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Where to Stay in Sonoma. The Best Bed & Breakfasts and Inn’s

Donde hospedarse en Sonoma

By Elsie Méndez For one reason or another, the majority of the time we end up staying at chain hotels and sometimes Boutique Hotels. For this trip to Sonoma we decided to stay at one of those small and exquisite properties known as Inn’s and Bed and Breakfasts. We found some options that offer one-of-a-kind travel experiences in a romantic destination …

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Pomuch Cemetery in Campeche. Death Seen in a Different Way

Cementerio de Pomuch en Campeche

“Passing through the arch of the entrance to the cemetery, one can not only see, but also feel the difference upon entering. The Pomuch Cemetery in Campeche, is a very special cemetery where death is seen differently than in most of the world. It is not seen in the terrifying way that many European cultures see it, nor the sarcastic …

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Las Vegas: The Paradise of Chefs and Gourmands

By: Elsie Méndez @sabormexico Until a few years ago, Las Vegas had always been synonymous in my mind with games and shows. But for 10 years now, gastronomy and haute cuisine have become part of the activities that the so-called “City of Sin” offers its visitors. A collection of Chefs and Cooks from the most exquisite and sophisticated kitchens have …

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Hotel Garza Blanca: A Life Lesson of Service

By: Carlos Dragonné @sabormexico To reignite the importance of a tourist destination is not an easy task for anyone. It has to be an effort between service providers, the government, private initiatives and, of course, the tourists who commit their days of rest to a place that may surprise them or, in the worst case, disappoint. However, there are places …

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The Broadmoor. When the Doors of a Dream Open.

Por: Carlos Dragonné The internet has taken the surprise out of many things. For example, fans of roller coasters release countless videos of first-hand experience on the rides before many have a chance to experience it; movie-goers around the world devour any number of spoilers for films they have been waiting to go see; lovers of gastronomy discover the secrets …

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The Broadmoor. The Flavors of 99 Years of Greatness.

By: Carlos Dragonné It is sunrise in Colorado Springs and the sun barely illuminates the manmade lake that divides the towers of the hotel. The mist has given way to the rays that remind us that there are many things to do and that, before anything else, what is needed is breakfast. Just one night ago they took us on …

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San Cristobal de las Casas: Rediscovering Corners

By: Carlos Dragonne @carlosdragonne One of the great advantages of traveling in Mexico to discover new places and revisit past destinations is the range of opportunity to share a table, a glass of wine or a whole day with people we meet along the way. Even better are those times spent with old acquaintances who continue to surprise us. This …

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Rediscovering San Cristobal at Hotel Bö

By: Carlos Dragonné More than 15 years had passed since I last visited San Cristobal de las Casas. The last time I went I was a little disconnected from my immediate surroundings as I walked through its streets and corners. I tried to capture all the essence that it offered me while I imagined and made notes in a notebook …

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The Origin and Traditions of Mexicaneros

By: Cristina Barros y Manuel Buenrostro One of the 62 original cultures of Mexico is that of the Mexicaneros; they live in the region where Jalisco, Nayarit, Durango and Zacatecas meet; the largest settlement is in the Duranguense municipality of Mezquital. Their mother tongue is Mexicanero, of the Nahuatl family; They also speak Spanish. The conditions of the terrain are …

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The Bajío: The Cooks and Vineyards in the Heart of Mexico Part 5

By: Elsie Mendez @sabormexico As closure to this culinary and gastronomic tour in Mexico we had two surprises prepared: The first, a cooking demonstration class with Chef Monica Solis, and finally, a farewell dinner that Camino Real prepared for us in a very special way. Monica Solis is a friend, talented businesswoman, and a great lover of Mexico and its …

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