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    • 1 day in Guadalajara - Itinerary

      Guadalajara Yesterday

      I know it's ridiculous, but I have one whole day to spend here.
      Any recommendations with hopping route from centro to centro?
      I am only a sightseeing tourist. Thanks

    • Place to stay in Central Guadalajara

      Guadalajara Nov 27, 2016 at 5:21 AM

      Is Calle Gigantes 287, San Juan de Dios a convenient place to stay and see the city's attractions?
      Can you recommend others please?

    • Immigration office

      Algodones Nov 17, 2016 at 7:54 PM

      Is there a Mx Immigration Office and Bank to obtain a FMM ( tourist card) in Algodones? Where is it located. If none there, where is the closest town to obtain one?

    • All Inclusive Hotel in Cancun or Playa

      Cancún Nov 19, 2016 at 5:51 PM

      I'm traveling to Cancun in early January and staying the first few days at an studio I rented out on AirBnb. I plan to book a all-inclusive hotel at some point during my trip for about 3 day stay. Is it possible to book a decent all-inclusive hotel on the spot? If so, any recommendation on a hotel for a single male in his 20's?

    • Anyone else traveling Dec 13 - 20?

      Cabo San Lucas Nov 18, 2016 at 11:35 AM

      I am a single female 36 years old with no children and my bday just happens to fall a week before Christmas. I'm used to my friends and fam not able to travel right before or after Christmas so I end up traveling alone at this time of year.

      I'll be in Cabo at the Pueblo Bonito resort all week 12/13 - 12/20 and would love to know that I can meet someone (preferably another female or group) for some meals and activities.

    • Visa Question

      Nuevo Laredo Nov 4, 2016 at 7:48 PM

      Once walking over the Laredo border. Taking a bus to Monterey for some sites. Can I just get a visa at the airport in Monterey Mexico book a flight there on the spot and fly out? Ill have my U.S. Passport.

    • TraficTours

      Cancún Dec 2, 2016 at 11:46 AM

      Has anyone had any experience using TraficTours for airport transportation in Cancun? They are included in my Delta Vacations package and I can't seem to find any information on them.

    • Culture/food/beach

      Mexico Nov 6, 2016 at 4:36 AM

      We are two Brits in our late 50s(boy and girl) looking to spend a week next September somewhere in Mexico conducive to a great blend of beach, town, food and heritage - so not fussy at all. We will have a car.
      All suggestions and advice will be greatly appreciated!

    • daytrip tours

      Mexico City Dec 1, 2016 at 4:02 PM

      I am looking for day tours from mexico city to cities like Taxco Pueblo cuernavaca
      any recommendations? I usually use Viatours in my other trips to Europe.

    • Hotels and Area

      Puerto Vallarta Nov 23, 2016 at 3:08 PM

      What is the best area for an active, 50-year old hetero couple to stay in for our first trip to PV? We want something ON the beach preferably. Someplace nice, but not more than $200/night. Going in early May. We like to party, relax, swim, adventure, people watch, eat good food, and walk to destinations wherever possible. Thanks!

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      Weekend Getaway in PV

      Puerto Vallarta Nov 7, 2016 at 11:50 AM

      Hi VTers! My husband and I are going on a quick weekend trip to PV this weekend. I'm usually so ahead in my planning, but haven't had time to do a single thing yet. I had a few questions I was hoping you might be able to help with.

      1. What is the best way to get from the airport to the hotel? I have contacted the hotel to see if they can arrange transportation and am waiting to hear back from them. Is taking a taxi safe? I saw this tip from 2012 and was wondering if it was still valid. Taxi FROM the Airport: Taxis Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Tip - VirtualTourist Was also wondering if we should just go ahead and hire our own car.

      2. Is there a good place to exchange money? Or should we do it in the states before we leave?

      3. If there was 1 activity you could recommend we don't miss, what would it be?

      4. If there was 1 restaurant you recommend we don's miss, what would it be?

      Again, our trip is short, we arrive on Friday afternoon and leave Monday afternoon so we will probably just be relaxing most of the time. We haven't had a real vacation without our child in 5 years!

      We like the beach, we like to snorkel, we like to learn about the local culture, listen to live music, and love to eat Mexican food! Thank you for any suggestions!

    • taxis in mexico city

      Mexico City Nov 28, 2016 at 4:20 PM

      does Uber work in mexico city?

      also, is there a map of all the sito taxi stands? I don't speak spanish so would have a hard time calling for a taxi.

