Editorial

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    • Xcaret: The Best International Theme Park

      Category:
      Ecotourism |
      Date:
      22 / Feb / 2016 |
      Author:
      Janine Davila

      Visit the Xcaret eco-park during your next visit to Cancun, Playa del Carmen or the Riviera Maya. This park was named Best International Theme Park in 2016. Read more...

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    • The Best Beaches in Brazil

      Category:
      Beaches |
      Date:
      17 / Feb / 2016 |
      Author:
      Cristina Terra

      Bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, Brazil has a beautiful coastline with popular tourist destinations and some of the best beaches for your vacation. Read more...

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    • Tips for Traveling with Your Dog

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      8 / Jan / 2016 |
      Author:
      Ana Gabriela López

      Here are some great tips and useful recommendations if you are one of the thousands of people who take flights, road trips or vacations around the world with their pets. Although the article focuses on dogs, it applies to other animals as well. Read more...

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    • Shopping in New York City

      Category:
      Shopping |
      Date:
      8 / Dec / 2015 |
      Author:
      Thaise Gama

      New York City is a shopping paradise and the best time to shop in the “City That Never Sleeps” is during the Thanksgiving holiday and on Black Friday, a famous day of sales. Read more...

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    • Why You Should Visit New York City in Autumn

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      8 / Oct / 2015 |
      Author:
      José Miguel Almeyda

      Even though it's a great place year round, there are numerous factors you should take into account when you're planning your trip to New York. In my opinion, New York is best explored in autumn. Read more...

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    • Some Great Reasons to Take a Vacation

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      4 / Sep / 2015 |
      Author:
      Nadia Pulido

      Perfect for strengthening bonds with family and friends, and great for exploring new places, along with the following benefits listed below, are all excellent reasons why you should take a vacation. Read more...

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    • Top 5 Places to Celebrate Fourth of July

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      24 / Jun / 2015 |
      Author:
      Laura Nazimiec

      Some of the very best Fourth of July celebrations are worth traveling for. Here are five of the best places to celebrate Fourth of July. Read more...

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    • Montreal International Jazz Festival

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      24 / Jun / 2015 |
      Author:
      Andrew Birch

      The Montreal International Jazz Festival is a 10 or 11 day-long festival held in the heart of Montreal, in an area off-limits to car traffic. Classified as the largest jazz festival in the world. Read more...

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    • San Diego Comic-Con

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      19 / Jun / 2015 |
      Author:
      Carrie Riches

      San Diego Comic-Con is the largest convention in the city and in recent years more than 130,000 people have attended this spectacular international event. Read more...

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    • The Wimbledon Championships

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      27 / May / 2015 |
      Author:
      Andrew Birch

      The Wimbledon Championships is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and also the most prestigious. Commonly known just as Wimbledon, the competition has been held at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London, since 1877, and is always played on grass, the sport's original surface. Read more...

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    • Highway Travel with BestDay

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      19 / May / 2015 |
      Author:
      Juan Pablo Pinzón

      A few days ago I went on to the BestDay Mexico website and I noticed that there was a new option on the main menu of the homepage. The site now offers people the chance to get their bus tickets at excellent rates. Read more...

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    • Formula 1 in the Americas

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      12 / May / 2015 |
      Author:
      Ángel Caballero Garcia

      Formula 1, or F1 as it's more commonly known, offers plenty of excitement every year for its fans, some of whom follow these magnificent races around the Americas and the globe. Read more...

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    • Stay in Shape on Your Cancun Vacation

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      11 / May / 2015 |
      Author:
      José Miguel Almeyda

      Exercising on vacation is almost impossible for tourists. To avoid returning home a few pounds heavier after visiting Cancun, you’re going to need willpower, a well-planned itinerary, Read more...

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    • Atlanta Jazz Festival

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      24 / Apr / 2015 |
      Author:
      Luis René Figueroa

      Enjoy the sounds of swing and jazz music at the Atlanta Jazz Festival, which will be held every weekend during the month of May in different parks throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area, and headquartered in Piedmont Park. Read more...

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    • Comics and Entertainment at the Calgary Expo

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      7 / Apr / 2015 |
      Author:
      Luis Ernesto de la Garza

      All your favorite characters from comic books, science-fiction movies, and television will be at the annual Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo from April 16 to 19, 2015 at the Stampede Park. Read more...

