Surrounded by breathtaking desert landscapes, Paradero Hotel is a luxury oasis designed by Rubén Valdez and Yashar Yektajo in Mexico’s Baja California Sur. Located on a five-acre plot in Todos Santos, it’s where the ocean meets the mountains, and fields of farmland span as far as the eye can see. What better place to check out and escape the hustle and bustle for a few days?
Located near Zihuatanejo in Mexico, the Playa Viva resort offers a fun and luxurious travel destination for vacationers of all ages. This eco-luxury boutique hotel just got a bit better, though, thanks to the addition of a series of bamboo treehouses.
It’s never too late to put a new spin on a classic story. Everyone is familiar with the Greek myth of King Midas — a king who turns everything he touches into gold. Filmmaker Mazdey Snob is retelling this tale in a new way, though, in her latest fashion film, “Mijo.”
For years now, monarch butterfly populations have been decreasing throughout the world (by more than 80 percent in some places). Despite their shrinking numbers, though, there are still opportunities to see them in the wild, especially if you’re willing to travel to Mexico.
Of all the restaurants in the world that offer unique dining experiences, La Gruta Restaurant in San Juan Teotihuacan, Mexico, takes the cake. This restaurant sits about 650 feet behind a massive, 2,000-year-old pyramid built by the Aztecs, and it is situated underground in a volcanic cave!
The piñata is a staple in Mexican culture. However, the first records of piñatas don’t come from Mexico or even Spain. The earliest records actually point to Asia — China, to be specific — as the origin of the beloved piñata.
Mexico City is full of stunning architecture and beautiful locations for travelers to rest their heads. For those who want to enjoy a truly ethereal experience, though, Quetzalcoatl’s Nest is the perfect destination.
Described as a “private jungle” and “Mayan Sanctuary,” the Ikal Tulum Hotel is surrounded by pristine turquoise waters, verdant nature scenes, and clear blue skies. The hotel offers a variety of fun and educational experiences, plus unparalleled accommodations for all who visit. Once you check in, you’ll never want to leave.
Often referred to as the Grande Dame of Death, La Calavera Catrina (the “elegant skull”)—or, simply, La Catrina—is frequently seen throughout the streets of Mexico during the Day of the Dead, or Día de Muertos, celebrations. You’ve likely seen the face before: an eerie meld of macabre and charm; fear and poise. But from where did this deathly figure emerge? What does she stand for? And why has she become such a ubiquitous part of Mexican culture?
To celebrate Mexico’s Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos), Mattel is releasing a second special-edition Barbie doll. With her traditional calavera (English: skull) face-paint, floral-updo, and skull-and-flowers-patterned lace gown, this gorgeous doll encapsulates the celebrations of this time.