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Visiting Mexico

Only in Mexico do ancient temples share zip codes with spring-break meccas. While archaeological zones invite Riviera Maya revelers to explore lost cities of the jungle, two peninsulas line up perfect beaches from Cancún to Los Cabos. Beyond the sunny shores, Mexico’s heartland offers its own rewards, with Puebla’s rich cuisine and Mexico City’s museums among travelers’ favorites.... Read More Only in Mexico do ancient temples share zip codes with spring-break meccas. While archaeological zones invite Riviera Maya revelers to explore lost cities of the jungle, two peninsulas line up perfect beaches from Cancún to Los Cabos. Beyond the sunny shores, Mexico’s heartland offers its own rewards, with Puebla’s rich cuisine and Mexico City’s museums among travelers’ favorites.    Close

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Why the "White city"

Written by JesusW on 21 Mar, 2010

Every body refers to Merida in Yucatan as the White City, but once you stroll around there is no general tendency of having white buildings, not even downtown which is the oldest part of town, then, Why is the nickname so encrusted in the city's…Read More


Xcaret, Ecologically Best!

Written by BlueJay21 on 13 Dec, 2009

XcaretI had high expectations when booking this all day excursion, especially with price of admission being equal or close to Disney land, all and all at the end of the day it was completely worth it. My first time at an eco-park it was probably…Read More


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Isla Mujeres, Finding Lady Lost

Written by BlueJay21 on 13 Dec, 2009

After recovering from our plane rides we decided to take a day trip to the majestic island Isla Meurejes, we flirted with the idea of getting a professional tour but decided against it and just ventured out to the ports. The departure times were not…Read More


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A Pastel City in Mexico

Written by airynfaerie on 05 Oct, 2009

Driving our rental car from Chichen Itza into the bustling city of Merida, one thing struck us immediately...this city was beautiful. And very colorful. I wanted to grab my camera right away and start capturing the beautiful pastel color combinations.After settling down in the hotel…Read More


A Week in Charming Puebla Mexico

Written by Fiorentina on 09 Sep, 2009

Following are a few recommendations from a recent trip I took to Puebla Mexico. Puebla is a lovely non-touristy colonial city full of friendly people, beautiful architecture and delicious cuisine. I recommend visiting in August when the weather is perfect during the day…Read More


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Port of Call: Costa Maya

Written by MikeInTown on 04 Apr, 2009

Costa Maya was our second and final port of call of our 5-day Western Caribbean cruise on Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. Costa Maya is a relatively new town that was built specifically for tourism in 2001. Its popularity as a cruise port of call was…Read More


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My January Princess Cruise

Written by Joan5643 on 25 Feb, 2009

My Last Mexican Riviera Cruise Sometimes I think that the nicest thing Princess does for its passengers is the cold towels it provides when we return from a warm weather port. And it was warm in Acapulco today. It was warm, not hot, only mid…Read More


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Beware of the North Gales

Written by JesusW on 19 Feb, 2009

Veracruz sits in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico, it normally has a very hot and humid weather, being south of the Tropic of Cancer at sea level.Year round dress code includes t-shirt, short, sandals and maybe a cap or hat.…Read More


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What You Need to Know

Written by skeptic on 23 Dec, 2008

Starting with the construction of the Hotel El Mirador in the 1930s, the fishing and seaport city of Acapulco has been a growing tourist attraction for Norte Americanos and other tourists from Mexico and around the world. From the 1950s through the 1970s it…Read More


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Casa de Los Sabores Oaxaca Cooking School Review

Written by Casa Machaya on 06 Nov, 2008

If visitors to Oaxacan cooking school La Casa de los Sabores came away with nothing more than great recipes and a gastronomic meal rich in unique herb- and spice-accented flavor combinations that are the hallmark of Oaxacan cuisine, they would leave fully satisfied. But a…Read More


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