Mexico

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

15 Things to do in San Miguel de Allende: A fairy-tale colonial city

By Janice and George

A mask museum? Botanical gardens? Magical rooftop bars? Visit San Miguel de Allende for more than just art galleries and colonial architecture.

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Puerto Vallarta hideaways

5 Beautiful Boutique Hotels in Puerto Vallarta

By Janice and George

Where to stay in Puerto Vallarta and the chi-chi Punta Mita area? We’ve visited several times and adore these 5 lovely boutique Puerto Vallarta hotels.

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Mayan ruins in the Yucatan

5 Popular Mayan ruins in the Yucatan Peninsula

By Janice and George

The ancient Mayans built elaborate sites, invented a calendar and sacrificed humans to the gods. To learn more about them, 5 Mayan ruins in the Yucatan Peninsula are popular and easy to visit.

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Guanajuato Mummy Museum

Death on display at Guanajuato’s Mummy Museum

By Janice and George

The extraordinary Guanajuato Mummy Museum has over 100 mummies, including one of a woman buried alive. There’s also a poignant gallery of baby mummies. Not for the squeamish…

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Belmond Casa de Sierra Nevada

Colonial living at Belmond Casa de Sierra Nevada

By Janice and George

Don’t look for a cookie-cutter hotel at Casa de Sierra Nevada. Rooms and suites are sprinkled in colonial mansions in the heart of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

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Mexico bus

First class Mexico bus service like flying business class

By Janice and George

First class bus in Mexico? Indeed! We rode first class Mexico buses between several colonial Mexican cities, and found them to be a little like flying business class.

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Pueblo Bonito resorts

Pueblo Bonito resorts in Cabo: Which is best?

By Janice and George

The Pueblo Bonito brand in Cabo San Lucas offers sun, sand and sea and good dose of affordable luxury. We’ve stayed at or inspected all of their resorts. Here’s our view on the best Pueblo Bonito resort in Cabo.

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Beaches in Cabo San Lucas

5 Best Beaches in Cabo San Lucas

By Janice and George

Sure, Medano Beach is the most popular. But you’ll want to check out these other great beaches in Cabo San Lucas too! All but one are swimmable beaches.

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mayan ruins of Tulum

Exploring the ancient Mayan ruins of Tulum

By Janice and George

The Mayan ruins of Tulum are the loveliest of the ancient Mayan cities you can visit in Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Discover Mayan secrets and tips on how to visit the Tulum ruins.

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Whale watching in Cabo San Lucas

What a Fluke! Whale watching in Cabo San Lucas

By Janice and George

Each winter, thousands of whales migrate to the Baja waters. Go whale watching in Cabo San Lucas to see them breaching and showing off their tale flukes!

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5 star hotels in Cabo San Lucas

11 Chic boutique and 5 star hotels in Cabo San Lucas

By Janice and George

The 5 star hotels in Cabo San Lucas are among the most deluxe in the world; the boutique hotels are cool too. (Pssst! Discover where Jennifer Aniston likes to bed down.)

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things to do in the Riviera Maya

Totally awesome things to do in Riviera Maya

By Janice and George

Itching to swim with turtles? Love to see a magical Cirque du Soleil show? Check out these awesome things to do in Riviera Maya, Mexico (when you can tear yourself away from your fabulous resort, of course).

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Orozco murals

Hot Art: Visiting Orozco’s fiery murals in Guadalajara

By Janice and George

He lost an eye and a hand in a fireworks accident. Yet Jose Clemente Orozco was one of Mexico’s great muralists – who painted some fiery murals in Guadalajara.

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Hotel El Ganzo, the best boutique hotel in San Jose del Cabo

Oasis of Creative Cool: Hotel El Ganzo

By Janice and George

Nothing in Los Cabos is quite like this super-cool, adults-only hotel. At Hotel El Ganzo, artists and musicians stay to paint and record songs.

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