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Snorkeling with whale sharks near La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Flickr/Julie Edgley

Swimming with Whale Sharks in the Sea of Cortez

The seaside Mexican town of La Paz is the perfect base for an ocean of adventure in the Sea of Cortez. In part one of our series on "Whale Sharks, Sea Lions and Gray Whales: Adventures in La Paz", we head out to sea to swim with whale sharks, the largest fish in the sea.
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5 Countries with the Best Healthcare in the World

Looking for the best healthcare in the world? It may just be a beach vacation away.
Hiking volcano in Guatemala

Hiking Volcanoes in Guatemala

Want to go hiking in Guatemala? Here’s what you need to know about hiking the country’s commanding volcanoes.
Coffee estate in Costa Rica

Costa Rica in a Cup: The Doka Coffee Estate

Get a taste of Costa Rican coffee and learn about the process on the lush slopes of the Poas Volcano in Alajuela.
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Land of Adventure: 5 Questions for Costa Rica

Have questions about travel to Costa Rica? Local experts provide their insight on Costa Rica travel.

Diving Deep in the Yucatan

Diving in Mexico's underwater caves (cenotes) is an otherworldly experience.
Fireworks at night. Photo by Fyllis Hockman

Puerto Vallarta: Magic on the Malecón

A traveler discovers the unexpected magic of the Malecón, a 12-block esplanade in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Los Tuxtlas, flickr by Bit Jager

Los Tuxtlas: Mysterious Mexico

Home to 60 percent of Mexico’s birds and wild landscape that changes from sierra to swamps and rivers, Lox Tuxtlas is perfect for adventure.
Mineral de Pozos. Photo by Flickr/Alejandro Correa

Back to the Future in Mineral de Pozos, Mexico

Mineral de Pozos is being touted as the upcoming escape for artists and writers, and a renaissance is unfolding in building restoration.
The view from my room at the Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos.

Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos: New All-Inclusive a Winner in Mexico

This resort's golden beaches, redesigned property and all-inclusive concept add up to a fantastic experience in Los Cabos, Mexico.
Relaxing on the beach at the Playa Gran Caribe in Cancun, Mexico. Photo courtesy Gran Caribe

Cancun and Playa del Carmen: What’s New at Mexico’s Top Destinations

These two Mexican destinations have long been a favorite for beach lovers. Here's how they are changing -- and where to stay while you're there.
Stay in a treehouse in costa rica

Three Nights in a Tree: Finca Bellavista, Costa Rica

We had always dreamed of staying in a tree house. Here's how it went when we stayed at Finca Bellavista in the rainforest of Costa Rica.
Art markets are a great way to spend a day in Mexico.

Mexico City’s Oldest Traditional Art Market

Pablo Neruda said it best, “Mexico is in its markets." The Tianguis Artesanal Tenanitla Market is the oldest traditional art market in Mexico City.
Snorkeling with whale sharks near Cancun.

Swimming with Whale Sharks: Cancun’s Gentle Giants

From May through September, whale sharks frequent the waters near Cancun. Here's how you can experience them up close.

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