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mexico travel Archive

Visiting San Miguel de Allende During the Holidays

San Miguel de Allende in Guanajuato state may be best-known to Americans as the pretty Mexican city that often tops “best in the world” lists in glossy magazines. Others know it as the place where some friend or relative moved to for a sunny climate away from cold winters. At many times of the year [&hellip

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Mezcal That’s Not From Oaxaca: Moyolo and Vete al Quiote

We do not cover mezcal on this blog as much as we cover the most popular spirits from Latin America: tequila and rum. I’ll freely admit that this is because of the same reason we don’t cover pisco and cachaça often: they usually don’t taste all that great when you drink them neat. There’s a [&hellip

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3 Luxury Tulum Resorts That Aren’t Just Hype

How do you separate the true luxury resorts in Tulum from the ones that are just faking it? When every place has “luxury” on its home page–in a beach area that’s not even on the electric grid–how do you filter out the hype? Well we’re here to help with that, by posting detailed reviews of [&hellip

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Casa Don Ramon Tequila: Beautiful Bottle, Attractive Price

If you find yourself in Mexico, looking at a wall of 100 tequila brands to choose from, you might want to reach for Don Ramon Reposado and save a few bucks. You’ll get a nice 100% blue agave tequila with some heritage, in a bottle that makes it look like it should cost far more [&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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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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