National Geographic Traveler Mexico
Commissioned by the National Geographic Society, this 400-page book examines Mexico’s history, culture, and essential destinations. Additionally there are hundreds of photographs and short essays on topics like Mexican idioms and slang, medical tourism, the Maya calendar, and the mystery of the disappearing burro. The Travelwise section recommends hotels, restaurants, and must-see festivals and events.
Fodor’s Puerto Vallarta, fifth edition
This Mexico travel guide covers Puerto Vallarta, Banderas Bay, the Riviera Nayarit, and the Costalegre. With 150+ color photos, it advises on restaurants, hotels, and nightlife as well as adventures to Guadalajara and several beautiful mountain towns of the Sierra Occidental. Feature articles cover Huichol art, tequila, mariachis, and resort spas.
Non-fiction travel guide
GET IT AT: Bookstores in the United States, Canada, and other English-speaking countries or online booksellers such as Barnes and Noble (www.bn.com) or Amazon (www.amazon.com).