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

San Miguel Allende Updates

Once selected by Condé Nast Traveler  as the number one city in the world, San Miguel Allende is ideally set in Mexico’s Colonial Heartland. The quaint UNESCO World Heritage City is a thriving center for art, culture, and history where the streets are composed of well-preserved buildings that ha... Read more »

Looking for a Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen? Introducing Viceroy Riviera Maya.

Can’t decide between the seductive privacy of a luxury villa and the opulence of a full-service resort? If you stay at the secluded Viceroy Riviera Maya (formerly The Tides Riviera Maya) just outside the town of Playa del Carmen in Quintana Roo, Mexico, you can have the best of both worlds. This r... Read more »

Mexico Welcoming Two New One&Only Resorts

The prestigious, ultra-luxury One&Only Resorts hotel brand has recently announced they will be expanding their presence in Mexico by opening two new hotels on Mexico's Central Pacific Coast. One will be north of Puerto Vallarta in the Riviera Nayarit about 20km (12mi) north of Punta de Mita... Read more »

Digital Detox in the Riviera Maya

Velas Resorts Introduces the ‘Detox Concierge’ As Part of 2015 Digital Detox Program Couples and Families Invited to Power Down and Reconnect With Complimentary Spa Services and Activities Riviera Nayarit, Mexico (February 4, 2015) – Freeing guests from the minute-to-minute stresses asso... Read more »

2015 Travel Awards – Best Hotels in Mexico

It's that time of year again when trusted press, news resources, and travel magazines make their lists of "the best of the best" in travel. With so many awards coming out at once, it is hard to keep track of them all and it's  always a bit of a wonder what criteria the lists are based on! For your... Read more »

Posted In: Luxury, News

Mexico Forecasted in Luxury Travel Trends for 2015

Virtuoso®, the international network of luxury travel agencies and recognized throughout the industry as an authoritative trend-predictor, has unveiled its 2015 Virtuoso Luxe Report. This year's Luxe Report forecasts luxury travel trends and favored destinations while offering insight into the d... Read more »

Posted In: Luxury, News

Cooking Classes in Cancun and Riviera Maya

Visitors traveling to Cancun and the Riviera Maya looking for an authentic and hands-on cultural experience now have the option of attending a culinary class where expert Mexican chefs teach  Mexican cooking techniques with traditional ingredients. The cooking school is ideally located between C... Read more »

Time Change Takes Place in Cancun, Riviera Maya, and Tulum (Quintana Roo)

On February 1st, 2015, the entire state of Quintana Roo will be "jumping ahead" one hour as it is now designated to a new time zone.  This one hour time difference will only take affect in the winter season. To clarify, for 7 months a year (from the first Sunday in April until the last Sunday i... Read more »

Posted In: Cancun, News

Limited Space Available for Copper Canyon Hiking Tour

There is limited space available for the upcoming Copper Canyon Hiking Tour departing on February 13th, 2015! Don't miss the opportunity for an incredible rugged adventure that includes hiking through the deepest section of this  pristine canyon along with a ride on the world famous Chihuahu... Read more »

Posted In: Copper Canyon

All About Renting a Villa in Mexico

For families and groups planning a luxury vacation in Mexico, villa rentals are often the best way to travel. Renting a private home or villa in Mexico surpasses any hotel in terms of the amount of space, privacy,  and personal attention provided. Most commonly villas offer parallel services to t... Read more »

Posted In: Luxury, News

10 Facts about Mexico

Most commonly known for its endless stretches of virgin beaches, its white sands, and its coastal resorts, here are ten facts about Mexico you may not be aware of. 1 - Mexico is the 14th largest country in the world, geographically, and the world's 11th most populated country. 2 - 60% of Mexic... Read more »

Posted In: News

The Hippodrome Boutique Hotel Debuts in Mexico City’s Condesa Neighborhood

The Ulta Luxe Hippodrome Hotel Debuts in  Mexico City's Fashionable La Condesa District - The Private 16-Room Hotel Reopens After a Multi Million Dollar Renovation Private, luxurious, design-conscious and next level service define the new Hippodrome Hotel located in La Condesa, the epi-center o... Read more »

Posted In: Mexico City

What You Need To Know As A Traveler Visiting Mexico Right Now

Mexico has made headlines recently as citizens in the nation’s capital and Guerrero state have openly protested, expressing their dissatisfaction with the government’s handling of the disappearance of 43 Mexican students in the southwestern state of Guerrero.  Government complicity in the disa... Read more »

Posted In: Safety of Mexico

A Copper Canyon Adventure – Born To Be Wild

Journey Mexico recently had the pleasure of welcoming 12 travelers from Canada on a journey through the Copper Canyon. As an extension flying over from Los Cabos, this "Born to be Wild" group landed in Los Mochis, toured El Fuerte,  scored First Class tickets aboard the Chepe Chihuahua al Pacifico... Read more »

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December 2014 Newsletter

For our last news blast of the year, we decided to feature some peace and tranquility to help offset the hectic holiday season! In this newsletter: Beaches of the Yucatan Peninsula, Casa Sandra, XiXim, Hotel Cacao, and 2014 Review To view the December newsletter in its entirety, click here.... Read more »

2014 Year in Review

With the incredible support of our partners, suppliers, and clients, 2014 was a record breaking year for Journey Mexico! Pushing ahead after a very eventful 2013, the year started off in peak-travel season and never seemed to let up. Due to high-demand, Journey Mexico welcomed a total of 13 new s... 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, and Tulum. But the Mexican-Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico are actually bounded by the entire Yucatan Peninsula, extending over 700 miles of coastline, a... Read more »

Posted In: Nature

Mexico Dominates List of Best All-Inclusive Resorts Around The World

After analyzing thousands of Trip Advisor reviews, the best all-inclusive resorts around the world have been chosen and announced in Trip Advisor's 2014 Travelers' Choice®  Lists. Dominating the top 25 was Mexico, with nine properties listed. Coming in at number 2 was the Iberostar Grand Hot... Read more »

Posted In: Cancun

An Update on Los Cabos After Hurricane Odile

Back in September of this year, Hurricane Odile swept through Baja California Sur and greatly impacted the Los Cabos community. Despite being the largest hurricane to hit the area since 1967, Los Cabos swiftly united themselves in efforts to restore the destination back to its original beauty. ... Read more »