Mexico: Live It to Believe It

There’s the Mexico as portrayed in US popular culture — Spring Break, Cinco de Mayo, burritos — and then there’s the real Mexico. The deep cultural heritage. The incredibly diverse topography. The nuanced and world-celebrated cuisine.

Matador is stoked to partner with Visit Mexico to share stories from that second Mexico, the one you won’t get to know without a closer look — without booking a ticket and going to see for yourself.

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16 razones por las que no deberías ir a Puerto Vallarta después del Huracán Patricia

El Huracán Patricia llegó a Puerto Vallarta a finales de octubre y, aunque casi no produjo daños, Puerto Vallarta es aún un lugar muy peligroso. Aquí te explico por qué.

12 increíbles aventuras al aire libre para tu viaje a México

"El Caribe mexicano no solo tiene el segundo más grande arrecife en el mundo (después de La Gran Barrera de Coral Australiana), sino que también es hogar de un museo submarino: MUSA."

14 expresiones esenciales que debes aprender antes de viajar a México

14 lugares increíbles de México que tal vez nunca hayas escuchado nombrar

México es mucho más que mariachis, tequila, guacamole y tacos. Desde las selvas húmedas hasta los desiertos más secos, ¡México es sorprendente y maravilloso!

8 razones por las que jamás deberías llevar a tus hijos a México

Las calles de México están llenas de momentos mágicos. Si no quieres que tus hijos crean que el mundo es un lugar maravilloso… ¡Jamás vayas a México!

14 essential sayings travelers to Mexico need to know

Mexican Spanish has its own expressions, slang, and sayings.

Sayulita diaries: Fun on Mexico's Pacific Coast

We have a new spot to put on your bucket list. #LiveItToBelieveIt

Chiapas diaries: Exploring the south of Mexico

Chiapas is just a little bit different from everywhere else on Earth—in the best way possible. #LiveItToBelieveIt

Mexico: Jungles and waterfalls

Temples, jungles, and waterfalls: the Mexican trifecta, all in one place. #LiveItToBelieveIt

36 hours in Oaxaca, Mexico

There's too much to do in Oaxaca to do it in 36 hours. But we tried anyway. #LiveItToBelieveIt

Exploring Baja

You just don't get this many beaches that are this awesome and this empty anywhere else. #LiveItToBelieveIt

36 hours in Mexico City and Teotihuacan

What we found in Mexico City was one of the most vibrant, happening places we've ever been to. #LiveItToBelieveIt

16 reasons you should NOT visit Puerto Vallarta after Hurricane Patricia

The hurricane left behind hammocks ready for siestas, piles of fresh seafood to be eaten, and hidden beaches along Playa Escondida. Yeah, best to avoid it.

A state-by-state guide to Mexico's extraordinary cuisine

Mexican food is as varied and incredible as the country’s landscape. This geographic guide will give you the lowdown. #LiveItToBelieveIt

12 incredible outdoor adventures for your trip to Mexico

Rappel down waterfalls. Swim with whale sharks. Summit a volcano. Check out these epic adventures in Mexico. #LiveItToBelieveIt

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

Mexico is so much more than mariachis, tequila, spring break, guacamole, and tacos. And this list proves it.

20 reasons you should NEVER take your kids to Mexico

Mexico sucks you in. Your kids will want to keep coming back for longer and longer each time!

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