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Drinks and Dining in Guadalajara, Mexico

While we often think of Mexican food as one long list on a menu, there’s actually a lot of variation between regions of the country and Guadalajara has its own spin on things. The second-largest city is also a culinary destination with plenty to try, so we recently posted a story on eating and drinking [&hellip

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Hyatt Centric Montevideo is a Welcome Addition to Uruguay

Some cities in Latin America just seem to take forever to get any momentum on the luxury hotel front and Montevideo has been one of those for as long as we can remember. Lately there’s been some action to get excited about though, the latest being the new Hyatt Centric Montevideo. It was a rather [&hellip

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Elusive Ron Potosi Aged Rum From Mexico

On paper, Mexico should be a prime rum producer. It grows sugar cane, it has the right climate in many spots, it’s between Cuba and Central America in terms of latitude. So far though, I haven’t found much rum at all from there, much less a brand that’s good enough to be sipped neat. I [&hellip

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The First Luxury Hotel in the Town of Tequila: Solar de las Animas

Tequila is not just the name of a fine spirit from Mexico; it’s also the name of a real Mexican town. Yes, that’s where the liquor got its name. In the past this pueblo magico has mostly been a day trip destination since good lodging options were scarce. The house of Cuervo took matters into [&hellip

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Get Extra Services by Booking Locally With a Specialist

The big online travel agents like Expedia or Booking.com are fine if all you need is a hotel room, but what if you need more than just a place to sleep for the night? Making arrangements through a travel specialist company that covers a given region can end up getting you a lot more services, [&hellip

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A Visit to Corralejo Tequila Distillery in Guanajuato State

You would normally have to visit the areas near Guadalajara in Mexico to get a tequila distillery tour, but there’s one great exception near Guanajuato and Leon: Corralejo. Not only is this a well-known tequila brand in an iconic bottle, but the place also offers an interesting tour and tasting. Yes, most tequila is from [&hellip

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