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Mexico's Newest Hot Spot Is...

Bob Schulman | Posted 12.12.2012 | Travel
Bob Schulman

About a half-hour drive from western Mexico's mega-resort at Ixtapa, there's a tiny village out in the boonies that's soon going to be seeing a lot of tourists. The big attraction there -- set to open to the public in early 2013 -- is an immense, 3,000-year-old archeological site being excavated just outside the village.

5 Reasons To Voy A Huatulco

Mark Chesnut | Posted 02.05.2013 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

Looking for a warm winter getaway but not into giant-sized beach resorts? Consider Huatulco, a tourism hotspot on Mexico's Pacific coast where a string of scenic bays serves as the backdrop for lovely hotels, exciting activities and picturesque attractions.

Who Wants To Stay In A Female-Only Hotel?

Laura Lippstone | Posted 02.03.2013 | Travel
Laura Lippstone

What do you think about this? As a woman, the promotion of a Mexican hotel hawking a special section for females only definitely caught my attention.

Travel Warning Issued As Majority Of Americans Believe Mexico Is Unsafe

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 11.21.2012 | Latino Voices

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, the U.S. State Department updated its travel warning for Mexico. But the State Department doesn’t want Am...

Finding Old Mazatlan In Today's Mazatlan

Bob Schulman | Posted 11.14.2012 | Travel
Bob Schulman

An army is invading Mazatlan. Its troopers are architects, painters, carpenters, plumbers and electricians. Their mission: to create a major new tourism attraction by restoring the colonial splendor of dozens of blocks of crumbling, long-neglected buildings running inland from the town's cruise docks.

PHOTOS: The Gothic Faces Of Mexico City's Santa Muerte

Kurt Hollander | Posted 01.07.2013 | Travel
Kurt Hollander

La Santa Muerte reigns supreme in the city jails, within the criminal class and in the informal work force, as well as defining the aesthetic of the Mexico City death metal and gothic music scenes.

PHOTOS: Five Ways To Stay In Cancun

Oyster | Posted 01.02.2013 | Travel

Thousands of spring breakers, honeymooners, older couples, families and young groups of friends flow into Cancun every year. They have different demands.

Nervously Enjoying Street Food In Chiapas

Off Track Planet | Posted 12.16.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Chiapas' nutty version, called tamales chiapanecos, are a regional creation, filled with pork, raisins, tomatoes, almonds, onions and spicy herbs then wrapped in banana leaves.

Doing Mexico City In Style

Vitamin Daily | Posted 12.10.2012 | Travel
Vitamin Daily

It could take years to explore this city, one of the world's largest.

Swimming With Whale Sharks In Mexico

Nadia Aly | Posted 10.01.2012 | Travel
Nadia Aly

Not many people know that you can have an amazing ocean adventure just one hour out of Cancun, Mexico.

Exploring The Yucatan In Cancun And Chichen Itza

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 11.28.2012 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

The Mayans read the sky with great accuracy and the dimensions of the pyramid represent the days of the year and the movement of the planet around the sun.

Andrew Burmon

The War Next Door | Andrew Burmon | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel

This post is part of the HuffPost Shadow Conventions 2012, a series spotlighting three issues that are not being discussed at the national GOP and Dem...

PHOTOS: Where Celebs Hang In Los Cabos

JustLuxe | Posted 10.08.2012 | Travel

Los Cabos, which is situated at the southernmost tip of California's Baja Peninsula, is the number one celebrity hotspot in Mexico, attracting A-listers such as Jennifer Aniston, George Clooney and more.

Ixtapa And Zihuatanejo Go From Pirates To Pilates

Bob Schulman | Posted 10.05.2012 | Travel
Bob Schulman

The brigands found the town's cozy, mushroom-shaped bay was a great place to lay in wait for Spanish merchant vessels heading down the Pacific coast to their home port at Acapulco.

PHOTOS: 9 Must-See Luxury All-Inclusives

Joy Pecknold | Posted 10.01.2012 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

just because you don't want to bother dealing with a million receipts doesn't mean you can't have a modicum of quality.

A Treasure Of The Sierra Madre

Bob Schulman | Posted 09.29.2012 | Travel
Bob Schulman

A stroll along Alamos' cobbled lanes, porticoed walkways and Andalusian courtyards takes you back to the 17th and 18th centuries, when the silver mines of the nearby Sierras made this city one of the richest spots on Earth.

PHOTOS: Cancun Expands Underwater Museum

Posted 08.06.2012 | Travel

The world's largest underwater museum is making an even bigger splash this summer. The Cancun Underwater Museum, located off the coast of Isla Muje...

PHOTOS: Mexico's Whale Shark Festival

Posted 05.22.2012 | Travel

The fifth-annual Whale Shark Festival hits Isla Mujeres, Mexico on June 21, offering visitors to the island off the coast of Cancun the rare chance to...

Are We Safer In Mexico Than At Home?

Lonely Planet | Robert Reid | Posted 07.02.2012 | Travel

Every week or so I get asked, 'Is it safe to go to Mexico?' I had always said, if you're thoughtful about where you go, yes. But after my most recent ...


Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 07.02.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

The same week news broke that Facebook would acquire Instagram, two travelers used the app to shoot their Baja California expedition, capturing a $1 billion memory of a gorgeous wilderness.

Finding Unexpected Art In Puerto Vallarta

Bob Schulman | Posted 06.25.2012 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Years of work and millions of dollars have revamped the Malecon into an eye-popping, 12-block-long art show peppered by dozens of sculptures, mosaics and paintings along with all kinds of indoor and outdoor galleries.

Tulum With Kids

Fathom | Posted 06.01.2012 | Travel

Tulum had exactly what my my wife, my kids and I needed in a winter getaway from New York City: stunning white sand beaches, a calm ocean to swim in and great restaurants,

PHOTOS: Where We're Headed This Summer

Posted 03.29.2012 | Travel

New data from travel search site Kayak show that Americans are interested in staying home -- or at least in North America -- this summer. More and ...

Exploring Two Sides Of Puerto Vallarta

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 03.27.2012 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

I'd fly 200 feet above the dense green Mexican rain forest on a 2,000-foot-long zip line. And -- comforting thought -- after this I would only have 11 more zip lines to go.

Mexico Developing Tourist-Friendly 'World's Aquarium'

Posted 01.03.2012 | Travel

One of the world's most interesting marine preserves sits off the coast of Baja California, not far from Los Cabos, in a quiet area called Cabo Pulmo....