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

Three Mexican Cities Named in World’s Top Five

Three of the world’s top five cities are in Mexico according to famed travel magazine, Travel + Leisure. San Miguel de Allende, Oaxaca, and Mexico City shone in the magazine’s annual world’s best list which was voted for by readers. San Miguel placed highest of all the Mexican cities, ... Read more »

Whale Watching in Puerto Vallarta: Everything you need to know

Whale watching in Puerto Vallarta should be near the top of every bucket list. Every winter enormous humpback whales arrive in the Bay of Banderas to give birth and mate and, during their time there, they love to leap from the waters and flop back to the surface with an almighty crash, sending a cl... Read more »

Two Mexico City Restaurants Named in World’s Top 50

Two Mexico City restaurants have been honored in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards. The iconic Pujol claimed North America’s highest position in the list, coming 12th, while world-famous eatery Quintonil came 24th. In another bright note for the country, Mexican-born chef Daniela Sot... Read more »

Posted In: Mexico City

Three San Miguel de Allende Tours That Uncover the City

In Journey Mexico’s last blog post, we took a look at four Mexico City tours that uncover the heart and soul of the city. This time around, we’re going to look at another one of the world’s great cities: San Miguel de Allende. Read on to discover three San Miguel de Allende tours we offer tha... Read more »

Update on Sargassum Seaweed Affecting Mexico’s Beaches

The continued presence of sargassum seaweed (a.k.a sargasso, sargazo) on the beaches of Mexico continues to be a concern to many travelers. For those wondering what their experience will be like on their upcoming vacation, we invite you to read more about the problem and how local authorities, hotel... Read more »

Posted In: Nature, News

Four Mexico City Tours to Unlock the Heart of the City

Having been named one of the world's best travel destinations by National Geographic, now is the perfect time to plan a trip to Mexico City. But if you want to unlock the heart of the city, you will need to go with someone who truly understands it. Journey Mexico has extensive experience cr... Read more »

Island Of The Dolls: A Guide To Mexico’s Creepiest Attraction

The Island of the Dolls has (quite rightly) been named one of the world’s scariest tourist attractions. If you dare to set foot on the island near Mexico City, you will be met with the horrific sight of hundreds of half-decomposed dolls hanging from trees and wooden shacks. But the story of ho... Read more »

Airline announces major savings for surfers and musicians

Mexico’s surfing hotspots are now even more accessible after American Airlines announced they will no longer charge extra for oversize sports and music equipment. The news means that flyers on AA will pay the standard baggage fee for their surfboards, guitars, and the majority of items under 5... Read more »

Puerto Escondido Surf: What You Need To Know

The Puerto Escondido surf scene is best known for its mountainous, rolling waves. The beautiful tubes attract pro riders from all over the world looking to pit themselves against these unruly barrels. If you’re a beginner, we don’t blame you for being a little put-off. But, the truth is, th... Read more »

A Beginner’s Guide To Lucha Libre

Lucha libre is an icon of Mexican entertainment. Walk down any tourist market and you will undoubtedly see the famous, colorful wrestling masks on display. Catching a show while you’re in Mexico is a thrilling way to spend an evening but, before you go, first make sure to read through this beginn... Read more »

Posted In: Mexico City

5 must-visit towns and villages in Mexico

When you think of visiting Mexico, it’s probably the stretching beaches and major cities that come to mind. But if you’re looking for something a bit more off-the-beaten-path, why not try one of the pretty and fascinating small towns and villages in Mexico? You’ll find a treasure trove of ric... Read more »

Explore The Yucatan: Pyramids, Cenotes, And Chables

Thanks to ancient Maya pyramids, sacred cenotes, and the crystalline Caribbean Sea, the Yucatan Peninsula has become a bucket list destination for travelers across the world. Encompassing the states of Yucatan, Campeche, and Quintana Roo, it’s a land of almost limitless adventure. Its major ci... Read more »

5 life-affirming experiences I had at Puerto Vallarta’s yoga retreat Xinalani

Journey Mexico writer Sam Murray went to Puerto Vallarta’s luxury yoga retreat Xinalani for a private waterfall swim, jungle yoga, and a humpback whale encounter… Eco-chic yoga retreat Xinalani lies on the southern curve of Jalisco’s Bay of Banderas. Its thatched-roof cabins poke out from ... Read more »

Yucatan Peninsula, Where To Go, Eat And Stay

Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is a hotbed of tourist activity, and for a good reason. Striking blue seas, rich history, and remarkable wildlife make it one of Mexico’s most exciting destinations. A lifetime of vacations would not be enough to explore its wonders, but here is a (semi-)comprehensive... Read more »

Family Vacations In Mexico, 5 Trips To Take With The Kids

Just because you are taking a vacation with children doesn’t mean you have to stick to the all-inclusive resorts. Journey Mexico offers many family trips that include kid-friendly activities exciting for every generation. Take a look through the following five specially-crafted family vacations i... Read more »

Cenotes In Mexico: The Natural Wonders Of The Maya World

Visiting cenotes in Mexico is one of the most magical experiences you can have as a tourist to the country. And with more than 6,000 in the Yucatan Peninsula alone, there are plenty to visit. But what are cenotes? And how are cenotes formed? Here we’ll take you through everything you need t... Read more »

Journey Mexico Named In Top 30 Mexico Blogs To Follow

We’re pleased to reveal that Journey Mexico’s blog has been named in the top 30 Mexico blogs and websites to follow in 2019 by Our regularly updated blog, which provides expert tips and insights into the Mexican luxury travel industry, joined influential bloggers, writers, and ... Read more »

Andaz Mayakoba: One Of The Most Instagramable Resorts In Mexico

Expertly curated with vibrant Mexican décor, Andaz Mayakoba is one of the most stylish resorts in the Riviera Maya. Combine that with life-affirming natural beauty — think lush vegetation, gorgeous lagoons, and a picture-perfect beach — and you’ve got one of the most Instagramable hotels ... Read more »

Journey Mexico CEO Named In World’s Top Travel Specialists

Journey Mexico is delighted to announce our CEO Zachary Rabinor has been named as one of the world’s top travel specialists by Condé Nast Traveler magazine. Zachary joins a select group of travel experts from across the globe named in the travel magazine’s Top Travel Specialists 2019. ... Read more »

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Pyramids In Mexico: Eight Incredible Sites To Visit

A home to gods, a burial site for royalty, a center of human sacrifice: the pyramids in Mexico are an enthralling insight into the country's endlessly fascinating and highly-successful ancient cultures. The Maya, Aztec, and Olmec people all built these towering stone structures, many of which remai... Read more »