Church in Oaxaca. Photo: gepiblu


With four mountain ranges, dry rainforests, deserts, and beaches along the Pacific and the Gulf of Mexico, Mexico is a geographically diverse country. The country also contains 200,000 plant and animal species; its biodiversity is in the top 20 in the world.

Home to Pre-Columbian civilizations like the Mayans, Zapotecs, Aztecs, and Toltecs, many of the ruins can still be visited, and 62 indigenous languages are spoken in Mexico.

Matador has a range of articles on Mexico from those on living there as an expat, where to celebrate Dia de los Muertos, how to splurge in its coastal resort towns, tequila making, and saving sea turtles.

We have photo essays on Mexican chiles and street markets and video footage on Mexico’s best hangover food, surfing, and partying at Carnaval.

Mexico Articles

9 of the world’s best cities for tacos

by Rulo Luna

This GoPro video of Mexican voladores will make your jaw drop

by Alice Latham

5 Spanish language animated films that can compete with Pixar

by Amanda Machado

The homophobia behind Mexico’s soccer chant

by Amanda Machado

Meet the first Mexican woman to climb all of the world’s highest mountains

by Amanda Machado

The US, Mexico, and Canada just made a huge commitment towards fighting climate change

by Matt Hershberger

10 reasons why you should never take your kids to Yucatan

by Claugiann y Giovanni

Watch: Why Mexican teachers are being killed by the government.

by Amanda Machado

I went to one of the fanciest culinary events in the world with a stomach bug. Here’s what happened.

by Daniel Gootnick

16 reasons you should NOT visit Puerto Vallarta after Hurricane Patricia

by Laura Bernhein

20 gorgeous landscapes you’ll only find in Mexico

by Rulo Luna

12 incredible outdoor adventures for your trip to Mexico

by Susannah Rigg

14 incredible places in Mexico you’ve probably never heard of

by Pedro Berruecos

10 signs it’s your first time in Mexico

by Cathy Brown

10 signs you’ve never been to Mexico City

by Susannah Rigg

6 essential bars and cantinas in Mexico City

by Travesías

11 places to swim with whale sharks [PICS]

by Keph Senett

13 unusual places to go on a first date in Mexico City

by Rulo Luna
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