A sandy, wet, crowded, noisy, naughty world of wall-to-wall suntan-oil-slathered flesh.
It's hard to know where to look as we breeze through the swinging saloon doors.
Where's the joy in staying in an all-inclusive resort with a bunch of fenced-in Americans?
Off Baja California, the 'Mexican Galapagos', zoologist Mark Carwardine flirts with the world's friendliest whales.
Ute Junker unleashes her inner Indiana Jones at some of the world's most intriguing ancient sites.
Ian Munro feels the heartbeat of old Mexico in the 16th-century colonial city of San Miguel de Allende.
From the metro to mezcal, there's plenty to love about Mexico City, writes Lance Richardson.
A lot of the budget airlines are no longer "budget" when they hit me hard with a surcharge for check-in luggage.
This vast, complex country feels more old than new. Uncharacteristically Western mega-resorts strap beautiful white-sand beaches in Yucatan while surf capital Baja California remains sparsely unpopulated and wildly intriguing. Head to chaotic cities for architectural overload, where pastel-coloured colonial buildings surround shady plazas, and sample delicious tacos from street vendors. Viva Mexico!