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In Mexico: What’s Going On, Where To Go & Updates From Journey Mexico

Unique and Exciting Things to do in Cancun and the Riviera Maya – Day Tours

Our Cancun-based team is continually seeking out the most spectacular, creative, and memorable ways for guests to spend their holidays in the Yucatan Peninsula and we are excited to share that we have now added a variety of new tours in Cancun, Riviera Maya, and the Yucatan to our website. The C... Read more »

A Virtual Tour of Hotelito Desconocido

Just south of Puerto Vallarta along the Costalegre coast in Jalisco is the paradise of Hotelito Desconocido Sanctuary Reserve & Spa. Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Sierra Madre Occidental Moutains, Hotelito Desconocido is built  in a the natural protected zone of  El Ermitaño Lago... Read more »

Best New Hotels in Mexico 2014

If you’re looking to always stay ahead of the trend in travel accommodations, Mexico won't disappoint. In Travel + Leisure's 2014 "It-List: The Best New Hotels", Mexico occupied two spots out of seventy properties that are said to be the 'coolest' and 'changing the travel landscape'. Next time... Read more »

Five Mexico City Exhibits That You Should See This Spring

by  Lydia Carey  From contemporary art to the Inquisition, Mexico City has a museum for everything. As the country's cultural and artistic beating heart, this city constantly surprises its visitors with an influx of interesting exhibits and shows. It's hard to stay on top of the ever-evolving l... Read more »

Posted In: Culture, Mexico City, News

TAR Aeorlíneas – New Regional Airline in Mexico

On March 14, 2014, the clear dawn of Queretaro set the scene for one of the most important moments of aviation in Mexico. After three months of planning, effort, and team work, TAR Airlines began their operations with flight 001 with destination to Monterrey, Nuevo León. Promptly at 6:40am, auth... Read more »

Posted In: News

Where to Dine in Mexico City: Restaurant Cornelia

Hotel Busué and one of Mexico's renowned chefs, Arturo Fernandez, have joined together to bring a world-class dining experience to Mexico City's Polanco neighborhood. Just a few steps from Parque Lincoln located on the top floor of the new boutique Hotel Busué is Restaurant Cornelia. With its ... Read more »

March 2014 Newsletter

This month’s newsletter is packed with the latest in what’s going on in Mexico and where to go. We feature three "off the beaten path" destionations  and present two incredible  exclusive promotion we secured from Hotelito Desconocido and Casa Sandra Boutique Hotel. To view the... Read more »

Unexplored Mexico – Travel Weekly

Journey Mexico recently chatted with Travel Weekly about off the beaten path destinations in Mexico. Below are excerpts from the article “Unexplored Mexico” written by Gay Nagle Myers and featured on Travel Weekly’s website: It is possible to the pulse of old, authentic Mexico in the country... Read more »

New Flights to Mexico in 2014

New Routes Mexico City to Chicago ORD: Volaris has moved its Chicago service to Mexico City from its Midway Airport (MDW) to O’Hare (ORD). Daily flights our of ORD commenced at the end of 2013. The Chicago Midway Airport will continue to connect with Guadalajara, Guanajuato, Morelia, and Zacat... Read more »

Posted In: News

All About Isla Holbox – #JourneyHolbox

My love for Mexico always has me traveling throughout the country looking to find new experiences and treasures. I have gone on countless journeys exploring Cancun/Riviera Maya down through Tulum and it wasn't until two years ago that I heard of the nearby 'hidden paradise', Isla Holbox. Developm... Read more »

The Cuban Mojito – #JourneyHolbox

When Cuban poet and artist, Sandra Pérez, stepped foot on Isla Holbox for the first time, she was instantly attracted to the raw colors of nature and island-lifestyle. Her concept to create a hotel infused with art  in this paradise soon became a reality and the influences of Cuban culture in the... Read more »

Be Relentless ¡Vamos Norma!

The Mexican athlete, Norma Bastidas, started on a record-setting journey this  month in Cancun as she plans to complete the longest triathlon in the world. Her mission is to combat human trafficking and empower thousands of survivors, a topic she not only is very passionate about, but can relate ... Read more »

Isla Holbox Sunsets – #JourneyHolbox

As noted in the previous post #JourneyHolbox, I am in Isla Holbox for the first time gathering the complete 411 of the area.  To be honest, I didn't know what to expect before arriving; I had been hearing  nothing but great things about Holbox for the past two years but in the back of my mind,  I... Read more »

Off The Beaten Path: Three Places In Mexico You Haven’t Been

"No matter how many times you go - no matter what you think you've seen - Mexico always surprises you" - that quote cannot be any more accurate! Mexico is a vast and limitless country containing so many innumerous wonders that, in my opinion, no other one single country can match. Mexico has pyramid... Read more »

Posted In: Adventure, Chiapas

#JourneyHolbox

The buzz generated about Isla Holbox lately is undeniable; it is becoming the Yucatan Peninsula's next "it" destination as traveler's are seeking a more relaxed and unique experience when escaping to the beautiful shores of the Riviera Maya. The small Island of Holbox is conveniently  located abou... Read more »

Spring Equinox at Chichen Itza and Dzibilchaltún

The vernal equinox, the day each spring when the Earth’s axis is tilted neither toward nor away from the sun and so night and day are of roughly equal length, falls on March 20th. Chichén Itzà and Dzibilchaltún, both just outside of Mérida, are considered to be the most impressive places in t... Read more »

Las Ventanas al Paraíso New Luxury Villas

Since opening in 1997, Las Ventanas al Paraíso, A Rosewood Resort has set the bar for luxury around the world and created a new standard of excellence in Latin America.  Now, the legendary Five-Diamond property is re-setting the bar with 12 stunning new villas and one magnificent, 22,500 square fo... Read more »

Carnival Celebrations in Mexico

This week, people all over the world are starting their Carnival celebrations (known as Mardi Gras in the USA). The celebrations always start a week before Ash Wednesday, a history that ties back to Biblical times and Lent. Carnival celebrations in Mexico take place in at least 200 cities and tow... Read more »

February 2014 Newsletter

Hitting inboxes in over 70 countries this week is our February Newsletter packed with the latest in what’s going on in Mexico and where to go! Be sure to check out the exclusive promotion we secured from Hacienda Petac. To view the February newsletter in its entirety, click here.... Read more »

Bird Watching in the Riviera Maya

Mexico is a great place for bird watching. It has more bird species than the United States and it has double the amount of species found in Canada. One of the best Bird Watching spots in the Americas is the Yucatan Peninsula and thanks to its subtropical location, bird aficionados can find over 500 ... Read more »