Tag Archives: Mexico

Postcard from Moon Palace Resort, Cancun

Early morning quiet on the Moon Palace grounds. This was the view of the gardens from my balcony, with the ocean just beyond

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Tuesday Deal Day: Golfers Delight in Mazatlan

golfing in Mazatlan

El Cid Resorts, located in Mazatlan, Mexico, is offering a new Concierge all-inclusive resort package specifically for golfers. If you’re looking for a golf getaway, this is an option that provides sun and value. The package includes: Accommodations All meals and drinks, including alcoholic beverages Green fees, including cart, caddie and driving range Round trip […]

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2012: The Travel Year in Review

2012 was a far busier year of travel than I originally anticipated. Oh sure, my “day job” takes me to Hawaii a couple times a month and I make an effort to be a tourist here at home in Seattle, but there was much more on the calendar this year. And I even got to […]

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Postcard from the Shower

outdoor shower in Mexico

One of the real treats of a luxury stay in a tropical resort is an outdoor shower. On a trip to the Mexico, for a stay in the Maya Riviera, I found that I preferred to step outside every morning to enjoy a shower beneath the sky. How about you? Do you like an outdoor […]

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Mexico’s Alternative to Halloween – Dia de Muertos

I’m not a big fan of Halloween.  It’s not for any particular religious or cultural reason, I just don’t like dressing up in costumes and begging for candy.  OK, as adults that’s not exactly how we celebrate Halloween, but I don’t particularly care for the adult version of the holiday either. But, this is a […]

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Slide Show of Guadalajara, Mexico

I’m trying out a new blogging photo service today – Smilebox. Here’s a photo slide show of a recent trip to Guadalajara, Mexico.   Make a Smilebox slideshow   This is a fun way to share some travel photos with you, so let me know how you like it.   ______________________________

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Slurp Up a Tuba!

I discovered a drink called “tuba” that I haven’t been able to find anywhere else.  At first I was a little hesitant to give it a try. It’s typically found on the the streets and beaches, not necessarily the best places to give new food a try.  But try it I did, and it was […]

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Halloween in Mexico: Dia de la Muerta (Day of the Dead)

If you’re in Mexico for Halloween, anywhere in Mexico, you’ll be able to find a Day of The Dead celebration.  It is celebrated throughout the country, with variations from state to state, but all observances are rich with tradition and culture. Day of the Dead is an extended holiday, covering October 31st (Young Souls Day), November […]

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You’ll Never Want to Leave: Pantai Inn, La Jolla

For much of the northern hemisphere, January is winter and with it, the cold – often brutally cold – rain, […]

Introducing the Travel Reading List Challenge

Today I’m excited to announce the first of a couple of new projects that I’m launching for 2018 – the […]

2017: A Year of Travel in Review

While 2016 was a big year for international travel, 2017 represented a year spent enjoying destinations and activities closer to […]

A Most Wonderful Time of the Year at Universal Orlando Resort

Holiday magic is a real thing. A feeling deep in your soul. A feeling that brightens your smile, lights up […]