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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.

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...

Spring Breakers Still Travelling To Mexico Despite Security Warnings

AP | Posted 05.02.2012 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico is taking a rare opportunity to tweak neighboring Texas, saying the number of U.S. spring breakers visiting Mexico this year ros...

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 ...

InstaBaja

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
Fathom

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 ...

PHOTOS: Visiting The Hometown Of Mexican Independence

AP | KATHERINE CORCORAN | Posted 05.07.2012 | Travel

GUANAJUATO, Mexico — Walking uphill on cobblestone, I am struck by the altitude's perfect mix of hot sun and crisp air. A street vendor's cry ec...

Mexico City 'Vocho' Cabs Retiring

AP | By MARK STEVENSON | Posted 03.05.2012 | Travel

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's capital is ready to stomp out its iconic Volkswagen "Bug" taxis. Officials said Friday that the last of the old-style VW Beet...

Official Calls Mexico Travel Warning 'Ridiculous'

AP | Posted 04.16.2012 | Travel

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's top domestic security official says a U.S. State Department travel warning on almost half of Mexico's states is "ridiculo...

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....

Mexico Starts Countdown To 2012 Apocalypse

AP | By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON | Posted 02.19.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY -- Seize the day. Only 52 weeks and a day are left before Dec. 21, 2012, when some believe the Maya predicted the end of the world....

Mexico Building Immense New Resort On The Pacific

Bob Schulman | Posted 02.05.2012 | Travel
Bob Schulman

You may have to squint to find these spots on the map -- if they show up at all -- but look for them about half-way down the west coast of Mexico. What's happening there? Playa Espiritu is going to be the country's next tropical Eden.

A Black Friday Stampede In Baja

James Campion | Posted 02.03.2012 | Travel
James Campion

As more people, mostly mildly perturbed Caucasians, stumble into the café, the rain intensifies, prompting the recitation of precipitation history from Señor Clavo: "It has only rained twice in the past year, amigo, for ten minutes each."

'Candid Camera' Meets 'Taxicab Confessions' To Boost Tourism To Mexico

Bob Schulman | Posted 01.14.2012 | Travel
Bob Schulman

The offer of a free ride to selected travelers is a key part of the Mexico Tourism Board's new promotion called the "Mexico Taxi Project," a take on the HBO reality series, "Taxicab Confessions."

Gold, Booze And Tourists: Mazatlan's Plazuela Machado

Bob Schulman | Posted 01.08.2012 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Ships packed with 49ers often stopped at Mazatlan to let the lads enjoy a little R