Posts in Category: Nature

The Floating Gardens of Xochimilco

Xochimilco, meaning the ‘Place of the Flowers’ in Náhuatl, is famous for its waterways surrounding the ancient city of Tenochtitlan… Read more »

Posted In Mexico City, Nature

The 3 Most Beautiful Islands in Mexico – Under the Radar

Did you know that Mexico has over 5,500 mi (9,300 km) of coastline with dozens of idyllic islands just off… Read more »

An Amazing Whale Shark Season in Mexico is Upon Us

Whale Shark Season in Mexico off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula is in full swing! Each year from late… Read more »

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…. Read more »

Update on Sargassum Seaweed Affecting Mexico’s Beaches

The continued presence of sargassum (a.k.a sargasso, sargazo) on the beaches of Mexico continues to be a concern to many travelers…. Read more »

Posted In Nature, News

Three Ways to Make an Environmental Difference in Mexico

‘Tis the season for giving and here at Journey Mexico we’re definitely feeling the spirit! In line with our commitment… Read more »

Mexico and Mother Nature – Summer 2015

Mother Nature has had her eye on Mexico lately with strange phenomenons and elemental surprises happening this year. Here’s what… Read more »

Posted In Nature, News

6 Things to Know This Whale Shark Season

Starting on  May 15, the 2015 whale shark season will officially begin just off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula…. Read more »

Finding Serenity in the Yucatan Peninsula

When planning a vacation getaway to the warm beaches of Mexico’s east coast, travelers usually stick to what they know: Cancun, Riviera Maya,… Read more »

Posted In Nature
Ecotourism in Mexico: 5 Amazing, Eco-friendly Hotels to Enjoy

Ecotourism in Mexico: 5 Amazing, Eco-friendly Hotels to Enjoy

Travelers who aspire to be earth-friendly and who wish to contribute to local communities while traveling often participate in ecotourism…. Read more »

Posted In Ecotourism, Nature
The Whale Sharks Are Arriving in Mexico!

The Whale Sharks Are Arriving in Mexico!

The largest of the fish species, the whale sharks of the Caribbean are beginning to arrive from their annual migration… Read more »

Ecotourism in Mexico – Top 5 Tours

Ecotourism in Mexico – Top 5 Tours

At Journey Mexico, we take a responsible approach to tourism. In addition to luxury vacations, we offer the best options… Read more »

The Monarch Butterfly Reserves Near Michoacan (Mariposa Monarca)

The Monarch Butterfly Reserves Near Michoacan (Mariposa Monarca)

It’s hard to believe that the dramatic orange-and-black monarch butterflies that flit around your garden make an epic journey each… Read more »

Mexico Leading the Way in Eco Preservation

Mexico Leading the Way in Eco Preservation

#MexicoToday: Over the past ten years, something remarkable has happened just off the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula in… Read more »

Mexico Shines as a Family/Eco Travel Destination

Mexico Shines as a Family/Eco Travel Destination

#MexicoToday: Mexico was recently featured as one of the world’s top five destinations for family eco-travel in a recent article… Read more »

Central & Southern Mexico Trip Photos

Central & Southern Mexico Trip Photos

It took a while to get through all the photos, but here are the highlights from a recent trip through… Read more »

Huatulco First Destination in the World to Receive EarthCheck Gold Certification

Huatulco First Destination in the World to Receive EarthCheck Gold Certification

Huatulco Becomes The First Destination in the World to Receive EarthCheck Gold Certification HUATULCO, Mexico, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —… Read more »

Posted In Ecotourism, Nature, News
The Riviera Nayarit – Mexico’s Newest Hot Spot

The Riviera Nayarit – Mexico’s Newest Hot Spot

The Riviera Nayarit has been getting a lot of attention these days, and for good reason. The Riviera Nayarit is… Read more »

Mexico Takes Four of Trip Advisors Top 25 Beaches in the World

Mexico Takes Four of Trip Advisors Top 25 Beaches in the World

Today’s Trip Advisor Members’ Update included their Travelers’ Choice results for “Top 25 Beaches in the World” for 2011. With… Read more »

Mexico’s President First to Join Worldwide Tourism Initiative

Mexico’s President First to Join Worldwide Tourism Initiative

Last month we published a blog post titled President Calderón Walking the Walk and since then, he’s started running. The… Read more »