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Los Cabos to Host First Ultimate Waterman’s Challenge at Monuments Beach

Travel Pulse

The four-day event is scheduled for August 24-27, 2017 and will feature surfing, spear fishing challenges, stand-up paddle boarding and live music along the renowned Monuments Beach.

Mexico Visitors Are Invited to a Countrywide Party

The Huffington Post

You’re in luck if you happen to be in Mexico on Sept. 16. Wherever you are down there, don’t be surprised if you’re invited to the likes of colorful fiestas, mariachi shows, block parties and sing-alongs in the cantinas while fireworks liven up the sky that night.

Danza de los Voladores: Ritual Flying in Mexico’s Magical Town of Cuetzalan

Al Jazeera

The ceremony is a rain and fertility dance seeking harmony between the ancient gods and the earth and its people. The ritual has been adapted to be performed during Catholic ceremonies and is also performed for tourists.

How to Get Scuba Certified - And Why You Should

Conde Nast Traveler

“For most people, this is as close to being an astronaut as you’ll ever get. It’s leaving planet Earth behind and entering an alien world.” That’s how Mary Frances Emmons, deputy editor of Scuba Diving magazine, describes the thrill of strapping on a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus and plunging into the depths of the sea.

Marijuana Company Buys California Town, Plans to Build ‘Cannabis-Friendly Hospitality Destination’


Don’t be surprised if there is a sign one day on a small California town that reads “Welcome to Nipton: A Place to Get Stoned.”

This City in Mexico Considers Bike-Share with a Twist

Next City

Every Wednesday evening, hundreds of cyclists ride through the winding streets and past colonial facades of Queretaro’s historic downtown. Riders huddle together; they’re accompanied by a police escort and a support van draped with a banner thanking drivers for their patience.

Shaken, Not Stirred: Pounding Baja’s Off-Road Desert Dust Like a Pro


On a normal racetrack, asphalt doesn’t move and animals do not wander onto the track. Blind corners with large drop-offs are rare. In off-road, all of those conditions are common and expected. It’s driver beware.

CDMX First to Issue Ban on Dolphin Shows in Mexico


Mexico City approved legal reform that prevents the use of dolphins and other marine mammals in shows and therapies, which adds to a previous ban of circus animals that began in Mexico City and was adopted nationwide.

Hawaiian Surfer Wins First Big Wave Surf Competition of the Season in Mexico

The Maui News

Kai Lenny of Hawaii claimed victory at the 2017 Puerto Escondido Challenge after besting a competitive field of 24 of the world’s best big wave surfers.

Work the World’s Guide to Traveling Solo as a Woman

Work the World

It’s not strange or unusual to feel nervous about traveling solo as a woman. However taking a trip out into the world on your own gives you the chance to experience one of the most liberating and rewarding experiences of your life.

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