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    • The Boston Marathon

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      6 / Apr / 2015 |
      Author:
      Andrew Birch

      The Boston Marathon is an annual marathon held in Boston, Massachusetts on Patriot's Day, the third Monday of April. Read more...

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    • The London Marathon

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      11 / Mar / 2015 |
      Author:
      Andrew Birch

      The London Marathon is an annual marathon held in London during the spring and is one of the largest annual fund raising events in the world. Read more...

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    • Places You Just Have to Visit in the Cancun Hotel Zone

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      9 / Mar / 2015 |
      Author:
      Cristina Terra

      One of the most famous tourist destinations on Mexico's Caribbean coast is Cancun, a city with an excellent tourism infrastructure. Here are some of the best places you just have to visit in the Cancun Hotel Zone. Read more...

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    • Tips for Safe Travel

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      13 / Feb / 2015 |
      Author:
      Igal Rubinstein

      When we travel we always want everything to be perfect, I recommend you take on board the following tips, which will help you to have a safe journey. Read more...

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    • Tips to Save Money in Paris

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      19 / Jan / 2015 |
      Author:
      José Miguel Almeyda

      Based on my experiences and the advice of good friends, who live in Paris, here are some money-saving tips for visiting this city with its unusually high prices. Read more...

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    • Christmas at Walt Disney World Resort

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      17 / Dec / 2014 |
      Author:
      Laura Nazimiec

      Christmas is a magical time for a fun-filled family vacation at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Soak in the festive atmosphere and mingle with all of your favorite Disney characters. Read more...

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    • Advantages of Booking Your Trip in Advance

      Category:
      Shopping |
      Date:
      12 / Dec / 2014 |
      Author:
      Janine Dávila Madrid

      One of the advantages of booking online with BestDay for example, is the wide selection of airlines, including low-cost carriers. You'll also find all kinds of hotels, tours, transfers and car rentals. Read more...

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    • The Magic of the Natal Luz Festival in Gramado

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      2 / Dec / 2014 |
      Author:
      Cristina Terra

      From November through January Gramado is transformed into a Christmas theme park, hosting the world’s largest event of this type: The Natal Luz (Christmas of Light) Festival in Gramado. Read more...

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    • My First Mexican Christmas

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      1 / Dec / 2014 |
      Author:
      Matthew Kirk

      As you can imagine, after growing up in England, I was a little apprehensive during the run up to my first Christmas in what was now my new home, Santa Anita Huiloac, in the tiny state of Tlaxcala. Read more...

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    • International Cervantino Festival 2014

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      26 / Sep / 2014 |
      Author:
      Tere Leetch

      The countdown has begun, and the city of Guanajuato is ready to receive the thousands of visitors who will make this historic place their own this October. Read more...

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    • Explore the Mexican Independence Route

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      29 / Aug / 2014 |
      Author:
      César Lozano Díaz

      Now that we’re getting ready to commemorate another year of Mexican Independence, we invite you to experience the wonders located along the route that was followed by some of the most important figures in the struggle for independence, which led to the creation of a country rich in traditions, color and pride. Read more...

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    • Protecting Your Hair on Vacation

      Category:
      Beaches |
      Date:
      11 / Jul / 2014 |
      Author:
      Ana Gabriela López Espinosa

      Prevention prior to your beach vacation is essential.Your hair is often one of the silent victims of the sun, sand, chlorine and salt. Keep hair healthy and follow these simple steps for hair care on vacation. Read more...

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    • Before and After Tips for the Perfect Tan

      Category:
      Beaches |
      Date:
      10 / Jul / 2014 |
      Author:
      Ana Gabriela López

      After spending entire days in the office or at home, you'll want to add some color to that pale complexion. Do you dream of the perfect tan without damaging your skin? Before you pack your bags for your next vacation by the ocean, prepare your body with a few simple steps that will help you to enjoy the sun without damaging your skin and to return home with an enviable tan. Read more...

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    • Guelaguetza: The Party of Oaxaca

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      5 / Jul / 2014 |
      Author:
      Juan Pablo Pinzón

      Guelaguetza, the name of Mexico's main folklore festival, is an expression of the cultural richness of the different regions that make up the state. This celebration takes place annually during July, usually from the second week onwards. Read more...

