A country as diverse as Mexico can’t be contained in a handful of pages, so we’re not going to try. Think of this guide as a sampler plate, or a series of windows into Mexico – a selection of first-hand accounts from nomads who’ve danced at the festivals, climbed the pyramids, chased the waves, and connected with the locals.
Learn why Mexican food is recognized by UNESCO, go mezcal tasting, and check out the craft beer scene.
Meet the third-gender muxes of Oaxaca and spend time with the world’s authority on Mexican folk art.
Unravel the mysteries of ancient Mayan culture as you explore ruins half-swallowed by tropical jungle.
Discover colonial treasures, underrated destinations, and the real story behind the notorious border towns.
Visit an underwater museum, ride some of North America's biggest waves, and dive in a crystal-clear cenote.
Commune with whales, release baby turtles, dive with manatees, and witness a “bat volcano.”
The gray whale swims slowly toward our boat, her baby following closely. She sinks under him, then gently lifts him onto her back so he’s almost fully out of the water. Is this so we can admire him, or so the baby can get a good view of us?
The towns and states along the US-Mexico border have a reputation for danger. Former drug-war correspondent Joseph Furey exposes the truth behind the hype.
Can you drink the local water? How do you avoid Montezuma's Revenge? Learn how to stay healthy while traveling in Mexico.