Posts Tagged ‘Mexico’

The LG Travel News Roundup: Groupon Offers (Serial) Killer Tour

By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… The Serial Killer Tour Series Groupon recently offered a great deal on a walking tour dedicated to Jeffrey Dahmer, the serial killer responsible...
March 9th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

The LG Travel News Roundup: TSA Approved Cupcakes Unveiled

The LG Travel News Roundup: TSA Approved Cupcakes Unveiled
By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… TSA Approved Cupcakes A few weeks back we shared the tale of a woman who had her cupcake confiscated at a TSA checkpoint in Las Vegas. Amidst...
January 20th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Nneka Opene

Lost Girl of the Week: Nneka Opene
This week’s Lost Girl, Nneka Opene, has been sharing her experiences from Mexico in her recent In the Danger Zone: Travels and Turmoil in Mexico series. But her interest in travel started years ago after facing several scary and nearly life-ending situations. Going out into the world solo helped...
March 9th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

In The Danger Zone: The Truth Behind The Turmoil in Mexico

By Nneka Opene LG Contributor Natalia’s family resides in a small, quiet community just thirty minutes outside of Mexico City’s center. Since most of the residents have known each other all of their lives, I became the talk of the town, as outsiders are very rare. Initially I felt safer in the tiny,...
February 16th, 2011 | Dispatches from the Road | 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

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