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    • Surf Open Acapulco

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      27 / Jun / 2014 |
      Author:
      Luis Ernesto de la Garza Carballo

      Come to the Surf Open Acapulco this year and enjoy one of the most exclusive events on the continent, where you can immerse yourself in surf culture, take part in great events and party with people from all over the world. Read more...

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    • Best Day Travel's 30th Anniversary Party

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      14 / May / 2014 |
      Author:
      Nadia Pulido

      Best Day has been working hard for three decades and achieved lasting success, as well as being credited with pioneering online reservations and vacation packages. Find out more about its amazing Anniversary Party! Read more...

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    • The Paris Marathon

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      26 / Mar / 2014 |
      Author:
      Carrie Riches

      If you're visiting Paris during April, make sure you check out the Paris Marathon and all of the great attractions located along the route. Read more...

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    • National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      14 / Mar / 2014 |
      Author:
      Laura Winfree

      Year after year, over 700,000 visitors flock to Washington DC to experience the city's exciting National Cherry Blossom Festival. This year come and experience it for yourself! Read more...

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    • I Wish You Were Here With Me on Valentine's Day

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      31 / Jan / 2014 |
      Author:
      Yaravi Ramírez

      Valentine's Day is a day that we celebrate love with our loved ones, however when they are not on our side and we are away enjoying beautiful places, definitely first thought is "I wish you were here." Read more...

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    • Mardi Gras in New Orleans

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      6 / Jan / 2014 |
      Author:
      Carrie Riches

      Mardi Gras is an exciting annual festival that takes place each year in New Orleans. Read more...

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    • Winter in Venice on the Las Vegas Strip

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      13 / Nov / 2013 |
      Author:
      Laura Winfree

      The Venetian and the Palazzo, two of the most visited Las Vegas hotels, are your hosts for the second annual Winter in Venice festival, with an ice skating rink, performances and much more. Read more...

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    • The Most Incredible Places to Get Married in Las Vegas

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      7 / Oct / 2013 |
      Author:
      Tatiana Omegna

      Getting married in Las Vegas is an unforgettable experience, not only for the bride and groom, but for friends and family as well. Considered to be the world’s premier wedding destination, Las Vegas is home to a variety of chapels and hundreds of people authorized to perform the most amazing ceremonies in the state of Nevada. Read more...

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    • Ricky Martin in Concert in Cancun!

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      7 / Sep / 2013 |
      Author:
      Nadia El-Sharkawy

      Escape for some winter sun this December! The Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort invites you to see the most influential Puerto Rican singer in the world: Ricky Martin! Read more...

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    • Charreria: An Art of Skill and Control

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      7 / Aug / 2013 |
      Author:
      Ana Gabriela López Espinosa

      The charro has horse riding in his soul, is wild at heart and considered by many as one of Mexico's most recognizable elements. Read more...

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    • Best Day and Macy's: The Perfect Combination for Your Next US Vacation

      Category:
      Shopping |
      Date:
      3 / May / 2013 |
      Author:
      Luis René Figueroa

      If you're thinking of traveling to the cities of Anaheim, Chicago, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Orlando, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, or Seattle between August 1, 2012, and December 31, 2013, the travel agency Best Day and the famous American department store Macy's a fantastic experience. Read more...

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    • Tips for Traveling Light

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      22 / Apr / 2013 |
      Author:
      Janine Dávila Madrid

      Whether you're traveling on vacation or on a business trip to one of the spectacular destinations in Mexico make smart decisions about what to bring and pack light before your trip. Check out the following list for tips on traveling light. Read more...

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    • A Weekend in Las Vegas

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      1 / Apr / 2013 |
      Author:
      Laura Winfree

      When you first pull into The Strip, you're instantly hit by bright lights and luxurious glamour as dozens of immense Las Vegas Hotels tower over you. Each of these resorts is like a city unto itself. Read more...

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    • Mexico: The Utmost Expression Of Holy Week

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      11 / Mar / 2013 |
      Author:
      Juan Pablo Pinzón

      In Mexico, a country with deep-rooted christian traditions, Holy Week is a nationwide holiday. During those days, a series of massive and colorful traditions are carried out in most towns and cities, with great expressions of devotion and a variety of folkloric elements added to each celebration. Read more...

