Things To Know About Visiting Monte Alban, Oaxaca; Emese Fromm; TravelAwaits

Monte Alban is a must-visit site if you’re spending time in Oaxaca. Here’s how to get there and what to see.

Source: Things To Know About Visiting Monte Alban, Oaxaca – TravelAwaits

UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Mexico You’ve Probably Never Been To; Danielle Ong; Latin Post

Mexico houses some of the most important archaeological findings in the world. Danielle Ong made a list of sites you absolutely have to include in your itinerary.

Source: UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Mexico You’ve Probably Never Been To

The Slithering Serpent and 6 Other Secrets of Chichén Itzá; Melanie Radzicki McManus; How Stuff Works

The archaeological site Chichén Itzá is one of Mexico’s most popular tourist draws. Here are some things you may not know about this amazing Mayan wonder.

Source: The Slithering Serpent and 6 Other Secrets of Chichén Itzá

Safe tourist destinations to travel this March to avoid coronavirus; Break.com

As an intelligent traveler, you can choose for yourself safe tourist destinations to visit in March, despite the complex coronavirus outbreak.

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Conservation Groups To UNESCO: Border Wall Puts Sonora’s World Heritage Sites ‘In Danger”; Kendal Blust; Fronteras

Just south of the Arizona border, Sonora’s stunning 2,700 square-mile El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve is a vast desert landscape dotted with enormous craters, sand dunes and…

Source: Conservation Groups To UNESCO: Border Wall Puts Sonora’s World

Two deaths trigger alarm at Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve; Agustin Del Castillo; Monga Bay

Source: Two deaths trigger alarm at Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve

5 Fantastic Reasons Why You Should Study in Mexico’s Best Kept Secret; Stephanie Lukins; Top Universities

If Mexico is on your study abroad radar, you might want to consider the city of Puebla as your number one destination.

Source: 5 Fantastic Reasons Why You Should Study in Mexico’s Best Kept Secret

Abandon the coast for the Heart of Mexico: San Miguel de Allende; Jane Stevenson; Toronto Sun

They call it “the Heart of Mexico.”But San Miguel de Allende, a postcard-perfect colour-filled colonial city with cobblestone streets located about a three-hour drive north of Mexico City in the mountains, has a lot to offer for the eyes, ears and brain too.

Source: Abandon the coast for the Heart of Mexico: San Miguel de Allende

Two of Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Protectors Found Dead; Linette Page; IR INSIDER

Two Mexican conservationists have been found dead within the span of a week. Both were environmentalists in the state of Michoacán in southwest Mexico. Michoacán is home to the El Rosario reserve , where monarch butterflies hibernate during the cold season.

Source: Two of Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Protectors Found Dead — IR INSIDER

2 murders linked to Mexico’s famed monarch butterfly sanctuary; Bill Hutchinson; ABC News

The slain conservationists worked for the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve.

Source: 2 murders linked to Mexico’s famed monarch butterfly sanctuary

UNESCO expresses concern after the suspicious death of several guides in the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve (Mexico); Unesco

Source: UNESCO expresses concern after the suspicious death of several guides in the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve (Mexico)

Mexico: Second butterfly activist found dead; Deutsche Welle

 

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5 Best Tourist Spots In Mexico; Mark Alcala; Latin Times

Here’s a roundup of the top five destinations for those planning to visit Mexico.

Source: 5 Best Tourist Spots In Mexico

What I Wish I’d Known About Mexico City Before I Went There For The First Time; Jasmine Teo; Today Online

Planning to head to Mexico City for the first time? It just got easier with Emirates’ new flights from Dubai to Mexico’s capital. But first, plan that epic itinerary with these essential travel tips.

Source: What I Wish I’d Known About Mexico City Before I Went There For The First Time

Sadness and concern at the death of Mr Homero Gómez González; Unesco

Source: Sadness and concern at the death of Mr Homero Gómez González

Join Thrillist for a Trip to Mexico’s Beloved Culinary Destination, Oaxaca; Thrillist

Source: Join Thrillist for a Trip to Mexico’s Beloved Culinary Destination, Oaxaca

Mexican Butterfly Conservationist Is Found Dead, Two Weeks After Vanishing; Kirk Semple & Paulina Villegas; NY Times

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Do photography bans help curb overtourism and bad behavior?; Lilit Marcus; CNN

Some famous destinations — from Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum to L.A.’s Sunset Tower Hotel — have banned photography as a way to curb overtourism and encourage travelers to live in the moment. But they’ve had mixed results.

Source: Do photography bans help curb overtourism and bad behavior?

Travellers reveal their favourite ‘alternative’ must-visit landmarks; Jennifer Newton; Daily Mail

It was drawn up after travel experts selected a list of lesser-known sights and 1,000 UK globetrotters were asked to pinpoint the ones they’d most like to visit.

Source: Travellers reveal their favourite ‘alternative’ must-visit landmarks

A Butterfly Advocate Is Missing. Are Illegal Loggers to Blame?; Alex Lauer; InsideHook

Homero Gómez González — manager of the monarch butterfly sanctuary in El Rosario, Mexico — went missing on January 13 and illegal loggers are suspected.

Source: A Butterfly Advocate Is Missing. Are Illegal Loggers to Blame? – InsideHook