Posts By: Sam Murray

Mexican Celebrations: A Month-by-Month Guide to the Holidays and Festivals

Mexican celebrations and national holidays offer the out-of-town visitor a fantastic chance to witness the country at its most raw…. Read more »

El Callejon del Beso: The Story Behind Guanajuato’s Famous Alleyway

The heartbreaking story behind El Callejon del Beso (the Alley of the Kiss), an enchanting narrow alleyway in the equally… Read more »

Huaraches: The Rags to Riches Tale of Mexico’s Famous Sandals

The story of huaraches, Mexico’s ubiquitous leather sandal, is a Hollywood-worthy, rags to riches tale. Starting life as footwear favored… Read more »

Posted In Culture

Journey Mexico CEO Named Among World’s Best Travel Advisors

Journey Mexico CEO Zachary Rabinor has been named one of the world’s top travel advisors by industry experts Travel +… Read more »

Formula 1 Return Confirms Mexico City as Top Sporting Destination

Mexico City has cemented its position as a world-class sports destination by securing three more years of Formula 1 races…. Read more »

Posted In Mexico City

A Guide to the Puuc Route: The Yucatan’s Culture Trail

The Puuc Route (Ruta Puuc) is a collection of five ancient Maya sites in the Yucatan, around 85km south of… Read more »

Posted In Culture, Yucatan

How to Spend 24 Hours in Punta Mita

Punta Mita’s enviable spot on the northern tip of the Bay of Banderas brings with it a host of exciting… Read more »

Now Is The Time To Experience Mexican Street Food

Netflix’s excellent new show, Taco Chronicles, opens with a dramatic burst of fire. Flames blow tempestuously onto a spinning hunk… Read more »

Tacos Al Pastor Named The World’s Tastiest Dish

It’s official. No more arguments. Tacos al pastor is the best dish on the planet… and you won’t find anyone… Read more »

Posted In News

10 Mistakes Tourists Make in Mexico

If you’re a first-timer to Mexico, then you’ve probably got some preconceived notions about what you might find. But it’s… Read more »

Posted In Culture, Destinations

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… 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… 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… 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… Read more »

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… 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… 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… 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… Read more »