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    • Air Supply in Cancun

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      6 / Mar / 2013 |
      Author:
      José Miguel Almeyda Pulido

      With some of the best beaches in Mexico, Cancun is much more than sun, sand and sea. Now, Cancun has transformed itself into the perfect place to host concerts by some of the world's most famous artists. Air Supply will perform on March 22 and 23, 2013, showcasing their wide range of hits that have earned them a huge fan following since the 80s. Read more...

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    • The Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries of Mexico

      Category:
      Ecotourism |
      Date:
      15 / Feb / 2013 |
      Author:
      Magally Vite

      Each year, Mexico plays host to millions of Monarch butterflies that come from Canada in search of the forests full of fir trees in Michoacan and Mexico State. Read more...

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    • 10th "Play and Lend a Helping Hand" Golf Tournament

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      9 / Jan / 2013 |
      Author:
      José Miguel Almeyda Pulido

      Every year, the Ciudad de la Alegria (City of Joy) organization in Cancun hosts the "Play and Lend a Helping Hand" Golf Tournament to raise funds for a noble cause: to help people in need discover their best opportunities in life. Read more...

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    • Festival of Life and Death Traditions at Xcaret

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      22 / Oct / 2012 |
      Author:
      Nadia El-Sharkawy

      The Festival of Life and Death Traditions in the Riviera Maya is a fantastic place to celebrate the Day of the Dead. Take part in this special holiday by making offerings to your ancestors and loved ones, and come and discover Mayan culture and Mexican customs at this wonderful festival. Read more...

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    • International Book Fair in Guadalajara 2012

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      19 / Oct / 2012 |
      Author:
      Ana Gabriela López Espinosa

      The Guadalajara International Book Fair is an impressive event that will take your breath away. Authors, editors and all kinds of publications attend this event to promote new ideas and products to the world, along with Mexican and international literary works. Read more...

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    • Cuatro Cienegas: Home of the International Balloon Festival on the Monarch Butterfly Route

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      28 / Sep / 2012 |
      Author:
      Magally Vite

      A peek into Cuatro Cienegas takes you back several centuries to a time when this valley was covered in water; today, you'll find many traces of the area's past like wells, rivers and “cienegas” (springs) that capture the imagination of visitors. With all of its natural charms, Cuatro Cienegas earned recognition as one of Mexico's Magic Towns in March 2012. Read more...

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    • Second Mayan-Tibetan Bicultural Encounter

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      20 / Aug / 2012 |
      Author:
      Luis Ernesto de la Garza Carballo

      Allow yourself to be swept away by the mysteries of Tibet and the attractions of the Riviera Maya at the fascinating Second Mayan-Tibetan Bicultural Encounter at Hacienda Tres Rios hotel, where a community of Tibetan monks will guide you through a fantastic program of activities. Read more...

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    • The Las Vegas Strip: Excitement and Energy

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      9 / Jul / 2012 |
      Author:
      Wander Oliveira Campos

      The Strip is the zone that brings together the most thrilling and vibrant attractions in Las Vegas. "Excitement and energy" are the perfect words to describe this fascinating destination. Find out more about it here. Read more...

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    • Independence Day Celebrations across the US

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      11 / Jun / 2012 |
      Author:
      Laura Winfree

      Every year on July 4th, families and friends across the United States celebrate the country's Independence Day with a festive combination of vacations, barbeques, parties, sparklers and fireworks. Join in on the excitement of this red, white and blue holiday with 4th of July celebrations in top US travel destinations. Read more...

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    • The Fort of San Juan de Ulua: A Tale of Decay

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      10 / Jun / 2012 |
      Author:
      Ángel Caballero García

      San Juan de Ulua, a tale of decay, an old penitentiary, the feared prison of famed inmates like Fray Servando Teresa de Mier, Benito Juarez and "Chucho El Roto". For some, it was a place of dread. For others, it is a historical site where the stories of those fateful walls fell on deaf ears. Read more...

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    • The Fair of San Marcos 2012

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      10 / Apr / 2012 |
      Author:
      Luis Ernesto de la Garza

      If you've never been to the San Marcos National Fair this is a great chance to experience the event, also known as the "Mexico Fair". From April 20 through May 13, 2012, Aguascalientes will feature running of the bulls, traditional cock fights, food stands, and incredible concerts and shows. Read more...

