Episode 13: Chiapas, Mexico’s Adventurous Frontier

Episode 13: Chiapas, Mexico’s Adventurous Frontier

In this episode we return to Mexico and explore its frontier – Chiapas. Sure, we ...

Moments in the Middle Keys of Marathon

Moments in the Middle Keys of Marathon

On any list of best drives in America, you’ll see the Overseas Highway, driving from the tip of Florida all the way to Key West. I can’t recommend it enough. What people don’t often realize this two-hour plus adventure (not counting the time from Miami) covers over 100 miles of Keys. Yes, there are more […]

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Setting Foot on the Sands — The Best Beaches on Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Setting Foot on the Sands — The Best Beaches on Mexico’s Pacific Coast

You don’t just pick a destination like Mexico by chance. You choose it for one of many reasons and certainly because you want to grab some sunshine, which you can certainly do on the fabulous beaches on the Pacific coast. Here are some of the best ones to get away from it all on when […]

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The Pueblo Ruins of Paquimé, a UNESCO Heritage Site in Chihuahua, Mexico

The Pueblo Ruins of Paquimé, a UNESCO Heritage Site in Chihuahua, Mexico

The long road trip across the state of Chihuahua reached its final stage as we traveled north back towards the border and a final stop in Casas Grandes. Here we would enjoy the chance to see and learn about Mata Ortiz pottery, visit, dine (privately) and take in a sunset at Hacienda San Diego , […]

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The Buzz of Bonampak; Visiting the Mayan Sistine Chapel

The Buzz of Bonampak; Visiting the Mayan Sistine Chapel

We boarded the bus and left Palenque well before sunrise. We needed to travel far, not in distance per se, but the roads would take us through the jungles of inner Chiapas. Our destination: the Mayan Ruins of Bonampak, one of the must see, best Mayan sites in Chiapas. What’s the Buzz Inside Bonampak? The […]

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The Red Hot Tabasco Style Sunset from Villahermosa

The Red Hot Tabasco Style Sunset from Villahermosa

I walked outside the hotel to catch the fiery, red-hot, sunset over Villahermosa in the state of Tabasco, Mexico. My Mexican adventure began here and then I bused into Chiapas and attend the ATMEX (Adventure Travel MEXico) conference in Palenque. After my trip, I took an extra day to discover more of Chiapas visiting the […]

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Visiting the Mayan Ruins of Tulum and One of Riviera Maya’s Best Beaches

Visiting the Mayan Ruins of Tulum and One of Riviera Maya’s Best Beaches

I decided to return to the Mayan Ruins of Tulum during a recent trip to the Riviera Maya. Spending time in both Soliman Bay at Casa Corazon and also at Dreams Tulum, the Mayan Ruins of Tulum were so close. And this visit became my first to walk the site as a adventure travel photographer. […]

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The Chiapas Adventure with ATMEX

“Craig, you must visit Chiapas one day, you will love it.” She made her case well, as she often told me reasons to visit her home state of Chiapas during our afternoon coffee conversations at the office oasis, the Banamex fountain. Her family would even take care of me as she knew my Spanish skills […]

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Sharing a Sunset Moment  on the Slopes of North Korea

Sharing a Sunset Moment on the Slopes of North Korea

The Sunset Sunday series aims to showcase the power of the moment, especially in the shared sunset moment. Andrea of Uri Tours reminds how powerful the moment is as she tells the story of sharing a sunset in North Korea on the slopes Masik Pass Ski Resort. so let’s view the sunset inside the DPRK […]

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