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

Dia de los Muertos in Mexico

Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, is an often misunderstood holiday celebrated in Mexico. It originated from a centuries old Aztec festival in honor of Mictecacihuatl, a goddess known as the Lady of the Dead. Since it follows Halloween, some people might conclude that it is the same holiday, ... Read more »

Insider Travel Recommendations from Town & Country Magazine

Town & Country magazine recently published 'An Ultimate Travel Check-In Checklist' highlighting The 100 Best Hotels in the World. This list is a compilation of insider recommendations all sourced exclusively from Wendy Perrin's WOW List - an exclusive recognition reserved for Trusted Travel ... Read more »

Monarch Butterflies Are on Their Way to Mexico

Exciting news has come out of Michoacan today as the state has announced that this upcoming November 25th will be the date for the official opening of the Monarch  Butterfly Sanctuaries in Michoacan and Mexico State. The opening season ceremony will take place at El Rosario Butterfly Reserve wher... Read more »

Boutique Hotels in Mexico City

Mexico's pulsating capital, Distrito Federal  (known in English as Mexico City), is one of the world's largest metropolitan areas. With a unique mix of tradition, modernity, and over a  dozen distinct neighborhoods each with their own charisma and attractions, travelers are sure to encounter ... Read more »

Puerto Vallarta Voted Most Friendly City in the World

Travel + Leisure recently asked their readers to weigh in on their favorite cities around the world, and while some stood out for their famous landmarks, staple gastronomy, or fabulous nightlife there were some that shined because of its genuine hospitality and warmth of the local people  In Trav... Read more »

Visit The Top 10 Archaeological Sites in Mexico

Travelers who are interested in learning about ancient cultures and civilizations will be delighted to learn that Mexico boasts 29,000 archaeological sites, 150+ of which are open to public. Many of these sites are designated UNESCO World Patrimony sites, meaning that they are recognized as sites t... Read more »

Travel + Leisure Celebrates Expert Travel Specialists 2015

Travel + Leisure recently celebrated their 14th annual A-List at the Hyde Bellagio during Virtuoso Travel Week in Las Vegas. The 2015 A-List of top travel advisors showcases the best specialists in the business—the people who have firsthand knowledge of destinations on the rise, can get you into s... Read more »

Visiting Palenque in Chiapas

The Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque is a fascinating archaeological Mayan zone located in the State of Chiapas. Recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site for representing a masterpiece of human creative genius, Palenque is a prime example of a Mayan sanctuary during the Classica... Read more »

Posted In: Adventure, Chiapas

5 Culturally Enriching Experiences in Oaxaca

Oaxaca is one of Mexico's most culturally diverse states and an incredible combination of Mexico’s multi-layered past. The different ethnic groups in the valleys and mountains have all brought their own languages, traditions and customs that are still very much present today. What has resulted f... Read more »

Posted In: Adventure, Culture, Oaxaca

Journey Mexico List as Fastest Growing Private Company by Inc. 5000

For the 7th time in a row, Journey Mexico has made the Inc. Magazine‘s Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies  in America. With a three-year growth rate of 124%, Journey Mexico ranks 30th in the travel industry, up 10 spots from last year. Only a small fraction of companies h... Read more »

Journey Mexico Unveils New Villa Portfolio & Website

Mexico City, August 10, 2015 – Journey Mexico – Mexico´s leading luxury travel company – is pleased to unveil a new website,, featuring over 100 villas and private residences throughout Mexico as part of its new villa program. Journey Mexico, a luxury Destination Management C... Read more »

ATMEX Adventure Tourism Fair in Chiapas

The 2015 International Adventure Travel Mexico Fair (ATMEX) is just around the corner and this year it will take place from August 26-29 in Palenque, Chiapas. This is the fourth consecutive year that the Mexico Tourism Board together with the  Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) wi... Read more »

Mexico on the Cutting Edge of Design and Art

Mexico has long prevailed as a pillar in Latin America's contemporary art scene and now has become the epicenter for cutting edge art and design. Thanks to world-class private museums, independent galleries, and emerging fashion designers, Mexico has become the "it" destination for discovering t... Read more »

Posted In: Mexico City

Top 10 Food Tours in Mexico

Recognized by UNESCO as a treasure to humankind, Mexico's culinary heritage is fascinating and diverse. Traditional Mexican cuisine is a comprehensive model comprised of farming, ritual practices, age-old skills, culinary techniques and ancestral community customs and manners. The knowledge an... Read more »

Riviera Maya Family Travel Highlights

Below is a post submitted by our Director of Marketing, Lillian Aviles. Mexico´s Riviera Maya is known for its sparkling crystalline waters flanked by powdery white sand beaches however, what makes this destination so special is its combination of sun and beach attractions with culture and cuis... Read more »

Mexico and Mother Nature – Summer 2015

Mother Nature has had her eye on Mexico lately with strange phenomenons and elemental surprises happening this year. Here's what you need to know.  El Niño is here What is El Niño exactly? Spanish for "the little boy", it is an irregularly occurring and complex series of weather patterns resul... Read more »

Posted In: Nature, News

Best New Hotels in Mexico 2015

Mexico is growing positively in a variety of ways that include infrastructure, technology, manufacturing, and tourism. With tourism as a leading economic influence, investments in the sector continue to grow exponentially. In the past 12 months, several hotels have opened up alongside a handful of... Read more »

Posted In: News

New UNESCO World Heritage Site in Mexico: Aqueduct of Padre Tembleque

Last week the UNESCO World Heritage Committee gathered in Bonn, Germany for the 39th Session of their annual committee meeting. In this meeting the representatives added 27 properties to the UNESCO World Heritage List (24 cultural, 2 natural, and 1 mixed). The new 27 properties come from 24 differe... Read more »

Posted In: News

June 2015 News – The Best Of Oaxaca

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