mexico travel Archive

High Chiapas Cuisine at Tierra y Cielo

I just spent a week and a half in the state of Chiapas in Mexico and kicked off my too-few days in San Cristobal de las Casas at Tierro y Cielo hotel’s restaurant. I can’t say for sure that this is the best restaurant in the city after my limited time there, but it would [...]

Mexico is Serious About Adventure Travel

When people think of travel to Mexico, they are more likely to think of lying on a beach than of doing adventure activities. That’s not for lack of offerings though. With almost as much geographic diversity as the U.S., plus a jungle, coral reef, and cenotes, this country has plenty to get the pulse racing. [...]

Mexico vs. Brazil: Economies and Safety

If you’re looking for in-depth and level-headed news coverage, it’s hard to beat the Economist. There was a great article in the August 27 issue on Mexico’s economy, with a look at what’s going right there and how their roller coaster ride compares to that of red-hot Brazil. Read the full article here online. There [...]

Latin American Airlines: Interjet

The slogan of Mexican airline Interjet translates to “fly better and more for less.” In my experience, it holds true: the price is right, often as low as Aerobus, but without fee piled upon fee to jack up the final price. The experience is a pleasant surprise as well, with the kind of amenities you [...]

Best Restaurants in Guanajuato, Mexico

After a year of living at 6,500 feet in central Mexico, every day walking past centuries-old buildings on pedestrian-only streets, it’s back to strip-mall Florida. For now. I’m buying a house here though, so I’ll be back. Guanajuato is not really known as a great food city and since it has about 1/100th of the gringos [...]