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 ...
This Tabasco is not in Louisiana, but it is hot! Located in part, along the ...
When asked about my favorite places, I can confidently list Mexico City as one. It ...
At first glance on the map the state of Coahuila, Mexico looks like a nondescript ...
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, [...]
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”, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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: [...]
Stay AdvenTOURs to Mexico City
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- 10 Travel Tips on How to Travel Local October 11, 2012
- The Morning March to the Tikal Temple Sunrise May 29, 2012
- Chepe – All Aboard the Chihuahua Pacifico Train to Copper Canyon November 9, 2012
- Wide Awake Thanks to the Northern Lights May 21, 2013
- The Catholic Cross Comes Ashore with Cortez at La Antigua, Veracruz March 29, 2015
- Sonora, Mexico’s Warm Welcome March 28, 2015
- Tabasco: The State, not the Sauce! March 27, 2015
- The Monarch Miracle Migration to Michoacán March 26, 2015
- Exploring Coahuila, Mexico, Don’t Skip its Many Wonders March 25, 2015