Monterrey is an important industrial and business center, the city is also home to many Mexican companies. Since the city is such an important business hub it makes a great coliving space for remote workers. Monterrey is not just home to large Mexican corporations but as home to major international companies as well, such as Toshiba, Samsung, Sony, HTC, and many more. The city has one of the larger metropolitan areas in the country, with just over five million residents in the area and is still rapidly growing today. You will find strong roots in Mexican heritage here from their cuisine to their sports and more.
The most famous and traditional dish from Monterrey is called “Cabrito”, which is baby goat cooked on embers and can be found all over town. You’re able to find some amazing northern food here from local street vendors on every corner to your more luxury restaurants to dine in. If you’re a food lover then you’re looking at the right city. The city is home to many of Mexico's, professional sporting teams, as well. These include football, baseball, and of course basketball. This gives you a chance to head out on the town and enjoy some local culture mixed in with local sporting events.
If you enjoy a good night out, it’s easy to find. There is live music nearly every night of the week that can be found along most of the main roads in town. Sit back, grab a cool drink, and relax to some amazing local music. After your night out simply hop on the mass transit to get you back home. The city has its own bus lines and two light rail trains to get you around. If you’re needing an airport, the closest one is about 5 miles outside the city. Flights here are mostly domestic flights, with a few to the United States.
Fun facts about Monterrey:
- Monterrey is the capital and largest city of the northeastern state of Nuevo León
- In 1986, Mexico staged the FIFA World Cup, with several important games taking place in Monterrey
- It has the highest bungee jump in Mexico
- Even though much of the heavy industry has long since departed the city, some 25 percent of Mexican steel is still produced here