Mexico is a country with a surprise around every corner. It combines an incredibly rich history with the most beautiful shades of green and blue, the colors of the colonial buildings and of the Mayan textiles with the burning heat of the taco stands.

Mexico is ancient Mayan pyramids, deep sunsets, mesmerizing caves, penetrating smells, salsa dancing in the streets, lights and shades of cathedrals, a jump in the deepest blue waters, wild animals all around, the bliss of a million wonders, a piece of heart left in a new land and an insatiable desire of going back.

Discover itineraries, practical information, tips and tricks to make the most out of Mexican adventure! And be prepared to fall in love with this incredible country.

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A complete guide to the Ruta Puuc

What’s the Ruta Puuc? Away from sandy beaches and massive hordes of tourists lies the Ruta Puuc, a beautiful itinerary between Merida and Campeche that comprises 5 Mayan archaeological sites. If reconnecting with nature and ancient history is one of the goals of your Mexican trip, don’t miss the Ruta Puuc. But I’ve already been to ...

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Best of Merida

First of all, it’s Mérida and not Merìda. Merida is a wonderful name. Disney may have a not-so-subtle influence on my imagination here, but to me the name evokes fierceness and pride, color and kindness. Merida is all of that: it has the vibe of a capital city (it’s the capital of the Yucatan after ...

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A day trip to the Yellow Town of Izamal

Izamal: the perfect day trip from Mérida Izamal is a charming little pueblo in the middle of the Yucatan peninsula. Together with Valladolid (and other 99 towns in other Mexican states), it has been awarded the status of Pueblo Magico de Mexico for its rich history and culture. Located only one hour away from the capital of ...

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7 magical things to do in Valladolid Mexico

Valladolid stole my heart the very second I got off the bus. It’s not a flashy city, but rather one of those places that you start appreciating for its simplicity and authenticity. It’s all in the little details: a colorful building, a lamppost, the intertwining of lights and shadows on the walls of the convent ...

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Things to do in Tulum – Ruins and Cenotes Extravaganza

When Robin is better than Batman If you’re a person who likes the sidekick better the superhero, Tulum is the place for you on the Riviera Maya. Doomed to be the eternal Robin to Playa del Carmen and Cancun’s Batman, Tulum fends for itself with a sort of alternative hipster vibe, a wide range of activities ...

Top cenotes in Mexico

One of the things I was looking forward to visiting the most in Mexico were the cenotes. I mean, going to the beach is great, but this is a completely different, new, incredible and highly addictive experience. In fact, I probably spent more money to enter cenotes than to buy food. First things first: what is ...

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Wonders of Mexico – An introductory guide for first timers

Mexico is a country of a million wonders. It’s quickly become one of my favorite countries in the world, in fact I left a little piece of my heart there. I feel like I’m saying this for a lot of places, but I hadn’t felt so strongly about a country probably since Japan. I was in ...