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Best Budget Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts

Budget Travel | Posted 09.27.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

These resorts really are all-inclusive: a double room, three meals a day, drinks (from soda to cocktails), and lots of activities. And each one has an added bonus, too, from tennis lessons to scuba instructions. The only thing not included? Caveats.

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.

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.

Along for the Ride: Glam Getaway Deals Close to L.A.

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

In today's uncertain economic climate, people are taking shorter vacations and escaping to locales a lot closer to home. Now more ever, we need to get away.