Guanajuato, Mexico’s Foremost Colonial Gem?

January 24, 2017 - Sin comentarios

· A reknowned historical legacy ✓ · A wealth of  cultural offerings ✓ · An ambiance that defines an era  ✓ And as someone who has lived and travelled in Mexico for years, I can safely say that this UNESCO World Heritage city of ...Leer más

Dynamic – and Fascinating – Monterrey, Mexico

September 6, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo | Danilo Ascione Mexico is one of those amazing countries whose variety is eternally fascinating, with enough holiday material to last a lifetime. And after you've visited the usual highlights - the beach resorts; Mexico City; the awes...Leer más

The Glorious Under-the-Radar Beaches of Oaxaca, Mexico

August 17, 2016 - 1 comentario

photo | LMspencer Think Mexico beaches and what naturally comes to mind is the likes of Cancún and the Riviera Maya on the Caribbean, and over on the Pacific, Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta, Acapulco, and maybe Mazatlán. But if you want to hit san...Leer más

Latin America’s Top 7 Gay Travel Destinations

July 29, 2016 - 1 comentario

After Europe and the USA, significant chunks of Latin America have seen, despite the traditionally conservative nature of Latin society, the greatest world advancement in LGBT acceptance and rights – even including the freedom to marry in Argen...Leer más

The Ancient Majesty of Teotihuacán, Mexico

June 27, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo: Fernando Pallares I will never forget, nearly 40 years ago, laying eyes for the first time on my first ancient archaeological site. About an hour’s drive north of Mexico City, this UNESCO World Heritage complex of temples absolutely elec...Leer más

Puerto Vallarta, Hollywood’s Favourite Mexican City

May 18, 2016 - Sin comentarios

In many ways, I’ve always felt that for holidaymakers, this Pacific-Coast city of 203,000 and its environs – one of Mexico’s original resort meccas – may well be the closest thing this country has to offer to “the complete package”, f...Leer más

The Very Special Cuisine of Puebla, Mexico

May 5, 2016 - Sin comentarios

Today on Cinco de Mayo, many Mexicans - mostly those outside Mexico - celebrate their national pride around the 1862 defeat of French invaders here in Puebla, just over two hours southeast of Mexico City, and the locals of course celebrate enthus...Leer más

Mezcal, Mexico’s Increasingly Popular Firewater

March 25, 2016 - Sin comentarios

When it comes to Mexican booze, tequila is one thing - known practically all over the world by now. And it's also long overshadowed its cousin, mezcal - distilled from the agave plant variant known as maguey, instead of blue agave as tequila is. ...Leer más

Guadalajara, Mexico – Colonial & Cutting Edge

March 16, 2016 - Sin comentarios

Upon arriving in Mexico's fourth largest city (pop. 1.5 million, metro 4.3 million), a 5½-hour drive west of Mexico City) and one of its three most important, you right away get the sense that this is indeed a place of heft and importance. And ...Leer más

Beyond Tacos & Burritos: 8 Lesser Known Stars of Mexican Cuisine

February 22, 2016 - Sin comentarios

I've always felt that a country's greatness is not defined merely by its history but many other factors - and high on that list, its culinary traditions. And perhaps more than any other country in the Western Hemisphere, it's in this area that M...Leer más

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