Sharpen your senses and get streetwise
The millions of visitors to Mexico mostly have an enjoyable trouble free time, however as a poorer nation there is a lot of petty crime. It is generally recommended that you leave your valuables at home, dress down and go with the flow while taking sensible precautions to keep to the main tourist and business districts, and avoid walking out alone at night.
Current Situation Since 2006, the Mexican government has engaged in an extensive effort to combat the drug-trafficking organizations (DTOs) that ship drugs to The USA. Mexican DTOs, meanwhile, have been engaged in a vicious struggle with each other for control of trafficking routes. In order to try and get a handle
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By Jessica Lloyd
Think tortilla, think salsa, think hot. Tortilla is made from cornflour, salt and water, rolled very thin and baked. This is a basic Mexican staple, and you will find it served how other people serve bread with their meals. Tacos, fajitas, nachos, jalepenos, quesadillas, burritos – all with guacamole and salsa.
Be prepared to be burnt! The street vendors are a great place to find cheap and tasty food, the real flavours of Mexico. This is where the locals eat – so when in Mexico, do as the Mexicans! Do try traditional Mexican food like the “crepas de huitlacoche” and the “mole chicken” – if you’re such a newcomer that you don’t know these dishes, try them,
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Hit the party scene, relax or explore the region
Cancun by Cailyn
Located on located on the Caribbean shore, on the north-east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula and north of the Riviera Maya, Cancún is the last place between Mexico and Cuba.
Cancún is a world-renowned tourist destination and a base to explore the Yucatán Peninsula. There are some ancient sites nearby and while the climate is near perfect all year, it is subject to hurricanes. The best time to visit is between December and April. It’s hottest there between May and September with high humidity all year round.
Cancún has many beautiful hotels along the beachfront and the hotel Zone is shaped like the number
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The big back yard
By Jessica Lloyd
Surrounded by Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortés (or Gulf of California), Baja California is a region with a diverse geography which includes deserts, mountains, pine forests, hundreds of miles of untouched beaches and a coastline ideal for all water sports with many towns and campsites. The peninsula is divided into two states; Baja California (north), and Baja California Sur (south).
In general, the seasons are clearly marked, fall is fresh, winter is cool, spring and summer are sunny and warm to semi-tropical. To travel in this region you must have a Mexican Tourist Card or travel permit.
For exciting, or laid back holidays, the resort areas of Cabo San Lucas, Ensenada,
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On the Pacific coast, Acapulco is one of the largest and most popular tourist resorts in the Mexico. Its stunning beaches, natural surroundings and a wonderful climate, has made this one of the most popular holiday resort in Mexico and Latin America.
Acapulco is set on a large bay backed by high-rises and the Sierra Madre del Sur mountains. Made famous by the jet set in the 1950s and ’60s, it’s known for its high-energy nightlife, beaches and golf. From its iconic La Quebrada cliff, performers dive 40m into a small cove every day and night.
Acapulco, is 380 kilometres (240 mi) southwest from Mexico City. It’s located on a deep, semi-circular bay and it has served as a
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Beach Babes by Foxxy
In Mexico today, there is unrest and riots over the disappearance of students as well as the ongoing battles between drug cartels and the authorities.
Mexico was an advanced civilization before the arrival of the Spanish and under Spanish rule much of the wealth was stolen. Today the Spanish influence is strongly represented in the architecture and Mexico is an independent democratic country playing economic catch-up with the developed world.
For the visitor Mexico is a popular destination where you can take day trips from the USA border cities, yet Mexico City (the capital city) in central Mexico is the most popular destination and one of the largest cities in
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North America is a very big place and for the purposes of this directory, includes US Alaska, Canada, the USA and Mexico. Countries between south of Mexico and the Caribbean islands are included in the South American section.
What is your interest? Where do you want to go or what do you want to see?
Mexico has a Spanish flavour, delicious foods and everything to see from bull fights to whale watching and fiesta’s. Mexico also has some of North America’s hottest nightlife in the bars of Acapulco, Cancun and other resorts, but is most famous for it’s pyramids and Mayan history.
The USA and Canada share the Rocky Mountains, vast prairies and great cities.