Articles about Mexico

Browse through some articles about all things Mexico…people, places things. There are over 110 things our staff have written about over the years! Write us and let us know what you would like to see more of editor@ontheroadin.com

2015 Calendar of Mexican Events and Holidays

2016 Calendar of Mexican Events and Holidays

Acapulco Cliff Divers

Advice to the Traveler Driving to Mexico through the US


Andalusian Horses

Año Nuevo – New Year Celebrations in Mexico

Annual Holiday Pay for Your Workers

ATM Scams 

Bahía Kino – Sonora Bahia de los Angeles

Ballet Folklorico Guadalajara

Banana Trees  

Beatles from Vancouver to Mexico City

Bees and Beetles

Benjamin G. Hill – Revolutionary War Hero

At over 2000 years old, El Arbol del Tule, which is actually an Ahuehuete Cypress, is amongst the oldest living trees in the world. With a 10 meter (33 feet) diameter trunk it is also considered by many to be the broadest tree in the world. The circumference of the trunk is an amazing 54 meters (178 feet) It is over 40 meters (130 feet) high, boasts a foliage diameter of over 51 meters (170 feet), and weighs over 500 tons.

Benjamin Hill, Sonora

Birth of Benito Juarez 

Border Crossings

Caborca, Sonora

Ciudad Obregon, Sonora

Calendar of Events and Celebrations

Camping on the Bay of Conception

Capital Cities of Mexican States

Celebrating the Virgin in a Macho Culture

Celestún, Yucatan

Cities, Towns and Pueblos on Mexico’s Baja Peninsula

Cities, Towns and Pueblos on Mexico’s Gulf Coast

Cities, Towns and Pueblos in Mexico’s Interior

Cities, Towns and Pueblos on Mexico’s West Coast

Cities, Towns and Pueblos on Mexico’s Yucatan Penninsula    

Chapultepec Castle, Mexico City

Cholula, Puebla


Cock Fighting

Crocodiles in Love   

CRUNCH – a Story about Peacocks, Topes and Mechanics

Culiacan, Sinaloa

Day of the Dead Morelia 

Dia de la Candelaria

Día del Padre

Día De Los Reyes 

Dog Friendly Hotels in Mexico

Eastern Pacific Shark Species 

El Fuerte, Sinaloa

El Monteon Golf Club – Field of Dreams

El Rosario, Baja California

Ensenada Baja California

Fig Trees 

Flowers in Mexico

Gardenia Gerraniums

Grow Your Own Citrus

Guanajuato, Guanajuato

Guaymas, Sonora

Guadalajara 3 hour Walking Tour of Historic Downtown

Handle Tropical Plants with Care

Heat Lightening

Hermosillo, Sonora

Highway Signs in Mexico

Hotels in Popular Mexican Destinations

How to Dial a Number in Mexico

Huatambampo, Sonora

Hummingbirds Iguanas Looking for Love

Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo

Jala and the Passion Play


Lady of Zapopan

La Pesca, Tamaulipas

La Peñita de Jaltemba, Nayarit

La Penita – Hinde and Jaime’s

La Paz, Baja California

Lake Catemaco, Veracruz

Las Varas, Nayarit

Lo de Marcos. Nayarit Los Mochis, Sinaloa 

Loreto, Baja California Sur

Mayan Wooden Masks

Magdalena de Kino, Sonora

Mazatlan, Sinaloa

Mazatlan’s Carnival

Melaque, Jalisco Mexican Chareria 

Mexican Air Force Aztec Eagles

Mexican Beer

Mexican Charreria

Mexican Cheesecake

Mexican Horse Slaughterhouses

Mexico Tinwork or Hojalata

Mulegé Baja California Sur

Navojoa, Sonora

Nogales Sonora Border Crossing

Oaxaca Zocalo and Inexpensive Accommodation

Papaya – Yummy Powerhouse


Places in Mexico

Planted Tropical Baskets

Photography Notes

Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl  

Primavera Trees in Bloom

Puerto Peñasco, Sonora

Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca


Pueblos Magicos Towns and Cities 

Real Heroes of Mexico Announced!

Romeria – Zapopan Religious Festival

Rosarito, Baja California

Royal Poinciana Tree

Rum: a Great Way to Beat the Summer Heat

Safety tips for travel in Mexico 

Salt Tolerant Plants

San Blas, Nayarit

San Carlos, Sonora

San Felipe, Baja California

San Ignacio, Baja California Sur

San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato

San Sebastián del Oeste, Jalisco

Santa Ana, Sonora

Santa Rosalia, Baja California Sur

Santa Rosalia/ Guaymas Ferry Sayulita, Nayarit

Scammon’s Lagoon Baja California Sur

Semana Santa in Jaltemba Bay Nayarit 

Semana Santa – Mexico Celebrates Spring to Hit the Beach

Scenic Drive in the Tropical Jungle (Bucerias to Guayabitos)

Silver Artisans

Sonoyta Sonora Border Crossing

Sonoyta Sonora

Summer Adventures 2012

Tapachula, Chiapas

Teacapan, Sinaloa

Tecate Baja California

Tepic, Nayarit 

Tidal Pools –Window on Marine Life

Tijuana, Baja California

Tonalá, Jalisco 

Tropical Scorpions

Tulum, Quintana Roo

Volcanoes in our Backyard 

Warm Climate Gardening Tips

Who said There was No Dorado?

Zipping Down the Coast – Nogales to PV