Posts Tagged ‘Los Cabos’

Local Ecological Ground Transportation Helps Keep Travel Clean in Los Cabos, Mexico

  • Ethan Gelber
  • 19 January 2012

In Los Cabos, Mexico, there is a solid assortment of ground transfer services. However, there’s only one eco-friendly one. In the midst of the natural exuberance of Los Cabos, only the Green Path Transfers local partner provides a ground transportation service that is committed to going green.


Mexican Cuisine: An Intangible Cultural Heritage Recognised by UNESCO

  • Karem Matamoros
  • 15 November 2011

Who has never tried enchiladas, guacamole or tacos? Very few people. Fittingly, Mexican cuisine was in 2010 listed by UNESCO for its Cultural Intangible Heritage, gaining Mexico recognition for its traditional dishes that retain the names, ingredients and cooking practices dating back to the pre-hispanic era and incorporate influences and contributions from other cultures.


Seven Surprising World Beers: A Tribute to Oktoberfest

  • Kamran Marwah
  • 24 October 2011

Beer is the ultimate social drink and there’s no better time to enjoy it than in October, a month during which, all over the world, the old, the young, the fat, the slim, the good, the bad and the ugly all come together for ‘Oktoberfest’-inspired beer-appreciation marathons. In a tribute to Oktoberfest, The Travel Word brings you a selection of seven surprising brews from different parts of the world.


Celebrating Renewal: Out with Old Year, In with the New

  • Ethan Gelber
  • 16 December 2010

Over the past two weeks, in honour of the end-of-year holidays, we’ve shared some of the fourth-quarter stirrings from a few places around the world. Sikh pilgrimages, Orthodox Christmas, Eid in the Maldives and more. We’ve offered our top five picks of places where you can tap into a mystical vibe if you’re not already adept at just finding the spiritual experience in all travel. Even after all that, we still had a few items on our list that we wanted to share.


Local Food: A Culinary World Tour

  • WHL Group
  • 18 October 2010

When it comes to life’s simple pleasures, food definitely ranks near (if not at) the top of the list for most people. It’s probably fair to say that the way to a whole nation’s heart is through its stomach, so finding out what makes a country tick is often as simple as checking out what dishes regularly make it onto the dinner table. Thanks to the efforts of our local partners around the globe, we’ve assembled an extensive selection of typical local appetisers, soups and stews, main dishes, vegetarian dishes, desserts, drinks and snacks and street foods.


Epicureans Rejoice! A Celebration of Food and Drink Festivals from Around the World

  • Natasha Robinson
  • 16 October 2010

Great sources of national pride, a country’s cuisine and local produce are as much a cause for celebration as its culture and history. Not a month goes by without an homage to food and drink somewhere in the world, so check out our selection of events encouraging you to kick up your heels, eat, drink and be merry.


Mexico Celebrates 2010, the Bicentennial of Its Independence and Centennial of Its Revolution

  • Michelle Rodrigues
  • 15 September 2010

In Mexico, 200 years ago, leaders in their communities started an uproar for independence from Spanish rule that would last more than 10 years. Almost 100 years later, revolutionaries would go on to defy the social and economic unrest for which the then-President Porfirio Díaz was held accountable. Now in 2010, all of Mexico will celebrate the bicentennial of the independence of the country and the centennial of the revolution that led to social and political freedom.


Experience Speaks from the Heart of Los Cabos, Mexico

  • WHL Group
  • 24 June 2010

Every month, we delve into the travel experiences of people in the extended WHL Group network. This month we talk to Norma Gazga, who works as Customer Service Manager for Gray Line Los Cabos, the whl.travel local connection based in Los Cabos, Mexico.


Photo of the Week: A Wandering Hermit Crab, Los Cabos, Mexico

  • Jacqueline Baleon (photo), Karem Matamoros (text)
  • 6 June 2010

Los Cabos, Mexico, is blessed with an enormous biodiversity, which has earned it several labels, such as The Desert of Eden. This picture was taken on Bahia de Los Sueños (Dream’s Bay), a beach located directly southwest of the city of La Paz in Baja California Sur and known for its solitude, marine wildlife, crystalline waters and white sand.


The Cactus Sanctuary of Baja California Sur, Mexico

  • Jacqueline Baleon
  • 13 March 2010

Located in the Ejido (communal land) of El Rosario, only 45 minutes to the south of La Paz (the capital of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur), is the lonely Cactus Sanctuary (Santuario de los Cactus), in which 50 hectares of parkland have been divided into 50 distinct areas to preserve cacti and endemic…

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