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 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 [...]

Tabasco: The State, not the Sauce!

Tabasco: The State, not the Sauce!

This Tabasco is not in Louisiana, but it is hot! Located in part, along the low-lying coastal plains of the Gulf of Mexico, temperatures can climb and stay over 100 ºF!  The region is very green, lush and tropical, particularly along what is called the “Centla Coast.” While there are many reasons to visit the [...]

The Monarch Miracle Migration to Michoacán

The Monarch Miracle Migration to Michoacán

When asked about my favorite places, I can confidently list Mexico City as one. It is one reason I am leading a tour to the city with Stay AdvenTours. And one weekend when still discovering the city, I left by bus for Zitácuaro, Michoacán and a weekend in the woods.  I left to discover and [...]

Exploring Coahuila, Mexico, Don’t Skip its Many Wonders

Exploring Coahuila, Mexico, Don’t Skip its Many Wonders

At first glance on the map the state of Coahuila, Mexico looks like a nondescript desert filled state border state. Most tourists avoid the state when entering Mexico or hurry through to reach more interior destinations. That’s a shame, for I’ve explored Coahuila on and off for years and it boasts many wonders The capitol, [...]

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, [...]

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”, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]