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costumed revellers at dia del diablo

Dancing with the devil on Guatemala’s Dia del Diablo

While most North Americans spend December 7th shopping for Christmas gifts at the local mall, Guatemalans douse enormous effigies with gasoline and light them on fire…

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Hot Rum and Bourbon Toddy

Recipe: Hot Rum and Bourbon Toddy

Warm up with this easy hot rum toddy featuring Zacapa rum from Guatemala, nutmeg from Grenada and honey bourbon from Kentucky.

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Underwater Underwater photo in Turks and Caicos taken with Fujifilm XP70

Review: Fujifilm XP70 waterproof camera in Turks & Caicos

A review of the Fujifilm FinePix XP70 waterproof camera with images taken by a 9-year old photographer

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Recipe: Hot Rum and Bourbon Toddy

Warm up with this easy hot rum toddy featuring Zacapa rum from Guatemala, nutmeg from Grenada and honey bourbon from Kentucky.

Dancing with the devil on Guatemala’s Dia del Diablo

While most North Americans spend December 7th shopping for Christmas gifts at the local mall, Guatemalans douse enormous effigies with gasoline and light them on fire…

Chowing down on huauzontle at Jardin de Rafaela

A review of el Jardin de Rafaela restaurant with a meal featuring the unusual and rare vegetable huauzontle in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico

Escape to Gecko Rock Resort, in Mexico’s sea turtle country

Walking in the footsteps of giant sea turtles near Gecko Rock Resort, in Santa Elena, Oaxaca, Mexico

Celebrating Day of the Dead in Puerto Escondido

Details on Gina’s Day of the Dead tour on November 2, 2014 in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico

Unforgettable faces of Mexico’s Day of the Dead

A photo essay of Patzcuaro and Morelia, in the state of Michoacan, where Day of the Dead traditions are still very much alive.

It’s easy to fall in love with One Love Restaurant

A magical merger of style, charm and taste — a review of One Love Restaurant in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico

Healthy prickly pear + chia salad dressing recipe

A healthy, easy and delicious recipe for prickly pear cactus (tuna) and chia seed vinaigrette salad dressing

Review: Fujifilm XP70 waterproof camera in Turks & Caicos

A review of the Fujifilm FinePix XP70 waterproof camera with images taken by a 9-year old photographer

Grand Prix: a hotel deal near Mexico City Airport

A review with travel tips about The Grand Prix Hotel, a budget hotel near Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX) in Mexico City.