Mexico Travel Guides & Travel Books

Visiting Mexico is exciting and it is best to get there prepared. There are lots of fellow tourists, things work differently than what we are used to and there is an immense number of different activities to choose from. With large crowds and too many options availabe, you will have to make choices. We highly recommend properly planning your visit to Mexico. The travel books and travel guides in this post are here to help you on your way. We have hand picked all of these books!

 

If you need a bit more than just the pocket edition, you can also go for the traditional Lonely Planet guide. This book comes with the colour maps, highlights and itineraries that we are used to from our favourite travel book brand. What is especially useful about Lonely Planet are the reviews for different budgets. The book covers all most popular tourist destinations in Mexico.

Discover Mexico with this comprehensive and entertaining travel guide, packed with practical information and honest recommendations by our independent experts. Whether you plan to take a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear sinkholes of Cenotes, visit the home of the iconic Frida Kahlo, or visit the most famous of the Maya cities – Chichen Itza, The Rough Guide to Mexico will help you discover the best places to explore, eat, drink, shop and sleep along the way.

Lonely Planet’s Mexico is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Gather all your senses and dive head-first into the ancient Maya world at exquisite Palenque; sample the freshest local specialities from street food stalls and innovative restaurants; and soak in the colours of Oaxaca City’s fiestas, architecture, and arts scene. All with your trusted travel companion. 

By reading up on history of our travel destinations we can better understand the behaviour of those living in the places that we visit. Every place that we visit has its own unique history. Mexico has a long and rich history. Although the country’s history is too extensive to cover in a single book, this book does a good job in summarizing centuries of history in an easy to read accessable book.

While doing research for this blog, this book attracted our attention. Unlike some of the other books, we haven’t read this one ourselves and it isn’t necessarily a travel book. But this book is highly rated and we most definitely want to read it. With humour, this books seems to provide an introduction to Mexican culture.

Over the years, more and more people started traveling and overtourism became a growing issue. Although the coronavirus pandemic has forced us to change our travel behavior for now, we believe that we will travel again and that the return of crowds is inevitable. This book helps you to Avoid Crowds and is your guide on what (not) to do when it’s busy. The book includes a special chapter on traveling during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

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