Episode 41: Visiting Mexico for spring break: Safety, tips and places
Mexico is one of the most popular spring break destinations for Americans. In this episode of the AP Travel podcast "Get Outta Here," Associated Press travel editor Beth Harpaz gets insider tips and advice on visiting Mexico from one of AP's editors there, John Rice, along with Marjorie Miller, former editor of AP's Latin America coverage.
We'll also discuss what the U.S. State Department has to say about safety in Mexico.
Spring break alternative: A road trip in southeast Mexico
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — The police didn't ask for bribes. The roads were safe and fast. The food was particular, yet delicious.
A road trip across southeast Mexico offered the perfect antidote to winter: sun, beaches, yummy food, great drinks and amazing sights, from a colonial old town to ancient Mayan structures. Best of all, the longest stretch of driving was just five hours from Playa del Carmen on the Caribbean to Campeche on Mexico's Gulf Coast.