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

November 2013 Newsletter

This month’s newsletter is packed with the latest in what’s going on in Mexico and where to go. We focus on Guanajuato and San Miguel Allende, as it's the number one hot spot in Mexico right now for travelers. We also feature two Grupo Habita hotels: Hotel Downtown, where we have an exclusive pr... Read more »

New Contemporary Art Museum Opens in Mexico City

Mexico's capital, Distrito Federal, or better known as Mexico City, is a teeming metropolis of intensity and innovation and is known for having the most museums in the world. Around 175 museums (141 registered by CONACULTA) are spread out in Mexico City and cater to a wide range of interests making ... Read more »

Posted In: Mexico City, News

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 »

Rain or Shine – Holbox is always worth a visit!

Below is a post submitted by our Marketing Manager, Susanne Prenzel. It is true that most of the time we had the “rain” portion on our way to and from the island.   As soon as we were onboard the ferry from Chiquilá. to Holbox the clouds parted and we had the most beautiful sun shine with a ... Read more »

Live It To Believe It: Imanta

The Mexico Tourism Board recently announced the launch of a $10 million dollar advertising campaign, “Vallarta – Nayarit. Live it to Believe it!”, to promote the unique experiences offered by both Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta for domestic and international markets. It was created to ... Read more »

Haunted Tales in Mexico

Just in time for the spookiest time of the year.  With Halloween just around the corner how about a seasonal get-away to Mexico where visitors will have a good chance of seeing something more “freaky” than just beaches, colonial cities and ruins.  Mexico is not only known for its incredible pl... Read more »

October 2013 Newsletter

Hitting inboxes in over 70 countries this week was our October newsletter packed with the latest in what’s going on in Mexico and where to go. You'll find articles about Dia de los Muertos traditions, Oaxaca Native Crafts, and learn about the 4 new Coqui Coqui properties we are working with.   Be... Read more »

San Miguel de Allende: The World’s Best City

In case you haven't heard yet,  San Miguel de Allende in Guanajuato is the place to be right now. Set in Mexico's Colonial Heartland,  the quaint UNESCO World Heritage City is a thriving center for art, culture, and history. The streets are composed of well-preserved buildings that have become... Read more »

Dia de los Muertos in Mexico

Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, is an often misunderstood holiday celebrated in Mexico. It originated from a centuries old Aztec festival in honor of Mictecacihuatl, a goddess known as the Lady of the Dead. Since it follows Halloween, some people might conclude that it is the same holiday, ... Read more »

Holiday and Christmas Celebrations in Mexico

Holidays in Mexico begin by observing the religious traditions on December 12th and doesn't finish until February 2nd. Filled with posadas, Noche Buena, Navidad, the Feast of Guadalupe, Dia de los Inocentes, Los Reyes, Dia de la Calendaria, it is a joyous two months of celebration and cheer. E... Read more »

The Wonders of Mexico

Las Maravillas de Mexico  - The 13 Wonders of Mexico is a list of a total of 26 incredible places in Mexico - 13 natural wonders and 13 man-made wonders. Of the 26, Journey Mexico has visited all but 2. Below is a collection of our photos that we personally have taken during our travels through Me... Read more »

Last Minute Holiday Avaliability

Peak season for holiday travel is December 15th through January 7th. With international travel to Mexico steadily increasing, hotels are filling up fast this year. In order to stay ahead, we've contacted some of the most sought-after hotels and checked their current availability. At this point, mos... Read more »

Casa Lecanda Winner of Top 100 Hotels Around The World

Merida, Yucatan, MEXICO– SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 – Fodor’s Travel, the leading name in travel guides for 77 years, announced that Casa Lecanda Boutique Hotel has been recognized as a 2013 Fodor’s 100 Hotel Award winner in the “Home Suite Homes” category. The award presentation took place in N... Read more »

Posted In: Yucatan

10 Year Anniversary Celebration in Mexico City

Journey Mexico happily celebrated their 10th anniversary this month by joining the Puerto Vallarta and Cancun staff in Mexico's capital, Mexico City. Very appropriately, the celebration fell over a holiday weekend when Mexico itself was celebrating the anniversary of their Independence- their 203rd ... Read more »

September 2013 Newsletter

This month's newsletter is packed with the latest in what’s going on in Mexico and where to go. We focus on Acapulco, in all of its struggles and strides and accompany it with an  exclusive promotion we secured from Hotel Boca Chica.  To view the September newsletter in its entirety, ... Read more »

Tropical Storms Hit Mexico Over Holiday Weekend – How You Can Help

Over the Mexican holiday weekend, Mexico found itself battered by both the Tropical Storm of Manuel and Hurricane Ingrid. The Tropical Storm of Manuel  hit first on the Pacific Coast which was almost immediately followed by Hurricane Ingrid, causing widespread devastation in the east of the count... Read more »

Posted In: News

International Festival of Mayan Culture 2013

México, DF, August 6, 2013- The environment and the ancient Mayan knowledge about ecosystems and their interaction with humans will be the focus of the multifaceted program at the International Cultural Festival Maya 2013 which will be held Merida, Yucatan . The program was presented at Mexico Cit... Read more »

The Story of El Grito and Mexico’s Independence Day

#MexicoToday: The time of Mexico's most energetic celebration is once again upon us as Monday, September 16th marks Mexico's 203rd Independence Day. Millions will kick off the celebration with "El Grito," the traditional cry of: "Viva México!" But how many understand the actual history of this ritu... Read more »

The Latest in Acapulco

Is Acapulco Safe? The U.S State Department's Mexico Travel Warning does not discourage against travel to Acapulco rather suggests  that you should simply exercise caution and stay within tourist areas of the Costera Miguel Aleman Boulevard, which parallels the popular beach areas. In response to... Read more »

Posted In: Destinations, News

The Hotel Esencia Experience

One of the best boutique hotels in Riviera Maya, Hotel Esencia is also one of the most luxurious and romantic. It is a favorite for brides-to-be and featured in many wedding magazines as the perfect Mexico Destination venue, but the reason we love it so much is the exclusivity.  Thirty simple and... Read more »