Carnivals

San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico

Guide to San Cristobal de las Casas

About San Cristobal de las Casas San Cristobal de las Casas and neighboring Tuxtla Gutierrez and Comitan are in the state of Chiapas, a region east of Oaxaca and...

Veracruz, Mexico

Guide to Veracruz

About Veracruz Southeast of Mexico City, on the Gulf Coast, you’ll find the exuberant port city of Veracruz. Hernan Cortes, the Spanish conqueror, first landed here on Good Friday...

Cozumel, Mexico

Guide to Cozumel

About Cozumel Cozumel (“Coh-zoo-mel”) is Mexico’s original “Caribbean” destination; an island about 40 miles (64km) south of Cancun and Mexico’s largest Caribbean island with a total land area of...

Downtown Merida, Yucatan, Mexico

Carnaval, Merida

Merida, known as the “white city” is the capital of the state of Yucatan on Mexico’s south east peninsula. It is one of the only cities in Mexico–and the...

Veracruz, Mexico

Carnaval, Veracruz

The sea port city of Veracruz is situated south east of Mexico City on Mexico’s Gulf coast. The Spanish conqueror, Hernan Cortes landed at Veracruz in 1519 and made...