Mexico holidays

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Mexico City: a virtual tour through film, music, books, food and art
One of Latin America’s most colourful capitals comes alive through its dancehall rhythms, gritty cinema and tasty tacos

Shaun Pett

08, Mar, 2021 @6:30 AM

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I’ll never forget the fish tacos I had in Mexico – here’s the recipe
Recreating the fish tacos he ate for breakfast in Baja California takes our writer back to his hot, dusty 1,000-mile cycle down the peninsula

Tom Kevill-Davies

25, Jan, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Roma sets the scene: the magical Mexico City district behind the film
Alfonso Cuarón’s award-winning movie takes place in a gritty, colourful barrio that has retained its stylish eclecticism

Joanna Moorhead

17, Feb, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Magical mystery tour: a road trip through Mexico
Kicking off at a raucous Day of the Dead party, this odyssey takes in indigenous culture rarely seen by outsiders, with plenty of music and laughs along the way

Kevin Rushby

19, Oct, 2018 @5:30 AM

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A local’s guide to Mexico City: 10 tips
To understand this anarchically alive metropolis it’s best to visit its disparate neighbourhoods, which tell their own stories and where great food, art and culture await

Shaun Pett

03, Sep, 2018 @5:30 AM

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Frida Kahlo’s neighbourhood: exploring vibrant Coyoacán, Mexico City
Ahead of a major Frida Kahlo show at London’s V&A we visit the artist’s bohemian district – from her house to the cantina where she drank, and from arts venues to fantastic markets and restaurants

Nicholas Gilman

14, Jun, 2018 @2:29 PM

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Beach-hopping in Baja California, Mexico
As well as prime beach territory, the Baja peninsula has mountains, deserts and waters teeming with marine life – making for a great road-trip from Mazatlán to Tijuana

Duncan Tucker

07, Feb, 2018 @6:30 AM

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Guadalajara city guide: what to do, plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels
Visitors often overlook Mexico’s second city but it is both cosmopolitan and – as capital of the state where tequila and mariachi originate – quintessentially Mexican

Duncan Tucker

11, Nov, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Xilitla, Mexico: where Day of the Dead meets carnival
Forget what you’ve seen in James Bond films, the best town for this November festival is Xilitla, amid the hills and waterfalls of the eastern Sierra Gorda

Megan Frye

31, Oct, 2017 @3:00 PM

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Oaxaca, Mexico – vivid art, joyous festivals – and ant eggs fried in garlic
The fantastic cuisine, textiles and parties of the southern Mexican city stem from a resilient indigenous culture, says mezcal producer Santiago Suárez Córdova

Interview by Isabel Choat

31, Mar, 2017 @10:58 AM

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Meet the Mayans: a tour of the real Yucatán, Mexico
Escape the fleshpots of the Yucatán coast and head inland – you’ll find people eager to share their jungle home with visitors, and a world of hidden temples and natural pools

Kevin Rushby

11, Feb, 2017 @12:30 PM

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Highlights of Yucatán: readers’ travel tips
Uncrowded ruins, an underwater sculpture park, hidden cenotes and authentic places to eat in popular spots are among the Mexican secrets shared by readers

Guardian readers

09, Feb, 2017 @6:30 AM

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