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Valladolid Yucatan: 10 Fabulous Things to Do in Valladolid Mexico

When I first visited Valladolid Yucatan in 2013, I found a charming, Spanish/Mexican colonial town with rows of colorful houses, close to Mayan ruins, and amazing cenotes. It was such a pretty secret gem! Not far from the Yucatan capital of Merida, Valladolid is a delightful Spanish colonial town consisting of narrow cobblestone streets lined […]

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Mexico Caribbean Coast: 15 Reasons to Go

You’re familiar with it. That glorious slice of land where the Yucatan Peninsula meets the Caribbean Sea. With impossibly iridescent turquoise water lapping onto soft, white-sand, palm-lined beaches, the Mexico Caribbean coast is the very definition of “tropical paradise.” Stretching north from Cancun down to Chetumal on the border of Belize, the Mexican Caribbean has […]

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Whale Sharks in Cancun: Mexico’s Most Exciting Snorkeling Adventure!

I sat on the edge of the boat, clinging to dear life as the waves tossed the “stationary” vessel about. Finally, I heard Csaba yell, “GO!” and I did as I’d been instructed. I pushed off the side of the boat into the deep water below, just as the huge dorsal fin came near. Scuba […]

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Izamal: Mexico’s Beautiful Yellow City

A lot of people are under the misconception that Izamal isn’t worth visiting because it’s too small and doesn’t offer enough things to do. Nothing could be further from the truth. Mexico’s stunning yellow city holds Spanish colonial treasures to see, but it’s also the perfect place to position yourself to explore a good portion […]

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Cozumel Beaches & Best Things to Do in Cozumel

A tropical island off mainland Mexico, Cozumel lies in the Caribbean Sea. A popular cruise ship port destination, Cozumel beaches and outdoor activities – such as some of the best scuba diving in the Western hemisphere – attract tourists from all over the world to its shimmering turquoise shores. Cozumel at a Glance Just off […]

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12 BEST Puerto Vallarta Beaches and Activities

Nestled between the aquamarine waves of the Pacific and the lofty Sierra Madre Mountains is Puerto Vallarta. This popular tourist destination, once named as la ciudad más amigable del mundo (“The Friendliest City in the World”), beckons visitors with its colorful architecture, rich culture, friendly locals, and world-class beaches. In addition to the Puerto Vallarta […]

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acapulco beaches

Acapulco Beaches and Activities Are Fun…But Is Acapulco Safe?

240 miles south of Mexico City, the azure blue water, craggy Sierra Madre del Sur mountains, and upscale high-rise hotels of  Acapulco de Juárez (Spanish: [akaˈpulko ðe ˈxwaɾes] was once Mexico’s paradise and most famous beach resort town. In its heyday, Acapulco beaches, upscale cuisine, golf courses, pulsing nightlife, and spas provided a powerful attraction […]

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What to Pack for Mexico – High Style, Low Cost

Ah, Mexico. When you hear the name, you probably think “fun,” right? And you’d be right. It’s an amazing, large, and vibrant country with a lot of diverse activities. If you’re planning a trip, lucky you!  Wondering what to pack for Mexico getaways? We’ve got you covered! My second international trip, when I was in […]

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Huatulco Playas & Activities: 10 Best Reasons to Visit Huatulco

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the foothills of the Sierra Madre del Sur Mountains, Huatulco (pronounced wa-TOOL-co) is worth checking out if you’re considering visiting the Mexican Riviera or the Mexican state of Oaxaca (wah-HAAK-kah).  Unspoiled beauty, eco-friendly, near-perfect weather, epic sunsets, ancient ruins, scrumptious food, and of course, crystal clear Huatulco playas (beaches) […]

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Mexico Hot Spots: Top 10 Mexican Beaches

The US (and many other places in the world) experiences cold winters and rainy springtime. If you live in one of the cooler climates, the thought of spreading a towel on a warm, palm-lined beach or curling up with a book under an oceanfront palapa with turquoise waves lapping at your feet is very appealing.  […]

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