Biodiversity hotspot Guatemala has fourteen distinct ecoregions: wetlands, cloud forests, tropical jungles and more. Its natural beauty, archeological wonders, and reasonable prices make this small Central American country an excellent site for adventure travel.
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Admire colorful murals of battle scenes at Bonampak, watch the shadow of a giant serpent creep up a pyramid in the afternoon sun at Chichén Itzá, marvel at the view of Caribbean waters from the walled city of Tulum. Mexico boasts some of the world’s most impressive Mayan ruins, primarily located in the state of Chiapas and along the Yucatán Peninsula. Step back in time to learn more about life in the Americas before European arrival: these sites provide an invaluable glimpse of the way Mayans worshipped, ruled, worked and played. Don’t forget to visit the towns surrounding the ruins where Mayan cultures are still alive today.
Whether you’re in the mood for patriotic chiles en nogada, savory squash blossom quesadillas, or even the nutty crunch of fried ant larvae, you can find your meal in Mexico City.
Mexico’s bustling capital has long been considered a mecca for delicious cuisine from all over the country. Many dishes can be traced to their pre-Hispanic roots, and gourmet chefs cite the country’s long tradition of markets and street food as inspiration. Here are eight tempting dishes from Mexico City, along with a list of the best places to find them.