Like a lot of second cities around the world, Guadalajara gets little of the attention paid to its better-known sibling, Mexico City. But if you start thinking of words you associate with Mexico, you’re probably thinking of something that originated in Guadalajara. Mariachi? Tequila? Sombrero? Mexican hat dance? This is the birthplace of all of [...]
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February 14, 2014
February 7, 2014
Sister city to Santa Barbara, California, Puerto Vallarta has, for years, charmed its patrons with beautiful ocean views, a rich jungle experience, and a historic and charming old town. If you’ve touched down and are looking for some great ways to experience Puerto Vallarta you won’t be disappointed – even if you’re looking for something extra special to do with that extra special somebody.
January 17, 2014
uiIf you’re a drinker, you know your booze. If you’re not a drinker, you still know that Mexico is famous for one liquor in particular – and that liquor’s name is “Tequila.” Traditionally popularized in the Anglican world by shooting the stuff with a worm in the bottom of the glass, the truth of the matter is that tequila is as refined or as base an alcohol as you want it to be. And what’s more, tequila has an oft-overlooked little brother – “mezcal” where the same holds true.
December 20, 2013
Located just a couple hours from the bustling center of Guadalajara in Jalisco, lies Mexico’s largest natural lake, Lake Chapala. Romantic, beautiful, and removed, Lake Chapala is a great weekend trip out of the big city. Known for its clear weather, its peaceful way of life, and its charming lakeside towns of Ajijic and Chapala, Lake Chapala has had tourism draw for centuries. Come see what makes Lago Chapala one of the most popular destinations outside of Guatemala.
December 6, 2013
Capital of the Mexican state of Jalisco and home to vibrant culture, history, and charms that only the Mexican countryside can impart, Guadalajara is fast becoming a choice destination for world travelers. And while there’s plenty to see and do in this Jaliscan hot-spot, to really get a feel for the essence of Guadalajara, you must venture outward – beyond the confines of the city – and out into the surrounding countryside. If you’re looking for the best things to do in Guadalajara, then you’ve got to check out some of these day trips.
November 8, 2013
Once the retreat of famed Hollywood elites, Acapulco has, for decades, been associated with the young, beautiful, and wealthy. And while other resort towns like Cancun, Cabo San Lucas, and Puerto Vallarta have since stolen some of Acapulco’s limelight, the original charms that made this Hollywood escape the romantic runaway it was in the 50s are still here today. If you’ve come to Acapulco with romance on the mind, you won’t be disappointed.