Archive for the 'Mexico' Category

Remote Maya Ruins of Central America

Scattered throughout Guatemala, Belize and Mexico are a great variety of fascinating ancient Mayan ruins.  The most popular sites, such as Tikal (Guatemala), Palenque (Mexico) and Caracol (Belize) have become rather too frequently visited by tourists.  Even worse are the throngs of holidaymakers who take day trips from the dreaded Cancun (Mexico) to visit the […]

Tailor Made Holidays & Travel to South America at a Discount

This is a naugthy article of mine…. Having worked as a tailor made travel consultant for the UK’s top South America specialist tour operator, I know what goes into the making of a tailor made holiday.  Here I offer you a very easy method by which anyone can book budget or luxury tailor made holidays […]

40% off Marriot Hotels

Advice about how to go about getting 40% off Marriot Hotels in Mexico, Costa Rica and the Caribbean.

Weirdest Hotels in Latin America

Planes, floating pyramids, tree-top towers, salt and prison hotels - here’s a selection of the weirdest hotels in Latin America.

Best Places for Family Holidays with Older Teenagers

If you’ve a family with teenagers (or those slightly older) and are looking for some holiday ideas in Latin America, read on as here’s some of the best suggestions. I’ll assume the parents want a little culture, the kids want some nightlife, and you all appreciate fantastic beaches, and maybe a little adventure tourism.  Plus […]

Romantic Destinations - Best Places to Honeymoon

Here’s a selection of personal recommendations for the best places to honeymoon in Latin / South America.  I suggest various romantic islands and regions with wonderful, peaceful beaches, in addition to the top romantic cities and the best outdoor activity destinations in the region.  In this article I’ll focus on the best places to honeymoon, […]

Dark Tourism

Dark tourism is a type of tourism involving travelling to places usually associated with death, grief or suffering.  Here’s some scary suggestions for dark travellers to Central and South America.  Your Gran just wouldn’t understand…

Retracing the Bond Films in Latin America

Much of the latest James Bond film (Quantum of Solace) was shot in Latin America (in Chile, Panama and Mexico - though much of the film was apparently set in Bolivia).   There’s plenty of other great Bond moments from other Latin American countries too…

Latin America & the Best in Travel 2009

Where are the trendiest, coolest, most up-and-coming travel destinations in Latin America for the year 2009?  Every year, Lonely Planet produces a book (which used to be called the Lonely Planet Bluelist - now it’s called the Best in Travel) offering advice on the top cutting edge travel experiences and destinations for the forthcoming year.  […]

New Years Eve - Photos & Where to Spend it

What is New Years Eve like in Latin America? Here’s some advice about where to head for the best New Years Eve parties and a range of photos.