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Beyond the Beaches: Get Up Close and Personal with Mexico’s Wildlife

Both on land and by sea, Mexico has a rich ecosystem home to a diverse array of flora and fauna. BY SEA With an impressive reef system on the east, and what Jacques Cousteau calls the "Aquarium of the World" on the west, the natural wonders that exist beneath the seas surrounding Mexico are eas... Read more »

Oaxaca & The Rise of Mezcal

Our friends at AFAR recently published a fascinating feature, The Rise of Mezcal: Great for Cocktails, Better for Oaxaca by Chris Colin, in their magazine. Below are some excepts from the article on how mezcal is changing Oaxaca's landscape: That fancy new mezcal in your favorite bar is changin... Read more »

Posted In: Oaxaca

Tips for Family Travel in Mexico

Family travel is a special time for bonding and learning about one another. We understand that a trip has to suit all ages and what your 6 year old finds cool and fascinating might not be the same case for your teenage. Luckily, Mexico is the perfect destination for any type of family vacation wheth... Read more »

#MexicoJourney Through Colonial Mexico and Baja California Sur

This month, Journey Mexico will welcome 12 of the most seasoned tour operators and travel agents from the UK, Germany, Russia, USA, China, and Netherlands on an exclusive visit to Mexico City, Colonial Mexico, and the Baja California Sur Peninsula.   Accompanied by our General Manager, Matteo Lu... Read more »

Posted In: On the Road

Wellness and Spa in San Miguel de Allende

Winning numerous "best" and "must-visit" awards in the past couple years --including the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Top City in the World award-- San Miguel Allende is a beloved tourist destination sitting in the middle of Colonial Mexico. It blends the most attractive aspects of small-town rural l... Read more »

The Zika Virus in Mexico: What You Need to Know

General ZIka (ZIKV) Information The Zika Virus is a mosquito-borne viral infection which is transmitted by the same type of mosquito linked to dengue and chikungunya. There have been identified cases now across four continents. It has been detected in more than 20 countries in the Americas, incl... Read more »

Posted In: News

Los Cabos Continues to Grow

A little over a year ago, Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo faced incredible devastation due to Hurricane Odile but resiliently bounced back and quickly restored damages, further inspiring them to continue the makeover and push for more. By the end of 2015, Los Cabos not only recovered what was ... Read more »

The Sophistication of Mexico’s Best Tequila

Tequila is one of world's most complex and significant spirits. Starting as a small hijuelo agave shoot, the process of tequila can take anywhere from minimum 6 years and up to 20 years! Here are some interesting facts about tequila and what to look for when choosing the best tequila 100% Agave ... Read more »

Posted In: Culture, Luxury, News

Stay A Little Longer: Free Nights at Riviera Maya Hotels

Headed on vacation to Mexico this year? Let us help you spend a little more time in paradise with these extended free night offers from some of our favorite hotels! Private Villas, Bel Ha or Yuum Ha by Esencia and Hotel Esencia- Riviera Maya Esencia is a 50-acre private estate in the Riviera Maya... Read more »

New Four Seasons to Open in Los Cabos

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts recently announced plans for a luxury resort and private residences on the pristine beaches of Baja’s eastern shore.  With planning in place for a 2018 opening, Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa Palmas will be part of the exclusive Costa Palmas resort commun... Read more »

A Unique Encounter With Mexico’s Monarch Butterflies

by  Richard Scotti and Traudel Schottenloher Our vision for our recent adventure travels with Journey Mexico was to explore spectacular creatures of Mexico and the mysteries of ancient cultures, centered in and around Mexico City. Our travels during 6 days in February 2016 were more than perfect... Read more »

Vallarta-Nayarit Beaches, Isla Marietas and Sayulita, Named Among the Best in the World

Some of the world’s most beautiful beaches can be found in Mexico, where there are approximately 450 of them lining its expansive coastlines. Among them: Playa Escondida (Hidden Beach) in the Islas Marietas and the beach at Sayulita, which were recognized as tops in the country in recent popularit... Read more »

3 Must-Know Things Happening at Journey Mexico Right Now

Well, we're wrapping up the first quarter here at Journey Mexico and we have some news we'd like to share!   1) We're Hiring We're looking for some amazing, passionate, inspired travel gurus to join the Journey Mexico team! We are currently and urgently looking to fill the position of Dir... Read more »

5 Top Luxury Mexico Vacations for Spring

Spring is a great time to travel, and Mexico is closer than you think. Although temperatures are excellent throughout the year, spring is exceptional in most destinations. Here are 5 top luxury Mexico vacations for this spring: Los Cabos - San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas Located in Baja Calif... Read more »

A Journey to Mexico’s Pacific Coast in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo

Mexico’s Pacific Coast boasts some of the country’s most luxurious resorts as well as picturesque coastal views and great watersports. In the neighboring beach towns of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo, visitors can find two distinct vacation experiences wrapped up into one destination making it one of... Read more »

Costa Careyes – The Next Big Thing? – Travel Weekly

Journey Mexico recently chatted with Travel Weekly about Mexico’s next "it" destination, following the Tulum trend. Below are excerpts from the article “The Next Tulum?” written by Meagan Drillinger and featured on Travel Weekly’s website: But like so many “off the beaten path” destinat... Read more »

Looking for a Mexico Vacation Specialist? Meet the Trusted Travel Experts List by Wendy Perrin

Wendy Perrin, an authoritative voice among travelers and travel professionals,  is bringing her expertise to her uniquely helpful website, WendyPerrin.com where she helps people have the best possible travel experiences. Recently, Wendy launched a shiny new 2016 WOW List that represents trip des... Read more »

New Hotels in Mexico – 2016 and Beyond

Lots of exciting news coming out of Mexico lately as  investments in hotels and tourism continue to pour in. 2016 is poised to be a very busy year with many new hotels entering the scene.  Here's what we've heard so far: Chablé - Yucatan Peninsula Debuting in June 2016, Chable will blend fiv... Read more »

Posted In: News

The Most Beautiful City in the World: Mexico City

Mexico City was named on Condé Nast Traveler’s “50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World” List! Condé Nast Traveler explains, Mexico City is, by most counts, the largest metropolitan area in the Western Hemisphere (they don’t call it El Monstruo for nothing). Yet in the morning, when s... Read more »

2016 Updated Mexico Travel Warning from U.S. Department of State

In an effort to make sure U.S. citizens are aware of any international security concerns in Mexico, the U.S. Department of State has been updating their travel warning to Mexico about every eight months or so. The most recent report was released January 19, 2016 with few changes from its prior in ... Read more »

Posted In: Safety of Mexico