Category: Mexico

20 Things To Do In Veracruz; Angie Grier; Travel 2 Next

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Veracruz is a coastal state located on the Gulf Coast of Mexico with a unique history, culture and gastronomy. Visiting the many Pueblo Magicos and coastal areas of Veracruz is a great way to get a deeper understanding of the region.  Coffee plantations, archaeological sites like El Tajin, historical buildings such as the Casa de Hernan Cortes, cultural traditions like the Dance of the Voladores, and festivals like Carnival are some of the interesting things to do in Veracruz.

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6 Amazing Things To Do In Beautiful Zacatecas, Mexico; Keshler Thibert; Travel Awaits

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There are so many things to do in Zacatecas, Mexico. It draws you in with a European aesthetic and leaves you with memories as unique as its atmosphere.

Source: 6 Amazing Things To Do In Beautiful Zacatecas, Mexico

Scientists scour ‘Mexico’s Galapagos’ for quake, volcano clues; Daniel Rook; Phys.org

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Source: Scientists scour ‘Mexico’s Galapagos’ for quake, volcano clues

The forgotten story of a Chicago artist-adventurer who left behind his social position to make a difference in a small Mexican town; Mark Brown; Chicago Sun Times

In San Miguel de Allende, Mark Brown learned of Stirling Dickinson, a larger-than-life Chicago native who transformed this place, for better and worse.

Source: The forgotten story of a Chicago artist-adventurer who left behind his social position to make a difference in a small Mexican town

3 Gorgeous Hidden Gems In Tulum: New Kimpton Resort, Luxe Cenotes And More; Joni Sweet; Forbes

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Here are three under-the-radar spots in Tulum that will make your next visit to this beloved bohemian paradise your best one yet.

Source: 3 Gorgeous Hidden Gems In Tulum: New Kimpton Resort, Luxe Cenotes And More

20 National Parks In Mexico; Angie Grier; Travel 2 Next

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Mexico has 67 national parks spread throughout the country in 23 different states. From Desierto de Los Leones, established in 1917, the oldest national park in Mexico, to Revillagigedo Islands National Park, the newest national park in Mexico, was established in 2017. Six of Mexico’s national parks are listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites, and seven are UNESCO Biosphere Reserves. Preserving the extraordinary history, culture and biodiversity within Mexico is vital to the Mexican identity and economy. These national parks draw millions of visitors each year and provide the monetary and economic support necessary to protect these natural and historical wonders for future generations to enjoy.

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In Mexico’s San Miguel de Allende, a Turnkey Residence Offers Modern Amenities With Traditional Artistry; Jonelle Mannion; Mansion Global

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Known as the ‘House of Three Beers,’ the property boasts idyllic outdoor spaces…

Source: In Mexico’s San Miguel de Allende, a Turnkey Residence Offers Modern Amenities With Traditional Artistry

5 Diverse And Colorful Towns To Visit Around Mazatlán, Mexico

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Every year, Carol Colborn drives down to Mazatlán, Mexico. She often take day trips to charming nearby towns, like El Quelite, La Noria, and Durango, to name a few.

Source: 5 Diverse And Colorful Towns To Visit Around Mazatlán, Mexico

Equality was key to ancient Mexican city’s success, study suggests; Mattha Busby; Guardian

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At its peak Monte Albán was home to 17,000 people, despite a lack of water supplies or fertile land…

Source: Equality was key to ancient Mexican city’s success, study suggests

Mexico: The best cities to visit when you tire of the beach, including Merida, Oaxaca more; Peter Thornton; Des Moines Register

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When you’re ready to go beyond the beach, you’ll find plenty of fun things to do in the best cities in Mexico that aren’t on the coast.

Source: Mexico: The best cities to visit when you tire of the beach, including Merida, Oaxaca more

Luxury, Eco-Friendly Island Lodgings In Hawaii, BVI, Mexico And Spain; Lea Lane; Forbes

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Now more than ever, we seek out ways to travel with intention, and try to help the planet heal as we enjoy its natural splendors.

Source: Luxury, Eco-Friendly Island Lodgings In Hawaii, BVI, Mexico And Spain

It’s Not All Hammocks And Margaritas: My Life As An Expat In Mexico; Louisa Rogers; Travel Awaits

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Life in Guanajuato requires some ingenuity and initiative, but the concrete, immediate way of life here never fails to stimulate Louisa Rogers.

Source: It’s Not All Hammocks And Margaritas: My Life As An Expat In Mexico

An Ancient Frieze in Mexico Depicts a “Time Without Time”; Valentina Di Liscia; Hyper Allergic

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Discovered in 2018, the 1,300-year-old frieze constitutes one of the largest examples of Zapotec writing found in the Oaxaca Valley.

Source: An Ancient Frieze in Mexico Depicts a “Time Without Time”

The Art of Mexico’s Banknotes; Melinda Weir; IMF

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Mexico’s 100-peso banknote features migratory butterflies and an influential poet…

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‘I’ll kill you!’: Mexico’s nature defenders put lives on line; Claudio Cruz; AFP

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In the fir forests of Mexico, one of the world’s most dangerous countries for environmentalists, the legacy of butterfly defender Homero Gomez lives on two years after his suspected murder.

Source: ‘I’ll kill you!’: Mexico’s nature defenders put lives on line

8 Insights I’ve Gained Making Friends During Retirement; Louisa Rogers; Travel Awaits

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World Heritage site: Mexican kayaker on mission to clean up floating gardens; AFP

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Source: World Heritage site: Mexican kayaker on mission to clean up floating gardens

‘Nanobubbles’ and tour boats could rescue an endangered Mexican wetland; Sarah Freeman; National Geographic

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Pollution is choking Xochimilco, Mexico City’s UNESCO World Heritage site. One scientist is harnessing the power of tiny bubbles to fix it.

Source: ‘Nanobubbles’ and tour boats could rescue an endangered Mexican wetland

Winter whale-watching returns to Baja California Sur; Meagan Drillinger; Travel Weekly

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The season runs through March, when the warm waters of the Sea of Cortez bring whales from the frigid waters of Alaska.

Source: Winter whale-watching returns to Baja California Sur

Oaxaca Itinerary: How to Spend 4 Days in Oaxaca City, Mexico; Shelley Marmor; Amateur Traveler

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Oaxaca Itinerary including exploring Oaxaca City, Monte Alban, Mitla, and the nearby Pueblos Mágicos…

Source: Oaxaca Itinerary: How to Spend 4 Days in Oaxaca City, Mexico – Amateur Traveler

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