3 Best Cenote Dives on Mexico’s Mayan Riviera

August 14, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Jeremiah Blatz You may have gone scuba diving in every ocean in the world, but there’s one amazing experience you may not have had that should definitely be on your bucket list: diving a cenote. These sinkholes in the limestone bedrock are common ...Leer más

12 Top Archaeological Sites of Mexico’s Yucatan

June 15, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Progettocrema Some of the world’s most famous ruins can be found in this expansive, steamy lowland peninsula covering the southern Mexican states of Yucatán, Campeche, and Quintana Roo (as well as, many people don’t realise, northern Belize...Leer más

Spanish History Lesson: The Real Pirates of the Caribbean

May 30, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Howard Pyle/Buccaneers and Marooners of the Spanish Main", Harper's Magazine In the fifth film of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Dead Men Tell No Tales (aka Salazar’s Revenge), the eponymous evil and undead Spanish navy captain Armando...Leer más

Guanajuato, Mexico’s Foremost Colonial Gem?

January 24, 2017 - Sin comentarios

· A reknowned historical legacy ✓ · A wealth of  cultural offerings ✓ · An ambiance that defines an era  ✓ And as someone who has lived and travelled in Mexico for years, I can safely say that this UNESCO World Heritage city of ...Leer más

The Glorious Under-the-Radar Beaches of Oaxaca, Mexico

August 17, 2016 - 1 comentario

photo | LMspencer Think Mexico beaches and what naturally comes to mind is the likes of Cancún and the Riviera Maya on the Caribbean, and over on the Pacific, Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta, Acapulco, and maybe Mazatlán. But if you want to hit san...Leer más

Latin America’s Top 7 Gay Travel Destinations

July 29, 2016 - 1 comentario

Thelma Datter by Ed Salvato/Man About World All of that makes the diversity and sheer excitement of this part of the world even more appealing to gay people across the board, but there are a select few destinations which have become particularly ...Leer más

The Ancient Majesty of Teotihuacán, Mexico

June 27, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo: Fernando Pallares I will never forget, nearly 40 years ago, laying eyes for the first time on my first ancient archaeological site. About an hour’s drive north of Mexico City, this UNESCO World Heritage complex of temples absolutely elec...Leer más

Puerto Vallarta, Hollywood’s Favourite Mexican City

May 18, 2016 - Sin comentarios

In many ways, I’ve always felt that for holidaymakers, this Pacific-Coast city of 203,000 and its environs – one of Mexico’s original resort meccas – may well be the closest thing this country has to offer to “the complete package”, f...Leer más

The Very Special Cuisine of Puebla, Mexico

May 5, 2016 - Sin comentarios

Today on Cinco de Mayo, many Mexicans - mostly those outside Mexico - celebrate their national pride around the 1862 defeat of French invaders here in Puebla, just over two hours southeast of Mexico City, and the locals of course celebrate enthus...Leer más

Mezcal, Mexico’s Increasingly Popular Firewater

March 25, 2016 - Sin comentarios

When it comes to Mexican booze, tequila is one thing - known practically all over the world by now. And it's also long overshadowed its cousin, mezcal - distilled from the agave plant variant known as maguey, instead of blue agave as tequila is. ...Leer más

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