Archive for the ‘Mexico’ Category

Adventures in Mazatlan: 5 Ways to Get Lost on the Mexican Pacific

Adventures in Mazatlan: 5 Ways to Get Lost on the Mexican Pacific
Mazatlan, the pearl of the Pacific, is a historic port city nestled on Mexico’s western coast, and an ideal destination for a weekend of getting lost. While it first rose to fame in the 1920’s as a chic tropical hideaway of the Hollywood elite, the Mazatlan of today is part-bustling port...
August 31st, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Featured, Mexico | Read More

It’s Getting Hot In Here: Sweating it out at a temascal

It’s Getting Hot In Here: Sweating it out at a temascal
By Meghann Foye LG Deputy Editor Lost Girls Deputy Editor Meghann Foye feels the heat on a recent trip to the Riviera Maya in Mexico. “Anyone who gets claustrophobic, overheated or generally panicked should sit closest to the door.” Shoot, not going to happen, I gulp, realizing I’m...
March 18th, 2011 | Mexico, Spa & Beauty, Spiritual Travel | Read More

In the Danger Zone: Living Like a Local in Mexico

In the Danger Zone: Living Like a Local in Mexico
By Nneka Opene LG Contributor Mi casa es su casa is the phrase we have all heard but may not have experienced. The Garcia family truly showed me the meaning of that phrase during my stay at their home in Mexico City. They caught a cab to pick me up at the airport at dawn. Then took me to the market early...
March 9th, 2011 | Mexico | Read More

In the Danger Zone: Travels and Turmoil in Mexico

By Nneka Opene LG Contributor While most people go out of their way to avoid danger, being a hopeful optimist, I knowingly walked right into one of the most dangerous places in the world. On September 10, 2010, the U.S. Department of State issued a travel warning for U.S. citizens traveling to and...
February 2nd, 2011 | Dispatches from the Road, Mexico | Read More

The Un-Spring Break Spring Break: Sayulita, Mexico

The Un-Spring Break Spring Break: Sayulita, Mexico
Not that there’s anything wrong with the bro-tastic trip to wet t-shirt land or any shame in throwing back shots like a freshman trying to pregame in her dorm before an RA walks by. But let’s just say you were in the market for a beach vacation that felt a little less MTV-inspired. May we suggest...
August 3rd, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Budget Travel, Extras, Featured, Featured Getaway, Group Travel, Mexico | Read More

Air Travel News 8.3.10

Air Travel News 8.3.10
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News Editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up. It’s Here! Starting on August 1, Spirit Airlines implemented...
August 3rd, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, California, Mexico, Packing & Wardrobe, Walking | Read More

3 Ultra-Affordable Cruises (Less Than $1000 Per Trip!)

3 Ultra-Affordable Cruises (Less Than $1000 Per Trip!)
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor Dying to go on a cruise, but can’t quite bring yourself to click the “confirm purchase” button on a pricey seven-day getaway? We hear ya. Fronting the entire cost of your trip all at once can be daunting, particularly when you’re dealing with limited...
July 1st, 2010 | Budget Travel, Caribbean, Cruise, Europe, Getting There Deals, Mexico | Read More

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 3.11

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 3.11
By Molly Fergus LG Travel News Editor Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here…. Viva spring break! Mexico’s back! Swine Flu, drug wars and a nasty economy essentially sunk Mexico’s tourism industry...
March 11th, 2010 | Mexico, Passports & Visas, Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 1.14.10

The LG Weekly News Roundup: 1.14.10
By Molly Fergus LG Travel News Editor Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your round-up right here…. ********************************* Facebook: Cancun’s antidote? Can Facebook help Mexico recover from last year’s onslaught...
January 14th, 2010 | Air, Car, Mexico, Weekly Travel News | Read More

Book Review and Interview: To Hellholes and Back

Book Review and Interview: To Hellholes and Back
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor ***** Chuck Thompson, former features editor for Maxim and former Editor in Chief for Travelocity Magazine, calls the four destinations he never wants to see-Africa, India, Mexico City and Disney World-the four horsemen of his apocalypse. In his second travel memoir, To...
January 11th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Africa, Health & Safety, India, Mexico, Travel Books & Movies, Travel Philosophy | Read More