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The Mystery of Monte Albán; Zapotec Ruins in Oaxaca, Mexico

The Mystery of Monte Albán; Zapotec Ruins in Oaxaca, Mexico

Located in the Valley of Oaxaca and just a few kilometers from Oaxaca City lies one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Mexico. Monte Alban founded around 500 BC is one of the earliest sites in Mesoamerica. The location continued to grow in importance and influence for hundreds of years and is believed to […]

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Award Winning Mexican Rum and other Drinks to Taste in Colima, Mexico

Award Winning Mexican Rum and other Drinks to Taste in Colima, Mexico

Ever taste a Mexican rum? It’s not all agave based spirits south of the border, there is a rum distilled in Mexico.  Ok, what about quality organic Mexican coffee and not the often served Nescafé?! It also exists. And have you tasted award winning craft beer when traveling in Mexico or do you stick to […]

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Walking the (Most) Western World of the Mayan Civilization at Comalcalco

Walking the (Most) Western World of the Mayan Civilization at Comalcalco

“Go west young Mayan,” if such a phrase was coined back in the late classic period of the Mayan civilization travelers would have journeyed to Comalcalco in present day Tabasco, Mexico. It would not be for the search for gold, but probably for the prized produce of Cacao (present day chocolate.)  Here at the western […]

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Mexico Travel Journal: Puerto Vallarta Episode 2 – Bay of Banderas

Mexico Travel Journal: Puerto Vallarta Episode 2 – Bay of Banderas

No trip to Puerto Vallarta is complete without getting out on the Bay of Banderas. The Bay, home to Humpback Whales in the winter is also a great excursion in summer to snorkel Los Arcos and other places along the pristine coastline only accessible by boat, such as Majahuitas and the beach town of Yelapa. […]

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Mexico Travel Journal: Puerto Vallarta Episode 1 – An Introduction to Puerto Vallarta

Mexico Travel Journal: Puerto Vallarta Episode 1 – An Introduction to Puerto Vallarta

How well do you know Puerto Vallarta? Do you know what the destination offers beyond the resorts? I am sure you know the Puerto Vallarta sunset, featured a few times on my Sunset Sunday series, and of course you may already love the beaches and a stroll down the malecon. And if you subscribe to […]

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Mexico Travel Journal: Riviera Nayarit Episode 4 – Sayulita, San Francisco y Mas

On my recent Staying Adventurous podcast I attempted to discover an answer to the top travel question, “What is your favorite travel destination?” In my many responses and destinations, I personally mentioned surfing in Sayulita. I loved it there and in the Riviera Nayairt. And now in the 4th episode of the Mexico Travel Journal […]

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Mexico Travel Journal: Riviera Nayarit Episode 3 – Punta Mita Luxury

Mexico Travel Journal: Riviera Nayarit Episode 3 – Punta Mita Luxury

Come along in this episode as we explore Islas Marietas, a National Park filled with marine life and hidden beaches and also as we pamper ourselves through the luxury of the beautiful beaches (and resorts) in Punta Mita, Riviera Nayarit. Discover the what to do in Punta Mita, Nayarit and uncover more Mexico travel tips  […]

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Mexico Travel Journal: Riviera Nayarit Episode 2 – Nuevo Vallarta and Bucerias

Mexico Travel Journal: Riviera Nayarit Episode 2 – Nuevo Vallarta and Bucerias

Episode 2 of my Mexico Travel Journal takes us just outside of Puerto Vallarta and into the Mexican state of Nayarit to some of the first stops along the Riviera Nayarit Pacific coast. Watch and learn about the beach towns of Nuevo Vallarta and Bucerias. Explore the markets including fish market in La Cruz de […]

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