On the taco tour in Mexico City

A  do-it-yourself taco tour of Mexico City’s historic centre reveals flavours from across the nation.

From agave to Zacatecas: the A to Z of Mexican food

With its snow-capped peaks, seafood-rich ocean waters and cactus plains, Mexico’s landscape is as colourful and varied as the cuisine it produces. We’ve compiled a guide to some of the country’s best-loved recipes, dishes and street food snacks, so you can be confident you know tequila from raicilla and tamales from nopales.

Mexico: Swimming with whale sharks

Bobbing up and down in the choppy water, I peered across the turbulent Caribbean Sea and gulped. Rising out of the teal water in every direction, like darkened sails on the horizon, were countless shark fins moving menacingly. The Jaws theme played through my mind. Dun dun…. Dun dun…

The world's best food destinations in 2019

Whether it’s an Italian temple of gastronomy or an Indian veggie paradise, some places seem to have good food woven into their DNA. From Mendoza to Mysore and Bologna to Beirut, we pick out some of the best destinations for food lovers

How to make it: Rick Stein's fish tacos recipe

These Ensenada-style tacos, filled with crispy, battered fish, pico de gallo and chipotle crema, are perfect for a crowd
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Mexico: Pancho power

It’s hard not to fall for the sleepy charms of San Pancho, a tiny Pacific coast surf town on Mexico's Riviera Nayarit

Travel video of the week: Mexico

With its colonial architecture and buoyant local life, Mexico stars as this week's favourite video.

Mexico: Mayan magic

Revel in sinkhole swimming, tap into a natural world of crocs and coastal lagoons, and discover mind-blowing Maya archaeological sites — each prompting more questions than answers — on Mexico's laid-back Yucatán Peninsula

Mexico: Tomb of the ancient Maya king

Chichén Itzá pulls in the crowds, leaving nearby Ek’ Balam quiet enough to explore the mysterious tomb of an ancient Maya king

Food: Tulum

You’ll find the freshest seafood and spiciest tacos in the beautiful, boho enclave on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula

Rooms over £100: Tulum, Mexico

Mexico's Mayan Riviera is home to beautiful beaches, spectacular ruins and a clutch of stylish resorts in the alluring town of Tulum.

Mexico City: Spiritual sanctuary

On this balmy morning, big-bellied men slumber against gently swaying palm trees, and armed guards snack on churros outside the religious heart of Mexico.