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Michaela Trimble

Contributing Writer

Michaela Trimble is a writer and photographer based in Mexico City. A Latin America expert for publications like T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Vogue, and Travel + Leisure, her favorite assignments include documenting the wilds of northern Chile and exploring new high-altitude paths through the Andes Mountains of Peru. When she’s not on the road, you can usually find her reporting on her city’s vibrant art and design scene or writing her debut fiction novel: a thriller exploring the intersection of architecture and shamanism in Mexico City. 

Umbral, Curio Collection by Hilton

An ideal outpost for art-driven travelers who seek to experience Mexico City’s aesthetic delights of past and present.

The Alest Hotel

A taste of British style in Mexico City’s poshest neighborhood.

Ignacia Guesthouse

Casa Pani

A revamped 1960s mansion for aesthetes and cool kid creatives.

Casa TEO

A minimalist bed and breakfast created by the famed Mexican chef Enrique Olvera.

Sofitel Mexico City Reforma

Where to find unmatched rooftop views and the best spa in Mexico City.

Villa Bokéh

Baja Club Hotel

La Paz, Mexico's first proper boutique hotel.

Casa Silencio

An isolated refuge for spirits enthusiasts in search of rare editions of Mezcal El Silencio.

These Architecturally Stunning Mexican Vacation Rentals Are Perfect for Design Lovers

Across Mexico, high-concept private rentals are blending seamlessly into historic towns. 

Meeting the Women Behind Guatemala’s Intricate Textiles

In Central Guatemala, women are driving a movement that combines the country’s rich cultural heritage with modern design.

Olas Tulum

With only eight suites, arriving here feels like you’re visiting the home of a dear friend. 


In the heart of the jungle, this boutique hotel and holistic center offer a respite rooted in transformation.


This boutique property on the Tulum beach road is barefoot luxury at its finest.

Casa Maya Kaan

Casa Maya Kaan rises from the jungle like an ancient, secluded paradise.

Tulum Treehouse

This concrete property was built with artists of all types in mind, with its on-site ceramics kiln and weekly live talks, music performances, and more.