Category: Mexico

Producer’s Compound In San Miguel De Allende Is A ‘Catch’ At $6.25 Million; Lauren Beale & Neal Leitereg; Forbes

Photo credit: CDR San Miguel | Laurie Black

If old town charm, modern luxury and outdoor living spaces are high on your wishlist, the vibrant San Miguel de Allende home of “Deadliest Catch” and “Storage Wars” producer Thom Beers checks all the boxes.

Source: Producer’s Compound In San Miguel De Allende Is A ‘Catch’ At $6.25 Million

Calakmul, deep in Campeche’s jungle, holds clues to ancient Maya life; Thilini Wijesinhe; Mexico News Daily

Photo source: Mexico News Daily

Only 35 kilometers from Guatemala’s border, in the state of Campeche, Calakmul is a ruin of one of Mexico’s most significant old Maya cities.

Source: Calakmul, deep in Campeche’s jungle, holds clues to ancient Maya life

INAH denounces construction project in protected archaeological area; Mexico News Daily

Photo credit: Mexico News Daily

The federal historical preservation agency filed a complaint against illegal construction going on at the Teotihuacán site in México state.

Source: INAH denounces construction project in protected archaeological area

Archaeologists discover mysterious monument hidden in plain sight; Tom Clynes; National Geographic

Photo: Deagostini, Getty Images

New find pries open an enduring question: why two ancient superpowers abruptly turned from diplomacy to brutality.

Source: Archaeologists discover mysterious monument hidden in plain sight

This Resort in Baja Mexico Is Surrounded by the Bluest Water You’ve Ever Seen – and a UNESCO World Heritage Site; Stacey Leasca; Travel+Leisure

Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto, part of Danzante Bay, in Mexico is resort with blue waters, plenty of excursions, and next to the Loreto Bay National Marine Park, A UNESCO World Heritage site.

Source: This Resort in Baja Mexico Is Surrounded by the Bluest Water You’ve Ever Seen – and a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Mexico to Close Its Famous Mayan Ruins After Tourists Violate Mask Policy; Travel+Leisure

The famous Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza will close over the Easter holiday.

Source: Mexico to Close Its Famous Mayan Ruins After Tourists Violate Mask Policy

11 Top-Rated Things to Do on the Mayan Riviera; Meagan Dillinger; PlanetWare

Source: 11 Top-Rated Things to Do on the Mayan Riviera | PlanetWare

How to Pretend You’re in the Riviera Maya, Mexico, Today; Stephanie Rosenbloom; NY Times

 

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Teotihuacán shrouded by the mist of time’ Marc d’Entremont; Hellenic News of America

To the awestruck Aztecs, brilliant engineers themselves, only the gods could have created such magnificence. Teotihuacán was built to dazzle.

Source: Teotihuacán shrouded by the mist of time – Hellenic News of America

Crashed by a Mexican Wedding in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico; Ronan McMahon; International Living

This is how Ronan McMahon learned that San Miguel de Allende is the destination wedding capital of Mexico. Well-heeled families from Mexico City, Monterrey, Guadalajara, and the like…as well as the U.S., around Latin America, even Europe and Asia…flock here for the fairytale look and charming ambiance.

Source: Crashed by a Mexican Wedding in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico – International Living

See how magical Tequila, Mexico really is on this virtual tour; Lydia Schrandt; USA Today

Take a virtual tour though the Magical Town of Tequila at the heart of Mexico’s agave-growing region.

Source: See how magical Tequila, Mexico really is on this virtual tour

How to Get From Mexico City to Oaxaca; Megan Jerrard; Mapping Megan

Discover how easy it is to get to Oaxaca from Mexico City and reasons why you should include this fascinating region to your next Mexican itinerary.

Source: How to Get From Mexico City to Oaxaca

Revealed: The 11 New Magical Towns Of Mexico; Laura Begley Bloom; Forbes

Welcome to Mexico’s newest Pueblo Mágicos, or Magical Towns.

Source: Revealed: The 11 New Magical Towns Of Mexico

Climate change damaging more World Heritage sites, report says; PBS

Sixteen World Heritage sites have deteriorated since the last World Heritage Outlook was released three years ago, while only eight improved, said the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

Source: Climate change damaging more World Heritage sites, report says

Best Places to Celebrate Christmas in Mexico; Aastha Maheshwari; CEO World

Christmas is the biggest festival in the country. But the celebrations in the US seem pretty modest when you see how the Mexicans celebrate it. They have brought together several cultures to come up with some extraordinary Christmas traditions. This shouldn’t be a surprise because they are already known for their Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) customs. If you are planning to celebrate Christmas in Mexico, here’s the list of the best Christmas celebrations:

Oaxaca

Oaxaca is situated at the foothills of the Sierra Madre mountain ranges. Thanks to the Mixtec and Zapotec cultures, Oaxaca makes lots of money because of heritage tourism.

Source: Best Places to Celebrate Christmas in Mexico

Autonomous University of Mexico; Visit Mexico

Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since June 2007, the campus of the National Autonomous University of Mexico features murals created by some of Mexico’s greatest artists.

Source: Turismo de México | www.visitmexico.com | Universidad Autónoma de México (Autonomous University of Mexico)

13 Marvelous Mayan Ruins in Mexico You Have to Visit; Liza Sharifuddin; Adventure In You

Visiting the Mayan ruins in Mexico are one of the top things to do in the country. Here are the best Maya ruins you should visit in Mexico!

Source: 13 Marvelous Mayan Ruins in Mexico You Have to Visit

Best Things to Do in Merida, Mexico: The Ultimate Travel Planning Guide; Shelley Marmor; Adventure In You

Planning a visit to Merida, Mexico? Here are the best things to do in Merida, including food recommendations, day trips & more!

Source: Best Things to Do in Merida, Mexico: The Ultimate Travel Planning Guide

12 Best Cities in Mexico; Meagan Drillinger; PlanetWare

Source: 12 Best Cities in Mexico | PlanetWare

20 Amazing Things to Do in Riviera Maya, Mexico (Don’t Miss Out Any!); Liza Sharifudin; Adventure In You

Mexico’s Riviera Maya is a top tourist destination with loads to offer. Click here to find out the best things to do in Riviera Maya for any traveler!

Source: 20 Amazing Things to Do in Riviera Maya, Mexico (Don’t Miss Out Any!)

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