mexico travel Archive

Your American Dollars Are Worth Plenty in Latin America

The worldwide currency markets are volatile and this can have a major impact on your travels. Some years the U.S. dollar is up overall, sometimes it is down. The ups and downs usually aren’t so dramatic in Latin America since some of the currencies are tied to the greenback. Ecuador and Panama even use it [&hellip

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Where to Eat in Mexico City

Trying to pick the best restaurants in Mexico City is an exercise in futility, like trying to narrow down the best places to eat in Paris or New York—from a culinary standpoint it’s just as difficult. This is the largest city in the Americas, after all, and one with a reputation for terrific food at [&hellip

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Glamping in Style on Isla Espiritu Santo, Baja Mexico

The Baja Peninsula of Mexico is best known for the resort filled dot at the end of it, but this long stretch of desert has the Sea of Cortes and the Pacific Ocean around it, both teeming with wildlife. One of the most interesting places to explore is the Espiritu Santo Island, the heart of [&hellip

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Mexico’s Tourism Records and a New President

How much difference can a change in presidents make in a country’s drive to attract more visitors? Mexico is hoping the answer is “not much” when Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) takes office for the next six years. Mexico has been on a roll lately, setting new tourism records and taking the #6 spot in [&hellip

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Riding El Chepe Train Through the Copper Canyons of Mexico

In the Americas, there aren’t many passenger train options once you get south of the Rio Grande. The ones that are still left tend to be spectacular though, and that’s certainly true for the El Chepe train through the Copper Canyons of Mexico. You can start in Los Mochis in Sinaloa and head north, or [&hellip

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Hacienda San Angel: Beachside Romance

  We recently re-visited one of our favorite boutique hotels, Hacienda San Angel, on Mexico’s beautiful Pacific coast in Puerto Vallarta and it remains one of the best luxury options for travelers with an eye for colonial art and an ache for romance. The hotel is an iconic part of the town’s history. Puerta Vallarta, [&hellip

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