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Travel Contests: Week of April 23, 2014

This week’s travel contests include: Extended for another month: Blogger Contest: Win a Emerald Waterways European River Cruise for Two! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win your dream trip in Switchfly’s…



Travel News: Week of January 15, 2014

Top Travel News Delta Introduces $2 In-Flight Wi-Fi Passes for Smartphones U.S. Warns Americans Over Security At Sochi Olympics Russia airports to ban all liquids…



The Surrealist’s Mexico City

French writer and poet André Breton was a master of expression. He was also the founder of surrealism, a “revolutionary movement” bent on uniting the…


Mazatlan: Seafood and Eat It

Mazatlan is rightly praised for its shrimp dishes, but as I discovered, that is not the only seafood to enjoy in this culinary wonderland. I…


Fun Facts About Mazatlan

I know of no better way to capture the quirky charm of Mazatlan than this list of fun facts I assembled while visiting, in no…


Meals Beyond Mazatlan

Those tourists seeking “authentic” Mexican experiences – I use the quotations to connote both irony and self-recognition – will do well to check out tours…


Sweet Sinaloa

Sometimes a person just wants to eat something sweet, either to finish a big meal or between meals to quell a rumbling stomach. Or, frankly,…


Spirits of Mazatlan

When is tequila not tequila? When it is made in Mazatlan. Much in the way the French legislate that only sparkling wine made in the…


Hotels in Mazatlan

  Even as Spring nears, parts of the US remain blanketed in snow. What better place to thaw out a winter chill than sunny Mazatlan….


Amazing Mazatlan

  Recently I spent five days in Mazatlan with a group of writers exploring the food and drink of this port city. No small feat,…


Seeing San Javier Mission

Some of my most memorable travel memories have been the result of what I call happy accidents. My friend Daniel, who had come with me…