A Luxury Boutique Mexico City Addition: Stara Hamburgo

A while back we reviewed the Stara San Angel hotel located in a little served neighborhood away from the main corridor, but sister hotel Stara Hamburgo is right in the thick of things. Named after the street it is located on, this stylish 60-room property is just off Paseo de la Reforma, near many financial […]

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How to Stay Connected While Traveling Abroad

Ask 10 travelers about their experiences using data on their smart phones while abroad and you’ll likely get at least five horror stories. Trying to stay connected on your wireless devices can be a frustrating experience. The stories of people getting billed outrageous amounts from their cell phone carrier are so common that you probably […]

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A New Luxury All-inclusive Resort in Los Cabos

While the best-known beach resort area on the other side of Mexico is filled with upscale all-inclusive resorts, there haven’t been many in Los Cabos until now. Grand Velas All Suites and Spa Resort opened with a splash recently and staked out a spot as the top choice for paying just one amount. Grand Velas […]

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8 Latin AmericanTravel Destinations Where It’s Always Warm

As I write this there are ice storms blanketing the midwest USA and some parts of the Rockies have gotten a meter of snow. An NFL football championship game this past weekend had to be moved back to allow times to clear the roads. If you’re feeling down from the cold and gray and dreaming […]

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Hitting the Best Beaches and the Reef in Belize

Want to hit the best Belize beaches instead of coming up short? Check out our new tour story from Belize here. Belize is known as a great diving and snorkeling spot, but many people go to Ambergris Caye on vacation and are disappointed by the beach scene. Or more accurately, the absence of a beach […]

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Top Airlines and Hotels According to International Business Travelers

Global Traveler magazine, which caters to frequent international business travelers, recently published the results of its annual readers’ poll. While any poll like this is subject to lots of ballot stuffing by whatever company gets the most organized, it’s still generally a good window into which companies are getting respect. Top Airlines for Latin America […]

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