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Top Beaches of Puerto Vallarta

The reason behind Puerto Vallarta being one of Mexico's most popular travel destinations is its crystal blue water, foothills and the town, which is so amazing to explore. Puerto Vallarta boasts miles of untouched beaches. One of the town's most famous and popular beaches is Los Muertos, located in the Zona Romántica. Playa de Oro Beach – The beach is generous, safe, and clean and is located north of the ci ...

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Maurititus to Mexico Great Winter Holiday Sun

When the winter blues hit, the promise of the warm sun hitting your back, gentle breezes dancing through your hair, and sand between your toes are you drawn to warmer locales? Then you are in luck. Around the world there are beautiful warm locations waiting for you. Mauritius A small scenic island off the coast of Africa is the getaway spot of Mauritius.  A growing international tourist spot Mauritius has m ...

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Marriage, as per the Mayans

Marriage today is different from marriage 50 years ago or even 500 years ago. Although countries around the world have preserved their cultural and religious significance of what marriage is, let's go back in time and take a look at what marriage meant for the Mayans, 3,000 years ago.  [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="208" caption="Image from"][/caption] The first evidence of ...

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Getting Lost In Mexico

Did you ever get lost in another country without having the slightest idea of where you were ? If not, your very lucky but also, you've missed a crazy experience. Back in 2005 when I went to Mexico to meet up with my sister, I had a whole week to myself, alone in Cancun before she would come to join me at the hostel. So there I was in downtown Cancun, no, not on the strip where all the tourists are, but in ...

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The Mexican Version of Tex-Mex

Most of us refer to fajitas, tacos and guacamole as Mexican food. In every North American city, you’ll find tex-mex restaurants- restaurants claiming they offer Mexican food but let me tell you, it’s far from being authentic. Then you have those higher scale restaurants where you pay $20 for tamales. Yes, the tamales taste ok, but tamales for $20? They are nuts! When spending 5 months in Mexico, I must admi ...

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Once Upon A Time in Latin America: The Aztecs, the Mayans and the Incas

Have you ever had a conversation with family or friends on mankind's first appearance or on the beginning of the world? In Mexico, Central America and South america, there are plenty of myths describing how the three big latin american civilizations were founded. Just to refresh everyone's memories, the three main civilizations are the Aztecs, the Mayans and the Incas. For all of you travellers that already ...

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Eating Chocolate in Oaxaca (Mexico), A Real Treat

Beautiful art, great markets and historical monuments is what to expect when backpacking in the colonial city of Oaxaca. As one of the most traditional region to visit in Mexico, you will undoubtely enjoy your stay there. One thing caught me by surprise though. The quality of the chocolate in Oaxaca! As most people, I enjoy eating chocolate. Anything related to chocolate will satisfy a craving. Now, what I ...

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