Mexico

  • 1 Top ten winter sun destinations
    The British winter is well underway, which can only mean one thing: it's time to jet off to the warmer climes of a winter sun destination for a spot of sunshine, breathtaking beaches, and...

  • 2 Dive into the world's best scuba sites
    Azores The waters around this remote Portuguese archipelago way out in the Atlantic Ocean are home to an amazing underwater world. The nine small volcanic islands of the Azores are surrounded by waters...

  • 3 Riviera Maya: a tropical escape into history
    Imagine a Caribbean beach paradise, just south of the Tropic of Cancer where the clear sea is perfect for swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, jet ski... Imagine a flat land carpeted with low tropical...

  • 4 Flying south for winter
    Usually a Monarch butterfly lives for just four or five short weeks. But by some miracle of nature, the last generation of the summer may survive for as long as seven months, allowing them to fly south...

  • 5 Puerto Vallarta, a Pacific paradise
    Archaeological evidence suggests that the area was settled two and a half thousand years ago, but it's only since the Sixties that Puerto Vallarta has become more widely known outside Mexico. Famed for...

  • 6 In search of Utopia in Mexico
    The name Vasco de Quiroga may not be very well known outside the Spanish-speaking world, but 500 years after his death the people of  Michoacan in Mexico still remember with affection the Spanish...

  • 7 Mexico's treasury of natural and historical marvels
    If you've been lucky enough to visit Mexico, you may have some inkling of the vast wealth of natural, cultural and artistic wonders the country has to offer. Even so, you're probably only scratched the...

  • 8 Halloween: scary stuff from around the world
    It doesn't matter whether you call it All Saints, All Souls, the Day of the Dead, Witches' Thanksgiving or Halloween, for most of us – stars and celebrities included – October, particularly...

  • 9 Places where women made history
    Mexico through the eyes of Frida Kahlo Married to the famous Mexican muralist Diego de Rivera a few years after an accident that was to leave her in pain for the rest of her life, Frida Kahlo was friends...

  • 10 Puerta Campeche: a five-star Mexican hacienda
    Situated in the historical centre of Campeche – a UNESCO World Heritage site – the hacienda Puerta Campeche evokes the traditional colonial splendour of this southeastern tip of Mexico. The...

  • 11 Capella Ixtapa, a Mexican clifftop dream
    The private beach, the fine architecture that makes it appear to cascade down the cliff side towards the sea, the 59 rooms and suites, all looking out over the Pacific, each with swimming pool on the...

  • 12 Plunge deep into a natural Mexican well

  • 13 Mexico's monarch butterfly sanctuaries

  • 14 Chichen Itza, the descent of the feathered serpent
    During the equinoxes, the sun is positioned directly over the equator, and day and night are of approximately equal length. At that time, around March 21st in spring, and September 22nd in the autumn,...



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