Julie Doherty Meade lived as an expat in Mexico City. In Moon Mexico City, she shares the city with you, including unique itineraries like The Best of Mexico City, Historic Mexico City, Public Murals, Best Markets, and Mexico City by Design. This full-color guide to Mexico City covers: NEIGHBORHOODS Experience the life of the city in the best neighborhoods—like colorful Condesa and Coyoacán. SIGHTS Browse the Museo Frida Kahlo and wander the Zócalo. RESTAURANTS Find the most authentic tacos al pastor and chiles en nogada. NIGHTLIFE Raise a mug of pulque and join in the after midnight revelry on Plaza Garibaldi. DAY TRIPS Make excursions to Teotihuacán, Tepoztlán, Cuernavaca, Taxco, and Puebla. FULL-COLOR MAPS Get oriented and navigate the city on the go.
From exploring the myriad of historical sites packed into the world-famous Centro neighborhood and dining on Mexican-Asian fusion cuisine to viewing the renowned paintings of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, David Siquieros, and Jose Clemente Orozco, Moon Handbooks Mexico City is the guide to the best the city has to offer, both on and off the beaten path. Practical information includes suggested travel strategies and lists of must-see sights, plus essentials on dining, transportation, and accommodations for a range of budgets. Complete with details for day-trips to wander the colonial village of Tlalpan, climb the pyramids of Teotihuacan, or hike to see Monarch butterflies in forest reserves, Moon Handbooks Mexico City gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
This full-color guide includes vibrant photos and helpful maps. Traveler and author Justin Henderson covers the best of Oaxaca, from bargaining at the Mercado Juárez to exploring the Castillo de Moctezuma Aztec pyramid. Henderson offers up unique trip strategies, including Best Beaches and Local Festivals & Native Markets, as well as experienced advice on where to go and what to see. Complete with information on sampling mezcal, Oaxaca's native liquor, and enjoying the vistas and fresh seafood of Puerto Ángel, Moon Oaxaca gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Since its creation in 1973, the award-winning Moon Handbooks series has become a top choice among travellers who want a completely unique experience, a new perspective--and a few new stories to tell. Want to know about your destination's history, culture, and social issues? Looking for the low-down on recreational opportunities, dining and accommodation options, and the most interesting regional sights and entertainment? No problem. Big or small, mainstream or obscure, every worthwhile detail is included in these books. Covering the Americas, Asia, and the Pacific, Moon Handbooks give you the tools to create a travel strategy that's yours alone. The result? A more personal, entirely uncommon, and ultimately more satisfying travel experience.
From exploring Oaxaca's magnificent ruins and sportfishing near Mazatlán to lounging in a beach hideaway on the Nayarit Coast, Moon Handbooks Pacific Mexico is the guide to the best the region has to offer, both on and off the beaten path. Practical information includes suggested travel strategies and lists of must-see sights, plus essentials on dining, transportation, and accommodations for a range of budgets. Complete with details for surfing at Playa Zicatela and attending fiestas in Puerto Vallarta, Moon Handbooks Pacific Mexico gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Professional writer and longtime Mexico resident Julie Doherty Meade offers up the inside scoop on San Miguel de Allende, from Querétaro to Guanajuato. Doherty also provides original trip itinerary ideas, including "Art Lover's Tour," and "Desert Chill." Complete with tips on the best museums, historic sights, shopping, and food in the region, Moon San Miguel de Allende gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Mexico City, as one of the largest metropoli on the planet, can overwhelm even the most adventurous visitor. Thankfully, Mexico City: An Opinionated Guide for the Curious Traveler lends a thorough, guiding hand to help make the visitor's stay outstanding. Written by a longtime resident who knows the city inside and out, this travel guide delivers detailed walking tours of the city that include the most popular tourist sights as well as lesser-known spots. Johnston knows where to stay, what to do, and where to eat: everything from authentic market food to sophisticated Mexican cuisine.What began as a collection of notes to share with good friends is now available to every newcomer looking for a joyful, memorable stay in Mexico City. "This is the guidebook that I want. Wonderfully written, airtight information, organized in the smartest possibly way. I can't imagine a better Mexico City guide for these times."-Tony Cohan, author of Mexican Days and On Mexican Time" Johnston is the friend you wish you had in every great city, toting you from palace to museum to park but never missing the exquisite pasteleria, the grand hotel lobby or the clean public bathroom."-San Francisco Chronicle"
