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Isla Mujeres Hosts Annual Whale Shark Festival

7 Feb

The small island of Isla Mujeres is hosting its fifth annual whale shark festival. The festival celebrates the local cuisine, art, dance and offers visitors an opportunity to snorkel with the whale sharks. Take a look at MexicoToday for more on the festival and the awareness it’s raising for sustainable tourism.

Photo credit: 10best.com

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A Weekend in Tulum via New York Magazine

27 Jan

New York Magazine wrote an article highlighting where to stay, what to eat, and what to do in Tulum for those wanting to escape to paradise for the weekend. “The Five-Point Weekend Escape Plan – Eat Locally in Tulum” article also features insider’s tips, a day in Tulum, and links to learn more about Tulum (including a link to the “Expats in Mexico” blog!).

“Lonely Planet Readers Vote Mexico and Puebla as Hot Travel Destinations for 2012”

22 Dec

Take a look at the the Mexico Today article spotlighting Puebla, Mexico.

“The Experience of Jazz Under the Stars at Riviera Maya’s International Jazz Festival”

20 Dec

Picture source: hotellatortuga.com

This 2011, the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival introduced to the world a line-up of internationally renowned jazz musicians and singers. Nestled away in the jungle of the Yucatan Peninsula, the Riviera Maya celebrated its ninth annual Jazz Festival, an event that has been referred to by Condé Nast as “Mexico’s most fashionable getaway.”

Take a look at MexicoToday to learn which famed jazz musicians participated and a description of the festivities in the surrounding area of  Playa del Carmen.

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