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

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


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 »

Temporary Exhibition by Leonora Carrington in Campeche

A incredible collection from surrealist artist, Leonora Carrington's (1917-2011)  "Personajes Fantásticos"  is currently on display in Campeche's Centro Historico from February until May.  Secretary of Culture, Carlos Vidal Angles, mentioned the sample is composed of twelve bronze sculptures who... Read more »

Posted In: Campeche, Culture

Discover and Scout Mexico With Us – In Real Time

With tourism to Mexico rising, Journey Mexico is keenly focused on ensuring unmatched service and unique travel experiences for our discerning guests.  We are continuously inspecting hotels, visiting new destinations, training our guides, and controlling the quality of the services and experiences ... Read more »

Twitter Chat with Travel +Leisure

Planning a trip to Mexico and not sure where to start, where to go, or how to prepare? Then join Travel+Leisure on Twitter  for a live chat about Mexico! On Tuesday, February 18th at 2pm EST, travel experts, including Journey Mexico,  will be joining a select panel to answer all your questions. Se... Read more »

Romance at Las Nubes, a Paradise in the Mexican-Caribbean

Las Nubes Boutique Hotel on Isla Holbox, was considered in 2013 by TripAdvisor, as one of the most romantic hotels on the island. Its strategic location in the Yumbalan Reserve surrounded by unspoiled beaches has allowed the hotel to become ideal for couples, tucked away from curious eyes. In ad... Read more »

Things to do in Tulum

Tulum has become the hottest spot to vacation at in Mexico and has grown into a world-class tourism destination.  As increased visitation and development pushes down the coast from Cancun, Tulum has managed to retained its bohemian and laid-back atmosphere making it attractive for tourists wishi... Read more »

Mexico Makes List for Top 10 Wine Travel Destinations

The leading wine lifestyle magazine, Wine Enthusiast, recently released its top picks for this year’s must-visit wine destinations in its third annual travel issue. The issue showcases the editors’ favorite wine finds from around the globe and offers readers a unique insight into each destinat... Read more »

January 2014 Newsletter

Hitting inboxes in over 70 countries this week was our first newsletter of the year, packed with the latest in what’s going on in Mexico and where to go. You’ll find articles about what to expect from Mexico in 2014, our Baja Multisport tour, and learn about a new boutique hotel we are working w... Read more »

My Segway Tour Through Mexico City

Living in Mexico City for over two years, I have seen and experienced a lot but still haven't covered it all.  I usually spend my weekends biking down Reforma, shopping in Polanco, and soaking up the culture in the Centro Historico; this past week, I had the opportunity to explore Mexico in a new, ... Read more »

Cancun and Riviera Maya March Festivals

March 13-16, 2014: Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine and Food Festival Cancun and Riviera Maya join together for the third year in a row to present its Wine and Food Festival. International chefs and sommeliers from around the world will join the exclusive gourmet festival to show off their culinary talents... Read more »