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Learning Spanish, living with a family in San Miguel, Mexico

Learning Spanish, living with a family in San Miguel, Mexico

A mother worries about safety living in Mexico with her young daughters. “Are you scared, Mommy?” whispered my seven-year-old daughter in the back seat of the battered Mexican taxi. The driver accelerated, swerving into the left lane to pass a farm truck full of cows. The pale hazy sun slipped behind the mountains. Night was […]

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Girlfriend Getaways – The Best and The Worst

Girlfriend Getaways – The Best and The Worst

  We find ourselves laughing more than we have laughed in years. We experience a camaraderie that’s sometimes missing from their daily lives. We  talk, eat or drink too much and  return to our  their day-to-day lives with more strength, self-confidence and self-worth. I’ve written two books on this subject and through my own experiences […]

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The Other Mexico

The Other Mexico

Our friend Phyllis Stoller files this report: One of the best travel deals this summer is the “Other Mexico”: Not the one in exaggerated headlines, nor the one with huge hotels on hot beaches, but the Mexico of colonial villages.  Americans tend not to know that the charming towns of Taxco, Cuernavaca and Ixtapan de […]

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Where Is the Riviera Maya–and Why Go?

Where Is the Riviera Maya–and Why Go?

For pure alabaster white sand, turquoise-blue water, and a seamless vacation of R&R, you should know about the Riviera Maya; a strip of coastline stretching south from  Cancun, on the Gulf Coast of Mexico, to the Mayan ruins of Tulum.  And, due to the large number of all-inclusive hotels, there are fabulous deals for serious […]

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Spring Break Beach Trip in the Planning. Mexico?

Spring Break Beach Trip in the Planning. Mexico?

Lousy winter weather and a pent up demand for a vacation in the sun are my reasons for heading south to Mexico. The top international destination for Spring Break is Cancun, along the gulf of Mexico and that’s where I’m going next week. Actually I’m going to an area an hour south of Cancun called […]

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