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I had barely landed in Oaxaca and already my senses were inundated. I wove past burlap sacks bursting with chiles, past meat stalls strung with garlands... Read More

In the 1980s, a beautiful stretch of land on the Eastern coast of the Yucatan known as the Sian Ka’an, or Origin of the Sky, became a UNESCO World... Read More

Post offices often get a bad rap these days, but in earlier times, they were vital urban institutions that often inhabited grand buildings. ... Read More

Tucked between the mangroves and crystalline lagoons of the Yucatan Peninsula is the Fairmont Mayakoba Resort, an eco-friendly luxury property with a... Read More

It was a sunny afternoon in the Mexican town of San Juan Cosala, on Lake Chapala, but I was sitting in a dark temazcal, a traditional sweat lodge, at... Read More

There are few things more glamorous than sleeping in the very bedroom where Elizabeth Taylor used to rest her Oscar-winning head, and now there’s a... Read More

Whitney Allen was en route from San Diego to her condo in Akumal, Mexico, when her husband suggested they spend the night in an auto hotel. Often... Read More

After the holidays—and the wassail, Yule logs, and Christmas cookies—it may be time to celebrate the New Year with an invigorated interest in healthy... Read More

Looks like Justin Bieber is putting in an early bid for "Worst Tourist of 2016." On a recent trip to Tulum, he brought along an entire crew ... Read More

It’s the end of the year, and everyone starts dreaming about taking a vacation away from it all—even Beyoncé. Especially Beyoncé. Every year, we see... Read More

More than three times as many Monarch butterflies are expected to pass through Michoacán and the State of México during the annual migration this year.... Read More

A festival of radishes, at first blush, might sound as exciting as a festival of Tupperware or a festival of string. ... Read More

The first thing I did after landing in Puerto Vallarta Airport for my friends’ Mexican destination wedding was check the weather on my phone. After a... Read More

In Mexico, Death has always been a familiar character: female, comforting, sardonic. The Aztecs made Death a She and spent a month every fall... Read More

Hurricane Patricia has come and gone, and left in her wake far less damage than was feared—a relief for all. For now, no deaths have been reported, and... Read More

Halloween is right around the bend, and thanks to its macabre iconography of zombies, ghosts, and skeletons, the holiday is often conflated with one... Read More

Drought conditions at a reservoir in Mexico have caused water levels to drop and reveal an ancient temple that has been submerged under about 100 feet... Read More

When I moved to Mexico City in 2009, I was surprised at how enthusiastically people ate. In the mornings, I’d watch office workers drink atole ... Read More

There’s a big reward waiting for you in retirement: you can finally go on those trips you’ve always dreamed of, without having to worry about running... Read More

It's mid-December in Cuba the day before a surprise announcement by President Obama that sanctions on the nation will be lifted. The air in Havana is... Read More

San Miguel de Allende is well known to birders as a home for both migratory and resident birds, many drawn by the watershed of the Rio Lerma and Rio... Read More

Starting Monday, thousands will flock to Mexico’s second-largest city to celebrate a national and cultural treasure: Mariachi music. At the... Read More

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