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

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 »

Posted In: Culture, Mexico City, News 1

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 »

Photo Gallery: The Mexican Revolution Through the Lens Agustín Víctor Casasola and Gerónimo Hernández

On November 19th, Mexicans commemorate the 108th anniversary of the start of the Mexican Revolution, one of the most important armed movements in Mexico’s history and a historical event that set some of the foundations of the political-social life of modern Mexico. We’d like to share some inc... Read more »

Whales And Whale Sharks Are Returning to Mexico’s Pacific Coast

As Mexico’s Pacific coast starts to cool off from summer’s heat, some of its largest annual visitors are just arriving.   Swimming all the way down from Alaska’s frigid waters are majestic Humpback and Gray Whales.  And arriving to feast in the warm waters of Southern Baja are the tranquil ... Read more »

Mexico Announces 10 New “Pueblos Mágicos” or “Magical Towns.”

During the fifth annual Magical Towns Fair in Morelia, Michoacán, the Mexico Tourism Board announced the addition of 10 new Pueblos Mágicos, bringing the number of destinations 121.  Launched in 2001, this program recognizes towns in Mexico that provide visitors with rich culture, regional tradit... Read more »

Discover San Cristóbal de las Casas with a Stay at the Splendid Hotel Bo

Nestled in the Central Highlands of Mexico, in the state of Chiapas sits the incredibly picturesque town of San Cristóbal de las Casas at an elevation of 2,200 m (7,200 ft). This charming town was founded by the Spanish as a military fort in 1528 and is the cultural center of the state and a hub fo... Read more »

San Miguel de Allende: Best City in the World For the Second Year in a Row

Every year, Travel + Leisure recognizes the best hotels and tourist destinations around the world. For the second year in a row, Travel + Leisure readers chose Mexico’s San Miguel de Allende as their favorite city in the world. In 2018, Mexico reigns supreme. For the second year in a row, San... Read more »

5 Little-Known Mexican Spirits You Need to Learn About— Then Try

All around the world, Mexico is known for tequila. This Mexican liquor is, after all, one of the country’s main exports. Even mezcal has had its share of the world's attention lately, with hip mezcal bars popping up in Los Angeles, New York and London. But in the world of Mexican spirits, there ar... Read more »

Mexico Travel Updates 2018 (Facts + Numbers)

Last year brought exciting news for Mexico lovers and travel enthusiasts. During 2017, Mexico actually jumped another spot on the list and became  the sixth most visited destination on the world (back in 2013 it was at number 15). But Mexico does not show signs of stopping. From new luxury resorts ... Read more »

From the Villas Insider Key Blog: Live Like a Local in Mexico City

Over at Villas by Journey Mexico's Insider Key blog we've published a brief guide on enjoying Mexico City like a local, for everybody intrigued by this sprawling, cosmopolitan city, but who doesn't know how to start planning a trip there. We take a look at where you can stay (hint: a gorgeous luxury... Read more »

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Exploring Mexico with Journey Mexico FAM 2018

Our private fleet Day 5 was a bit of a travel day as we boarded two small, private planes and flew from Oaxaca to Tuxtla Gutierrez in the southern most state of Chiapas. From Tuxtla, we transferred to Chiapa de Corso for a boat ride through the Sumidero Canyon. Cruising through the Sumider... Read more »