Posts Tagged "Mexico"

Traveling Through Mexico: Some Cinco de Mayo Tips

Mexico’s Cinco de Mayo may be a well known holiday in the U.S., but contrary to belief, it’s not Mexico’s Independence Day, (which is actually on September 16). Cinco de Mayo, or Fifth of May, actually commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over…

Street Smarts Trump Danger: Visiting Mexico

When I was a little kid, one of the most pressing rules I remember was to look both ways before crossing the street. (I still use that one :p). This lesson in street smarts was sort of a preparatory intro…

Safe Travel Tips in Mexico: Missing Canadian Goes From Missing to Found

Is Mexico safe? Our worst vacation fear is that someone gets hurt or lost on a trip in a foreign country and traveling to Mexico is no exception. The pre-travel jitters that can include thoughts that can be as varied…

Mexico: Safer than U.S Cities

While some 150,000 Americans enjoy safe visits to Mexico daily, the media continues to sensationalize violent stories from the country. But Mexico is in fact safer than a number of major U.S. cities. Ask any traveler and they’ll tell you…

Mexico: As Safe as Any Other Popular Tourist Spot

  While Mexico remains one of the greatest travel destinations, it’s often earmarked as a country full of violent crimes. But that’s not really the full picture. Sure, there is violence from time to time in isolated areas, such as…

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…

Famed Composer Michael Nyman Feels Safer in Mexico than in London

Stephen Adams, writer for the UK’s “Telegraph,” reports that Michael Nyman, famed composer of the musical score for the 1993 film The Piano, has decided to move to Mexico City, saying he feels safer there than in London. Apparently, Nyman…

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…