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    • Mexican Cuisine and the Taco Festival

      Category:
      Gastronomy |
      Date:
      21 / Mar / 2012 |
      Author:
      Tere Leetch

      The city of Ensenada is preparing for a popular festival on April 15, 2012, featuring a wide range of exquisite Mexican cuisine including the main star, the taco. Read more...

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    • Mexico and its Romantic Destinations

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      9 / Feb / 2012 |
      Author:
      Susana Cabrera

      A couple's honeymoon is the perfect time to unwind and begin a lifetime full of memories together. A beautiful destination plays a big role in setting the scene for that one romantic getaway you've been planning for years. Read more...

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    • Carnaval in Brazil: An Explosion of Rhythm and Color

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      9 / Jan / 2012 |
      Author:
      Daniella Khoory

      The term "carnaval" also has several meanings, according to research. Some say that it comes from the phrase carne vale which means "goodbye meat." Others state that it comes from the words carne levamen which mean "withdrawal of meat." Both theories refer back to Lent, a period of spiritual reflection and abstinence from certain foods, like meat. Read more...

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    • New Year's Eve in Times Square

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      7 / Dec / 2011 |
      Author:
      Laura Winfree

      Every New Year's Eve, the famous Times Square in New York City transforms into streets overflowing with cheering crowds, celebrities and contagious excitement as the world waits for the famous ball drop to ring in the New Year. Read more...

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    • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      5 / Nov / 2011 |
      Author:
      Tatiana Omegna

      Harry Potter fans now have an attraction dedicated solely to the world of their favorite magician at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Orlando. Read more...

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    • Cervantino Festival 2011

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      5 / Sep / 2011 |
      Author:
      Magally Vite

      Once again the city of Guanajuato is adorned in long banners celebrating the prestigious Cervantino Festival, considered one of the most important events throughout Mexico and Latin America. Read more...

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    • The Pan American Games, Now in Guadalajara

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      20 / Aug / 2011 |
      Author:
      Luis Ernesto de la Garza Carballo

      Do you like sports? Do you enjoy rooting for your team in international competitions? Do you like to compete and share this wonderful experience with people from other countries in a lovely tourist destination? Then take advantage of this excellent opportunity and enjoy the 16th Pan American Games, which will take place in the beautiful city of Guadalajara. Read more...

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    • Best Day and Disney World: A Magical Combination

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      19 / Jul / 2011 |
      Author:
      Fumiko Nobuoka

      Best Day Travel, one of the most important travel agencies in all of Mexico, has been successfully offering Disney World and has now reached its one-year anniversary of providing magical memories to travelers. Read more...

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    • Theater and Music in Taxco

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      14 / Jun / 2011 |
      Author:
      Tere Leetch

      You are invited to visit the beautiful city of Taxco, located in the state of Guerrero, one of the magical corners of our Mexico, where you can be a witness to some of its marvelous cultural festivals. Read more...

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    • The Fair of San Marcos 2011

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      11 / Apr / 2011 |
      Author:
      César Lozano y Magally Vite

      Nowadays, the fair celebrates tradition hand in hand with modernity, giving a feel of colonial Mexico, remnants of which can be seen in the architecture, fusing with the everyday life of the 21st century. This typical Mexican fiesta, harkening back to the days of old, combines colonial architecture with the very modern touch of a city on the cusp of the cutting edge. Read more...

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    • Tepozteco: The Sacred Mountain

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      21 / Feb / 2011 |
      Author:
      Luis Ernesto de la Garza Carballo

      This steep mountain that frames the town of Tepoztlan amazes residents and visitors with its almost caring closeness and immense height. People, such as mystics, spiritual missionaries, UFO hunters, shamanic priests, hippies, religious people, explorers, sports fanatics and regular tourists, all get together in this magical place, to experience its vibrant energy. This sacred mountain is a place you will never forget. Read more...

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    • The Origin of the Rosca de Reyes

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      1 / Dec / 2010 |
      Author:
      Magally Vite

      With religious origins, the Rosca de Reyes is a traditional Mexican bread in the form of a ring, representing the Wise Men's search for the King of the Jews. Read more...

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    • Bicentennial Celebration in Mexico

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      1 / Sep / 2010 |
      Author:
      Sebastián Jiménez

      There's a huge celebration in Mexico. The year 2010 commemorates a couple of anniversaries that are sure to make every Mexican proud: the 200th anniversary since Mexico gained its independence and 100th anniversary since its famous Revolution. Read more...

