By Steve Jermanok Last Wednesday in Puerto Vallarta, I took a fast zodiac boat ride with the family across glorious Banderas Bay. Led by the outfitter Vallarta Adventures, we landed on the docks of the seaside village of Quimixto. We walked the cobblestone streets past the sleeping chihuahas and soon


  By Steve Jermanok I had the privilege of traveling with Austin-Lehman Adventures last summer on a family trip to the Canadian Rockies and loved every minute of it. For 2012, founder Dan Austin is rolling out some exciting new adventures including a six-day biking trip through Burgundy and three

  By Everett Potter From the terrace of my rooftop room at Casa Felipe Flores, I can hear fireworks and the brassy sound of a mariachi band playing in a small parade for the patron saint of a local hospital. I’m surrounded by pine trees and palms, and at the

In a hamnmock at Sian Ka'an

By Steve Jermanok Close to the Mayan ruins of Tulum on the Yucatan Peninsula is the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest protected area on the Mexican Caribbean. Grab one of the raised cottages on site and you’ll be immersed in the 1.3 million-acre

On the beach at Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Resort & Spa in Cabo.

Our three-night “Getaway for Two” at Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Resort & Spa in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico has just ended. But another great giveaway contest will begin soon on Everett Potter’s Travel Report, so come back to enter.


The southernmost town on the 80-mile strip of sand referred to as the Riviera Maya, Tulum has always been a perfect getaway from Cancun to see the Mayan ruins. Only well-traveled European backpackers would consider spending the night in one of the bungalows on the beach. Lately, however, a small


Sea Kayak Adventures, whom I’ve recommended in the past as one of the most renowned sea kayaking outfitters in Baja, has just announced two adventures geared to yoga lovers. The all-women November 4-9 trip and co-ed November 9-14 jaunt will feature daily yoga sessions led by certified instructor, Julie Zimmerman.

Las Alamandas, Mexico. The Deal: is a new website from, the company that pioneered the luxury travel auction, selling hotels stays and packages. What’s the Deal: Like its sibling, it’s all about auctions. You can bid on a vacation or pay the fixed lowered asking price. For example,

WHAT'S THE DEAL? Get 50% off a second guest on select travel dates between January 8, 2010 and October 29, 2010, when accompanying one full paying adult. The participating resorts are Buccaneer s Creek, La Caravelle, Punta Cana and Turkoise in the Caribbean; Columbus Isle in the Bahamas; Cancun Yucatan