No trip to Merida is complete without signing up for the "Taste of Yucatan" class at Los Dos cooking school. It teaches you about the region and the food.
Phoenix-Scottsdale is known for its golf resorts and cacti, but there is a lot more to explore: museums, shops, hiking trails and Native American history.
Stunning 4K video, taken during our latest visit, captures the haunting beauty of Utah's Amangiri resort and the rugged protected lands that surround it.
The scenery of the American Southwest is often otherworldly. Listed below are my favorite landscapes from a spring road trip through Arizona, Nevada and Utah.
On our Southwest road trip through Utah, we anticipated our stays at both Amangiri and Under Canvas Zion, but only one experience was positive.
Despite the crowds and long lines, there are still ways to escape the crowds and enjoy the beauty of Zion National Park in relative solitude.
Every road trip needs a playlist. For our recent visit to Arizona and Utah, we put together this mix of rock and roll, Native American tunes and an audiobook.
There weren't any newly opened hotels of interest in Sedona, so our writer took the opportunity to check up on three hotels we've reviewed before.
Arizona is one of the major pre-Columbian cultural centers of North America and one of the best places to experience ancient history in the United States.
This Southwest road trip begins in the Phoenix-Scottsdale area. We hoped to find a hideaway that would connect us to the area's cultural and natural wonders.
A former retreat for elite East Coast families, Castle Hot Springs was closed until recently. This is what we found at the end of a dirt road in the desert.
Outside the Phoenix-Scottsdale area are numerous places to hike. The 30,000-acre McDowell Sonoran Preserve is one of our favorites.
A video of Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West home in Scottsdale, where the renowned architect wintered from 1937 on.
With its friendly and knowledgeable volunteers, the Desert Botanical Garden is a gem and should be at the top of any Phoenix itinerary.
The Phoenix-Scottsdale area is known for its resorts and golf courses. Our writer visited and found two recommendable hideaways there.
From the trendy beach town of Holbox to the charming colonial cities of Valladolid and Mérida, our writer explores new hotels in the Yucatán.
The Mayan empire flourished between A.D. 250 and A.D. 900. Remnants of their large-scale construction projects can be seen in the Yucatán.
Eight outstanding restaurants in the Yucatán, where the chefs are cooking everything from traditional Oaxacan fare to wood-fired pizza and molecular gastronomy.
This day trip from Mérida includes visits to several of the region’s atmospheric haciendas and the great Mayan archaeological site of Uxmal.
On a recent trip to the Yucatán, we focused on destinations that have yet to attract cruise ships or chain hotels: Isla Holbox, Valladolid and Mérida.