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

Baja’s Wine and Food Festival Season is Here

Baja’s Wine and Food Festival Season is Here

Great wine and savory food are two staples of proper luxury travel. Baja California has both (in abundance) and from April to October, the region showcases the best it has to offer in over 60 events. Last year, more than 50,000 people attended the festival, and this year’s events are already booki... Read more »

Mexico’s New Minister of Tourism Ready to Go

Mexico’s New Minister of Tourism Ready to Go

Just weeks after being appointed Mexico’s new Minister of Tourism, Gloria Guevara spoke at Tianguis about how Mexico has not been taking advantage of what the country has to offer in the way of historical and cultural tourism. We all know that Mexico is geographically diverse and incredibly beaut... Read more »

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Cabo San Lucas International Film Festival

Cabo San Lucas International Film Festival

Traveling to Cabo San Lucas for their International Film Festival is a must for anyone who loves luxury travel. The event, which will be held from November 5th to the 10th, is sure to be nothing short of glamorous as many of Hollywood’s celebrities with homes in the area are expected to be in atte... Read more »

Ancient Ruins Continue to be discovered in Mexico

Ancient Ruins Continue to be discovered in Mexico

If you enjoy archaeology travel, Mexico is a must visit as archeologists are constantly uncovering cities, towns, and places of importance from the Mesoamerican world. The archeology department of Colorado State University has recently discovered and mapped an ancient city of the Purepecha people... Read more »

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Paul McCartney in Mexico

Paul McCartney in Mexico

Paul McCartney’s upcoming concert in Mexico City set a record with its ticket sales. Tickets for the show on Thursday May 27th in Foro Sol Stadium, which seats 60,000 people, sold out in just a few minutes, putting McCartney at the top of the quickest-to-sell-out concerts list for the enormous sta... Read more »

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2010 World Celebrities Motocross Race in Mexico

2010 World Celebrities Motocross Race in Mexico

If you’re interested in some adventure in Mexico, you’ll be sure to love this event. On July 31st and August 1st, some of the world’s best and most famous motocross racers will travel to the Colonial Heartland of Mexico for the 2010 World Celebrities Motocross Race. The even will take place ju... Read more »

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Wine and Cheese Festival in Tequisquiapan, Mexico

Wine and Cheese Festival in Tequisquiapan, Mexico

Any fan of luxury travel will love the National Wine and Cheese Festival of Tequisquiapan, which will take place from May 28th to June 6th in Mexico’s Colonial Heartland. I love the way they describe the festival as “Paying homage to the art of living well.” The festival features tastings, le... Read more »

Bike Share Program Happening in Mexico City

Bike Share Program Happening in Mexico City

If you want to stay Green while traveling to Mexico City, take advantage of the city’s new bike share program, Ecobici. Although the abundance of cobblestone streets doesn’t exactly facilitate bicycle riding, the three-month-old program seems to be flourishing. Earlier this spring, Mexico City ... Read more »

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Beatnik Fans Will Love Mexico City

Beatnik Fans Will Love Mexico City

If you love Beatnik literature, booking a Mexico City trip will transport you back in time to hear the sounds, smell the smells, and see the sights that inspired Beat heroes such as Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, and others. Though names have changed and places have slightly ev... Read more »

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Journey Mexico Partner Properties on Conde Nast 2010 List

Journey Mexico Partner Properties on Conde Nast 2010 List

Two of our partner properties, The Banyan Tree Mayakoba and the Saint Regis Mexico City, both made Conde Nast Traveler’s “Hot List Hotels” for 2010. The Banyan Tree is an incredible experience in exotic luxury with its Asian style villas, Thai trained masseuses, and Thai kitchen staff. Each v... Read more »

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New MACAY Museum Exhibit Opens in April

New MACAY Museum Exhibit Opens in April

MACAY, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Yucatán, is definitely the place to go if you’d like to travel the Yucatan Peninsula and see contemporary art. Approximately 80,000 people have visited the MACAY museum, annually, over the past ten years. From now (April) until June of 2010, MACAY will ... Read more »

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Protest Graffiti Mexico: Oaxaca Now For Sale

Protest Graffiti Mexico: Oaxaca Now For Sale

This seems like a pretty interesting book reflecting the social angst that came out of Oaxaca, Mexico in 2007. At the time, Mexican police officers opened fire on a group of protestors who were advocating for the right to an education. A strong social backlash was channeled through the art form of g... Read more »

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Coco Nogales Surf Contest in Oaxaca

Coco Nogales Surf Contest in Oaxaca

Coco Nogales, a professional surfer and local of Puerto Escondido, is putting on a surf contest April 29th and 30th, 2010 in Oaxaca, Mexico. The event is called “The Coco Nogales Surf Challenge – For the Future Stars” and is being hosted in conjunction with Hurley and Red Bull. The prizes for... Read more »

Posted In: Adventure, Oaxaca
Somewhere Near Tapachula Documentary

Somewhere Near Tapachula Documentary

Below is the trailer for a documentary film called Somewhere Near Tapachula about a mission in Tapachula, Chiapas for Mexican children with troubled pasts. In addition to shelter and schooling, the mission takes the children on weekly trips to the beach. Apparently, in 2004, someone left a surfboard... Read more »

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Annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Begins Next Week

Annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Begins Next Week

If you are interested in sailing to Mexico, next Friday, April 23rd, marks the beginning of the 63rd Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race, the word’s largest international yacht race. So far there are 210 yachts registered for this year’s event. The race takes sailors 125 miles from Newport, Californ... Read more »

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How To Follow Us Via RSS Feed

How To Follow Us Via RSS Feed

If you’re not familiar with RSS Feeds, fear not. It’s actually a really simple and convenient feature that allows you to have updates from your favorite websites sent to you as soon as they are published, saving you the time of having to actually go to each site to check for updates. Readers ... Read more »

5 Things You Need to Know About Sunscreen Before Summer

5 Things You Need to Know About Sunscreen Before Summer

I just came across an interesting article that really opened my eyes about sunscreen. If you’ll be traveling to Mexico with us this year, or to anywhere else you’ll need protection from the sun, here are five things you need to know: According to the Environmental Working Group’s 2009 study,... Read more »

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Beautiful Video of Oaxaca

Beautiful Video of Oaxaca

I just came across this video of Oaxaca that was made to celebrate Mexico's 200th anniversary of Independence. The video does an incredible job of showing the diverse beauty that the state of Oaxaca has to offer. ... Read more »

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First Lady Michelle Obama Encourages Travel to Mexico

First Lady Michelle Obama Encourages Travel to Mexico

In a recent interview with ABC News from Mexico City, Michelle Obama said that it is a safe for Americans to travel to Mexico. She told reporters, "Our embassies are not discouraging American visitors. I think that they are encouraging them to be aware and to be smart as they travel." She also sai... Read more »

Posted In: Health and Safety, News
New Sarcophagus to Give Fresh Insight Into the Fall of the Maya

New Sarcophagus to Give Fresh Insight Into the Fall of the Maya

Researches at the archeological site of Tonina in Chiapas found a new sarcophagus in January of 2010, which they feel could help clear up the mystery surrounding the fall of the Mayan civilization. The sarcophagus is said to measure 6.7 feet in length, 27.6 inches in width, and 23.6 inches in dept... Read more »

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