Christmas season is drawing near, and with it the Christmas holidays. According to the World Tourism Organization, Mexico is the most visited country in all of Latin America, and also de tenth most visited country in the world. This can be attributed to various factors such as the countless cultural sites it possesses, but also its amazing natural beauty
Recognized as one of the best and most luxurious hotels in all of Mexico, besides hosting the only PGA Tour golf tournament in the country: The OHL Classic, Mayakoba Resort introduces now its latest impressive event: The Mayakoba Masters of Food, Wine & Golf.
Cozumel is not only a tropical paradise on Earth, it’s also Mexico’s largest island with 28 miles long and 10 miles wide. Located just 12 miles off the Yucatan Peninsula coastline, most of its visitors arrive via the comfortable ferries that depart from Playa del Carmen.
Brought to world fame by Tim Robbins as the little fishing village where his character Andy Dufresne dreamed to escape in the 1994 film “The Shawshank Redemption”. Zihuataneho (as Andy pronouced it), was an idyllic place overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the only clue that Andy gave to his friend Red (Morgan Freeman) about where he might end up.
From being a little fishing village that served as the port of call for the ferries going to and coming from the nearby island of Cozumel, Playa del Carmen has certainly faced a massive development in the last decade. Nowhere is this more evident than at its heart and soul: the famous Fifth Avenue (La Quinta).
Located in the northern state of Sinaloa, Mazatlan is that uncommon Mexican beach town that wasn’t originally designed to be a tourist destination. Founded in the 16th Century, the city still preserves some of its first buildings offering that attractive combination of the typical colonial town, with a paradise-like resort town.
You will be hard-pressed to find a Mexican town with as astounding natural beauty as Huatulco. In a country with places like Cancun, Chiapas, Cabo and Riviera Nayarit, that’s saying a lot. But even the most fervent admirer of the Mexican Caribbean, can’t deny that Huatulco’s beauty is of a different kind. What makes Huatulco […]
If there is a city in Mexico that can be said that loves golf, that has to be Los Cabos. Ever since the early 1990s when Jack Nicklaus surprised the golf world with his first and spectacular course design at Palmilla Golf Club in San José del Cabo, this beautiful Mexican destination has become synonim to quality golfing.
Cancun and the Riviera Maya are two destinations mixed up in one, or better said, one single destination with two different marketing brands. The truth is that there is just one airport for the two of them and the people visiting Cancun, ends going to the same attractions as the people going to Riviera Maya. […]
Mexico is a country full of mysteries, magic and stunning natural beauty. However, it’s also rich in culture, history and a glorious ancient past. The Mayan and Aztec civilizations maybe are the most famous, but they aren’t the only ones that left behind incredible ruins from their impressive cities. So, here there are the top […]
What’s the deal with Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit? Are they two destinations, or just one with two different brands? And how do you know which one to choose? It’s understandable that for somebody who hasn’t visited either destination, to be confused about what they are all about. Actually, even for those of us who […]
In Mexico, people don’t celebrate Easter, so there is no Easter Bunny, nor a search for her eggs. However, the celebration comes a week earlier during the Holy Week, and it’s supposed to be a much more religious kind of holiday, but most Chilangos (Mexico City residents) use it as an excuse to escape from […]
Over 150 years ago Lucha Libre (free wrestling) started in Mexico and has since then been a big part of Mexican culture and developed a lot of tradition in the country. Mexican luchadores (wrestlers) are known by their colorful masks never revealing their identity and their high flying maneuvers that has even been adopted in […]
Headlines grab the attention of people the world over in regards to Mexico. All too often the perception of people is that Mexico is a very dangerous place to live. Yet, when a common sense approach is taken, one can see that, like many different nations, the safety situation in Mexico is diverse and more […]
Uber, valued at $40 billion, has taken the ride industry by storm, with cities and industries scuffling to figure out how to exactly handle this new innovation. It has been a spirited reply to Uber, with some loving the service and others hating it. In Mexico, just as everywhere else in the world, government, taxi […]
The Mexico peso has reached historic lows in recent weeks, only underscoring the benefits that expats enjoy when they move to Mexico. There are more US and Canadian expats in Mexico than anywhere else in the world. In many cineplexes, films are shown in English with subtitles, and many of America’s big box stores have gone […]
Mexico cuisine is beginning to gain worldwide notoriety. Most recently, Anthony Bourdain took viewers to Tijuana, Baja California to taste some of the world’s best street tacos, but there is far more to Mexico’s cuisine than tacos. In Baja, California, for instance, fine dining has been bolstered by the presence of some of the region’s […]
Donald Trump is the son of New York real estate tycoon Fred Trump and is worth $4.1 billion with an estimated $60 million in income per year, according to Wikipedia. As he recently announced his bid for the 2016 Presidential election, alongside Jeb Bush, Trump embarrassed himself when he made some not too flattering comments […]
