Mexico City is the chaotic, delicious, sometimes intimidating, and wonderful heart of Mexico. Including side trips, you could easily spend more than 4 days in Mexico City, but Chris Christensen’s first trip there was combined with Oaxaca for a great week in Mexico.
Got 3 days in Mexico City? Follow Nellie Huang’s detailed Mexico City itinerary to delve deep into the city’s rich culinary culture and history. It’s massive, energetic, and frankly, misunderstood. For years, Mexico City had a bad reputation for its ties with drug lords and the cartel. As the 6th largest city in the world by population (home to almost 21 million people), the high-octane megalopolis can be pretty damn overwhelming.
Since the Yucatan Peninsula has reopened for tourism, it is now possible to travel there once again. Here’s my list of the best things to do in the Yucatan Peninsula. Cenotes, Mayan ruins, and spectacular beaches: the Yucatan Peninsula is truly a travel destination that has it all.
Mexico holds an eternal fascination in Margie Moran-Floirendo’s heart, a special place of treasured memories. It all started in 1978 when she opened the Miss Universe contest at the Plaza del Zocalo (now Plaza de la Constitucion) in Mexico City. She introduced the country’s cultural heritage to the strains of vibrant mariachi music, and that electric moment remains one of her most memorable best. In a recent bout of adventure, her sister Lulette, her daughter Gabbi and she decided to return to Mexico and visit the country’s Yucatan Peninsula, provenance of the mystical Mayan culture.
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From century-old temples in Greece to pre-Columbian cities in Mexico, here’s the Luxury Travel Expert pickof the 10 most fascinating archaeological sites and ruins in the world.
Source: Monte Albán – Planeta.com
In the beautiful, walled city of Campeche, on the Yucatan Peninsula, the question of how a government and population cares for heritage has recently become increasingly relevant, particularly since the granting of World Heritage Site status twenty years ago, and now a unique new local initiative is taking on the challenge.
Monte Alban is a must-visit site if you’re spending time in Oaxaca. Here’s how to get there and what to see.
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.
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.
As an intelligent traveler, you can choose for yourself safe tourist destinations to visit in March, despite the complex coronavirus outbreak.
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…
If Mexico is on your study abroad radar, you might want to consider the city of Puebla as your number one destination.
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.
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.
The slain conservationists worked for the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve.