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5 Family Resorts In Cancun

MiniTime | Posted 04.10.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

Cancun is famous for luxurious mega-resorts, laid-back locals and a backyard full of ancient Mayan ruins, but make no mistake -- most people go for the glorious beach.

How To Not Get Kidnapped In Mexico City

Carly Schwartz | Posted 02.05.2013 | Travel
Carly Schwartz

Amble down La Reforma and through the Zona Rosa and into La Roma. Wind up outside the same Mezcal speakeasy, only this time the window is alive with revelers. Follow a group of hipsters through the front door and realize it's actually just a house party. Stay until 4 a.m. anyway.

This Year's Top Spring Break Spot

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 03.30.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK (AP) — No surprise here: The Mexican beach resort of Cancun tops the list of spring break destinations for customers of STA Travel, which s...

A Second Chance To Discover Mundo Maya

Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel

Cancun - On December 21, the eyes of the world turned towards the ruins of the Maya Empire and the eyes of those amid that megalithic rubble turned he...

Andrew Burmon

In Mexico, Few Preparations For 'Apocalypse'

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.22.2012 | Travel

VALLADOLID, MEXICO -- On the eve of what will be known as the apocalypse that wasn't, every hotel room in the town of Valladolid -- known as Zaci duri...

Waiting for the End of the World on the Riviera Maya

Terri Colby | Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel
Terri Colby

Here on the Riviera Maya, on the Eve of Destruction, ominous signs of the end of the world are everywhere. Yes, it seems that in this tourist mecca of surf and sand, the Mayan prophesies of the End of Days are being heeded.

Andrew Burmon

The Trouble With Tulum

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.20.2012 | Travel

TULUM, MEXICO -- Tulum was once an important Maya trading post and the years have done little to decrease its economic significance. On the afternoon ...

Andrew Burmon

Scuba Diving Mexico's Cenotes

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.22.2012 | Travel

As a stalagmite blocks the cave mouth from view, I find myself sinking into the noduled gullet of Sistema Sac Actun, the cave system running some 135 ...

Andrew Burmon

In Mexico, Locals Not Prepping For Doomsday

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.20.2012 | Travel

San Juan de Dios, Mexico is an unremarkable town 10 kilometers into the forest south of the ruins at Coba, where tourist buses park next to a shallow,...

Andrew Burmon

Inside Mexico's Abandoned 'Eiffel Tower'

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.20.2012 | Travel

A thin cement pier juts out into the warm waters of Chetumal's bay toward a small island dominated by a mysterious structure. Though fences have been ...

Andrew Burmon

The Yucatan's 'Cradle of the Mestizo'

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.19.2012 | Travel

The repainted school buses that run from Belize City up to Mexico fill with old white men in coveralls, young creole girls in beachwear and Garifuna i...

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
Oyster

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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
JustLuxe

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.