Visitor guide to Playa del Carmen

Visitor guide to Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen is a resort town located on the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico. At approximately 70 km in the south of Cancun and at 20 miles at the west of Cozumel lies the Maya Riviera center that provides a relaxed atmosphere with a distinctly European flavor. Playa del Carmen was only a small fishing town, but after the passenger ferry service to Cozumel started its activity, tourism began to flourish in this region. If you want to spend a magnificent Mexican vacation, you should defini... [ read more ]

Things you need to know about Patzcuaro

Things you need to know about Patzcuaro

The city of Patzcuaro has a temperate humid climate with summer rains. The average annual temperature is 16-24 °C. You can visit the city in time periods when you can participate to the festivals that are organized here. The Semana Santa is the Holy Week, the week until Easter, the Dia de Muertos is the Day of the Dead and is celebrated on the firtst two days of November. The Nuestra Señora de Salud Dia is a festival which celebrates the patron saint of the city on December 8 and the Na... [ read more ]

Visiting the Mexican city of Patzcuaro

Visiting the Mexican city of Patzcuaro

Patzcuaro is a city located in the Michoacan State, in Mexico. It is an important cultural and craft center in this part of the country, and is the most important city in the region of the Lake of Michoacán. Patzcuaro ("Pahtz-Kuah-Ro") is a charming city with a mixed colonial and indigenous feeling, located at just 45 minutes from Morelia, the capital of Michoacan. Patzcuaro is a very popular tourist destination especially for Christmas and the Holy Week. During the last decade, a growin... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Oaxaca

Tourist guide to Oaxaca

Oaxaca de Juárez, or simply Oaxaca, is the capital of the Mexican state with the same name. It is located in the Central Valleys, at the Sierra foothills. This city relies heavily on tourism. Oaxaca is located at about 500 km to the southeast from Mexico City. It is a fairly large city with over half a million inhabitants, but it is still pretty relaxed, unpretentious and friendly. The city has many examples of baroque colonial architecture dating from the  16th century. You will find t... [ read more ]

Tips for getting around in Morelia

Tips for getting around in Morelia

Morelia is one of the most beautiful cities in Mexico. There is indeed not one of the most visited cities by tourists, but this is why you can visit it without fear that it will be very crowded. Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan in Mexico and is a city recorded in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Let’s see some tips for getting around in Morelia. The climate here is between temperate and subtropical with an average humidity. Most of the precipitation falls during the summe... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to the city of Monterrey

Tourist guide to the city of Monterrey

Monterrey is the capital of the state of Nuevo Leon in Mexico. This is the second most important city in Mexico and offers a wide range of leisure options. Undoubtedly, Monterrey is seen by the residents of  Mexico as a continuously growing, safe and modern place. To get to Monterrey, search for a flight to General Mariano Escobedo International Airport. Located at about 15 km in the northeast of the city of Monterrey, the Airport is located near the Highway 54. Public transportation ser... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Merida

Tourist guide to Merida

Merida is the capital of the Mexican state of Yucatan and the largest city in the Yucatan Peninsula. It is located in the northwest of the state, about 35 km from the Gulf of Mexico. Merida is a modern, cosmopolitan city with museums, art galleries, restaurants, shops and boutiques. A significant center of trade, Merida Yucatan is considered one of the most important places to experience the Maya heritage. Merida was founded in 1542 by Francisco de Montejo and built on the site of an anci... [ read more ]

Things to know before you visit Mazatlan

Things to know before you visit Mazatlan

Mazatlan has a tropical climate with moderate humidity and warmth all year. Located south of the Tropic of Cancer, Mazatlan has a semi-tropical temperate climate throughout the year. The average temperature is between 25 and 30 Celsius grades. With an average of 300 sunny days a year, here you will always find beach weather. If you decided to spend your vacation, or maybe just some unforgettable days in this beautiful city, there are some things to know before you visit Mazatlan including the... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Mazatlan

Tourist guide to Mazatlan

Mazatlán is a Mexican city in Sinaloa. Equipped with a shoreline surrounded with beautiful islands, this city is known as the "Pearl of the Pacific". Usually when you plan a vacation, you must make a decision between sun and beach or culture and history. Mazatlan offers both. In the Golden Zone, an area developed in the 1960s, you will find most of the major hotels, shops, bars and restaurants scattered along the idyllic beaches, in the Old Mazatlan or the Historico Centro (Historic Cent... [ read more ]

3 things you should know before visiting Manzanillo

3 things you should know before visiting Manzanillo

Manzanillo has a pleasant weather all year round, the city with an average of 350 days of sunshine per year. From the immediate vicinity of the town, the Sierra Madre Mountains help maintain a cooler temperature than have the most known destinations located on the Pacific coast. The best time to visit Manzanillo is during the winter months, from November to April. The rainy summer season lasts from June to October, when the afternoon storms turn the entire region in lush shades of green. ... [ read more ]