Articles Tagged ‘Mexico’

Foodie Friday: Carne Asada Recipe

Foodie Friday: Carne Asada Recipe June 10, 2011 | Food Lovers | Read More
Carne asada is a staple in Latin food served throughout Mexico, Central America, and the US. The name directly translates to “grilled meat”, but anyone who’s tasted it knows carne asada is way more than its simple name suggests. Flavorful, juicy, and loaded with spices, carne asada...

Aeromexico Pilots Suspended After Failing Sobriety Tests

Aeromexico Pilots Suspended After Failing Sobriety Tests March 30, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Against better judgment, I’m sure that many of us have gotten into a car with a driver that probably had one too many drinks. But an airplane? A line must be drawn somewhere, and 30,000 feet in the air seems to be a good place to draw it. According to The Huffington Post, two pilots, two-co-pilots,...

9 WTF Naturally Occurring Phenomena

9 WTF Naturally Occurring Phenomena March 18, 2011 | Featured | Read More
People have made some ridiculous things. From fiery sink holes in Turkmenistan to the World’s Largest Basket in Ohio, we might feel like masters of the universe. But it just takes one look at the incredible phenomena naturally occurring all over the planet to remember that Mother Nature always...

Kind of Cute, Kind of Creepy: 5 Semi-Disturbing Doll Collections

Kind of Cute, Kind of Creepy: 5 Semi-Disturbing Doll Collections November 6, 2010 | Featured | Read More
Dolls have been around since there have been people. Though humans have been collecting dolls for millennia (fun/creepy fact! The Egyptians buried dolls with their owners in their tombs), some modern doll collections are less fun-for-all-ages and more, dare we say, uncomfortable. Whether they sprang...

Mexico City Makes, Wins, the Whole Enchilada

Mexico City Makes, Wins, the Whole Enchilada October 28, 2010 | Food Lovers, General, Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
No doubt you’ve thrown around the phrase ‘the whole enchilada’ once or twice in your lifetime.  Well, have you ever wondered exactly what ‘the whole enchilada’ would look like?  Look no further than Mexico City; the first place in the entire world to attempt and master...

Recession Casualty: Mexicana Files for Bankruptcy

Recession Casualty: Mexicana Files for Bankruptcy August 11, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Though the spotlights seemingly forever trained on the current worldwide recession appear to be dimming ever so slightly, more and more companies, ranging from local to multinational, continue to succumb to debt and financial failure. It appears now that Mexicana de Aviación, a major Mexican airline,...

NileGuide 5 with Craig Nelson of Not For Tourists

NileGuide 5 with Craig Nelson of Not For Tourists July 21, 2010 | NileGuide 5 | Read More
Craig Nelson is Managing Editor of Not For Tourists. Translation: he explores cities and writes about them for a living. He’s also proof that majoring in Geography in college can lead to great things – or at least low paying writing gigs. You’ll find him roaming the streets of New York...

Airlines Show Foresight in Preparation for Hurricane Alex, Travelers’ Jaws Collectively Drop

Airlines Show Foresight in Preparation for Hurricane Alex, Travelers’ Jaws Collectively Drop July 6, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
The “friendly skies” are without a doubt imperfect – despite the many advantages flying to your destination presents, there are and always will be ways in which its efficiency suffers due to uncontrollable circumstances. Airlines suffer considerably from occasional bumps in the road,...

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...

NileGuide 5 with Local Expert Kevin Revolinski

NileGuide 5 with Local Expert Kevin Revolinski April 21, 2010 | NileGuide 5 | Read More
This week, we’re proud to feature one of NileGuide’s own Local Experts, Kevin Revolinski in Bangkok. In his words, Kevin has written for just about anything or anybody. From personal blogs and college alumni newsletters to The New York Times and some of those glossies with the pretty pictures....