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First Lady Michelle Obama Encourages Travel to Mexico

First Lady Michelle Obama Encourages Travel to Mexico

In a recent interview with ABC News from Mexico City, Michelle Obama said that it is a safe for Americans to travel to Mexico. She told reporters, "Our embassies are not discouraging American visitors. I think that they are encouraging them to be aware and to be smart as they travel." She also sai... Read more »

Posted In: Health and Safety, News
New Sarcophagus to Give Fresh Insight Into the Fall of the Maya

New Sarcophagus to Give Fresh Insight Into the Fall of the Maya

Researches at the archeological site of Tonina in Chiapas found a new sarcophagus in January of 2010, which they feel could help clear up the mystery surrounding the fall of the Mayan civilization. The sarcophagus is said to measure 6.7 feet in length, 27.6 inches in width, and 23.6 inches in dept... Read more »

Posted In: Culture, News
Dios Nunca Muere Showcases Contemporary Oaxacan Art

Dios Nunca Muere Showcases Contemporary Oaxacan Art

Dios Nunca Muere (“God Never Dies”), an awesome exhibition of contemporary Oaxacan art, went off with great success last week at Deluge Gallery in Victoria, Canada. The exhibition showcased works from 17 artists from Oaxaca, Mexico - two being the regions most notable: Daniel Guzman and Dr. Lakr... Read more »

Posted In: Culture, News
Journey Mexico 2010 Spring Newsletter

Journey Mexico 2010 Spring Newsletter

 A Fresh Look at Journey Mexico We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website and blog. The new Journey Mexico website is designed to showcase the unique and authentic experiences that we offer throughout Mexico as well as to provide travel planners with a user friendly and informative... Read more »

Quiverito Surf Shop in Sayulita Doing Something Different

Quiverito Surf Shop in Sayulita Doing Something Different

If you’ll be surfing in Mexico any time soon (Sayulita specifically), be sure to check out one of the town’s newest surf shops, Quiverito. Although Sayulita is a tad saturated when it comes to surf shops these days, Josh Labovitz, Quiverito’s owner, is definitely doing something different and ... Read more »

Journey Mexico Featured on Planeta.com

Journey Mexico Featured on Planeta.com

We were featured on Ron Mader’s website, Planeta.com, this week in a section called Luxury Travel in Mexico by Ron Mader. Many thanks to Ron. Planeta is an incredible resource for responsible and eco travel, and we’re thrilled about everything Ron is doing for travel to Mexico. Ron has a really... Read more »

Posted In: News
Another Study Confirms Safety of Mexico

Another Study Confirms Safety of Mexico

The safety of traveling to Mexico is a redundant topic for those of us living here, but Americans still don’t seem to be getting the message (especially my mother). When explaining the situation to friends and family back home (about 30 miles north of Philadelphia), I always draw an analogy along... Read more »

Posted In: Health and Safety, News
Journey Mexico’s New FlipCam

Journey Mexico’s New FlipCam

We are very excited to bring tons of videos to our new website/blog! Here's a greeting from Matteo. ... Read more »

Journey Mexico in Travel and Leisure

Journey Mexico in Travel and Leisure

We are very excited to have been selected for the March issue of Travel and Leisure Magazine as one of the “World’s Top Adventure Trips.” The article covers one of our Sea Turtle tours as well as a Whale Watching Tour, both of which we are very proud. Many thanks to Travel and Leisure Magazin... Read more »

Viva Tequila Festival in Guadalajara

Viva Tequila Festival in Guadalajara

[caption id="attachment_18" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Image via http://www.periodicoelsur.com/"] Today marks the beginning of the Viva Tequila Festival in Guadalajara, which will run from today until March 22nd and is expected to become an annual event. The festival was formed with ful... Read more »

7th Annual Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival

7th Annual Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival

March 17-20th of this year marks the 7th annual International Guitar Festival in Zihuatanejo, Mexico. Each year, musicians, artists, and music lovers from around the world flock to Zihuatanejo, one of Mexico’s most unspoiled and tranquil bays, for the festival. Zihuatanejo provides the perfect ba... Read more »

Travel + Leisure Best Adventure-Travel Outfitters 2010

Travel + Leisure Best Adventure-Travel Outfitters 2010

Journey Mexico has been selected as one of the World's Best Adventure-Travel Outfitters for 2010. We were selected under the category of Regional Specialists due to our specialized focus on Mexico's cultural and natural heritage. Travel + Leisure went on to feature one of our Whale Watching Trips as... Read more »

Journey Mexico: Journal of Environment and Development

Journey Mexico: Journal of Environment and Development

Journey Mexico President, Zachary Rabinor, was published in the Journal of Environment and Development with his article, "Sustainable Development and Management of EcoTourism in the Americas." The article was in preparation for the conference for the International Year of Tourism. You can download t... Read more »

Journey Mexico: Guest Speaker

Journey Mexico: Guest Speaker

Due to our extensive knowledge of Mexico's land, its people, and its culture as well as to our ability to provide unforgettable adventure, cultural, nature, and luxury trips in Mexico, Journey Mexico has been invited as a guest speaker to following events: The EcoAdventure Expo 2006 The UN/WTO ... Read more »

Journey Mexico: Rough Guides Recommendation

Journey Mexico: Rough Guides Recommendation

Lisa Grossman wrote an excellent article, "Mexico: Baja's Blue Frontier," for Rough Guides in which she illustrates the incredible beauty, the wide variety of marine life, and the rich culture that Baja California has to offer. Journey Mexico is sited at the conclusion of the article as the go to ou... Read more »

Journey Mexico in New York Times Adventure Guide to Mexico

Journey Mexico in New York Times Adventure Guide to Mexico

The New York Times highlighted Journey Mexico as the go to company for hiking the Sierra Norte Mountains. The article notes the way in which Journey Mexico takes adventurers beyond the normal hikes around the fringes of Oaxaca and into the Sierra Norte, through several ecosystems, to meet and intera... Read more »

Journey Mexico President in Forbes Article

Journey Mexico President in Forbes Article

In 2008, Journey Mexico President, Zachary Rabinor, was quoted several times in an article by Rebecca Ruiz for Forbes.com entitled: "How Authentic is Your Vacation?" The article goes on to illustrate the way Journey Mexico provides truly unique experiences that benefit both the traveler and the ind... Read more »

Journey Mexico: Inc. 5000’s 5th Fastest Growing Company

Journey Mexico: Inc. 5000’s 5th Fastest Growing Company

In 2009, Journey Mexico was listed as the 5th fastest growing company in the Travel section of Inc. 5000. Based on data from 2005 to 2008, Journey Mexico dominated both the Inc. 5000 Industry Median and the Industry Benchmark: 3 Year Growth, as shown in the graph above.... Read more »

Journey Mexico National Geographic Award

Journey Mexico National Geographic Award

Journey Mexico was selected by National Geographic as one of the Best Adventure Travel Companies On Earth. National Geographic awards this title based on the criteria of Quality of Service, Sustainability, Spirit of Adventure, Education, and Client Satisfaction.... Read more »