Beach-hopping in Baja California, Mexico

As well as prime beach territory, the Baja peninsula has mountains, deserts and waters teeming with marine life. Our writer hits the road in Mazatlán, destination: Tijuana

Watchtowers, drones and a toxic moat: the designs for Trump’s border wall

Some proposals for Trump’s border wall may look like spoofs, but they provide a fascinating window into the lurid anxieties of middle America

Oaxaca, Mexico – vivid art, joyous festivals – and ant eggs fried in garlic

The fantastic cuisine, textiles and parties of the southern Mexican city stem from a resilient indigenous culture

Meet the Mayans: a tour of the real Yucatán, Mexico

Escape the fleshpots of the Yucatán coast and head inland – you’ll find people eager to share their jungle home with visitors, and a world of hidden temples and natural pools

Highlights of Yucatán

Uncrowded ruins, an underwater sculpture park, hidden cenotes and authentic places to eat in popular spots are among the Mexican secrets shared by people.

Instagram snapshots: Estelle Hertault in Mexico for the Day of the Dead

Colourful, ghoulish, respectful … Mexico’s Día de los Muertos celebrations are an evocative mix of experiences. Instagrammer Estelle Hertault captures a flavour of the festivities

Las Pozas, Mexico, the folly and fantasy of a British eccentric

In the mid-20th century, poet Edward James created a ‘Surrealist Xanadu’ of concrete sculptures, waterfalls and ponds in the rainforest north of Mexico City