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Zihuatanejo

Silks for Silver: Saga of the Manila Galleons

Bob Schulman | Posted 06.03.2014 | 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.

In Search Of Ceviche And Flavor: Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo's Fresh Cuisine

Kristin Braswell | Posted 01.09.2014 | Taste
Kristin Braswell

This was the freshest, most flavorful salsa I have ever had, and I have had a great deal of salsa in my life.

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.

Hurricane Beatriz Pounds Mexican Coast

AP | ARTURO PEREZ | Posted 08.20.2011 | Green

MANZANILLO, Mexico — Hurricane Beatriz weakened into a tropical storm and headed out to sea Tuesday after pounding Mexico's resort-studded Pacif...

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.