beautiful place as a base for seeing more of Mexico and is also within a short drive of Mexico City. There are lots of festivals in San Luis Potosi which makes an interesting visit and these include the Procession of Silence which is a religious event. One of the best times to visit is on the Day of the Dead in San Luis Potosi and where some really exciting celebrations can be seen and even participated in.
San Luis Potosi has some great restaurants in town which serve delicious local Mexican cuisine. The street food is interesting too and a feature in the city. There are lots of great cafes in the plazas and it is lovely to enjoy a meal or a beer here and listen to impromptu live music. The cheap flights to San Luis Potosi really are worth snapping up.