Mexico has made the shortlist on places you must visit in 2020 (when coronavirus passes).
Think of Mexico and you may imagine yourself sitting on a white sandy beach, sipping mojitos and soaking up some warm southern sun.
However, there’s so much more to Mexico than what you see on the front of tour guides. Meaning, it is not all about illegal border crossings and dirty slums.
There is a lot of beauty and wonder to be found in Mexico. And the people, well they are just as amazing as the country they live in.
Of course, it wouldn’t be a complete Mexican holiday without spending a few hours enjoying a few mojitos on the beach. Just make sure you make time to also explore these seven amazing locations in Mexico to really complete the Mexican experience.
Although the idea of death in western culture is one of mournful discouragement often forgotten. In Mexico, it is completely opposite. the Day of the Dead (normally held in October) is a very festive celebration meant to celebrate all those who have passed, celebrating the lives they lived and the love they had.
Go Diving on the Island of Cozumel:
Surrounded by crystal clear waters and an abundance of marine life, there’s nothing quite like a scuba dive or snorkel in the reef off the island of Cozumel. And there are plenty of sandy white beaches here to chill out and drinks mojitos if prefer to skip the marine life engagement.
Explore the Colonial Town of San Miguel de Allende:
San Miguel de Allende has been named one of the best cities in the world by Travel & Leisure and when you explore the cobblestoned streets of this historical town in Mexico, it’s hard not to see why. This colonial town is a place of wonder and holds many a secret of when the Spanish first colonised.
Ride The Tequila Express:
The Tequila Express train runs from the city of Guadalajara to the Herradura distillery, one of the most famous brands of tequila in all of Mexico. And yes, you will be trying some of the best tequila in the world. Onboard you’ll listen to live mariachi and sample some of the product. There is also a visit to the famous blue agave fields of the hacienda.
Go See The Guelaguetza Dance Festival:
Dedicated to diversity, this festival is for all travellers to witness. Held in July in the colourful city of Oaxaca, there’s something for all at this very loud and very exciting festival. From the colourful dancers to the incredible food stalls selling some of the most amazing Mexican food you’ll ever try.
Take a Mexican Street Food Tour:
Street food tours are becoming more and more popular all across Mexico, especially in major tourist areas as many travellers feel a little overwhelmed, not knowing where to eat and what to eat. Perfectly when you need to protect your health whilst travelling. You’ll find excellent street food tours in Puerto Vallarta, Guanajuato and Mexico City to name a few.
Visit the Ancient Temple Chichen Itza:
The ancient Mayan site of Chichen Itza is the second most visited archeological site of Mexico. Branded as one of the seven wonders of the world, this ancient site a must-see place to visit for your Mexican holiday, with a variety of surrounding archaeological sites to see, all carrying traces from the ancient Mayan culture.