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Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit Ready to Go Capless

Bob Schulman | Posted 03.17.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

It's 1525, and 20,000 native warriors are about to make history out of your little troop of Spanish conquistadores scouting the bay. There's only one way out. All eyes turn to Father Octavio, who needs no encouragement to call for divine intervention.

Tianguis Turistico Mexico Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary in Acapulco

Bryen Dunn | Posted 03.14.2015 | Travel
Bryen Dunn

Tianguis is the largest tourism showcase in all of Mexico, attracting hundreds of local exhibitors, and thousands of international buyers. The event is also open to the general public, providing locals with the knowledge they need to visit other parts of their own country.

The Exceptional Traveler: The Delights of Puerto Vallarta Off Season

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 11.11.2014 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

"Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living." -- Miriam Beard How To Do Except...

Three Family-Friendly Adventures In Puerto Vallarta

Matt Gibson | Posted 12.27.2014 | Travel
Matt Gibson

Last June I visited Puerto Vallarta and these are three great and family-friendly activities I found for spicing up my beach vacation.

Nuño de Guzman: Spain's Bad Boy in Mexico

Bob Schulman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Chances are you've heard of Hernan Cortes, the great Spanish conquistador who - with just 500 soldiers - snatched what's now the country of Mexico away from the powerful Aztec emperor Moctezuma in 1521.

Any Day in Puerto Vallarta

Carolyn Bass | Posted 11.04.2014 | Travel
Carolyn Bass

Puerto Vallarta is an ideal blend between the old and the new, the trendy and the traditional, the cultural and the cosmopolitan. Everything in Vallarta navigates from a beachside strip called the Malecon -- a cobblestone street and boardwalk lined with shops, restaurants, galleries and clubs.

Q&A: Ted Allen From Chopped Talks In-Flight Magazines, Mexico, and Airport Food

Shermans Travel | Posted 10.19.2014 | Travel
Shermans Travel

As the star of Food Network's Chopped, and former judge on Bravo's Top Chef, Ted Allen can eat. And eat. And eat. But when he's not eating, or jamming out to David Bowie, he's traveling

Kid-Friendly Summer Vacations: Our Top Tropical Picks

Oyster | Posted 10.02.2014 | Travel

What's the secret to a great family vacation? Finding a location that allows everyone to explore and have fun -- at their own pace. A spot where the kids (most likely bursting with energy) can have a blast while you enjoy a relaxing massage and a margarita... or several margaritas.

12 Secret Reasons Why People Like Your Posts on Social Media

Brian Hanley | Posted 09.22.2014 | Technology
Brian Hanley

After all, the two of you haven't spoken in months. Why emerge from the woodwork now? Did she really like Game of Thrones, or was it rather your attention that she sought, and succeeded, to garner?

Mexico's Luxury Eco Shangri La

Mark Sissons | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel
Mark Sissons

Today, three decades after controversial Franco-British billionaire tycoon turned politician and environmental activist Sir James Goldsmith created his own private jungle estate called Cuixmala (which means 'the soul's resting place'), one of the world's most alluring tropical getaways remains a well-kept secret.

Silks for Silver: Saga of the Manila Galleons

Bob Schulman | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Imagine it's the 16th century, and you're on a 2,500-ton Spanish super-galleon sailing off the Pacific coast of Mexico. You're on your way back from a long, dangerous voyage to Manila, where traders from Spain's conquered lands in the Americas.

The Absolute Best Pacific Coast Retirement Spot In 2013

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 09.09.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

No, probably not on a Social Security-only retirement income. But if your retirement budget is a bit bigger, and you've dreamt your whole life of retiring with a view of the crashing Pacific from your terrace, I'd say this could be your number-one right-now choice.

Back In Time In Puerto Vallarta

Bob Schulman | Posted 04.28.2013 | Travel
Bob Schulman

In the lobby of the Hotel Rosita in Puerto Vallarta there's a mural of what this Mexican beach resort looked like when the hotel was built in 1948. There wasn't much there, mainly a church, some homes scattered on hillsides above the village, the 12-room Rosita, and a short cobblestone walkway from the hotel to an arcaded plaza.

CultureZohn: I Spent New Year's Eve With Richard Burton

Patricia Zohn | Posted 03.12.2013 | Books
Patricia Zohn

It had taken all fall to try to set this up -- and I even had to take a back seat to Lindsay Lohan. But it was worth the wait. Richard Burton was the kind of man I had always imagined for whom one could throw everything over. We all get crushes on movie stars and rock stars but Burton was something unique.

PHOTOS: Hotels With Pick Up Scenes

Oyster | Posted 01.18.2013 | Travel

We look to answer the question: I'm looking for high-end resorts with an abundance of single ladies.

A Guide To Gay-Friendly Travel

Oyster | Posted 12.04.2012 | Travel

The LGBTQIA community has its own set of travel concerns, so fortunately there are countless organizations that have established guidelines to ensure that traveling gays and lesbians are safe, welcome and happy in their travels.

Finding Thrills In Puerto Vallarta

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 10.02.2012 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

I was visiting the magical town of Puerto Vallarta with a group of happy, devil-may-care, let's throw caution to the wind, fellow travelers who somehow coerced me into going along with this madcap plan.

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.

Party On: The Top 10 Spring Break Destinations For 2012

The Huffington Post | Caitlin Brown | Posted 03.06.2012 | College

This year's Spring Break "Top 10" list starts and ends with, oh-so-appropriately, MTV. College students may remember MTV's The Real World: Cancun, a p...

6 Inmates Recaptured At Sea After Fleeing Island Penal Colony

AP | By MARK STEVENSON | Posted 01.24.2012 | Crime

MEXICO CITY -- Six inmates from the last island penal colony in the Americas were recaptured at sea after they used buoyant containers and wood planks...

Frontier Airlines Flight At Denver International Airport

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Medics have met a Frontier Airlines flight at the Denver airport after a child on board was reported to potentially have a contagious d...

Oscar Aranda, CNN Hero, Safeguards Mexico's Sea Turtles

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Along the shores of Mexico's Puerto Vallarta, illegal poachers pose a threat to sea turtles laying their eggs in the sand. For Oscar Aranda, saving t...

'Mama Mono' Finds an Art Niche in Puerto Vallarta

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Bob Schulman

Next time you're browsing through the tiny art galleries of Puerto Vallarta, keep an eye out for unusual ceramic statues with the words "Mamo Mono P.V. Mex" cut into the bottom of the base.

Obama Isn't Afraid of Mexico

Teresa Puente | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Teresa Puente

Unless you plan to vacation with narcotraffickers, I see no reason why Americans should avoid venturing south of the border.

Along For the Ride: Hacienda San Angel

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Andrea R. Vaucher

I've just returned from a long weekend in Puerto Vallarty and I had a great time! I am ready to put Vallarta back on my map of easy-to-get-to-from-LA travel destinations.