The Mexican peso might be at new lows, but the country is far more stable than it has been in recent decades when currency devaluations shocked the Mexican people. Banks are conservative about their end of the year prediction, with a recent survey showing banks foresee a end of the year peso price slightly above […]
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a controversial new trade bill. In Mexico, where “free trade” agreements have been historically destructive, the uncertainty over the implications of TPP has stirred up much discussion. A lot of analysis regarding TPP has focused on another bill, implemented 21 years ago, and its effects on relations between the US […]
In the United States, the gay rights movement won a major victory when the Supreme Court ruled by a 5-to-4 vote that the Constitution guarantees the right to marriage to same-sex couples. Every country in North America has made gay marriage legal, and, along the way, social media has been filled with colorful celebrations of the […]
GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaks spanish and is married to a Mexican woman. This has caused a splash as candidates begin announcing their bids for party nominations. Upon further investigation into the life and history of Jeb Bush, it becomes clear that many of his values do not align with Latino voters, which could […]
The World Happiness Report represents a landmark survey of the state of global happiness. The first report was published in 2012, the second in 2013, and the third on April 23, 2015. The report tries to gather the state of happiness throughout the world. Overall, according to the report’s authors, such reports “reflect a new worldwide demand […]
Mexico-based airlines TAR Aerolineas is the first airline in Latin America to accept Bitcoin thanks to a partnership with Openpay – the Mexico-based payment service provider – and payment processor BitPay. Commercial manager at TAR Jose Calzadias said the company will continue to evaluate payment options that give “real added value” to customers. Tar Airlines […]
The theme of the recent Mexico election was discontent in the mainstream party system. Many voters voted for candidates who bucked the party system, despite facing threat of violence against themselves and their families from political opponents and cartels. Nonetheless, more than one independent candidate was elected. Governor-elect Jaime Rodriguez campaigned on horseback, calling himself […]
The Website “The World’s 50 Best” recently ranked the top 50 restaurants in the entire world, and Mexico’s capital, Mexico City, was featured three times on the list. Mexico City is well known for its cuisine. Many regions throughout Mexico are having a resurgence, such as Mexico City, and even Baja California Norte. The restaurants on […]
Although the global economy is slowing, there are certain bright spots in Mexico, with natural resources booming and the Mexico economy stabilizing, as well as immigration north slowing, the future could be bright in Mexico. Guillermo Barba recently interviewed Mish for Forbes Mexico in a revealing interview. The interview can be read in spanish at […]
There is a wine revolution going on in Mexico. Not long known for its wine, Mexico now has numerous wineries that attract international visitors, in particular in Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California, Mexico, located in the north of Baja. There is now Baja’s very own Ruta del Vino (wine route), which is les than two […]
Mexico is not an expensive place to travel. Each year, millions of Americans not only go to Mexico to seek out budget travel deals, but thousands also expatriate there to enjoy the slowed down lifestyle and more affordable living. In this article, we look at some unique Mexico budget travel packages (paquetes vacacionales economicos) in well-known cities like Acapulco, and smaller fishing spots like Puerto Escondido.
There are many Mexican vacation package options available today, all of which offer world-class vacations to some of Mexico’s natural and historical wonders. From Cabo to Oaxaca, what you choose to do in Mexico depends on your personal preferences, and that’s why MexResorts put together this list of some of the BEST Mexican destinations for […]
With the most complete all-inclusive package in Acapulco, the Hotel Ritz features a variety of services, foods, drinks and activities, making it one of the most sought after hotels in Acapulco. The hotel is near major malls, restaurants, parks, nightlife and major attractions. The hotel is located in Zona Dorado, within 1 mile of Amazin World, […]
If you read youth journals such as VICE, you likely have a certain perspective on Mexico that is not 100% accurate. While there are outbreaks of violence in Mexico, much of it is contained between cartels. Further, a large movement by Mexico’s citizenry, striving to make Mexico safe, has taken hold in recent years. For example, […]
Travel to Mexico gets a bad reputation, but much of this is unfounded. Mexico is growing safer, and millions of tourists enjoy fun-filled and leisurely vacations in Mexico annually. We encourage you to look over our list, “10 Reasons To Travel To Mexico,” and enjoy a Mexican vacation of your own
Mexico has a long history of mining silver, and in many parts of Mexico, this important history is celebrated and remembered.
In fact, many have even posited that Mexico is looking to back the peso with silver or incorporate silver in some other way into their monetary system.
Hugo Salinas Price has pushed for a re-monetization of silver in Mexico for numerous years. He is the founder of Mexico’s Elektra retail chain, Azteca Bank and a multi-billionaire.
Many Latin American countries could in the coming years and decades become major stability points for the global economy. Brazil has received much press for its BRIC status, but it is far from the only stable Latin American country.
In recent years, Mexico’s economy has performed well compared to other major Latin American economies, in large part thanks to a thriving manufacturing sector.
