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3 Things You Should Experience in Cabo

3 Things You Should Experience in Cabo

Set on the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula, and an easy two hour flight from Los Angeles, Cabo San Lucas has long been the destination of choice for a quintessential Mexican beach vacation.

With white beaches, spectacular arching stone cliffs, and a location where golden desert meets the shimmering sea, Cabo is firm favorite among surfers, divers and hikers, and with a coastline that stretches from the Sea of Cortez to the Pacific Ocean, Los Cabos is also a hot destination for the foodie.

Thinking of taking a trip to Cabo? The following are three absolute must-dos.

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7 Kayaking Spots Around the World for Beginners

7 Kayaking Spots Around the World for Beginners

So you love being on the water, and always admired others who enjoy getting out on their own and kayaking away. But perhaps you’re worried that you’ll find yourself paddling around in circles for most of your day.

Even if you have never kayaked, there is no need to fret: there are plenty of fabulous spots for kayaking beginners all over the world. And the great news is that kayaking is a great sport for any beginner to learn.

It’s relatively simple to pick up kayaking, and this is a great way to get close to nature, and access remote sightseeing that you wouldn’t usually be able to enjoy on land.

The following are the best kayaking spots around the world for beginners. If you find yourself in one of these destinations, consider renting a kayak!

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Top Places to Travel for Exceptional Underwater Life

Top Places to Travel for Exceptional Underwater Life

Experiencing underwater life never ceases to inspire and amaze. Offering an entirely different pace, human beings have long been enchanted by the blue silence, surrounded by marine life.

It is true that some of the coolest places on the planet are under water. There are hotels, shipwrecks, temples, museums, restaurants and other underwater sites around the world that are worth diving and snorkeling for.

While the list of exceptional underwater experiences seems as endless as the great depths of the sea, we’ve put together our favorites; some the top sites to don a full face snorkel mask and explore underwater life.

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Three Amazing Restaurants to Visit in Cabo San Lucas, México

Three Amazing Restaurants to Visit in Cabo San Lucas, México

Set on the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula, and an easy two hour flight from Los Angeles, Cabo San Lucas has long been the destination of choice for a quintessential Mexican beach vacation.

With white beaches, spectacular arching stone cliffs, and a location where golden desert meets the shimmering sea, Cabo is firm favorite among surfers, divers and hikers. But with a coastline that stretches from the Sea of Cortez to the Pacific Ocean, Los Cabos is tempting a new type of traveler: the foodie.

It’s said that the only word you need to learn to eat well in Los Cabos is mariscos (Spanish for seafood), thanks to the incredible catch that comes straight from the bountiful waters.

Spending two weeks in Cabo San Lucas this past February led me to some truly amazing restaurants. But when it comes to highlighting my favorites, I have to recommend these three.

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Everything You Need to Know About Dental Tourism Mexico

Everything You Need to Know About Dental Tourism Mexico

A trip to the dentist may not sound like your ideal vacation, in fact, the majority of us actively try to avoid it! But if you’re travelling to Mexico, it’s actually a nice opportunity to get some affordable dental care.

There are a lot of cheap dentists in Mexico that offer top-quality services. If you’re a little mindful, you can enjoy first-rate dental services at a fraction of the costs you would have to pay back home.

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Medical Tourism in Mexico is Safer and Cheaper than You Think

Medical Tourism in Mexico is Safer and Cheaper than You Think

Medical tourism is booming, and people from all around the world have become accustomed to traveling overseas for medical care in another country. Around 8 million patients each year.

Mexico is fast becoming one of the post popular destinations for medical tourism, treating more than 1 million foreign patients a year. These patients have typically been Hispanics from California, Arizona and Texas returning home for medical care, though there are a large number of Americans and Canadians who take advantage of the healthcare in Mexico too.

But whether you’re looking for a breast lift in Mexico or some dental work, you may be concerned about the country’s safety situation. Of course, price is the main concern, but safety always comes first.

You’ll be pleased to know that many Americans and Canadians are discovering that medical tourism in Mexico is much safer and cheaper than you might think.

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Dear LGBTQI Travelers: These Countries Will Recognize Your Same Sex Marriage #LoveAlwaysWins

Dear LGBTQI Travelers: These Countries Will Recognize Your Same Sex Marriage #LoveAlwaysWins

Ever since same-sex marriage was legalized in the Netherlands in 2001 (props to the Netherlands for always being at the front of progressive change), the legalization of same-sex marriage has snowballed throughout the world.

28 countries (26 with another two pending) now legally recognize the right for same sex couples to marry, so if you’re part of the LGBTQI community, and want to travel, live overseas, or plan a destination wedding, these countries will recognize your right.

More than 760 million people now live in countries where same-sex marriage is legal, and I encourage all travelers to support those countries at the forefront of equality and recognition of human rights. I also have one thing to say to my own country, in a slogan they coined: Australia, where the bloody hell are you?

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Your Guide to Mexico in a Riviera Maya Resort

Your Guide to Mexico in a Riviera Maya Resort

Stretching nearly 100 miles along pristine Caribbean coastline on the Yucatan Peninsula, you’ll find Mexico’s premier tourism and resort district, Riviera Maya.

This region takes in exciting destinations from Puerto Morelos to Punta Allen, including the archaeological wonders of Tulum and resort mecca of Playa del Carmen. It is a place of natural beauty mixed with exceptional service all which add up to an incredible getaway.

The area is home to the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, the world’s second largest barrier reef at nearly 600 miles long. It is home to several sea turtle species, crocodiles, manatees, and an incredible variety of fish. But the reef is just one of many reasons why tourists continue to flock here every year.