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      Cancun airport departure tax

      Mexico Nov 21, 2016 at 1:18 PM

      Hi, we are travelling to Mexico on 10Dec2016 with British Airways and have read conflicting reviews on whether or not we will need to pay a local departure tax of around 900 pesos. Some reviews have said it will be included on our ticket whereas others have said we have to pay it when leaving Mexico. Does anyone know the truth about this? Even the official Cancun website doesn't mention it! If we do have to pay it locally do they definitely accept sterling?


      Nuevo Laredo Nov 14, 2016 at 7:44 AM

      We are Americans thinking of driving to San Miguel de Allende entering through Reynosa or Laredo.
      My reading of travelers warnings has me TERRIFIED. Are we insane to attempt doing this right now?
      We would be sticking to major highways & have been told to only drive in the day light but we do not currently speak fluent Spanish. ADVICE PLEASE!!!

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      Coliseum Inn reviews

      Pátzcuaro Aug 13, 2016 at 6:48 PM

      Hola todas,
      My friends and have booked 4 nights in Colibri Inn in Patzcouro, Mexico for the Day of the Dead. We have seen terrible reviews on Trip Advisor recently but have been assured by the Manager that all is fine. Has anyone stayed here or know anything about this accommodation?
      Previous reviews on had been glowing but have since disappeared and only one good review is on there and two really bad ones remain. Not sure how or why the good ones have disappeared?
      If anyone has any information that would be most appreciated.
      Muchas gracias
      Tricia 

      1 Answer Aug 14, 2016 at 1:42 AM
    • From Mexico city to Morelia by bus in the night

      Morelia Feb 11, 2014 at 3:39 AM

      I need to go to Morelia. My flight will be around 19 p.m. in Mexico city so which is the best bus station to take a bus to Morelia, which one is the closest to the airport, and do you think that is safety to travel solo girl in the night to Morelia because I will be there around 1-2 a.m. Somebody needs to pick me up from the bus station in Morelia but if something happen, I want to know is it approximately safe place in the night? Thank you in advance!

    • Bus travel safety between Puerto Vallarta and Morelia

      Morelia Jan 26, 2014 at 6:46 AM

      We are planning to go see the butterflies in early February by bus. We keep hearing from various sources that there have been some recent cartel instances that make our travel route unsafe. Is this true? Should we cancel our trip rather than risk our safety?

      2 Answers Jan 26, 2014 at 2:29 PM
    • Need warm clothes

      Morelia Jan 4, 2014 at 2:44 PM

      I just arrived from Canada with too many summer clothes. Are there consignment stores where I could load up on warmer clothes?? I'm not wanting to spend a lot, as I have plenty of warm clothes in my closet at home... jane

      2 Answers Jan 10, 2014 at 6:19 PM
    • Cemetery in Zinapecuaro, Mich.

      Zinapécuaro Nov 12, 2013 at 2:48 AM

      Whom might I speak with to locate a grave in a cemetery in Zinapecuaro?
      My friend was interred there in late August of 2012.

    • Weather in August

      Las Estacas Jul 7, 2013 at 7:32 PM

      How is the weather in Las Estacas in August?

      1 Answer Jul 8, 2013 at 12:47 AM
    • Bus transportation to Patzcuaro

      Morelia Jun 7, 2013 at 1:02 AM

      Is the bus terminal near the airport-like walking distance or will I need to take taxi from airport to terminal. I know I want to take the bus to Patzcuaro

      2 Answers Jun 8, 2013 at 11:55 AM
    • Info on Bucerias Mexico

      Bucerías Dec 30, 2012 at 12:34 PM

      Hi, I'm planning a vacation with my 2 daughters, late teens.
      We've been to Playa del Carmen a couple of times, GREAT place, but want to try somewhere different.
      Can anyone tell me about Bucerias Mexico ???
      The good & the bad.
      A good place to stay, close to a nice beach, for a week.
      Do you need to be careful of stingrays near the beach ???
      Good places to eat
      We don't drink, so we don't need an all inclusive
      We love to snorkle & the girls love to lay on the beach
      I've heard it's very nice & relaxed.
      I know the ocean isn't as nice as the Carribean side & that's OK.

      1 Answer Jan 1, 2013 at 11:54 AM
    • Moving to Mexico

      Morelia Sep 18, 2011 at 2:24 PM

      I moved from Mexico to Ecuador about 9 months ago. While Ecuador is nice, it doesn't compare to Mexico for a multitude of reasons. I lived in Ajijic in the Lake Chapala area and don't want to return to that area - not that I didn't love it but I'm looking for a little more of an adventure and a place that doesn't have a high cost of living because so many gringos live there. That being said, what I've read about Morelia sounds very interesting. Would someone be willing to write about rental homes, apartments, what it's like living there, etc.

