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Snorkeling in Yucatan and Riviera Maya

Are you looking for a snorkeling adventure? Mexico introduces snorkelers to an extraordinary diversity of underwater environments. The Riviera Maya, in particular, offers an unequaled diversity of snorkeling spots. Lose yourself into the clear emerald green waters of a cenote near Tulum, experience the wonder of swimming with a majestic whale shark off Cancun, and finally relax with green sea ...
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Getting to Mexico

Arrival in Mexico and Getting Around International Flights Most of the world’s major airlines serve Mexico City, and many US carriers also serve principal provincial cities from destinations in the USA. If you arrive from an international destination and plan to connect (usually in Mexico City) to another location in Mexico, you will need to clear Mexican Immigration and Customs ...
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Mexico travel guide

Reasons to visit Mexico Ancient pyramids and modern skyscrapers, stunning coastlines and dreams beach resorts, breathtaking natural areas reserves, underground grottos, and high mountains. Mexico is the home of tacos, Aztecs, Maya, sombreros, and tequila – not to mention Pancho Villa, Salma Hayek, and Frida Kahlo – almost everyone knows something about Mexico. Yet there’s a lot more to this ...
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Fantastic places to visit in Mexico City

Need a break but not sure where to go? If you're in need of a break but uncertain about your next travel destination, consider the dynamic offerings of Mexico City. Boasting a wide array of attractions and activities, this bustling metropolis presents an ideal option for a fulfilling retreat. Mexico City is the perfect place because there are so many ...
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The culture and customs of Mexico

Mexican national days, holidays and festivals Celebrations and festivals are an integral part of Mexican life. Mexico’s culture is rich, colorful and vibrant, influenced by its ancient civilizations such as the Aztec and Maya as well as European colonization. It is unique and probably one of the most fascinating cultures in the world. The traditions and customs of the Mexican ...
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Secrets of Puebla tunnels

Many Mexican cities have legends about secret tunnels lying just beneath the streets, used during the revolution either by royalty or even during the inquisition. Grandparents would tell these folk stories to children. The discovery of the Puebla tunnel in 2015 lends some credence to these urban legends. In the alley of Cinco de Mayo Road, there’s a doorway leading ...
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Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo House Studio Museum

The famous artist couple lived and worked here, in two different houses separated by a bridge. While Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul in nearby Coyoacan may be the more iconic abode of the Mexican surrealist, she also resided and worked at another Casa Azul, her blue-painted house in the compound she shared with her husband Diego Rivera, in twin houses connected ...
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Quetzalcoatl’s Nest

When Mexican architect Javier Senosiain saw this cave for the first time he thought that it looked like a mouth of a snake. He checked the cave and it looked like a giant snake coming in and out of the mountain. One thing led to another and over the years rest of the giant Quetzalcoatl was built. And that's how ...
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Great and unknown places to visit in Mexico

Places to visit in Mexico Mexico is a touristic jewel. In fact, it is the 9th most visited country in the world. Most people arrive to enjoy beautiful beaches such as Cancun, Rivera Maya, Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta. However, we want to expand your vision of Mexico with 10 great places to visit that are mostly ignored. Tolantongo An ...
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Island of the Dolls

La Isla de las Muñecas ("Island of the Dolls") – is an area on the bank on the canals where dolls swing eerily from the trees. The Island of the Dolls, located in the channels of Xochimilco, south of the center of Mexico City, very close to the Estadio Azteca football stadium, is a chinampa of the Laguna de Teshuilo ...
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