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7 Spots to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Around the World

7 Spots to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Around the World May 4, 2011 | Asia, Bangkok, Chicago, Colorado, Food Lovers, Las Vegas, Mexico, San Francisco, Thailand, USA | Read More
You might know it as the Mexican holiday that involves tequila, Coronas, and maybe a sombrero or two, but the special day actually commemorates a battle won by Mexican forces on May 5th (shocker, I know) 1862. Called the Battle of Puebla, the win against French forces was an unlikely one. With 8,000...

Pack the Sunblock When You Whale Watch– For the Whales

Pack the Sunblock When You Whale Watch– For the Whales December 1, 2010 | Eco-Travel, Mexico, San Diego, Travel News | Read More
Some environmentally friendly company will likely be able to put together some sort of sunscreen specially made for whales. It won’t be a moment too soon, according to some new research. In the Gulf of California outside Baja, Mexico, scientists from the Zoological Society of London found that...

Survival Tips If You’re Ever Shipwrecked: Spam, Pop Tarts and Lots of Playing Cards

Survival Tips If You’re Ever Shipwrecked: Spam, Pop Tarts and Lots of Playing Cards November 23, 2010 | Mexico, North America | Read More
Last week, thousands of stranded cruise ship vacationers were finally freed after three days of being stuck on the Splendor. Despite Carnival’s full refund and a credit for a future cruise ship, patrons seem to have a spoiled appetite for vacationing on the open waters. One cruiser, David Zambrano,...

Mexico Issues Travel Warning Over Arizona Immigration Law

Mexico Issues Travel Warning Over Arizona Immigration Law April 28, 2010 | Mexico, Travel News | Read More
In response to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signing the “Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act” into law on April 23, Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a travel alert warning its citizens about doing anything in Arizona.  Whether Mexicans are traveling to...

Mexico Travel Warnings for Spring Breakers

Mexico Travel Warnings for Spring Breakers March 23, 2010 | Cabo San Lucas, Travel News | Read More
The killing of three Americans last weekend in the Mexican border town of Ciudad Juarez, across from El Paso, Texas, has prompted the U.S. State Department to issue a travel warning for Americans traveling to Mexico, especially border towns and some other parts of Mexico which have experienced increases...

Photo Friday: Dusk in Los Cabos

Photo Friday: Dusk in Los Cabos November 20, 2009 | Cabo San Lucas, Photo Friday | Read More
Wouldn’t it be nice to end your day here? Watch the sunset, poolside at Las Ventanas al Paraíso resort in Los Cabos, Mexico. Perched high atop a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the resort sports breathtaking views. For more Photo Friday fun check our previous weeks or head over to Delicious...

Budget and Family-Friendly in Puerto Vallarta

Budget and Family-Friendly in Puerto Vallarta August 25, 2009 | Kid-Friendly, Mexico | Read More
Every family deserves a special vacation, and right now it’s impossible to resist a tropical escape to one of Mexico’s top-rated destinations, Puerto Vallarta - and at bargain prices! Uncertain economic times have the media encouraging travelers to head for their own backyard this summer for...

Photo Friday: 365 Steps

Photo Friday: 365 Steps August 14, 2009 | Mexico, Photo Friday | Read More
In which NileGuide destination was this photo taken? Bonus points for knowing the name of the structure. UPDATE 8/17: The photo was taken outside Cancun along the Yucatan Peninsula at the Mayan ruins of Chichén Itzá. Built sometime between the 10th and 13th centuries AD, the Mesoamerican step-pyramid,...

Photo Friday: Rock of Love

Photo Friday: Rock of Love January 2, 2009 | Cabo San Lucas, Photo Friday | Read More
In what NileGuide destination was this photo taken? UPDATE 1/5: The photo was taken in Cabo San Lucas.  Just off of Playa del Amante (aka Lover’s Beach), these rock formations, known as Land’s End, have been shaped by wind and sea.  During low tide you can walk from the beach. (See more...
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