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Things to See When You Visit Machu Picchu for the First Time

Machu Picchu is situated on a ridge in Peru, hidden for centuries by the rugged mountains around it. The citadel overlooks several valleys and it is often listed as being one of the most interesting places to visit in the world. Millions of tourists visit the ancient citadel every single year, which has led to [&hellip

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Sample Mexican Wine at the Catando Festival in Guanajuato City

Quick, name three Mexican wine brands—go! Having trouble even coming up with one? You’re not alone. Despite hundreds of wineries in the country, some of them producing some really high-quality bottles, very few people outside of the home country can name even one Mexican wine brand. Not all that many people in Mexico can either; [&hellip

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Get Some Extra Pampering on Arrival in Belize

It can be a little uncomfortable to arrive in a strange place where you don’t know anyone. Where there’s nobody there to meet you and tell you where to go next. One of the best perks of traveling with a high-end tour company or staying at a luxury hotel is the extra level of service [&hellip

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Four Places Celebrating Day of the Dead Across Mexico

Day of the Dead in Mexico is a more complicated affair than Halloween and probably dates back even further. Just like its counterpart, it has gotten more commercial over the years, but at heart this is still a family affair. While the sugar skulls, parades, and Catrina figures get all the attention, it’s the family [&hellip

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Fine Dining at the Velas Resorts Around Puerto Vallarta

  I still run into people in my travels that look down at the idea of luxury all-inclusive hotels. Their main perceptions seem to be that they’ll be huge and overcrowded and that “the food won’t be very good.” While both may be true of some of the low-end all-inclusive vacation factories serving the masses, [&hellip

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A Luxury All-Inclusive for a New Generation: Unico 20 87

Our latest review from the Caribbean coast of Mexico—the Riviera Maya—is a unique luxury all-inclusive resort, Unico 20 87. Unlike most of them we have covered, this is the place to go if you’re not of the age where your children are in college or in the working world. The big disconnect in the luxury [&hellip

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