BBC News Website: Mexico’s Copper Canyon railway

A photographic train journey through northern Mexico’s stunning network of six canyons. Straddling the states of Sinaloa and Chihuahua, collectively these mountainous ravines are four times bigger than the Grand Canyon.

Click here to visit the gallery.

Life & Style monthly column: Andy the Brave, June 2009

Kate writes a monthly column in Spanish for Mexico’s leading men’s magazine, Life&Style. Here’s what she had to say about Scotland’s big hitter Andy Murray.

Click here to download the Spanish original pdf.

Travel+Leisure: Liverpool lifts its voice, April 2009

Four decades after The Beatles released their last album, Kate Joynes-Burgess finds a city not only loaded with musical history but pulsating with melodic innovation.

Click here to download the Spanish original pdf.

Click here to download the English text.

BBC News website: Mexico’s butterflies, 6 March 2009

This photo-gallery profiles a new eco-tourism project within Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. ‘Experts say deforestation threatens the spectacular annual migration of millions of monarch butterflies from Canada and the US to forests north-west of Mexico City.

Click here to visit the gallery.

BBC News website: Chile indigenous politics on the move, 28 January 2009

Indigenous politics rarely register on the Chilean national radar despite flourishing across the border in Bolivia. Provincial history teacher Gustavo Quilaqueo wants to change that by quitting the classroom to found the first political party representing Chile’s forgotten indigenous people. Kate Joynes-Burgess meets him in Temuco.

Click here to visit the article.

Travel+Leisure: Nicaraguan Retreats and Revelations, January 2009

Among the Americas’ most celebrated colonial cities, competing openly with Chiapas’ San Cristobal de las Casas, Granada is an ideal base for exploring Nicaragua’s unique natural beauty. Kate Joynes-Burgess shares her discoveries.

Click here to download the Spanish original pdf.

Click here to download the text in English.

Travel+Leisure: Green Guide to Santiago, January 2009

Santiago de Chile is working hard to change its reputation as one of the most contaminated cities in Latin America. Kate Joynes-Burgess discovers how the Chilean capital is becoming greener by the day.

Click here to see the Spanish language original.

Click here to see the English text.

Travel+Leisure: Three Flavours of Veracruz, December 2008

The port of Veracruz on the Gulf of Mexico is finally developing a food scene. Kate Joynes-Burgess discovers three gastronomic offerings to satisfy the most demanding of palates.

Click here to download the Spanish original pdf.

Women’s Wear Daily Beauty Biz News, December 2008

Mexico is putting on a brave face as the United States’ financial crisis and global
economic difficulties challenge its beauty industry in both the mass and luxury markets.

Click here to download Mexico: Courage in Challenging Times.

Click here to download Mexico: From Macho to Metrosexual.

BBC News website: Passion of Christ comes alive in Mexico City, 11 April 2009

Throughout Semana Santa (Holy Week), Iztapalapa, one of Mexico City’s poorest and most populous areas, takes this solemn pageantry to another level with street processions and an epic Passion Play.

Click here to visit the gallery.

Kate Joynes-Burgess led Time Out’s resident team helping visitors get the best out of Mexico’s vast, vibrant capital.

Click here for the Festivals and Events chapter.

Click here for the Mexican football feature.

Life&Style magazine: Andy Palacio Puts Belize on the Map, March 2008

Kate Joynes-Burgess travelled to Belize to experience the spellbinding Settlement Day festival showcasing Garifuna music and culture, brought to the world by musical mystic Andy Palacio. The published Spanish version is a eulogy for Palacio, reflecting on his legacy.

Click here to download Spanish article.

Click here to download original English text.

Travel+Leisure: La Riviera Alternativa, November 2008

Dotted among the colonies of new developments Kate Joynes-Burgess discovered uncommon natural beauty, great gastronomy, stylish shops and delightful accommodation – from Bohemian luxury to complete blow-out – at Mexico’s newest beach destination.

Click here to download the Spanish original pdf.

Click here to download the text in English.

The Spectator: Thanks for the Memories, 22 November 2007

Every year on 19 November, the Garifuna community, which accounts for just 6.6 percent of Belize’s bijou population of under 300,000, becomes the face of the Central American country as it prepares to commemorate Settlement Day. I witnessed the 2007 year’s celebrations in Dangriga Town, known as Belize’s capital of culture and a heartland of the Garifuna people.

Click here to visit the article.