Frommer's Mexico by David Baird
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Insider advice that will help you discover Mexico's best beach destinations, from Cancun to Zihuatanejo, and the best archaeological ruins, from Chichen Itza to Tulum. Plus tips for navigating the country's lovely but less-traveled corners, like Xochimilco, with its canals and floating gardens, and the bohemian artsy town of Todos Santos.Where to find the absolute best tacos in Oaxaca, the freshest almejas (clams) in La Paz, the most authentic mole poblano dishes in Puebla, and the finest tequila bars in Puerto Vallarta. Plus tips on where to find the best shopping deals, from Taxco's silver markets to high-end boutiques in Mexico City's Polanco neighborhood.Free full-color, foldout mapFrommer's Survival Spanish will have you ordering ceviche and cervezas in a nanosecond.Insightful commentary on Mexico's rich history--from the ancient Maya to Spanish colonists--and culture, from artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera to marimba music.Opinionated reviews. No bland descriptions and lukewarm recommendations. Our expert writers are passionate about their destinations--they tell it like it is in an engaging and helpful way.Exact prices listed for every establishment and activity--no other guides offer such detailed, candid reviews of hotels and restaurants. We include the very best, but also emphasize moderately priced choices for real people.User-friendly features including star ratings and special icons to point readers to great finds, excellent values, insider tips, best bets for kids, special moments, and overrated experiences.

About David Baird

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A writer, editor, and translator, David Baird has lived several years in different parts of Mexico. Now based in Austin, Texas, he spends as much time in Mexico as possible.Shane Christensen has written extensively for Frommer's throughout Mexico, and is also the author of Frommer's Dubai and Frommer's Grand Canyon National Park. Even though he's a California native, he considers himself an honorary Mexican in heart and soul and returns to Mexico every chance he gets.Joy Hepp is a native Californian who has spent most of her life in Mexico and its former territories. She writes about travel, culture, and music for several print and online publications.Author of Pauline Frommer's Cancún & the Yucatán, Christine Delsol was raised by her Mexican-Chilean grandmother and has been traveling to Mexico for more than 30 years. She has spent most of her career in newspapers, including eight years as a travel editor at the San Francisco Chronicle. She has won an Associated press award, two Lowell Thomas awards, and Mazatlán's Golden Deer Award.Maribeth Mellin is the author of Traveler's Mexico Companion, which won the country's prestigious Pluma de Plata award, and has covered Mexico and Latin America for dozens of newspapers, magazines, websites, and guides.
Published August 23, 2011 by Frommers. 800 pages
Genres: Travel. Non-fiction

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