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Mexico Travel Tips & Suggestions

Rosarito is a cool safe city with a crazy inexpensive nightlife. I hooked up with people at the hostel and had a blast! I ended up staying a coupleof months!
Morelia is a very nice and safe city in Mexico.
Reading a well-known Autralian guide about Mexico, coming from a visit to the U.S., I was planning to stay only one night in Chihuahua and its only hostel. This was my first time in Mexico, and I was not sure about what I could expect, between great food and sulfurous reputation. I actually found Chihuahua to be a …
Cabo San Lucas is the only place in all of Mexico that I did not enjoy; I think it's because there were too many wealthy, entitled tourists there (the locals were not their usual friendly, festive selves)!
I spent a summer in Guanajuato two years ago. It's a charming town, take the tram up to see Pipila and enjoy the multi-colored houses from high up. See the creepy mummies and markets, and just relax. While it's not as lively as Mexico City, Guanajuato is still a good place to spend a few days.
San Miguel de Allende is a great colonial town, unique because of its large artist population, and galleries galore. There is a lot to see right in the city center, and amazing hot springs (La Gruta is very neat - with a cave) just outside. There are a lot of restaurants with very good food (and desserts...), and the …
This is an amazing spot! You can relax and have fun! Playa del Carmen is a piece of heaven.
The great thing about Mexico City is that you can get your own hotel room for about 200 pesos (about $20 USD), which is only a little more than the hostels, if you want more privacy. Though I believe most of them are in the Centro Histórico, which tends to die down at night (though that's great if you want to sleep in …
I have been going to Palenque since 1971. Find a comfortable spot and melt into the air.
if you go to Isla Mujeres, you should try to eat on the restaurants by the beach and eat a shrimp cocktail or ceviche! It's delicious. Go to Caracol and Playa Tiburon -- great views!
Campeche... We are so lucky that we stumbled upon this hidden pot of gold. The walled city is something that should not be missed. This quaint town has a colonial feeling with clean streets, bright colored buildings, a gorgeous town square, art and music. We all agreed this was one of the top highlights of our trip …
Isla Holbox is a small island off the northeast coast of Quintana Roo. It has an amazing tranquility about it and the crystal clear waters off the northern shore are stunning. The boat to get to Isla Holbox leaves approximately every three hours from Chiquila; it's only a short ride. The hostels in Isla Holbox are only …
Valladolid, Mexico, is one of the most convenient bases for a trip to Chichén Itzá, but it's also a relaxing place to spend a couple of days. Locals and travelers hang around in the colonial-style square, nearby cenotes offer beautiful swimming, and everything seems to move more slowly than in Mérida or Cancún. Cenote …
Famous as a spring-break destination and for the great influx of American tourists wanting a taste of the Caribbean lifestyle, Cancún is much more than the all-inclusive-resort paradise it's famous for being! The city is informally divided into two different areas. The first one is downtown, where the locals live and …
Guadalajara is the second-largest city in Mexico, and is located in the west of the country. The city has a colonial feel to it, with many old buildings scatted through the city. Most historic buildings can be found within Centro Historico (the historic district). The Centro District of Guadalajara can be explored on …
Mérida is the stately colonial capital of Yucatán in Mexico. The city pulses with culture, life, and heat -- buy a hand fan, take advantage of siesta, and prepare yourself for a great time. Mérida's main square is a great place to relax. Fairs and festivals are frequent, filling the area with vendors, musicians, food …
Palenque is an almost compulsory stop for travelers visiting the state of Chiapas in Mexico. Better known for its extensive Mayan archeological site ("las ruinas"), Palenque is also a place for backpackers with a love of nature and simple living to rest, recharge energies, and, in the process, reconnect with the …
Cabo San Lucas is a coastal city located at the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula in Mexico. Cabo San Lucas is a touristic resort city, with many beachside resorts, with private beaches, golf courses, restaurants, bars and pubs with happy hours and meal specials, and souvenir shops. It is a popular spot for …
San Cristóbal de las Casas, usually shortened to San Cristóbal, is one of the most popular destinations in the state of Chiapas, Mexico. Colonial architecture and a leafy zócalo give it a distinctly Spanish feel, yet much of the population and many of the most interesting surrounding sites are Mayan. Add in a healthy …
Mazatlán is a coastal resort town located in the west of Mexico, which was popular with tourists in the early twentieth century. Since then many buildings, particularly in the old town, have been deserted. As you explore the old town of Mazatlán, you will likely spot many of these old, derelict buildings. Mazatlán, …