Mexico

Story and Photos by Deborah Loeb Bohren If you’re looking for a cruise ship the size of a small city with the likes of rock walls, extreme water slides, go-karting, and laser tag, you can stop reading now because this isn’t the cruise for you.  But, if the idea of

  By Ruth J. Katz I had magic on the brain: I was expecting to spy Harry Potter, at the very least. Maybe our hotel would resemble Disney’s Magic Castle. I was, to be clear, entering a Pueblo Mágico (Magical Village), the town of Valle de Bravo in the Mexican State of México,

Story & photos by Neil Wolkodoff Mazatlan is a city with a 500-year history that combines the Totorames Indians, the Spanish and the current Mexican residents. Add German, French and Filipino influence over the years, and you have idyllic setting looking west to the Pacific with some real cultural zip.

By Ann Abel Wellness is a bit wily. We all want it—and plenty of products and services are promising to deliver it to us—but we don’t know exactly what it is. Is it green detox juice and a vegan bento box? Is it sound therapy and shamanistic healing? High-impact intervals

By Bart Beeson I’m peering over the edge of a smooth rock ledge, looking down at the green water of a swimming hole about 30 feet below me. It certainly feels a lot higher than it looked from the water below, but that always seems to be the way.  A

By Kim D. McHugh I’m standing at the blue tees on Hole 3-B on “Pacifico”, a gorgeous course at Punta Mita, a luxe Mexico destination resort. I chose this hole over 3-A since its green is in the Pacific Ocean. Billed as “the largest natural island green in the world”

Story & photos by Kim Brown Seely For three days this winter I lived in a tent on a beach beside the sea.  This wasn’t your typical tent.  Not even remotely.  This tent was more like a fantasy about beach camping you never even knew you had.  I still dream

By William Triplett I suppose it’s not surprising that someone who’s always been a little suspicious of cruises might sign up for his first with a company called UnCruise Adventures. Emphasis on the “un,” as in unlike a lot of normal cruises involving a massive ship and easily a couple

Los Cabos, Mexico By Larry Olmsted There was a lot of shock, awe, and some mixed reactions when the 2016 Election results came in. Depending which side you were on, you might feel that you deserve a celebratory vacation or you might just really need to get away for a

By Everett Potter Luxury gets a serious upgrade this winter with the opening of The Towers at Pacifica, a remarkable resort-within-a-resort that’s set within Los Cabos’ Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort, a luxury all-inclusive resort. In fact, we’re giving away a three-night stay at this brand new all-inclusive.