"I felt so far removed from the boiling cauldron that is the Bayou City in summertime, but I knew that the mountains were exactly where I wanted to be."
Mexico's cultural capital offers more than just moles and mezcal—including petrified waterfalls and rarefied ruins.
A pair of young scammers tell our international travel correspondent how—and why—they do it.
The Friendly Skies
Who wants to visit a country with a machete on its flag? You do.