From the harsh deserts of northern Mexico to the rocky mountains and the humid jungle of the south, Mexico has a climate that houses all kinds of varied species. While many of the native animals of Mexico are under threat of extinction, there are also plenty that continue to thrive. Here’s a list of the Top 10 Animals you must see during your trip to Mexico.
So, you have just booked your flights to Mexico for what you hope to be an unforgettable holiday, and now you are beginning to think about the necessary preparation beforehand. Well, the good news is that you need not look any further! In this article I have highlighted what I believe to be the 5 main things to prepare and take with you as you explore one of the most interesting and beautiful countries in the world.
Of course, when travelling to a foreign country, one thing that must take priority is that you are medically fit for travel. International health organizations recommend Hepatitis A, Tetanus, and Typhoid for any traveler in Mexico. Diphtheria and Rabies vaccines should also be considered. However, there is no need to worry about getting a Yellow Fever vaccination, as no certificate is required to enter the country. On the other hand, if you are looking to travel to other countries in Central and South America afterwards, this certificate may be required upon entry depending on their respective laws, so its worth checking for your whole trip beforehand.
Airbnb has become a major platform for finding the perfect accommodation for your trip abroad, with options in more than 34,000 cities worldwide. Since becoming such a popular choice with travellers, they now offer a wide variety of accommodation possibilities so that tourists can choose the perfect option depending on their travel plans. In this post, I am going to outline a few of the Airbnb possibilities available for different types of travellers looking for their desired experiences in Mexico.
Firstly, if you were looking to go to Mexico City, Mexico’s vibrant capital, to soak up Mexican culture, I would recommend an apartment so that you can fully make the most of your time there. This gives you the opportunity to be at the centre of the action, making travelling to different parts of the city and returning home incredibly easy. As an extra tip, if you research what you are looking to do during your trip, you can easily filter your options on Airbnb so that your apartment will be close to the places where you want to visit!
The Mayan city of Tulum is located in the Eastern peninsula of Yucatán in the heart of the Mayan Riviera, and is a hotspot for tourists given the incredible level of preservation of its old city walls. The ruins are made up of a number of templos (temples) and castillos (castles) which stand against a breathtaking backdrop of the Caribbean coast as a classic demonstration of Mayan architecture. Interested tourists may consider spending the morning exploring the city – either on a guided tour or independently – followed by an afternoon relaxing on the beach and swimming in the coast’s crystal clear waters.
When you think of Mexico, tacos and margaritas are usually the first things to come to most people’s minds. Although Mexico’s tacos and margaritas really are quite delicious, there are so many more tasty treats to be found in this country. Here’s a list of the top 5 drinks you should be sure to sample the next time you’re in Mexico!
A Paloma is a popular tequila drink which mixes 1 shot of tequila and 3 shots of either Squirt, Jarritos Toronja, or grapefruit soda. At some restaurants, it’s also served as a blended cocktail, combining tequila, grapefruit, lime, and soda.
La Ventana has often been named the new ‘Tarifa’ or ‘Cabarete’ due to its amazing conditions and weather for kitesurfing. With thousands of tourists flocking to this kitesurfing paradise every year, this beach offers the perfect experience with its intense blue waters of the Sea of Cortez, incredible views of Isla Cerralvo and stunning desert surroundings.
With its origins still uncertain, the ancient city of Teotihuacan is a mysterious yet enticing attraction in the heart of Mexico, bringing historians and tourists alike to marvel at the obscure buildings, temples and pyramids, some of which date back to 200BC.