Mexico a place where life is lived largely in wild air or busy pounding on the beaches with surfboards. All beach lovers can visit the Yucatan Peninsula and the Pacific coast. History enthusiasts admire Mexico for its ancient ruins and colonial buildings. Adventure and eco holidays are among the favorite ways of spending vacations.
Food lovers will not be upset as one would typically think only tacos and tortas are available. But the place offers seafood on the Pacific coast in Sinaloa and Mayan delicacies in the Yucatán Peninsula. An in-depth introduction to the history of Mexico, dating from the Mesoamerican period can be seen at Museo Nacional de Antropología.
Knick-knacks to buy from Mexico
Mexico is one of the topmost countries producing organic coffee, so missing out on a Mexican coffee is a complete no. The first people to cultivate cocoa plantation were Mayans which was known as God’s food. So Mayan chocolate should be one of the top things to buy and along with it, Molinillo is hand-carved kitchenware that’s used to make hot chocolate is another possession to keep.
Traditional Mexican blanket and Talavera Pottery can be used as a colorful interior for your home. Taxco Silver jewelry is one the popular souvenir in Mexico which comes from one the oldest mining site America. A few other knick-knacks worth making space in your bag are Tequila, Barro Negro Pottery, and Día de Los Muertos figurines.
Few non- touristy places in Mexico worth visiting
Seafood lovers can enjoy deep fried prawn and fish tacos at Ensenada which is home to an award-winning ceviche stand. If you are the kind of person who wants to get away from the concrete jungle and wants to relish enigmatic natural beauty, then Balandra Beach is the best beach in Mexico. Guanajuato’s is another Instagram worth city which encapsulates colorful building surrounding mountains.
Oaxaca City and Hierve el Agua is the site of natural springs which one can visit. The small fishing village of San Augustinillo lies on the Pacific coast of Mexico. Your trip is incomplete without visiting the home of tequila, Tequila and the distilleries are spread across the town. If you are a fan of kayaking and can enjoy a nice serene blue lake then visit Visit Bacalar in Mexico. Visit Valladolid along with the nearby cenotes on the Yucatan Peninsula. Isla Holbox has become a must-visit place in Mexico in recent years because you will get the opportunity to get up close and personal with the whale shark.
One of the fun facts to know before visiting Mexico is that the city is home to more museums than any other city in the world. The most popular museum in the city is probably the Frida Kahlo House. The subject of death is quite mournful in most of the cultures, but it’s exactly opposite in Mexico. Day of the Dead is a festival meant to celebrate loved ones who have passed and the lives they led. Cozumel is one of the ideal places for scuba diving. Chichen Itza is one of the New 7 Wonders of the World, where every year on spring and autumn equinoxes, a shadow is cast on the pyramid that resembles serpent.