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    • XIII International Festival in Adventure Tourism

      Category:
      Ecotourism |
      Date:
      28 / Jul / 2010 |
      Author:
      Magally Vite

      The challenging Copper Canyon, found in the beautiful state of Chihuahua, is the perfect setting for the annual Festival in Adventure Tourism. This event takes place amidst steep terrain and beautiful landscapes that are ideal for extreme sports and ecotourism. Read more...

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    • Guelaguetza 2010: Oaxaca Gets Dressed Up

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      19 / Jun / 2010 |
      Author:
      Juan Pablo Pinzón

      Guelaguetza, the name of Oaxaca's main folklore festival, is an expression of the cultural richness of the different regions that make up the state. This celebration takes place annually during July, usually from the second week onwards. Read more...

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    • Journey to the Center of Cacahuamilpa

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      7 / May / 2010 |
      Author:
      Miguel Ángel Hernández

      Even from our early childhood we sense that there is something really special about this fantastic hidden underworld, full of legend and mystery, but it's only when we're a bit older that we truly perceive the majesty of Cacahuamilpa Caverns, one of the most famous attractions in Taxco. Read more...

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    • Tax Returns for the Visiting Tourist

      Category:
      Shopping |
      Date:
      13 / Feb / 2010 |
      Author:
      Rafael De la Lastra

      If you are traveling to Cancun, Tax Back (a service working in conjunction with the SAT, the Mexican government tax collection agency) is in charge of returning taxes incurred by non-residents in Mexico and has opened its doors in the two terminals of Cancun International Airport. Its purpose is to offer services and support in relation to taxes to the visiting shopper. Read more...

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    • This New Year, Cancun is Better than Ever

      Category:
      Beaches |
      Date:
      6 / Jan / 2010 |
      Author:
      César Lozano Díaz

      At the end of 2009, the state and federal government, local municipalities and private investors initiated a recovery project of Cancun's coastline, investing more than $70 million US dollars, whose results are already visibly astounding. Read more...

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    • The Lacandon Jungle: An Invaluable Gift of Nature in Mexico

      Category:
      Ecotourism |
      Date:
      30 / Nov / 2009 |
      Author:
      Rocío Rodríguez

      On your next trip to the state of Chiapas, do not miss the opportunity to go into the magnificent Lacandon Jungle, either to practice ecotourism, enjoy the exuberant vegetation, observe several species of animals in their habitat, or only to be in total communion with Mother Nature and in that way, live unique moments of peace and tranquility. Read more...

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    • Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2009

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      30 / Oct / 2009 |
      Author:
      Juan Pablo Pinzón

      The Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2009 will take place from November 25th to November 28th in Playa del Carmen and will feature such artists as Herbie Hancock, Jim Beard, Al Jarreau, Pat Martino, Sergio Mendes, Colin Hunter, Enrique Nery, Juan Alzate, Na'rimbo, Spyro Gyra, The Royal Band, Sacbe, Mark Aanderud and Aguamala. All the concerts are free of charge at Mamitas, one of the world's best beaches! Read more...

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    • The Tricentennial of the Founding of Chihuahua

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      8 / Sep / 2009 |
      Author:
      César Lozano Díaz

      Chihuahua has played an important role in the history of Mexico and to commemorate the 300th anniversary of its founding, there will be several events held throughout the year. There'll be street plays, art and photography exhibitions, seminars, sporting events, film shows and regional food tasting, among many other interesting activities on offer. Read more...

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    • Cuisine from Puebla: A Delight for Your Taste Buds

      Category:
      Gastronomy |
      Date:
      17 / Aug / 2009 |
      Author:
      Rubén García

      Puebla's food is much more than only some typical dishes. It is the result of a mixture of pre- Hispanic and Spanish food, which gives the dishes their colors, aromas, tastes and textures, all of which blend in with each creation. There are also influences from French and Middle Eastern cuisine, as well. Read more...

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    • Mayan Battle Championship: Mixed Martial Arts in Cancun

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      4 / Aug / 2009 |
      Author:
      Fumiko Nobuoka & Fernando García Castro

      Mayan Battle Championship, MMAX Mixed Martial Arts Extreme presentation in Cancun, will be held on Saturday, August 15, 2009 in The City Discotheque. If you're into the high-powered action of fists flying, grappling and roundhouse kicks, don't miss Mayan Battle Championship, the Mixed Martial Arts event of the year. Read more...

