Two of the Best (and Safest) Cities for Spanish Immersion

Last Updated: November 13, 2012 by
Categories: Mexico

cloudy view of cuernavacaHaving traveled to Mexico twice in the last six months with my wife and three young children, and felt completely safe and comfortable, even while driving through border towns, it’s disheartening to hear how difficult it is for Mexican educators to convince Americans that it’s safe for them and their children to study in the country.

Lonely Planet’s New York-based U.S. editor, Robert Reid, who has been traveling to Mexico since he was a child, agrees with the vast majority of reporters who consider the warnings against travel to Mexico to be out of context.

Most of Mexico is not on the State Department’s Travel Warning, and even though President Obama and the First Lady allowed their 13-year-old daughter to visit Oaxaca for Spring Break, the two most well-known destinations for Spanish immersion students are much safer cities: Cuernavaca and Guadalajara.

Click here to read more about Cuernavaca and Guadalajara