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Website by Mexico's tourism board. Browse this site to learn about popular destinations in different regions of the country and different activities you can participate in.
NY Times' Mexico Travel Guide
The New York Times' travel guide for sightseeing in Mexico. Find information on various cities and local attractions.
Mexico Travel & Culture Guides
Frommer's Mexico by
Available as an eBook by clicking the title link above.
Tips for navigating the country's lovely but less-traveled corners, like Xochimilco, with its canals and floating gardens, and the bohemian artsy town of Todos Santos. Where to find the absolute best tacos in Oaxaca, the freshest "almejas" (clams) in La Paz, the most authentic "mole poblano" dishes in Puebla, and the finest tequila bars in Puerto Vallarta. Insightful commentary on Mexico's rich history--from the ancient Maya to Spanish colonists--and culture, from artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera to "marimba" music.
Note: These books are available for you to use before leaving the U--please do not take library books with you on your learning abroad trip. eBooks can be accessed online while on your trip.
Culture Smart! Mexico by
General Collection, Level 2: F1210 .M388 2005
Don't pack anxiety in your suitcase! Reading Culture Smart! Mexico before you go, will ease your travel, help you to make friends and avoid confusion. Culture Smart! Mexico will help you to understand local manners, customs and laws.
Lonely Planet Mexico by
General Collection, Level 2: F1209 .M4866 2006
Fancy a fiesta? Savor sun-soaked beaches? Treasure tacos and tequila? Pack your bags and prepare to bask in the glow of vibrant Mexico! Equipped with this bestselling, opinion-packed guide, you'll follow in the footsteps of our Mexico experts through colorful Mexico City markets, across deserted Baja beaches, over Aztec and Mayan pyramids and into the soul of Mexico.
The People's Guide to Mexico by
General Collection, Level 2: F1209 .F72 2006
Over the past 30 years, hundreds of thousands of readers have agreed: This is the classic guide to living, traveling, and taking things as they come in Mexico. Now in its updated 13th edition, The People's Guide to Mexico still offers the ideal combination of basic travel information, entertaining stories, and friendly guidance about everything from driving in Mexico City to hanging a hammock to bartering at the local mercado.
Livemocha is a free online language learning resource that can help you brush up on your foreign language skills before traveling abroad. This resource combines traditional language learning methods, online practice, and interaction with native language speakers from around the world. Click here to sign up for a free account.
Website for one of the largest Spanish-languages newspapers in Mexico.
Website for an English-language newspaper out of Mexico City.
BBC News- Latin America
Website for the BBC News in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Programs in Mexico
Some of the learning abroad programs in Mexico currently offered. Check the Learning Abroad website for a complete list.