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    • Pulque: Drink of the Aztec Gods

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      11 / Jun / 2009 |
      Author:
      Matthew Kirk

      It's not clear as to when the first sip of pulque was ever taken but one thing is for sure, it was a very, very long time ago, long before tequila ever moved into the spotlight. Read more...

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    • Flu Free Guarantee in Mexico

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      14 / May / 2009 |
      Author:
      César Lozano Díaz y Matthew Kirk

      With the H1N1 A influenza all but over and practically no reported cases in Mexico's top tourist destinations, many of the large chains of hotels and resorts are offering deals at their luxurious properties that are, well, really out of this world. Read more...

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    • The Fair of San Marcos

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      2 / Apr / 2009 |
      Author:
      César Lozano Díaz

      The fair extends for nearly 200 acres, where you can find true, honest-to-goodness hospitality. The nights of San Marcos breathe a youthful air. Enjoy concerts and a multicolored laser show with popular singers in Mexico. Read more...

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    • The Extraordinary Experience of Touching a Whale

      Category:
      Sea Life |
      Date:
      12 / Mar / 2009 |
      Author:
      Fernando García Castro

      It's such an unforgettable experience to see from close the whales, those majestic animals that migrate, play and breed right here in Los Cabos, where the waters of the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez meet. Read more...

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    • Queretaro and its Sweet Aroma in the Air

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      6 / Feb / 2009 |
      Author:
      Luis Ernesto de la Garza

      Imagine waking up in Queretaro, feeling excited about seeing the city and its streets full of art, color, history, and devotion, all the things that make you fall in love with this beautiful city from that moment on. Find out more about this wonderful place here. Read more...

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    • The Extreme Side of Monterrey

      Category:
      Extreme Sports |
      Date:
      8 / Jan / 2009 |
      Author:
      Fernando García Castro

      Monterrey isn't only an industrial and economic powerhouse on the rise. It is also the perfect starting point to discover the fascinating sites of the state of Nuevo Leon, a state filled with breathtaking natural beauty that is ideal for outdoor activities and adventure tourism. Read more...

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    • The Day Of The Dead: An Authentic Mexican Tradition

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      5 / Nov / 2008 |
      Author:
      Rocío Rodríguez

      The Day of the Dead is a Mexican celebration, of indigenous ancestry, that honors those who have passed away. . This tradition is linked to the pre-Columbian calendar, used for agricultural purposes, and is linked to the harvest season. Read more...

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    • Morelia At Its Best

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      3 / Oct / 2008 |
      Author:
      Juan Pablo Pinzón

      The Morelia International Film Festival, the anniversary of the foundation of the Traditional Candy Market, and the arrival of the Monarch Butterfly in the local Oyamel Forests make this month the best time of year to visit the city of Morelia. Read more...

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    • Punta Mita and Bucerias

      Category:
      Beaches |
      Date:
      17 / Sep / 2008 |
      Author:
      César Lozano

      The northern beaches of Banderas Bay are tranquil and peaceful and it is here that you'll find the quaint towns of Punta Mita and Bucerias. Although this area is known for its beautiful beaches ideal for relaxation, there are also a great variety of activities and aquatic sports. Read more...

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    • Quintana Roo: Beaches, Sand, Sea, and Sun

      Category:
      Beaches |
      Date:
      9 / Jul / 2008 |
      Author:
      Luis René Figueroa

      Those who have not had the chance to visit the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, don't know the real charm of the stunning beaches that line this land of the ancient Maya. Read more...

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    • Plastic Tradition in Tlaquepaque: Beyond the Little Pot Jars.

      Category:
      Shopping |
      Date:
      10 / May / 2008 |
      Author:
      Luis Ernesto de la Garza

      Tlaquepaque is a picturesque place that has the magic of the Mexican folk art on its streets, its architecture and all its traditions, including food and crafts. This town’s art has reached beyond the little pot jars, and has become a legacy of the work and creativity of Mexicans to the world. Read more...

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    • The Combat of Flowers in Leon, Guanajuato

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      8 / Apr / 2008 |
      Author:
      Fumiko Nobuoka

      It is in the quest of a kiss that many young people gather in the main plaza of Leon, Guanajuato, on the eve of the 16th of September every year. Buy flowers from the local vendors, walk around the plaza, and search for a pretty face to kiss. Read more...

