Category: Mexico

Oaxaca Itinerary: How to Spend 4 Days in Oaxaca City, Mexico; Shelley Marmor; Amateur Traveler

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Oaxaca Itinerary including exploring Oaxaca City, Monte Alban, Mitla, and the nearby Pueblos Mágicos…

Source: Oaxaca Itinerary: How to Spend 4 Days in Oaxaca City, Mexico – Amateur Traveler

22 Gorgeous New Hotels For Travel In 2022 And Beyond; Ann Abel; Forbes

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Next year promises extraordinary new properties around the world, from Mexico to London to Sumba. Some are snazzy city hotels while others are immersions into nature or culture. What they share is an independent spirit, a painstaking attention to detail and genuine attention paid to sustainability.

Source: 22 Gorgeous New Hotels For Travel In 2022 And Beyond

Why We Love Having Three Places To Call “Home” During Our Retirement; Louisa Rogers; Travel Awaits

Photo: Barry Evans

Managing retirement options takes a lot of planning and organization. Here’s why this retiree and her husband went for a three-home approach.

Source: Why We Love Having Three Places To Call “Home” During Our Retirement

Holiday getaways: 4 quick trips to festive wonderlands for travel-ready Houstonians; Robin Soslow; Houston Chronicle

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Each of these spots is just one nonstop flight from Houston.

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Millions of Monarch Butterflies Flock to This Mexican Forest Every Fall; Kristin Tablang; House Beautiful

Photo: Sylvain Cordier

Located about 60 miles from Mexico City, the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—receives up to a billion migrating butterflies every winter.

Source: Millions of Monarch Butterflies Flock to This Mexican Forest Every Fall

The ‘Heart of Mexico’ Offers Colorful Cities, Tequila Tastings, ATV Mountain Tours, and Hot-air Balloon Rides; Alisha Prakash; Travel+Leisure

Photo: Alisha Prakash

This lesser-known region of Mexico offers a mix of adventure, wellness, and culture for every type of traveler.

Source: The ‘Heart of Mexico’ Offers Colorful Cities, Tequila Tastings, ATV Mountain Tours, and Hot-air Balloon Rides

Where to Surf, Sail, and Snorkel With Baby Sea Lions in Mexico’s Baja California; Nina Ruggiero; Travel + Leisure

Photo: Nina Ruggiero

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The Best Beaches in Mexico — From Quiet Paradises to Surfing and Party Hot Spots; Meagan Drillinger; Travel+Leisure

Photo: Paolo Picciotto

The best beaches in Mexico run the spectrum from all-inclusive havens to pristine, wild paradises.

Source: The Best Beaches in Mexico — From Quiet Paradises to Surfing and Party Hot Spots

Mexico’s Favorite Expat Hideaway Is the ‘Next Big Thing’ in International Show Jumping; Nina Fedrizzi; Horse Network

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Maybe it’s the cobbled streets, the temperate climate, the romantic pink towers, and Spanish colonial architecture, or maybe the first-class galleries and restaurants. Possibly (probably) it has something to do with the crystal-clear sipping tequila. But while the enchanting town of San Miguel de Allende, nestled in Mexico’s Central Highlands, has long captured the attention of sun-seeking expats from North America and beyond, the world at large is finally beginning to take notice.

Source: Mexico’s Favorite Expat Hideaway Is the ‘Next Big Thing’ in International Show Jumping

Maya ruins of Uxmal boasts Puuc style architecture at its best; Thilini Wijesinhe; Mexico News Daily

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The Governor’s Palace located here is considered by many to be a masterpiece of the pre-Hispanic civilization.

Source: Maya ruins of Uxmal boasts Puuc style architecture at its best

Uxmal vs Coba vs Chichen Itza: Key Differences To Know Before You Visit; Emese Fromm; Travel Awaits

Photo: Leanne Fromm

Mexico has three outstanding Maya historical sites, and if you don’t have time to visit all three, here’s how to select only one to explore.

Source: Uxmal vs Coba vs Chichen Itza: Key Differences To Know Before You Visit

This Mexican Preserve is the Anti-Tulum. Is That About to Change?; David Shortell; Daily Beast

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Alfaro Yam Canul motioned forward toward a stretch of dirt heading east from his hometown to a bay on the Caribbean Sea.“It’s ugly,” he said, referring not to the scenery—the outskirts of the Sian Ka’an nature reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage site where dense jungle gives way to turquoise canals and habitats for big cats and rare birds—but to the road itself, which is marked by potholes and patches of mud that slow the rare car crossing it to a crawl.Just 25 miles separate Felipe Carillo Puerto, a Mayan city with a pivotal role in the people’s history, and the beach on the edge of the reserve, though the condition of the road creates a nearly five hour journey that’s hardly ever taken.

Source: This Mexican Preserve is the Anti-Tulum. Is That About to Change?

Teotihuacan Early Access tour with Tequila Tasting provided; Amigo Tours; Trip Advisor

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Source: Tripadvisor | Teotihuacan Early Access tour with Tequila Tasting provided by Amigo Tours | Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

Mexico City taps solar energy to clean up historic Aztec-era canals; Reuters

Photo: Toya Sarno Jordan

Mexican scientists have developed a unique “nanobubble” system using solar energy to improve water quality in the canals of Mexico City’s Xochimilco ecological zone, a popular tourist attraction.

Source: Mexico City taps solar energy to clean up historic Aztec-era canals

6 Modernist Icons You Shouldn’t Miss in Mexico City; Amy Dvorak; Dwell

Photo: Amy Dvorak

Soulful, surprising, and awe-inspiring, these architectural stops need to be on your itinerary.

Source: 6 Modernist Icons You Shouldn’t Miss in Mexico City

Quintana Roo, Oaxaca, Jalisco among favored destinations: booking portal; Mexico News Daily

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A survey by booking.com provides insight into Mexicans’ post-pandemic travel plans and ranks the most popular destinations.

Source: Quintana Roo, Oaxaca, Jalisco among favored destinations: booking portal

UNESCO names Tlaxcala cathedral a World Heritage Site; El Pais

Photo: Mexico News Daily

The 16th-century cathedral was the first in the region to be built in the renaissance architectural style.

Source: UNESCO names Tlaxcala cathedral a World Heritage Site

Mexico’s Tlaxcala cathedral wins UNESCO world heritage status; AFP/France 24

Photo: Alfredo Estrella

Mexico’s Tlaxcala cathedral wins UNESCO world heritage status…

Source: Mexico’s Tlaxcala cathedral wins UNESCO world heritage status – France 24

UNESCO’s call to end US border wall aims to save species from extinction; Shannon Collins; Mexico News Daily

Photo: Mexico Natural

The Trump administration’s rapid construction of the barrier threatened the habitats of jaguars and other flora and fauna in both countries.

Source: UNESCO’s call to end US border wall aims to save species from extinction

Ancient city of Palenque boasts remains of a powerful Maya dynasty; Thilini Wijesinhe; Mexico News Daily

Photo: Mexico News Daily

The remains of a “Red Queen” are just one of many outstanding discoveries made by archaeologists at this site in the forests of Chiapas.

Source: Ancient city of Palenque boasts remains of a powerful Maya dynasty

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