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Despegar Salvages Its Acquisition of Mexican Travel Agency Best Day

Cityscape of Buenos Aires, Argentina. JumpStory Skift Take: Despegar, Latin America’s largest online travel company, will pay much, much less than its original $136 million proposed price to buy Mexican travel agency Best Day. Expect similar tough haggling over deal terms by travel companies across the globe. — Sean O’Neill Read the Complete Story On […]

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Despegar Buys Mexican Travel Agency Best Day for $136 Million

The staircase located at the edge of cliff at the Mayan Ruins of Tulum in Mexico. Brain & Storm / Flickr Skift Take: At a stroke, Despegar will boost its annual revenue by about 25 percent. Acquiring Best Day Travel Group, one of the largest travel agencies in Mexico, will also solidify its set of […]

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Where To Stay In Playa Del Carmen: Best Neighborhoods & Hotels

The Best Places to Stay in Playa del Carmen Playa Del Carmen, Mexico Plan your Mexico trip with my advice for the best places to stay in Playa del Carmen (hotels, budget hostels, and resorts) for each unique neighborhood around the city! Located on the Yucatan Peninsula, the Mexican city of Playa Del Carmen was […]

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The best places to surf in Mexico

With 4,500 miles of Pacific coastline, Mexico is packed with excellent surf spots — with every type of wave and very different vibes at each surf location. You can camp on the beach in Cabo or glam it up at a waterfront villa in Punta Mita. You can be far from the nearest anything in […]

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Top 15 Mayan Ruins & Archeological Sites You Should Visit In Mexico

The Best Mayan Sites in Mexico! Mexico Culture One of my favorite parts about traveling in Mexico are all the interesting ancient Mayan ruins to explore. Here are the best Mayan archeological sites that you don’t want to miss! Maya is a lifestyle; a community of settled people who have inhabited areas of Mexico and […]

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Best Things To Do In Playa Del Carmen (On The Riviera Maya)

Things to do in Playa Del Carmen Playa Del Carmen, Mexico Planning to visit Mexico soon? These are my favorite things to do in Playa del Carmen after living here for over a year. Pretty beaches, cenote swimming, Mayan ruins and more. Playa del Carmen is a fun beach town on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, part […]

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My Run-In With A Notorious Mexican Drug Cartel

My Craziest Travel Story Somewhere In Mexico… This is the story of how I accidentally wandered into an extremely remote Mexican village that was openly controlled by a ruthless drug cartel — and what happened next. No, this is not an April fools post. Posted April 2nd! The other week I was taking an Uber […]

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30 Fun Things To Do In Cancun: Mexico’s Gateway To The Yucatan

Best Things to Do in Cancun, Mexico! Cancun, Mexico Cancun is the official party capital of Mexico with great beachfront access to the Caribbean Sea. But there are so many more things to do in Cancun besides the beaches! Known as the gateway to the Yucatan Peninsula, Cancun is often the first travel experience that […]

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Barbie hotel room Mexico City

If Barbie were real, is there any question if she’d be an Instagram influencer? She absolutely would be. And though somehow Mattel hasn’t put out Influencer Barbie just yet, a new hotel suite in Mexico gets us pretty close. Starting this week and running through December, the Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe is offering guests […]