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My partner and I (late 30s/early 40s M-F couple from the U.S., no kids) will be heading to the coast of Oaxaca, Mexico in March and we're looking for a place to stay near or on the beach. We're interested in all suggestions at all price points. Thanks!
Going to Puerto Vallarta next week. What should I do/see/eat? [more inside]
November 11, 2017
We'll be in Mexico City the last week of December this year, through New Year's. Can you advise us on any holiday events to look into, and how the September earthquake should factor into our planning? [more inside]
November 7, 2017
We've booked our flights to Los Cabos, Mexico. It was not our first choice but we had airline vouchers and this was one of the more reasonable options. Unfortunately, everything I am seeing online makes me think we are about to have a very bad vacation... any tips for salvaging it? [more inside]
November 5, 2017
We're going to Mexico for a 2 week vacation this February. We're planning to spend half the time in D.F., half on the RIviera Maya. Please help us plan it out. [more inside]
October 21, 2017
Other city guides like Monocle, Wallpaper, or Louis Vuitton? [more inside]
September 23, 2017
Planning a winter trip to Zihuatanejo with my parents, husband and 18 month old. We've been before (my parents go regularly) but noticed that the state department has changed their recommendations for this state in Mexico. I'm not overly concerned about crime in the touristy areas, but want to be sure we're not being naive given that we're traveling with our son. Would you go? If not where would you go instead for a similar warm-weather trip in Feb?
July 28, 2017
We booked a vacation to Playa Del Carmen and recent news is making me want to cancel. Have you been to Playa Del Carmen in the past month (July)? Anywhere else in the area you'd recommend for a family? Experiences, suggestions and/or reassurances needed! [more inside]
July 8, 2017
I will soon be able to work remotely from anywhere and Latin America looks like an attractive option for me. What do I need to consider? [more inside]
June 30, 2017
I am traveling to Mexico July 14 and returning to the US July 19th. I mis-read my passport thinking I had one year left, and now 2 weeks before travel I realized my passport expires on July 24th. I have called my airline, travel agent and passport agency who had told me I "should" be fine, because Mexico only requires valid passport at the date of entry, and since my passport doesn't expire until a week after my travel is complete that I will be okay. I am just concerned about this. I have googled and found that Mexico requires 6 months- but everyone else is telling me I'm fine. I have tried to expedite my passport, but the only appointment available is the DAY before my flight, and they ask you to surrender your passport which makes me extremely nervous. I would rather risk a valid passport than not have one at all and something happen. Any insight I haven't already been informed of to give me peace of mind?
May 25, 2017
I'll be traveling by myself to Mexico City in June, staying there 4 nights and 3 days. I've never been there before but have traveled alone for a similar length of time in Spain and Italy. I'm working on learning Spanish and looking for some advice on what to do/see and how to get there. [more inside]
May 18, 2017
Hola!, The wife and I are off to Mexico city during the week of July 4th. We've got reservations at Pujol and... not much else! We're fairly adventurous travelers and while my Spanish ends at 'Si', hers is close to fluent. We like to eat, are big frequenters of Atlas Obscura and don't mind a little discomfort if it leads to adventure. What's the coolest stuff in Mexico City? (And, perhaps, what should we look out for?)
April 27, 2017
I am spending one week in Oaxaca City next month in mixed company. Looking for suggestions on what I should do on my own. [more inside]
March 5, 2017
We are tossing around the idea of taking our two kids-7 and 11- to Mexico this summer. Ideally, we'd do a week someplace like Sayulita, where my husband could surf and we could explore-and then a week in an all-inclusive where we can relax and kids can run wild and we barely pretend to parent. [more inside]
February 19, 2017
I'm planning a trip to Mexico and I'm looking for suggestions of things to see and do while there. [more inside]
January 22, 2017
My dude and I are planning a trip to Isla Mujeres and are looking for an awesome place to stay. [more inside]
December 20, 2016
I will have one day at the end of a Yucatan vacation in Cancun or Puerto Morelos and would like to 1. do some souvenir shopping and 2. go swimming in a cenote or two. Where should I stay, and where should I go for these things? [more inside]
December 12, 2016
I'm taking myself to Cancun for my birthday in January. I'll be traveling alone. I want this vacation to be very easy and stress-free. [more inside]
November 16, 2016
My brother and his partner are traveling to San Jose del Cabo Mexico and are trying to secure a car rental for the trip. They have done some research online and have found a cheap fare on Travelocity through Budget Car Rental, but it's not at the airport. We are trying to get a sense of whether: A) The price might be too good to be true (ie. hidden fees etc...) the fee is stated as $75 for two weeks which seems ridiculous to me. B) Is it safe to be renting anywhere outside of an airport. Does anyone have experience with car rentals in or around this area and could offer some advice or suggestion.
October 28, 2016
Hello, I will be in Mexico City next week and I’m trying to find an American expat bar that will be showing the coverage of the election. I’d prefer a place skewed towards younger people if possible. I got to watch the last election in an expat bar in Buenos Aires and it was quite an event. If anybody can help me out I would really appreciate it. Thanks!