If you're traveling to the Caribbean or Pacific coasts, beware of hurricane season, which can bring storms any time between June and November. (If you're willing to take the risk, you may find reduced rates at resorts.) Winter and spring are popular times to visit for their dry weather and pleasant temperatures. Rates often go up around popular holidays such as Christmas, Easter, Independence Day and Day of the Dead.
Mexico is a very budget-friendly destination, especially if you take the time to explore less touristy areas away from the coasts. Public transit is an affordable option in many parts of the country; if you end up in a taxi instead, agree on a fare with the driver before departing. To save a few pesos on meals, seek out street food and goodies from local markets (most restaurants serve tourists and are priced accordingly). Finally, make purchases in pesos rather than U.S. dollars to get the best possible prices -- and don't be afraid to haggle.
circumnavigate south america by gary and henny
My wife and I joined the Crown Princess in Forth Lauderdale on the 16 Feb. '14 for a 49 day cruise around South America finishing in Los Angeles. The cruise itself was great as we visited over 20 ports of call. The most interesting were Barbados where we went snorkelling with the turtles and after we enjoyed ... Read more!
Relaxing in the Rivera Maya Mexico by Gloria LaM
Rivera Maya Mexico offers many opportunities to relax ,swim, snorkel, dive,and enjoy the culture of the area. A non stop flight from New York to Cancun is about four hours.The Cancun airport is very busy, be prepared to wait on line for one half hour or more to clear customs.After you clear customs you will be ... Read more!
big bend Motorcycle visit by michael
On our annual Texas hill country motorcycle trip a few of our friends joined us and continued on to the edge of Big Bend national Park to the Terlingua Ghost town staying in the Candelilla house thru the http://www.bigbendholidayhotel.com/roadtorockhouse.html for a few days. Our first full day consisted of ... Read more!
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