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My Favorite Places in Mexico – An Awards Show
Welcome to the Mexico Travel Awards Show presented by Planet Bell. Last fall, I traveled for two months through 13 Mexican states, from the north to the south, from the Baja to the Yucatan, and points in between. Here is a map of where I went: […]
The Accidental Fiesta
Someone wise once said: You can’t always get what you want But if you try sometimes well you just might find You get what you need That was Mick Jagger. I am not sure if he is really wise or not, but he is right.
20 Photos of Morelia, Mexico
Outside of Europe, Mexico has arguably the greatest collection of cities anywhere in the world. Many of the grand colonial cities are well-known, like San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Oaxaca and Puebla. However, My favorite colonial city turned out to be lesser known Morelia, capital city […]
Cuetzalan: The Coolest Town in Mexico you’ve Never Heard of
“Knowing that a place like this exists makes me feel better about the world,” I said while looking out over the main plaza of Cuetzalan as kids played tag in front of the colonial church, indigenous women in traditional dress walked by with armloads of flowers, […]
Day of the Dead in Oaxaca, or Mexicans Really Know How to Fiesta
I didn’t know what to expect from the Day of the Dead festivities in Oaxaca, and I was trying not to get my hopes up. After all, many things in this world don’t live up to the hype: New Years Eve, most Super Bowls, Star […]
The European Charm of Puebla, Mexico
If I were to throw a bag over your head, kidnap you and then release you into central Puebla, you’d almost certainly think you were in Europe. You’d also wonder why I just kidnapped you and deposited you somewhere random.
Lattes and Violence
After 5 weeks in Mexico, we finally got to see some violence – and it was AWESOME!
La Paz: The Perfect Introduction to Mexico
La Paz, a small city on the Sea of Cortez on the lower Baja Peninsula, just might be the perfect family vacation spot or first time destination for anyone wanting to visit Mexico.
31 Things I Learned Traveling in Mexico
Once upon a time when I was traveling in Europe, a young lady pulled up her shirt and flashed me. At first I thought this was a customary greeting in her country, but I quickly realized it was an effort to distract me so her […]
50 Photos from 2015
2015 was an interesting year of travel for me. Although I traveled extensively, I spent most of the time going back to places I’d been in the past, getting to see them more in-depth or in a different way.