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The Most Popular Destinations For Medical Tourism

The Most Popular Destinations For Medical Tourism

Medical tourism is booming, and people from all around the world have become accustomed to traveling overseas for medical care in another country. Around 8 million patients each year.

Much of the time it comes down to procedures being substantially cheaper overseas, or not being able to find the right treatment at home. And traveling to another country for treatment often means being able to avoid long waiting lists for elective procedures. Though some medical tourists are immigrants who return to their home country for care, and others travel simply so they can avoid questions from family and friends (having the people of Thailand see the bandages from your nose job isn’t quite as bad as walking down the street at home).

The following destinations are leaders within the industry of medical tourism, and we have included information about the procedures they are most popular for. Just remember the golden rule: thoroughly research the clinic and the location before you go!

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Rediscover the Riviera Maya on Your Next Vacation

Rediscover the Riviera Maya on Your Next Vacation

Those planning a Mexican trip will find that they have lots of different options to choose from. These options range from the beautiful white sand beaches of the Caribbean all the way through the deserts of central Mexico and over to the other side of the country where the Pounding Pacific waves meet the Mexican cliffside towns.

If, out of all of your options, you have chosen to visit the Caribbean Riviera Maya region, it is without doubt that you’ve made an excellent choice. Here you’ll find lots to do and see along with options that are perfect for both families and couples alike.

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The Best Markets in Mexico City

The Best Markets in Mexico City

Mexico City is a mega-metropolis made up of dozens of different neighborhoods. Each neighborhood has its own unique flare, personality, and most importantly, its own market!

A visit to a colonia would be incomplete without sampling a local market. The following are a few you shouldn’t miss.

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10 Romantic Destination Ideas For Couples This Year

10 Romantic Destination Ideas For Couples This Year

There’s nothing better than traveling to an exotic destination with your significant other. The thrilling feeling of adventure combined with butterflies in your stomach guarantees an unforgettable experience, and you will be creating memories that you can cherish for a lifetime.

While planning for a romantic trip, it’s important to think outside the box. Destinations like Paris, Venice, and Bali are all iconic destinations for couples seeking romance, though you need to think about whether you really want to share your memories with thousands of other couples too.

The following are 10 romantic destination ideas for couples to visit this year. Consider traveling here if you are looking for something a little more exotic than Paris and an experience that is truly unique.

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A Travelers Guide to Tap Water: Countries Where The Drinking Water is Unsafe

A Travelers Guide to Tap Water: Countries Where The Drinking Water is Unsafe

People often take their drinking water for granted. In most western countries we don’t think twice before grabbing a glass and sticking it underneath a tap. But when you’re traveling the tap water may not be safe to drink.

You need drinking water no matter where you go, but with travellers diarrhea, giardia, hepatitis A, typhoid and cholera among the illnesses that can be transmitted with bad water, it pays to know which parts of the world guarantee clean, safe tap water, and where you should be sourcing bottled water instead.

The water you need to be most concerned about is water that might contain microorganisms that will make you sick, and in less developed countries, you are more apt to run into water that contains a variety of microorganisms you want to avoid. But according to the CDC (United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), you may be drinking bottled water more often than you think.

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Once Upon a Time Near Mexico: My Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

Once Upon a Time Near Mexico: My Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

Leaving Guatemala at the end of January 2015 was a tough decision, as I really loved it there, though after spending a week at Lake Atitlan with my now girlfriend Claudia I was so head over heels that, before she left towards Belize, we agreed that we would meet again in Mexico, a couple weeks down the road.

Though we would eventually meet, it would be one hellish journey for me. And, after having been locked up in an Egyptian prison on a previous journey abroad, my standards for an experience to reach “hellish” are far from a soft cry.

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Volunteer Latin America on the Importance of Ethical Volunteering

Volunteer Latin America on the Importance of Ethical Volunteering

Combining volunteerism with travel is one of our favorite ways to explore the globe, though it’s absolutely vital to choose a project which makes a genuine difference to the community and society as a whole.

Realizing that this is now an industry which can turn a profit, some companies and organizations are ignoring the long-term effects of volunteering on host communities, and as such there is now a lot of cynicism about those who want to become an international volunteer to “do good”.

We speak to Stephen Knight today about volunteering in Latin America, and the importance of ethical volunteerism.

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An Interview With a Handsome Mexican

An Interview With a Handsome Mexican

A digital nomad, making money online while traveling the world, Raphael Alexander Zoren is a world traveler whose main goal is to explore all of the cultural and natural wonders that the world has to offer. He is also a very handsome Mexican!

Since leaving everything behind in 2012 he has hit over 141 cities, advises that you should buy as many souvenirs as possible, because, let’s face it, you’re never going to find a salt llama or an authentic Zapata sombrero back home; and travels with the goal of ticking items off his reverse bucket list.

Have no idea what a reverse bucket list is?! Read on to find out!

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4 Unforgettable Water Adventures in Mexico

4 Unforgettable Water Adventures in Mexico

A 40 minute ferry ride from Playa Del Carmen will land you on Mexico’s biggest island – Cozumel. This island is one of the world’s premier destinations for scuba diving enthusiasts because of it’s large, brightly colored reefs.

Scuba diving and snorkeling here guarantees you’ll see all kinds of sea life, some of which can be found nowhere else in the world. Not a diver? No problem – you can snorkel, or take a snuba tour! It’s common to spot eels, turtles, nurse sharks, lobsters, crabs, and a huge variety of Caribbean fish.

Read on for more amazing underwater locations in Mexico.

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