Introducing FITA 2010

Last week, I explored Mexico City’s newest annual travel event, the International Tourism Fair of the Americas, or FITA (or Feria Internacional de Turismo de las Américas in Spanish). Basically, there are several hundred booths filled with travel trade pros,...

The Sunday Check In, 9/26

I have just returned from several days away in Mexico City. No, there was nothing to be worried about and the trip included strolls after dark around the historic Zócalo area in the heart of downtown. However, much of my time was spent in the financial district at...

Mexico City’s Dance (video)

The museum was nice and contained many artifacts of ancient Mexico City. The history is fascinating. However, the present is even more amazing. The show started as I left the museum and walked out into the dusk of downtown Mexico City and into one of the world largest...

Thanks from TWL for Making Us Top 10

Passport? Check. Toiletries in clear three ounce bottles in a clear three ounce purse? Check. Cameras, video, chords, computer, pens, little notebook, book, sleep shades, energy bars, Dramamine, Pepto? Check. I was in the middle of my final packing for Mexico last...

Inspirational Books to Live By, 5-1

As the saying goes, “All good things must come to an end.” For me, it has been a fun and surprising process of really sorting through books to find the ones that have inspired me to write more, more often and, hopefully, better. These last five were not a...

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