Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos (The United Mexican States) commonly known as Mexico, is a huge country wedged between the USA, Guatemala and Belize. Despite the official national language being Spanish, Mexico is actually part of the North American continent.
Mexico is a friendly and laid back country, with strong traditional family values and welcoming to visitors. It has suffered with a bad reputation for being unsafe but the vast majority of visits are nothing but enjoyable.
For the full article click here: http://www.gapyear.com/articles/90429/lexi-quintons-guide-to-mexico (info correct at time of writing)