Tag Archives: Mexico

chapultepec castle – a house museum in mexico


Last week I took you on a tour of Miramare, the Italian house museum built by Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian of Austria. Today we continue with Maximilian and Charlotte (or Carlota in Spanish), and travel over 6,000 miles to Chapultepec Castle in … Continue reading

México: perched on the hills overlooking a wine valley is a small hotel with pocket-sized rooms (4/5)

Hotel Endémico, no more than 2 hours south from San Diego, is a tiny modern design hotel in Mexico Baja California’s wine region.  It’s a diminutive 20-cabin retreat (each 240 sq. feet | 22.3 sq. meters) that offers the warmth … Continue reading

the underwater art-world of Jason de Caires Taylor

 Cancún, México   This past New Year, I had the good fortune to dive around the waters of Isla Mujeres and Punta Nizuc off Cancún in México in search of the legendary lost city of Atlantis. Truth be told, what … Continue reading

winter living series – beach getaways – careyes

This is the 3rd installment of the weeklong series on winter beach gateways and today’s is certainly one of my faves anywhere … the exclusive and rather reclusive Costa Careyes in Mexico’s Pacific coast. Gian Franco Brignone, founder of the … Continue reading

summer living series – fabulous pools – Mexico

Nestled amongst lush vegetation of palm and jacaranda tress, bougainvilleas, and birds-of-paradise is this magnificent private swimming pool in the colonial city of Guadalajara, Mexico.  The far ends of the pool are fountains that infuse crystalline H20 into the larger … Continue reading