Category Archive for "Danger Statistics"

Travel Blogger Lays Out Facts Regarding Safety in Mexico

Terry Denton has his own blog, “Travel by Terry,” in which he often defends Mexico from the slew of biased and sometimes inaccurate media attention. Here he offers some insight into the problem of negative press on Mexico with some…

Reasons Why Mexico Is Still a Safe Bet

News headlines continue to report that drug-related violence in Mexico has caused people to worry too much about safety and their protection in Mexico. To offer another view, the authors of the “Mexperience Blog” have listed six factors that attest…

Mexico: Statistics on Safety/Violence Show the Real Story

In a recent article, “Washington Post” author Andrea Sachs lamented Mexico’s safety as compared to the rest of the world. “There’s a big gap between perception and reality,” said Margot Lee Shetterly, a Hampton, Virginia native who relocated to Mexico…

American’s Knowledge Faulty When It Comes to Mexico

The middle class is booming in Mexico. However, it seems that all we hear about in the U.S. is the drug war violence over the border. Shannon O’Neil is a senior fellow at the Council on International Relations, and in…

Travel in Mexico: Reality vs. Hype

In the article “Reality vs. Sensationalist Media Hype,” Cathy Brown, a mom, travel writer and avid vacationist, expresses frustration at the constant warnings from her friends and family due to their unfounded opinions on travel safety in Mexico. Standing firm that…

Tourism in Mexico

Travel in Mexico May Be Safer Than in the U.S.

Last year, Lonely Planet’s U.S. Travel Editor Robert Reid discussed tourist safety in Mexico. Of most notable value, Reid pointed out that although tourism in Mexico could be made safer, tourism in the United States isn’t much better. In Reid’s position, he’s oftentimes asked about whether it is safe to travel to Mexico….