Hip Guide to Mexico

Hip Guide to Mexico
Mexico is the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world, located just south of the United States. It is a popular tourist destination and travelers will find a wealth of history and culture to explore from sunny beaches to spectacular mountain ranges.

Mexico City is an ancient Mesoamerican city home to the Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon.

Guadalajara is the country’s second most popular destination with tequila, mariachi music and charros, or Mexican cowboys.

Monterrey is where you will find museums such as the Museo de Historia Mexicana (Museum of Mexican History), MARCO (Monterrey Museum of Contemporary Art), Metropolitan Museum of Monterrey and the Museum of the Palacio de Gobierno. Cancún, Acapulco, and Puerto Vallarta are also very popular places for North Americans to enjoy a holiday.

Whether you come for a quick visit or extended tour, you will find a wealth of information about destinations here.

The Hip Guide to Mexico offers the highlights of the country, and contains many tips for making your stay here more rewarding.

The Hip Guide to Mexico is your source for hotel reservations, tourist information, events, reviews, shopping and much more.

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El Zarape De Lorena, La Paz, BCS

With two locations in La Paz, this traditional Mexican restaurant offers high quality meals at reasonable prices.

On the Malecon, El Zarape has seating on the sidewalk that offers a view of the Bay of La Paz.

Ernesto, our waiter, was very friendly and spoke a bit of English. My meal of Tropical Chicken was a treat, chicken breasts stuffed with chipotle cream cheese and covered with Mango sauce. My friend had the Pez del Diablo, fillets with a spicy hot sauce. The meals were preceded by chips and salsas and a bowl of very good vegetarian lentil soup. Two… Continue reading

Mariscos Los Laureles, La Paz, BCS

On the Malecon in La Paz, at the northern end of the town is a small but wonderful Mexican Restaurant named Mariscos Los Laureles. No reservations are needed, the attentive staff will quickly come to your table as soon as you select a place for your party to sit. I recommend the patio in front, for the best view of the sea and to watch the people passing by.

Camarones in Cream Sauce

Simply put, I fell in love with this place upon my first visit. That evening I had camarones (shrimp) in a cream sauce with sides of green… Continue reading

Zipolite, Mexico

“I was there maybe 3 years ago and it was the best most beautiful hippy place ever. Hammocks on the beach $1 a night. Grass can be ordered and delivered from ones hammock. Food is great too. Strong waves – watch it! Nice sunsets.”

Palenque, Mexico

Where the mushrooms are grown! Small town full of all kinds of people, about half are hippy foreigners that come to escape from the rush and live amongst others who share their lifestyle. Lots of ruins and jungle to explore.

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