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

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 Feedspot.com. Our regularly updated blog, which provides expert tips and insights into the Mexican luxury travel industry, joined influential bloggers, writers, and ... 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, hote... Read more »

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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 »

Temazcal: What is it and what are the benefits?

Mexico has understood the benefits of a temazcal ceremony for centuries. Part-sweat lodge/part-sacred ritual, participants have reported feeling physically, emotionally and mentally healthier. Now, many of the finest luxury resorts and hotels across the country have introduced them into their spa... Read more »

What You Need To Know Before Sampling The Best Tequila

Tequila is one of the world's most complex spirits, and one of Mexico's most famous exports. Before you try the best tequila, it's worth knowing one or two things about the production and how to drink it.   Five things to know about tequila 100% agave Tequila is made from the blue agave ... Read more »

Posted In: Culture, Luxury, News

Frida Kahlo Museum: Everything You Need To Know

The Frida Kahlo Museum is an essential stop for any culture-lover coming to Mexico City. The former home of the famous Mexican artist and her husband, Diego Rivera, The Blue House (as it is also known) features original works, exhibitions, collections, and personal artifacts. The next time you... Read more »

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Nine gorgeous places to spend the holiday season in Mexico in 2019

You may not have recovered from the last festive holiday yet, but now’s the time to start thinking about the holiday season and Christmas in Mexico for 2019. Mexico is a dream destination to spend the holidays, but hotels get snapped up quickly. To make sure you don’t miss out on your Mexi... Read more »

6 amazing trips for nature-lovers to see wildlife in Mexico

For a nature-lover, a trip to see animals in Mexico will be the vacation of a lifetime. As one of the most bio-diverse countries in the world, there’s no end to adventures they can have. From thick jungles hiding apex predators to deep seas concealing behemoths, it is the dream destination of any ... Read more »

Imanta Resort, Punta Mita: My Walk On The Wild Side

Journey Mexico writer Sam Murray heads to luxury resort Imanta in the Punta Mita jungles for cliff-side hikes, volcanic stone baths, and one of the finest infinity pools around...   The jungle road that took my partner and me from the outside world to Imanta was pure bliss. It's amazing... Read more »

Mexico City Named One Of World’s Top Destinations For 2019

A blossoming gastronomic culture has seen Mexico City named as one of the world’s most exciting destinations for 2019. The Mexican capital, home to many of the world’s finest restaurants, made National Geographic’s Best Trips 2019 list with huge praise for its flourishing foodie scene. N... Read more »

5 Best Hotels In Mexico For A Family Spring Break

Whether it’s snorkeling cenotes, learning to surf or simply relaxing by the pool, Mexico is the perfect place to take the whole family this Easter Holiday. There’s no end to the adventures on offer, but choosing the right place to stay is essential when creating the vacation of a lifetime. ... Read more »

Holiday Escape With St. Regis Mexico City And Journey Mexico

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind, luxurious holiday in the heart of a world-class city. The St. Regis Mexico City has created incredible packages with butler-serviced accommodations and exceptional culinary experiences for celebrating Christmas or ringing in the New Year. Combine your stay at this opulent prop... Read more »