10 Most Beautiful Colonial Cities in Mexico to Visit in 2023

There are dozens of colonial cities in Mexico. Visiting these beautiful settlements is a highlight of any Mexico itinerary. Many of them date back to the 16th century and were built by the Spanish conquistadors. Mexican colonial cities are characterized by their pastel-colored houses and stores. Their focal point is usually a cobbled central plaza … Read more

Hidden Gems in Mexico: 21 Incredible Places Recommended by a Local

Hidden gems in Mexico are not an oxymoron. Despite the fact that Mexico is such an incredibly popular tourist destination and that over 25 million international travelers venture here every year, you will know that a lot of people that do travel to Mexico tend to stick to the same few places. Places like Cancun, … Read more

Money in Mexico: Your Complete 2023 Guide by an Expat

Managing and exchanging money in Mexico is an important consideration for your trip. You need to understand the currency used in Mexico (pesos), the best way to exchange currency, and any fees your credit and debit cards charge for international transactions and withdrawals.  This guide has been written by an expat who has been living … Read more

Best Mexican Airlines: Your 2023 Guide by a Local

If you are flying domestically or internationally to, from, or within Mexico,  it is understandable that you will want to know what the best Mexican airlines are, what they offer, and if there are any Mexican airlines that are best avoided.  There are currently 8 main Mexican Airlines that operate on routes to and within … Read more

Mexico in December: Your 2023 Insider’s Guide

Mexico in December is generally a great time to travel. At this time, weather conditions across the country are pleasant without being too hot. This is also the high season for Mexican tourism, which tends to run between November and March every year. That being said, you will quickly note that most people that travel … Read more

16 Best Mayan Ruins in Mexico: Your Local’s 2023 Guide

When you think of the best Mayan ruins in Mexico, the first place that is likely to spring to the forefront of your mind is probably Chichen Itza. While Chichen Itza is very worthy of your time and is absolutely as breathtaking as the guidebooks would have you believe (it is one of the 7 … Read more

26 Best Mexico Souvenirs: What to Buy in Mexico

Looking for the best Mexico souvenirs to bring back from Mexico? It can be overwhelming to decide what to buy in Mexico for yourself and your loved ones back home.  But fortunately, this vibrant, cultured country is a great place to shop for all manner of apparel items, edible goods, trinkets, and home decor pieces … Read more

Mexico in November: Your Local’s Guide for 2023

Mexico in November is a great time to travel. The hurricane season has subsided, the temperatures are warm without being overbearingly hot, and yet, there are still not a huge amount of tourists around until the “peak” season starts in December. Better still, some of the most important festivities and cultural events take place around … Read more