Mexico has it all: vast cactus-strewn deserts, jungles dotted with ancient ruined pyramids, grand colonial cities and gorgeous Pacific and Caribbean coastlines. The richly varied culinary scene reflects a beguiling blend of Spanish and indigenous traditions, while vibrant markets supply perhaps the brightest and boldest crafts in the world. Use our map of Mexico to plan your journey to find the tastiest tacos, the most inspirational Rivera murals, the coolest tequila bars and the most challenging treks.

Mexico is rich in history; explore the tribal Oaxacan highlands; admire the Bonampak murals; or take in the cave art of Baja California, before heading to its beaches to spot whales. Whether you choose to explore the Zócalo in Mexico City or party on the long beaches of Caribbean coastline on the Riviera Maya, you’ll find plenty to see and do in Mexico.

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Shamans & Shysters: Unpicking the Witchcraft Industry in Catemaco, Mexico

Shamans & Shysters: Unpicking the Witchcraft Industry in Catemaco, Mexico

Strung out along the photogenic shores of Lake Catemaco, circled by looming hills born of long-extinct volcanoes, and fringed by one of Mexico’s last remainin…

08 May 2019 • Daniel Stables insert_drive_file Article
Where to stay in Mexico City: an expert guide

Where to stay in Mexico City: an expert guide

Home to over 25 million people, Mexico City is one of the world's true megacities. First time visitors cannot fail to be impressed by the city, occupying a shal…

11 Mar 2019 • Tamara Hinson insert_drive_file Article
Where to go wildlife spotting in Mexico

Where to go wildlife spotting in Mexico

Mexico is one of the world’s most biologically diverse countries. Whether you have your sights set on the grey whale migration of Baja, swinging spider mo…

01 Mar 2019 • Siobhan Warwicker insert_drive_file Article
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