Puerto Vallarta: A Treasure Chest of Opportunity and Adventure

Posted October 23, 2012 by & filed under Mexico.

By Anna Huddleston To dive or not to dive. That’s one of the luxuries of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, where the warm tropical ocean teems with colorful fish and giant turtles while the land attractions offer plenty of space for work and play. Nested between the Sierra Madre Mountains and the Banderas Bay, Puerto Vallarta has… Read more »

Lonely Planet's guide to Mexico

Posted September 25, 2012 by & filed under Mexico.

JUNGLES, deserts; teeming cities, one-street pueblos; fiesta fireworks, Frida Kahlo’s art: Mexico conjures up so many contradictory images. — An outdoor life From the southern jungles to the smoking, snow-capped volcanoes and the cactus-dotted northern deserts, all surrounded by 10,000km of coast strung with sandy beaches and wildlife-rich lagoons, Mexico is an endless adventure for… Read more »

48 Hours in Cabo

Posted September 11, 2012 by & filed under Mexico.

Located at the tip of the Baja peninsula, Cabo San Lucas (commonly referred to as simply “Cabo”) is truly a well-rounded destination with activities to please both thrill seekers and and beach bums alike. This easily accessible and welcoming town makes for a fabulous weekend getaway. Here are a few suggestions to help you make… Read more »

Look beyond the beach to find the real Mexico

Posted September 7, 2012 by & filed under Mexico.

By Carlos Berdegue, Vancouver Sun August 29, 2012 I have watched for some time now, as commentators in the Canadian media have lectured travellers, cautioning them about “dangers in Mexico,” fundamentally failing to consider the vastness of our country and the nuance of the region. It seems all too often the true nature of Mexico… Read more »