Mexico

Mexico is an exciting hubbub of activity. You’ll recognise bustling Mexico City from the various movies it’s starred in and heard word that the country boasts some of the world’s tastiest foods: burritos, tacos, stews, enchiladas and, of course, tequila! Mexico has significant links to civilisations past and you can discover the secrets of the Mayans and Aztecs at every turn.

Whether you’re looking to party on the Caribbean Coast in Cancun where you’ll find countless white beaches and bars, or looking to zip-line through the Sierra Madre Mountains on an action-packed holiday, look no further than Mexico.

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Mexico’s weather is a force to be reckoned with. Especially great around the touristy Caribbean Coast, expect the average temperature in the winter months to be mid-30s.

The summer months, so from July until October, see a bit of rain but enough that it clears the air.

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Top 5 things to do in Mexico

10 facts about Mexico

1.

International film star Gabriel Garcia Bernal is from Mexico, as is his friend and fellow co-star, Diego Luna.

2.

Mexico State and Michoacan enjoy receiving millions of Monarch Butterflies every year which migrate from as far away as Canada. The sight is incredible.

3.

Did you know that Chihuahua is a Mexican state? The little dog is named after it.

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Mexico City enjoyed receiving 13 million tourists in 2014!

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The Mexican people are an interesting blend of multiple civilisations and influences. Their ancestors are the Mayans, Aztecs, Incas and Olmec people and there’s also a massive African, French and Spanish influence.

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The Aztecs are famed for their rather gruesome traditions. The losers of popular ball game tlachtli were sacrificed to the gods.

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Bullfighting isn’t just a Spanish tradition. Mexico has the largest bullring in the world, called the Plaza de Toros.

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There’s only one city in the world that has more people than Mexico City living in it: Tokyo

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There are lots of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Mexico City, including; the Historic Centre, Xochimilco, UNAM (the Univeristy) and Luis Barragan’s house (a Mexican architect.)

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Mexico City contains eight archaeological zones. So there’s plenty to dig up and discover.

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