Sea turtles discovered Boca de Tomates long before human beings did, turning it into a popular spot for laying their eggs.
Just as it can cost outsiders an effort to learn that hugging and kissing are mandatory behavior in Mexico, it can take Mexicans some effort to unlearn it.
It’s a rough climb up Big Nose Mountain, southwest of Guadalajara, but vast panoramas and a hike alongside monolithic boulders more than make up for it.
Built over six decades and containing 80 elaborate murals, the venerable Guadalajara mansion known as the Palace of the Cows is now open to visitors.
North of Puerto Vallarta, the remote Arroyo de las Piletas harbors numerous well-preserved petroglyphs that remain wide open to interpretation.
Following the footsteps of mankind’s earliest migration, journalist Paul Salopek embarked on a walk from Ethiopia to Patagonia, sending dispatches en route.
A Mexican non-profit holds seminars to explain the uses and benefits of medicinal cannabis, notably its positive effects on children with epilepsy.
Every year in January, Bakpak magazine holds a breakfast and orientation in Parque Ecológico la Huasteca, a mountainous area southwest of Monterrey.
In Ajijic, “La Rusa” was a mysterious horsewoman who rode around dressed all in black while being swindled out of the proceeds of a gold mine.
Don Raymundo Acosta was a lad of 15 in 1943 when a mini-volcano two meters high popped up in the cornfield of Dionisio Pulido of Paricutín.
The leaf blower was never designed to be a dust mop and thousands of well-meaning users are stirring up clouds of trouble.
Belgian-born electronic music pioneer Joel Vandroogenbroeck died suddenly on December 23 in Jalisco, where he had been living for the last 30 years.
The national park and biosphere reserve in Chiapas features strikingly beautiful lakes, 59 of them, according to tourism officials.
Where do Guadalajara’s tequila bats sleep? Explorers decide to investigate and discover Cold Dunk Cave, a river cave just 22 kilometers from the city.
There is much more to this canyon than high walls. The farther you go upriver, the more obvious it becomes that there is something magical about it.
The Instituto Cultural Cabañas is hosting an exhibition of Wixárika art on loan from places like Harvard University and the Museum of Natural History.
The Yaquis were shipped from Sonora to San Blas, then forced to walk over 300 kilometers to San Marcos before being sold and shipped to Yucatán.
They chose a fine forest, put in paths and transformed it into a zoo so beautiful that a walk through it would be delightful if you never saw an animal.
The first shots of the Revolution were fired in Puebla at the home of the Serdán family on November 18, 1910. John Pint went for a visit 100 years later.
Why so many roads always seem to be full of baches (potholes) even though those baches are filled in on a regular basis.
The Offering of Skin is an act through which the dancers sacrifice a part of themselves, and take place on the last day of the four-day ceremony.
Senderos de México was founded five years ago to rehabilitate and sign-post hiking trails in Mexico, but a map is handy as a backup.
Some of the fish native to a Jalisco river had been taken away by fish fanciers, later providing a source to bring them back after their disappearance.
One of the oldest projects gives packages of badly needed items, as well as breast-feeding information, to new mothers at several Guadalajara hospitals.
Jalisco archaeologists keep digging up strange, new — and at the same time very old — things in the vicinity of Arandas, 100 kilometers east of Guadalajara.