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    • The Mine of El Eden: The Natural Richness of Zacatecas

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      24 / Mar / 2008 |
      Author:
      Verónica Santamaría

      The mining and colonial city of Zacatecas, declared World Cultural Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 1993 features the famous Mina El Eden (a metal mine), located 10 minutes from the historic center. Read more...

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    • World Class Boxing: Making History in Cancun

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      15 / Feb / 2008 |
      Author:
      Fumiko Nobuoka

      Best Day proudly presents the WBC Heavyweight World Championship bout between heavyweight defending champion, Oleg Maskayev from Kazakhstan and interim champion and ex-Olympian, Samuel Peter "The Nigerian Nightmare". Read more...

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    • Festive Carnivals in Mexico

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      18 / Jan / 2008 |
      Author:
      Fernando García Castro

      In Mexico, the most festively carnivals are in Veracruz and Mazatlan. Music, laughs, drinks and dance are shared. The Carnivals of Mexico are some of the best in the world, to feel the collective enthusiasm in the happiest period of the year, with its fantastic and animated Carnival. Read more...

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    • The Raramuri Races

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      5 / Nov / 2007 |
      Author:
      Sonia Rivas

      For thousands of years these men and women have been running through the rugged terrain of the Copper Canyon for distances exceeding 125 miles. Read more...

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    • Universal Forum of Cultures Monterrey 2007

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      5 / Oct / 2007 |
      Author:
      César Lozano

      Monterrey 2007 Universal Forum of Culture will also promote the issues of peace and safety, in different contexts, such as within the family, community and city. Read more...

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    • Bullfights in the Plaza Mexico

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      28 / Jun / 2007 |
      Author:
      Fumiko Nobuoka

      I attended my first bullfight in January of 1998. All I knew was that I had heard a lot of negative things about this spectacle and I wanted to know why people went and what was so interesting about a man and a bull in a ring. Read more...

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    • San Sebastian Bernal: A Magical Town

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      19 / May / 2007 |
      Author:
      Paula Camera

      Lost in time, San Sebastian Bernal is little town that has been called "magical" for the beauty of its buildings and its color. Among legends and fantastic landscapes, it sits fifty-four kilometers away from the city of Queretaro. Read more...

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    • Heaven on Earth

      Category:
      Ecotourism |
      Date:
      11 / Apr / 2007 |
      Author:
      Paula Camera

      In 1985, this vast protected area was declared a cultural heritage site by the UNESCO. It is located on the eastern side of the Sierra Madre, crossing southeast, through Tamaulipas. Read more...

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    • Veracruz Aquarium: A Fascinating Immersion

      Category:
      Sea Life |
      Date:
      20 / Mar / 2007 |
      Author:
      Verónica Santamaría

      The Port of Veracruz, a place rich in culture, folklore, traditions, local cuisine, cultural and local-flavored architecture, is also a magical place where you can take a close look at life in the sea at the Veracruz Aquarium. Read more...

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    • Guanajuato: City of Legends

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      2 / Feb / 2007 |
      Author:
      Juan Pablo Martínez

      The magic touch of these stories is that, despite being outlandish, they are credible because they are transmitted orally as if they were unquestionably real. Read more...

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    • Mexico City: A Paradise for Children

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      18 / Dec / 2006 |
      Author:
      César Lozano

      There are thousands of things that might be done during a visit to Mexico City with children, or if you live there, whenever there's a golden opportunity to spend some time with them. Read more...

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    • Handicrafts in Oaxaca: Tangible expression of the Peoples' Soul

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      16 / Dec / 2006 |
      Author:
      Miguel Ángel Hernández

      From the moment I started wondering about my journey to Oaxaca, I clearly concluded that the short stay would not be enough to include all the cultural aspects that can be admired there, so I decided to focus on handicrafts: black pottery, alebrijes and textiles. Read more...

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    • The Amazing Journey of the Monarch Butterflies

      Category:
      Ecotourism |
      Date:
      15 / Dec / 2006 |
      Author:
      Mireille Pasos

      Each year, towards the end of October, a unique and stunning natural display can be witnessed right by the border of the State of Mexico and Michoacan: the arrival or the Monarch Butterfly. Read more...