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 »

Mexican Beach Destinations Without Sargassum

For the past few years, headlines of sargassum affecting parts of the Caribbean coast has some travelers concerned about booking… 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… Read more »

COVID-19 in Mexico: Everything You Need to Know

In light of recent reports on COVID-19’s effect on travel, we would like to update you on the current situation… Read more »

When Size Matters, These Two Extraordinary Mexican Retreats are Peerless

If you’re looking to rent a luxurious getaway for a big celebration, a large group trip, or family retreat, securing… Read more »

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Fundación En Vía: A Lifeline for Female Entrepreneurs in Oaxaca

This International Women’s Day, we’re highlighting and celebrating the work of Fundación En Vía, a non-profit organization working tirelessly on… Read more »

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Time to Escape the Crowds? Here’s Why Mexico Makes the Perfect Hideout

When it’s time to escape it all – the crowds, the news, the hysteria – Mexico’s vast lands make the… Read more »

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The History of the Margarita: The Mystery Behind Mexico’s Top Cocktail

Like your head the morning after too many strong drinks, the history of the margarita is hazy. There are many… Read more »

Cinco de Mayo: Mexico’s Misunderstood Celebration

Cinco de Mayo is an often-misunderstood celebration, more widely marked north of the United States-Mexican border than in Mexico itself…. Read more »

How to Optimize Your Whale Watching Experience

It´s just after 8am on Saturday and I’m racing across the Bay of Banderas in a RIB, wind destroying any… Read more »

A Taste of the New Gastronomic Delights at Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa

A stay at the majestic Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa near Playa del Carmen was always a tantalizing prospect. Nestled… Read more »

History of the Maya: An Ancient Civilization Uncovered

The endlessly fascinating history of the Maya is a constant draw for travelers to Mexico. Who could resist the grand… Read more »

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Journey Mexico Duo Named Among World’s Best Trip Planners

We’re delighted to reveal two of the Journey Mexico team have been named on the WOW List 2020 of the… Read more »

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6 Wonderful Wellness Experiences Available at Mexico’s Chablé Resorts

Wellness vacations are “it” right now. We’ve already named them in our top luxury travel trends in Mexico  and for… Read more »

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11 Luxury Family Resorts in the Riviera Maya and Cancun for 2020

Luxury family resorts in the Riviera Maya and Cancun are the perfect place to take your loved ones. Not only… Read more »

Inside TEXTO: A Global Gathering of Master Artisans Coming to Mexico City

TEXTO, a global gathering of master artisans and speakers, arrives in Mexico City next February for its debut outing. Promoting… Read more »

Three Mexican Hotels Named In “World’s Best” by Conde Nast Traveler

Three of Journey Mexico’s partner hotels have been named in Condé Nast Traveler’s Best Hotels and Resorts in the World… Read more »

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