Sonora, Mexico’s Warm Welcome

Sonora, Mexico’s Warm Welcome

Sonora is the 2nd largest State in Mexico and it is located on the border ...

The Catholic Cross Comes Ashore with Cortez at La Antigua, Veracruz

The Catholic Cross Comes Ashore with Cortez at La Antigua, Veracruz

Cortez came and he conquered. The Spanish conquistadors also arrived carrying the Christian or Catholic Cross to “Mexico” and the state of Veracruz is where they first came ashore. Just outside the  ruins at Quiahuiztlan, Cortez set up the first Spanish settlement in Mexico at La Antigua. With the arrival of the Spaniards the first [...]

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Cruises: Time to Explore the Baltics

Cruises: Time to Explore the Baltics

In Europe the predilection for heading south in the summer means that the Baltics still represent relatively uncharted territory. After all, who wants to venture further north after another dismal winter? However, the truth is that a veritable treasure trove of destinations awaits if you are willing to forgo your stint in the Med So, [...]

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Discover the State of Hidalgo by Hot Air Balloon

Discover the State of Hidalgo by Hot Air Balloon

A few Christmas’ ago my family and I wanted to go to an off the beaten path state in Mexico. We finally opted for the state of Hidalgo and got to travel in a hot air balloon, discovered some amazing haciendas (San Miguel Regla and Santa Maria Regla), ate pastes which are the local “empanadas”, [...]

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The Party Plaza in Colima State, Mexico

The Party Plaza in Colima State, Mexico

The village of Comala, Mexico, about 10 miles (16 km) outside of the city of Colima, the capital of  tiny Colima state, is home to a unique drinking tradition. While every Mexican city, town and village has at least one plaza with at least one bar on it, in Comala, named a Pueblo Magico in 2002, you’ll [...]

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The Spiritual Sunset and More From San Luis Potosi, Mexico

The Spiritual Sunset and More From San Luis Potosi, Mexico

The state of San Luis Potosi has an extensive and fascinating history, first finding prominence as a gold and silver mining center in 1592. The capital city (also named San Luis Potosi) is a thriving metropolis now, drawing visitors keen to experience the Colonial architecture and history and the lively cultural and artistic scene. Travelers [...]

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Refresh in the Waters of Matacanes Canyon, Nuevo León

Refresh in the Waters of Matacanes Canyon, Nuevo León

Recharge and refresh in the outdoor waterfalls of Matacanes Canyon. The Canyon is located about 60-90 minutes from Monterrey, the second largest city in Mexico and the capital of the state of Nuevo León are several tours that help you visit many of its attractions ranging from a couple of hours to an almost full day of [...]

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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato – The Best Fiesta in the World?

San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato – The Best Fiesta in the World?

My first time in the state of Guanajuato, was in years ago one September when I attended a Mexican Independence Day celebration in the city of San Miguel de Allende (Independence Day is not Cinco de Mayo). The twenty-four hours spent celebrating in this charming colonial city made me realize how much more there is [...]

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Tlaxcala, Big Enough

Tlaxcala, Big Enough

The smallest state in Mexico is Tlaxcala, but it’s big enough to amaze you. Tlaxcala has a strong Pre-Hispanic flavor and you’ll feel it in its cuisine and its architecture. And the best way to experience the state is to spend an evening at Tlaxcala downtown to enjoy its tranquility and warmth. Mexican Travel Trip: [...]

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