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Costa Rica Visa Run to Cancun

Costa Rica Visa Run to Cancun

Jonathan Hiltz gives advice on where to go on a Costa Rica visa run, suggesting you could do far worse than choosing Cancun, Mexico. Costa Rica is a country with…

Day of the Dead Festival, 2024

Day of the Dead Festival, 2024

Many people associate the Day of the Dead Festival with Mexico, but actually it is an equally important part of the culture of Guatemala (on 1 November) and El Salvador…

Interested in Mexico?

With so much media coverage of its long border with the USA, you might be forgiven for realising that Mexico is a wonderful country, rich in culture offering far more that the beaches of Cancun.

Mexico City

The capital is both the oldest in the Americas and one of only two, with Quito in Ecuador, that was founded by native Americans. A massive metropolis, you need to take it on in bight size pieces, although visiting the main square with its gargantuan flag is a good starting point.

Mexico Pyramids

The country has many fine examples of pyramids and temple complexes dating back to Aztec and Mayan times. Palenque, Teotihuacan, Uxmal and Chichen Itza, which is one of the seven modern wonders, are well worth the visit.


If you want to get away from it all and discover the real Mexico, then head for the southern state of Oaxaca and drift back in time. You will never forget it.