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US Swimmer Attempts World Solo Swim Record Across the Sea of Cortez


On June 11th, Paul Lundgren will attempt to complete the longest unassisted solo nonstop open water swim in history. If completed, his 76-mile swim across Mexico's Sea of Cortez will also mark the first successful traverse of that body of water.

Gay Travelers Explore LGBT-Friendly Destinations at Travel Expo

Chicago Phoenix

Steven Levenberg, the expo's organizer, said companies have grown more aware of the LGBT traveler in recent years and are putting more of their marketing dollars in the gay market as the economy recovers.

Are Americans Safer in Mexico than at Home?

Lonely Planet

Every week or so I get asked, 'Is it safe to go to Mexico?' I had always said, if you're thoughtful about where you go, yes. But after my most recent trip there, I'm changing my answer... to a question: Do you think it's safe to go to Texas?

Mexico Hosts Inaugural Summit of World Travel & Tourism Council

The Americas Summit of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) will unite for the first time travel and tourism leaders from across the Western Hemisphere in Mexico's Riviera Maya next month.

Mexico's World Heritage Cuisine Honored with Star Diamond Award

Mexico Tourism Board

Mexico's world famous traditional cuisine, which is included on the UNESCO List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, has been recognized with another great honor – the International Star Diamond Award.

Get SMART in San Miguel: First-Ever Eclectic Art Festival

Travel Video News

Three chic boutique hotels here are jointly presenting SMART – an exciting and eclectic San Miguel art festival blending exhibits by four acclaimed contemporary artists with a dance party featuring a famous DJ, tequila tasting, cocktail parties, hot air balloon rides, and more.

Puebla Launches English Website

Hispanically Speaking News

As Mexico commemorates the Sesquicentennial Anniversary of Battle of Puebla, the Government of Puebla launched an English website to inform visitors about the history, diversity and significance of Cinco de Mayo.

Top 10 Don'ts When Staying in a Hotel

Join Anthony Melchiorri, host of Hotel Impossible, as he gives you his list of the top 10 things not to do when checking in to a hotel.

No Secret to Secrets Vallarta Bay

Secrets Vallarta Bay is a secret no longer. It opened when they said it would - April 1. Actually it was ready for company the week before when some lucky delegates to Tianguis were invited to stay during the soft opening.

Zipping Over Mexico's Copper Canyon


I'm scared of heights, which begs the question: What the hell was I doing zipping across a 1500 foot deep canyon on nothing more than a cable, some pulleys and assorted safety equipment?

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