This full-color guide includes vibrant photos and detailed maps to help with trip planning. Award-winning travel writer Christopher P. Baker shows travelers the way to the best of Costa Rica—whether it's surfing the beaches of Golfo Dulce, hiking in Corcovado National Park, or dining in the upscale Escazu barrio in San José. Along with his in-depth coverage, Baker includes unique trip ideas for a variety of interests, such as "Sweet Retreats," "Best Beaches," and "Adrenaline Rush." Complete with details that range from where to surf to which spots are the best for seeing wildlife, Moon Costa Rica gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience. Coverage includes: San José The Central Highlands The Caribbean Coast The Northern Zone Guanacaste and the Northwest The Nicoya Peninsula Central Pacific Golfo Dulce and the Osa Peninsula South-Central Costa Rica
Join Oregon experts Judy Jewell and W. C. McRae for an unforgettable experience. With their unique perspective and advice you can trust, Moon Oregon has everything you need to know to have a more personal and memorable experience. Moon Oregon shows you what you need to know to plan the perfect trip for you. Whether you are looking to fill your adventure with night skiing, waterfall hikes, and sand-dune treks or experience a local’s perspective on Portland’s laid-back lifestyle, Moon Oregon has something for everyone. Along with trip ideas like “Day Trips from Portland” and “Touring the Taps”, Jewell and McRae share their advice on local craft breweries, eclectic art shows, and the best places to bike, hike, and raft, as well as suggestions for wine-tasting in the beautiful Willamette Valley. With expertly crafted maps and gorgeous photos, this full-color guidebook gives you the tools you need to have an immersive and unique experience. Moon Oregon includes areas such as: Portland Colombia River Gorge and Mount Hood The Willamette Valley North Coast Central Coast South Coast Ashland and Southern Oregon Bend and Central Oregon Northeastern Oregon Southeastern Oregon Find the Moon guide that best suits your trip! Staying in the area? Check out Moon Coastal Oregon and Moon Washington.
Join longtime Brazilian resident and journalist Michael Sommers for an unforgettable experience. With his unique perspective and advice you can trust, Moon Brazil is the perfect cure for the common trip. Moon Brazil covers more than the popular destinations and tourist traps. Travel off the beaten path with confidence by using Sommers’ strategic itineraries and best activities, such as how to be an eco-tourist along the Amazon, the best beaches in Brazil, and how to explore the lesser-known festas and carnivals with proper Brazilian alegria. With 46 expertly crafted maps and gorgeous photos, this full-color guidebook gives you the tools you need to have an immersive and unique experience. Moon Brazil includes areas such as: Rio de Janeiro São Paulo Northeast Coast Paraná, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grando do Sul The Amazon Minas Gerais Pernambuco and Alagoas Brasília, Goiás, and the Pantanal Salvador and Bahia Find the Moon guide that best suits your trip! Considering moving to Brazil full-time? Check out Moon Living Abroad in Brazil.
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Mexico is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the ancient Maya world, go horse-riding through fragrant pine forest, and experience Mexico City's hopping cultural scene; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Mexico and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Mexico Travel Guide: Color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, cuisine, ancient ruins, culture, arts, landscapes, nature, customs, etiquette Over 120 maps Covers Mexico City, Veracruz, Yucatan Peninsula, Cancun, Isla Mujeres, Campeche, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Central Pacific Coast, Tijuana, the Copper Canyon, Northern Mexico, Baja California, Northern Central Highlands and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Mexico, our most comprehensive guide to Mexico, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking for a guide focused on Cancun, Cozumel and the Yucatan? Check out Lonely Planet Cancun, Cozumel & the Yucatan guide for a comprehensive look at all this region has to offer. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
Writer and Panama native William Friar offers unique tips for visiting this up-and-coming destination, from lounging in the Caribbean islands of Bocas del Toro to hiking the highlands of Boquete and exploring Panama City. Friar uses his local knowledge to craft unique trip strategies, such as The 14-day Outdoor Adventure and Six Days for History Buffs. Complete with details for navigating jungle trails, finding cheap taxis and underground bars, and planning a river expedition, Moon Panama gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Seasoned travel writer Bruce Whipperman covers the best of Oaxaca, from bargaining at the Mercado Juárez to exploring the Castillo de Moctezuma Aztec pyramid. Whipperman offers up unique trip strategies, including Best Beaches and Local Festivals & Native Markets, as well as experienced advice on where to go and what to see. Complete with information on visiting craft villages near Ocotlan and enjoying the vistas and fresh seafood of Puerto Ángel, Moon Oaxaca gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Author: Sarah Zahradnik
Release Date: 2017-01-30
From the capital of the Aztec empire to one of the largest megalopolis today, Mexico City has withstood enormous changes throughout its history. A deeply set mosaicof Aztec, Hispanic, and contemporary Western cultures has determined the exuberant metropolis we know today. With its array of 230 photographs, drawings, and specified maps, the Architectural Guide Mexico City will take you on an exhaustive tour of 100 buildings and monuments, spread throughout the city.