Getting a Taste of the Yucatán at Los Dos Cooking School

No trip to Merida is complete without signing up for the "Taste of Yucatan" class at Los Dos cooking school. It teaches you about the region and the food.

Exploring the Yucatán: From Holbox to Mérida

From the trendy beach town of Holbox to the charming colonial cities of Valladolid and Merida, our writer explores new hotels in the Yucatan.

A Primer on Mayan Civilization

The Mayan empire flourished between A.D. 250 and A.D. 900. Remnants of their large-scale construction projects can be seen in the Yucatan.

Favorite Restaurants in the Yucatán

Eight outstanding restaurants in the Yucatan, where the chefs are cooking everything from traditional Oaxacan fare to wood-fired pizza and molecular gastronomy.

A Fascinating Day Trip From Mérida

This day trip from Merida includes visits to several of the region's atmospheric haciendas and the great Mayan archaeological site of Uxmal.

A Perfect Day In... San Miguel de Allende

With cobblestoned streets, colonial architecture and strong cultural scene -- plus new places to eat and shop -- San Miguel de Allende is a haven for travelers.

Aman Debuts in Mexico

The debut has just been announced of Amanvari, Aman Resorts' first hotel in Mexico, located on the East Cape of the Baja Peninsula.

Ask the Editors: Why Did You Recently Recommend Baja?

A State Department Travel Warning has travelers worried about visiting Baja. However, tourists have not been affected by the violence.

Excursion to Isla Espíritu Santo

The city of La Paz is convenient to one of Baja's star attractions, Isla Espiritu Santo, where one can snorkel with sea lions.

An Evening in Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas is perhaps the least pleasant place in all of Baja, but a sunset cruise and great restaurant make it worthwhile.

Notable Art Galleries in San José del Cabo

In the northeast part of San Jose del Cabo, along Obregon between Guerrero and Hidalgo, art galleries are flourishing.

Farm Restaurants of San José del Cabo

Outside San Jose del Cabo, Flora's Field Kitchen and Acre are idyllic organic farm restaurants worth a visit.

Blissful Baja California

One of the best places to have a proper vacation is along the southern tip of Mexico's Baja Peninsula, which has fully recovered after a 2014 hurricane.

Adventures in the Baja Desert

It doesn’t take long to escape the overdevelopment of Baja. Drivers took us on two excursions, one into the desert and one to a lush oasis.

A Newly Recommended Hotel in Los Cabos

Beyond the crowds in Cabos San Lucas is an almost perfect property in Los Cabos: the new Auberge Chileno Bay Resort.

Letter From the Editor: September 2017

In this issue, Andrew Harper travels to Baja to see how the area recovered from Hurricane Odile in 2014, and visits Seville and rural Andalusia in Spain.

Shopping and Strolling Through San Angel in Mexico City

The flourishing San Angel neighborhood in Mexico City, located southwest of downtown, is a charming colonial area perfect for an afternoon stroll.

Contrasting Boutique Hotels in Mexico City

Mexico City remains a fascinating metropolis. Las Alcobas is a nice hotel from which to explore the tree-lined avenues, verdant parks and fine museums.

The Canals of Xochimilco

One Mr. Harper's most pleasant memories of his trip to Mexico City was an afternoon spent exploring the canals of Xochimilco on a 30-foot-long trajinera.

Bosque de Chapultepec: The Lungs of Mexico City

The largest urban park in Latin America, Bosque de Chapultepec offers nine museums, a presidential palace, restaurants and more amid 1,695 acres.

Mexico City Restaurant Discoveries

There is no shortage of appealing restaurants in the buzzing Polanco district of Mexico City. Here are the three I most enjoyed.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Panama City and Mexico City

The July Hideaway Report follows Mr. Harper's travels to Panama City and Mexico City. He discovered two new luxury hotels to recommend.

Letter From the Editor: July 2017

A 10-day trip to the exquisite Dordogne valley uncovered two new hideaways. This issue also features Mexico City and Panama City.

The Magic of Mexico’s Valle de Bravo

Two hours west of Mexico City awaits Valle de Bravo, a place that satisfies a deep and nostalgic appetite for Mexican life and culture.

Just Back From: Punta Mita, Mexico

Travel advisor Bridget Kapinus just returned from Punta Mita, Mexico. After four days of sunbathing and day-tripping, she's determined to go back.

Ceviche Acapulco From Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa

With this recipe, executive chef Gabriel Kolofon of Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa in the Riviera Maya, puts a unique spin on a traditional ceviche dish.

One&Only Palmilla Signature Cocktail

In this cocktail recipes series, we explore signature drink recipes from Andrew Harper recommended hotels. Enjoy this signature drink from One&Only Palmilla.

In Good Taste: A Recipe From Azul Condesa

Learn more about one of Mexico City's most sought-after reservations and enjoy an exclusive Fruit Mole recipe from award-winning Chef Ricard Muños Zurita.

Guide to Colonial Cities of Mexico and Central America

Imagine charming cobbled streets, ornate baroque churches and atmospheric palaces, and more often than not it’s Europe that comes to mind.

A Guide to Colonial Cities: The Mexican Highlands

In this series, we explore how Spanish and indigenous cultures combine in colonial cities (Morelia, Guanajuato, San Miguel de Allende) to intoxicating effect.

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