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Mexico

Catch the Spirit in Los Cabos, Mexico

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Posted in Activities, Culinary, Luxury, Mexico, Wine Tours

El Arco at Lands End in Los Cabos (Credit: Jerome Levine) From Cabo San Lucas to San Jose del Cabo, hotels and restaurants are showcasing wine and spirit experiences. If your liquid memories of Baja, Mexico are limited to cheap tequila shots or six-packs of Corona, it’s time to return
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Desserts Glorious Desserts on the Highseas

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Posted in Activities, Adventure, All Inclusive, Antarctica, Asia, Australasia, Australia, Caribbean, Cruise, Culinary, Destinations, Europe, Family Travel, Florida, Gambling, Gay and Lesbian Travel, Holiday Travel, Honeymoon and Destination Weddings, Luxury, Mexico, New Zealand, North America, River Cruises, Romance, Shopping, Solo Travel, Spiritual Travel, Style, United States of America

Chocolate Chocolate Orange Cake by Nadia Ali When most people think about going on a cruise, the first thing that comes to mind is the dreamy vacation onboard a luxury ship surrounded by the sea. Spending evenings watching the cabaret shows, having a posh dinner and walking on the deck
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Bypass Border Hassles With a Quick Getaway to Baja California via Tecate

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Posted in Activities, Culinary, Destinations, Mexico, Wine Tours

Baja California’s raw beauty and stunning contrasts draws visitors year-round. Most common is the entry point at Tijuana, just south of San Diego. While convenient to accessing the area’s coastal towns of Puerto Nuevo, Roasarito and Ensenada, the border crossing is large and somewhat confusing, and drivers need to be
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5 Beach Resorts that Work for All Ages

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Posted in Accommodations, Beach Vacations, Caribbean, Family Travel, Mexico, Uncategorized

Dreams Riviera Cancun Pool Dreams Riviera Cancun Riviera Maya, Mexico
Just outside of the hustle and bustle of Cancun is another world in Riviera Maya. Among the resorts nestled in their own private kingdoms, Dreams Riviera Cancun is one that offers something for everyone. Tropical gardens align the land while
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6 Mobile Apps to Ensure you Travel Happy

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Posted in Accommodations, Activities, Adventure, Air Travel, All Inclusive, Canada, Caribbean, Cruise, Destinations, Europe, Family Travel, India, Mexico, Middle East, North America, Planning, South America, The Journey, United States of America, Virgin Islands

Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Traveling today can take all kinds of twists and turns from unexpected delays to problems with airfares. Wouldn’t it be great if you had your own travel assistant who would advise you of the best way to resolve the issue and seek out
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Stunning Winter Sun Breaks

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Posted in Adventure, All Inclusive, Anguilla, Aruba, Asia, Australasia, Australia, Beach Vacations, Caribbean, Culinary, Destinations, Family Travel, Florida, Gay and Lesbian Travel, Green Travel, Historical travel, Holiday Travel, Honeymoon and Destination Weddings, Luxury, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, Planning, Romance, Solo Travel, United States of America

Winter Sun Getaway by Nadia Ali     Brrr, it’s getting cold outside! The temperatures are dropping, the days are getting shorter, and keeping warm inside the house has become a top priority. But fortunately for travelers who are seeking a winter vacation, January is the cheapest month to fly
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Getting Down and Dirty in Huatulco

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Posted in Activities, Luxury, Mexico

Enjoy Primal Pampering at Surfer’s Beach Playa Bocana On a recent trip to the remarkable region of Huatulco, Mexico we got to experience a lot of upscale luxury and exciting eco-adventures, but one of our favorite  afternoons was the ancient mud ritual at Playa Bocana.  We were staying at Secrets
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Puerto Vallarta-Then & Now

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Posted in Activities, Destinations, Mexico, North America

     It’s been thirty years since I last visited Puerto Vallarta, but in retrospect, that trip in my early 20’s turned out to be a life defining one. I credit the time spent among the locals there –so welcoming and eager to include us in their daily lives- for
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Bringing Turtle Cheer as a Volunteer

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Posted in Activities, Adventure, Destinations, Mexico, North America

Volunteering doesn’t always mean you have to go to far-flung parts of the world to assist people in need. Sometimes visiting places with poverty, pain and despair can be a bit too emotionally demanding for younger volunteers who want to employ their skills to help out. There’s a place closer
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Over, Under, Around and Through – Experiencing the Beautiful Water of the Caribbean

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Posted in Beach Vacations, Caribbean, Destinations, Mexico

There is no water anywhere in the world quite like the Caribbean. I have been to beaches all my life but the first time I saw the incredible, innumerable shades of blue and green that make up the Caribbean I was truly amazed. Sparkling jade, dark and mysterious emerald, clear
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Lost your luggage? Where to find replacements for what you need

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Posted in Activities, Africa, Asia, Australasia, Australia, Caribbean, Europe, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, North America, Shopping, South America, South and Central America, Style

We’ve all had it happen to us — you think you’ve packed everything you need for your vacation, only to discover at some point along the way that something, or several things, have been left behind. Or worse, your luggage gets lost altogether in the endless abyss of airline travel
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All aboard – your freighter awaits

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Posted in Adventure, Africa, Asia, Australasia, Australia, Caribbean, Cruise, Europe, Holiday Travel, Mexico, New Zealand, North America, Solo Travel, South America, South and Central America, United States of America

Holidays have become all about the destination, not the journey. We cram ourselves into an airplane, jet off for a couple of weeks in a different culture, and often return more exhausted than when we went away. Maybe that’s because we’re forgetting that life is a journey, not a destination.
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Top 10 Beach Vacations

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Posted in Activities, Australasia, Australia, Beach Vacations, California, Caribbean, Europe, Family Travel, Hawaii, Lodging, Luxury, Mexico, New Zealand, Romance, United States of America

Beach at Paradisus Punta Cana The world is full of beautiful beaches, but some places are better than others to spend your vacation. Think about what you really want to do on that trip before deciding where to go. You will find more to do than lying by the ocean
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10 Reasons To Go To Mazatlan, Mexico

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Posted in Adventure, All Inclusive, Family Travel, Honeymoon and Destination Weddings, Lodging, Mexico, Uncategorized

Mazatlan Coastline View from Casa Lucila Mazatlan was a weekly stop on episodes of The Love Boat television show. It’s still a big cruise port, but there are plenty of places to stay on dry land, with lots to do to keep a vacationer more than satisfied during a week
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