Whereas Brazil and Argentina have suffered amid slumping manufacturing sectors as late, Mexico has seen solid growth, mostly thanks to its proximity and relationship to the United States.
The United States can learn a lot about recent initiatives in Mexico’s healthcare industry, including one initiative by the Carlos Slim Foundation, which puts information into the individual’s hands.
Nearly 12 percent of Mexican adults have been diagnosed with diabetes, while 60 percent of the population is either overweight or obese, with the prevalence of other chronic diseases increasing rapidly throughout the country.
The strength of Bitcoin’s growth in Mexico is made clear by recent developments in the country. For one, The Bitcoin Foundation added its latest affiliate chapter in the country. This moment was validating for the growing Bitcoin ecosystem in Mexico, and will ensure greater awareness of Bitcoin and its benefits among consumers, media outlets and regulators.
Many major companies have made headlines in recent months and years as they shift their industrial operations away from the US. Caterpillar Inc. is just the latest. The company has announced plans to eliminate 230 jobs at a plant in Joliet, Ill., where workers went on strike in 2012 for over three months. The Peoria, Ill.-based maker […]
The Mexican economy is booming, and that includes for those among the super-rich in Tierra Azteca, as some call the US’s neighboring country to the south. Opportunities abound, and there are hints of that in the economic data. For one, Mexicans – or expatriates in Mexico – are buying more private jets. For example, sales of […]
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a college student after months of studying and harsh weather, must be in want of spring break. And you cannot deny the fact that Mexico is unbeaten as far as spring break destinations are concerned. Mexican beach towns with sunny shores, decent prices, incredible nightlife, and lenient drinking […]
Let’s start with saying that Mexico is a perfectly safe place to travel with kids and you simply need to take simple precautions, not very different from the ones you would take traveling to other places. Just stay in the tourist areas, and you will be all right, enriched by a rewarding experience. Mexico is a […]
Once again, for the second consecutive year, from May 22nd to 26th, Puerto Vallarta will host the largest LGBT event in the area: Vallarta Pride. The LGBT community fell in love with Banderas Bay and Puerto Vallarta long time ago and made of this tropical paradise its favorite gathering spot. Puerto Vallarta, apart from stunning […]
Villa Experience Mexico announces that we already have the winners of our contest for the Best Value Villa Rentals in Puerto Vallarta Mexico. Our winners have been voted by our clients from all over the world, who appreciated the Mexican style villas with family environment and the best value to price ratio. There are many […]
Mexico is a country so rich in natural beauty and spectacular destinations that it is so hard to pinpoint just a few places. However, if we have to choose strictly according to beauty, then the ranking should be something like this: Riviera Maya The Riviera Maya has to be right at the top of the […]
Mexico is a big country and offers plenty of fantastic options for travelers of all ages. This is a place that has it all and provides a wide array of different kinds of attractions, from a rich cultural background, to amazing natural beauty, to intriguing indigenous roots, spectacular eco-tourism options and impressive cities filled with […]
Everybody knows that kids are loved in Mexico. Mexicans adore children and you will easily notice that special attention given to them in the streets, restaurants, bars (sic!), and resorts. It is definitely one of the best places to take your little ones for a family vacation. As far as accommodation is concerned, you don’t […]
The scenario: You are enjoying your vacation on the sandy beaches of Acapulco with your family and friends but you feel like it´s getting too hot? Not to worry, Acapulco has plenty of places for you to cool off and take a break from the heat! I highly recommend Galerias Diana, a 3 story shopping mall […]
Mexico nowadays is much more open and tolerant than it used to be. There are several destinations in this spectacular country that are already considered Gay Friendly and are getting its well reserved reputation among the gay international community. There are plenty of places to stay at during your gay vacations in Mexico and many […]
Are you traveling to Mexico this winter? Do you need some inspired ideas for your trip? Perhaps you are looking to ease your online hotel selection process and get some expert recommendations? Good news is we can help you with that. Even better news is that you can have all the wealth of information and […]
Let’s be honest. It’s impossible to explore all of Mexico City even during a one-month vacation but if you just have three days to see and taste the biggest metropolis in the world, we can give you some tips to survive and enjoy. You should start on the outskirts, as all the other must-sees are […]
Old Town Puerto Vallarta, also known as The Zona Romantica is probably the most charming part of the town. As soon as you get there and stop at any of the fancy bars and cafés, you will feel different charm and different atmosphere from the one that reigns on the Malecon. It is definitely the […]
Well, for starters, Easter in Mexico is not only Easter, but a combination of the Holy Week or Semana Santa and the actual Easter or Pascua, which gets another whole week of celebrations. So, let’s start with the Holy Week which, in a country as Catholic as Mexico, is quite an important celebration. However, to […]
Ever since Jack Kerouac took the Beat Generation south of the border on his masterpiece “On the Road”, driving in Mexico has always had some mystical allure to foreigners. In reality, driving in Mexico is much easier than in any other part of North America or Europe. This is a laid back country, with laid […]
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