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Slowing Down in Loreto, Baja California

VDP Loreto 2012: Simple

**Our teammate Elica Sue was recently in Baja California, Mexico. Here’s one of her stories from her trip to Loreto, stay tuned for more.** I recently just returned from Loreto in Baja California del Sur, Mexico, and am still just as enamored with it as I was when I first arrived. It was difficult getting my head back […]

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A History Lesson in San Javier, Mexico

San Javier Mission

**Our teammate Elica Sue was recently in Baja California, Mexico. Here’s one of her stories from her trip to Loreto, stay tuned for more.** “More than 8,000 people come to visit for the fiesta on 3rd December,” said our guide, referring to their patron saint day. As our van pulled into town,  we were greeted by […]

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For the Eyes, Heart, and Soul: The Beauty of Loreto

View from the Club

“You’re going to love this,” said Alejandra, the e-commerce manager of Villa del Palmar, whom I got to know well during my weekend at Loreto. We passed the wall of a rock with anticipation, curious to find out what awaited us. From behind the wall emerged a view unlike no other: Miles of pristine, cerulean-colored […]

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A Quiet Corner of the World: Isla Coronado, Baja California

An empty beach

The warm Mexican sun kissed our shoulders, as we looked out into the horizon. A trail followed the boat as it skimmed the surface of the water, and white glass beads sprouted from the sides of the boat that cut the surface. The deep cerulean water hugging the islands in the near distance became lighter and lighter, […]

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Down to Baja California

Mountains surrounding Loreto

**Our teammate Elica Sue is representing us on a press trip in Baja California, Mexico. We’ve heard so many people rave about the region and can’t wait to hear all about it. Meanwhile, she’s sharing with us her itinerary here, stay tuned here or follow her live coverage on our Twitter stream.** As the summer […]

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7 of the Cheapest Travel Destinations in the World

Taj Mahal

// Travel has a reputation for being expensive, but whilst that’s often the case it’s equally true that there are some exceptional bargains around if you’re willing to spread your wings a bit further. In many parts of the world it’s possible to live on only a few pounds a day – or in luxury […]

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Going Underground in Río Secreto, Mexico

One thing that I missed during my first expedition to the cenotes in Riviera Maya was having the opportunity to explore these formations further, to go deeper underground. Some of these cenotes extend for miles underground and are sunken or semi-sunken, which makes them a paradise for cavers and adventure seekers. Unexplored Underground Cave Located […]

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Exploring Riviera Maya’s Underground

One of the things that drew me to Riviera Maya was its multitude of jungles and cenotes (underground sinkholes), offering the perfect setting for some blood-rushing extreme activities. While traveling with Riviera Maya Tourism Board, I had the opportunity to join Alltournative Offtrack Adventures on their Jungle Maya Expedition tour to get a first-hand feel of these unique ecosystems. […]

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Next Up: Underwater Adventures in Micronesia and Riviera Maya

We’ve just spent two weeks in Florida, out and about in the sun-kissed state: from kayaking in the Everglades to island-hopping in the Keys and biking in Miami. It’s been great to be outdoors, getting active and exploring lesser-known parts of the state, but most of all, we loved having the opportunity to take a break from work […]

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Daily Travel Snapshot: Chichen Itza, Mexico

The Mayan archaeological site of Chichen Itza in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico.

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Daily Travel Snapshot: Tulum, Mexico

The Mayan Temple of Tulum along the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico.

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Artistic Underwater Museum: MUSA

Man on Fire - by Jason deCaires Taylor

This is a sponsored guest post by Karly Code. The next time you go scuba diving, you can see a whole lot more than just fish. For a unique experience, check out the underwater sculpture museum MUSA (Museo Subacuático de Arte) in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Located on Isla …

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Uncover Mesmerizing World Heritage Sites in Mexico

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// While I’m out and about in sun-kissed Thailand, this week’s sponsored post brings us all the way to Mexico. Home to one of the world’s oldest civilizations, Mexico is a land packed with impressive monuments, stunning Caribbean beaches and culturally-rich cities. Many travelers head straight to the beaches and miss out on Mexico’s outstanding […]

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Celebrating Mexico’s Independence Day in Cancún

Children holding the Mexican flag with pride

// From the southern tip of Latin America, Buenos Aires in Argentina, we traversed mountains, crossed salt flats and walked with wildlife to get to Cancún in Mexico. Just a few days before returning to Spain, we ended our 4-month long trip with a big bang – celebrating the nation’s biggest festival in Cancún.  Downing […]

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Caribbean Beach Towns in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

Cancun beach

Entering the last leg of our trip through Latin America, we’d been looking forward to some long overdue bumming. Enough of the heavy backpacks and volcano-climbing, it’s time to play tourist. Crossing over from Corozal, Belize, we headed into Mexico, rented a car and hit the coastline. Enroute to our final destination, …

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