Posts Tagged: mexico

Time to Plan for La Guelaguetza Festival in Oaxaca

La Guelaguetza, meaning “offering” and “mutual exchange of gifts and services” in the ancient Zapotec language, is a festival that gives thanks to the gods of corn and celebrates the acts of giving and sharing.

The Whale Sharks Are Arriving in Mexico!

The Whale Sharks Are Arriving in Mexico!

The largest of the fish species, the whale sharks of the Caribbean are beginning to arrive from their annual migration… Read more »

November Food Festivals of Mexico

November Food Festivals of Mexico

November brings two of Mexico’s most cherished food festivals: The International Gourmet Festival in Puerto Vallarta (Nov. 11-21st) and the Taste of Playa in the Riviera Maya (Nov. 21st).

Mexico Shines as a Family/Eco Travel Destination

Mexico Shines as a Family/Eco Travel Destination

#MexicoToday: Mexico was recently featured as one of the world’s top five destinations for family eco-travel in a recent article… Read more »

2012 Tianguis to be Held in Puerto Vallarta

2012 Tianguis to be Held in Puerto Vallarta

After several months of debate, it’s official – Mexico’s annual Tianguis Turistico will be held in Puerto Vallarta next year…. Read more »

Mexican Tourism Rising at Record Rates

Mexican Tourism Rising at Record Rates

The numbers continue to climb as Mexico has seen an increase of about 200,000 international visitors from Jan to May… Read more »

Posted In Culture, News
Russian Tourism to Mexico to Increase 400% in 2012

Russian Tourism to Mexico to Increase 400% in 2012

Last week, we published a post speculating about an interesting trend in tourism to Mexico. The theory goes something like… Read more »

Posted In Culture, News
International Travelers Pick Up US Slack in Travel to Mexico

International Travelers Pick Up US Slack in Travel to Mexico

#MexicoToday: Two recent articles (one from the Washington Post and one from Sand Diego Red) are indications of an interesting… Read more »

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The Cultural Crossroads of San Juan Chamula

The Cultural Crossroads of San Juan Chamula

One of the most interesting stops on a recent trip through Chiapas was in a small town just outside San… Read more »

Posted In Culture, News
2011 Pan American Games in Jalisco, Mexico

2011 Pan American Games in Jalisco, Mexico

2011 marks the 16th Pan American Games during which 6,000 athletes from 42 nations will compete in 36 sports. By… Read more »

Posted In Adventure, Culture, News

Mexico Getting a Bad Rap

MSNBC has recently published an article called Time to Say Adios to Mexico? containing wildly misleading statements about safety in… Read more »

Central & Southern Mexico Trip Photos

Central & Southern Mexico Trip Photos

It took a while to get through all the photos, but here are the highlights from a recent trip through… Read more »

Huatulco First Destination in the World to Receive EarthCheck Gold Certification

Huatulco First Destination in the World to Receive EarthCheck Gold Certification

Huatulco Becomes The First Destination in the World to Receive EarthCheck Gold Certification HUATULCO, Mexico, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —… Read more »

Posted In Ecotourism, Nature, News
Southern Mexico: Days 5 and 6

Southern Mexico: Days 5 and 6

Day 5 was a bit of a travel day as we boarded two small, private planes and flew from Oaxaca… Read more »

Posted In Media, On the Road
Southern Mexico: Day 4

Southern Mexico: Day 4

After breakfast, we traveled to the Tlacolula Valley for the weekly Sunday tianguis, which is one of Oaxaca’s oldest and… Read more »

Posted In Media, On the Road
Southern Mexico: Day 3

Southern Mexico: Day 3

Friday evening ended with a hearty, traditional Oaxacan dinner at Azador Don Vasco, overlooking the lively town square.  We were… Read more »

Posted In Media, On the Road
The Riviera Nayarit – Mexico’s Newest Hot Spot

The Riviera Nayarit – Mexico’s Newest Hot Spot

The Riviera Nayarit has been getting a lot of attention these days, and for good reason. The Riviera Nayarit is… Read more »

Mother’s Day in Mexico

Mother’s Day in Mexico

Unlike in the US where Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May, Mexicans honor the mothers of… Read more »

Posted In News
Our Mexico: Nature

Our Mexico: Nature

Mexico is such a vast and visually stunning country that we at Journey Mexico have decided to showcase the nature,… Read more »

Posted In Whale Watching
Mexico Encourages Spring Break Travel

Mexico Encourages Spring Break Travel

This article has been re-posted from Travel Weekly. You can find the original article at: Mexico tourism exec: “Texas travel… Read more »

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