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Vacationing on a Budget? Seek Out Southern New Mexico

Whether it's hiking in Dripping Springs, relaxing in hot springs or sledding sand dunes, there's something for everyone near Mesilla.

12/21/2016 By Kyndall Krist

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10 Places to Recreate Your Favorite Rock 'n' Roll Album Covers

From the Giant's Causeway to Death Valley, our list of the spots every classic rock fan should seek out.

12/20/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

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5 Reasons to Take that Trip to Tucson

It's not always easy to get there from Houston, but The Old Pueblo is worth the flight.

12/06/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

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Mole y Más: Tasting History in Oaxaca City

Plus: the 5 best things we ate in Oaxaca

11/21/2016 By Alice Levitt

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Taking on the Gulf of California in Cabo San Lucas

The nightlife here is legendary, but Cabo’s endless athletic options are often overlooked.

11/21/2016 By Adam Doster

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A Little Rain Won’t Stop the Party in Puerto Vallarta

If the weather’s keeping you off the beach, there’s plenty more to do in Puerto Vallarta.

11/21/2016 By Gwendolyn Zepeda

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7 Reasons to Visit Still-Sleepy Tulum Right Now

Everything you’d want out of a Yucatan vacation—minus the tourists.

11/21/2016 By Marianella Orlando

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Querétaro: A Modern City with a Well-Preserved Colonial Past

Chances are, this Mexican metropolis isn’t on your bucket list—but it should be.

11/21/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

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Mexico City, the World’s Fifth-Largest Metropolis, Feels Like Home

In the Condesa district, a city with 20 million people suddenly doesn’t loom so large.

11/21/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

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Our Top Tips for Getting Around Europe by Car

Forget the planes and trains; automobiles can make the most of your continental vacation.

11/15/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

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How to Knock Out Florence in One Day

These 7 favorite spots are the high points to hit on a one-day tour of the Renaissance city.

11/08/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

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Seeking the Soul of Houston in Saigon

A journey to Vietnam reveals a fuller understanding of Houston’s relationship with the Southeast Asian country

10/24/2016 By Claudia Kolker

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In Bangkok, a Final Round of Muay Thai Fights Await

If you fight Muay Thai, you want to end up in Bangkok.

10/20/2016 By Max Burkhalter

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The 5 Most Frightening Ghost Tours in the South

These scary spots give Southern Gothic a whole new meaning.

10/19/2016 By Alex Meyer

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It's Not a Trip to Thailand Without a Trip to the Markets

Pausing to reflect on the bounty and beauty of Thai markets.

10/04/2016 By Max Burkhalter

Essay

In Isaan, Following in the Footsteps of a Legendary Fighter

A journey to discover the roots of Muay Thai takes a Houston-based photographer halfway across the world.

09/27/2016 By Max Burkhalter

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The Floating Islands of Titicaca

Why visit a freezing cold lake at the top of the Andes? Because you've never seen islands like these.

09/21/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Essay

In Thailand, Getting Up Close and Personal with Muay Thai

A journey to discover the roots of an ancient combat sport takes one photographer halfway across the world.

09/20/2016 By Max Burkhalter

Open Road

Houstonasia: Traveling Abroad with Your Texas Mom

Once upon a time there was a son who dreamed of taking a trip to Asia with his mother, who did not want to go.

09/19/2016 By Scott Vogel

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How to Do Rome with the Kids in Tow

The Eternal City can also be one of the most family-friendly European destinations, if you know where to go.

09/12/2016 By Teresa Rodriguez