The Yucatan is more than Cancun and the Riviera Maya. In fact these Mexican tourist destinations are not even located in the state of Yucatan itself (but on the Yucatan Peninsula). Actually, the state of Yucatan, one of the 31 states of Mexico holds much different treasures and it was definitely a place I wanted [...]
You can look on a map and to explore the United Mexican States (the official name for Mexico) or you can actually visit them. I’ve visited many of Mexico’s states and expect to explore more in the years to come. To date I’ve only stepped foot in roughly half of them, but that didn’t stop [...]
Valencia, an old Spanish seaside city holds a deep history dating back to Roman times like many cities in Spain. Then towards the end of the last century it aimed to create a city for the future too. The Mediterranean based city, so close to Barcelona (an easy Spanish road trip) decided to transform it’s [...]
The city of Zacatecas is capital of the state of the same name. This UNESCO-listed city is the northern-most of Mexico’s major historical silver mining towns. It is a picturesque town with lovely pink limestone buildings and a fascinating history that began in the 1540s when a silver lode was found here. Mexico Travel Tip: [...]
‘Cielo’ is the Spanish word for heaven, and also of the celestial name of a divine paradise that surprises visitors, hidden among the Northern Mexican landscape (normally expected to be dry, arid and desertic). El Cielo biosphere reserve is probably one of the best hidden gems of Mexico and the entire world. The first stop should [...]
After over a month of using the new Dell XPS, I learned a few things. Sure, I struggled returning to the <Ctrl> “C” for ‘copy’ instead of the closer <Command> “C” using a PC, but I also discovered it was worth it. My Dell XPS will now accompany me on the road and in my [...]
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 [...]
Sonora is the 2nd largest State in Mexico and it is located on the border with the United States. It possess, mainly, a dry climate. The State of Sonora also makes up the Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez), known as the world’s aquarium, and this is one of the reasons why it is so [...]
Stay AdvenTOURs to Mexico City
Welcome to “Stay Adventurous.” And since I introduce myself in every personal journal I write in, let me also introduce myself here.
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- Travel Contest – Win Two Nights at the Courtyard by Marriott November 15, 2011
- 10 Travel Tips on How to Travel Local October 11, 2012
- Chepe – All Aboard the Chihuahua Pacifico Train to Copper Canyon November 9, 2012
- The Morning March to the Tikal Temple Sunrise May 29, 2012
- Wide Awake Thanks to the Northern Lights May 21, 2013
- Podcast Episode 02: Traveling the State of Yucatan, Mexico April 20, 2015
- The 31 States of the United Mexican States April 16, 2015
- Enjoying the Present, a Sunset Sunday from Valencia, Spain April 12, 2015
- Podcast Episode 1: Costa Rica, the Pura Vida April 9, 2015
- Zacatecas From Above and Below March 31, 2015