      I do have a little concern about moving to a city where there are few gringos - I don't want to be too lonely. I am learning Spanish but I'm a long way from fluent and I would continue lessons in Morelia. Are there places where gringos gather to get to know one another?

      Thank you so much for any info you are willing to offer.


      4 Answers Oct 19, 2011 at 5:10 PM
    • zinapecuaro michoacan

      Zinapécuaro Aug 22, 2011 at 9:31 AM

      I need the Phone # of the hotel in atzimba swimin pool and restaurant

      1 Answer Aug 22, 2011 at 10:52 AM
    • Benito Juarez Zoo Park elephants

      Morelia Jul 2, 2011 at 1:07 AM

      I have just become aware that one of the zoo elephants may in fact be Jobie, the baby that I took care of at the Los Angeles Zoo 45 years ago. How do I find out about her temperament, her health, and possibly visiting to see if she remembers me? Is there any information I can provide to her current caretakers about her very early care?

      1 Answer Jul 2, 2011 at 1:34 AM
    • hotels with fireplaces/room rates/how do you make hotel reservations

      Angangueo Sep 14, 2010 at 9:03 AM

      What hotels have fireplaces/room rates and how does one make a hotel reservation? I stayed in Angangueo several years ago and the hotel had two or three floors, modest rooms but we had a fireplace with wood available...but I cannot remember the name of the hotel. It was a great place to stay.

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      planning time to visit colonial cities around Guanajuato

      Morelia Aug 24, 2010 at 10:09 AM


      I am planning a trip where I will stay in a hostel in Guanajuato and will have 9 days of visiting time. Since I am making Guanajuato my home base, I would like to visit other cities near by as day trips.

      I know nothing about these places, but realize, at least that some are smaller than others and of course,and perhaps several could be visited in one day, while others would take several days.

      Nonetheless, I am on a limited budget and so must return to Guanajuato to sleep. Also, I do not have a car, so would likely take a bus.

      With that in mind, What are your recommendations? My thought was the following: Guadalajara ( I know, more than one day, but possibly city center highlights?), Queretaro, Morelia/ Patzuaro, Zacatecas. San Luis Potosi, Aquaclaientes,San Miguel de Allende. I have read that Dolores Hidalgo is very important historically, but architecturally, not of that much interest, but I am not sure.

      I assume I will spend 3 days or so seeing Guanajuato as well and can, of course see it in small chunks of time each day as well. I have a lot of energy and don't mind long days, but am I just crazy to try to see all of this in my short time?

      I really appreciate your help.

      Thank you for any suggestions.

    • language schools in Morelia in April

      Estado de Michoacán de Ocampo Feb 27, 2010 at 9:38 AM

      Does anyone have experience with language schools in Morelia? I'm looking for an immersion program for intermediate students. I'll be there in April for three week. Thanks

      1 Answer Feb 28, 2010 at 3:18 AM
    • tourist for morelia mexico

      Morelia Mar 1, 2009 at 8:26 PM

      I wish to see the monarch butterflies where they winter and to visit the MOrelia this month. I want to get advise about foreigner tourist safety conditions to the forest where the butterflies are and also about morelia and patzcuaro. Would it be better to visit next year? thank you for any advise.

      1 Answer Mar 6, 2009 at 8:11 AM
    • cabañas para renta

      Angangueo Dec 16, 2008 at 9:07 AM

      costo y reservacion

      1 Answer Jan 12, 2009 at 6:18 PM
    • Alguien me puede ayudar desde Santiago Tangamandapio?

      Santiago Tangamandapio Sep 18, 2008 at 8:50 PM

      Conoci a un chico de Santiago Tangamandapio y quisiera saber si alguien pudiera darme el telefono de alguna caseta telefonica a donde podria llamar, me dijo que es la caseta del pueblo, si alguien me podria ayudar con la informacion se lo agradeceria muchisimo...gracias


      Morelia Sep 25, 2007 at 2:34 PM


    • visitante

      Morelia Sep 25, 2007 at 2:28 PM


      2 Answers Sep 25, 2007 at 3:38 PM
    • Safety & Security

      Morelia Jul 6, 2007 at 10:38 AM

      Can anyone tell me how safte the town is? Also, are residents helpful to non-spanish speakers? What are some cultural dos and don't I should be aware of?

      3 Answers Oct 3, 2007 at 9:35 AM
    • Butterflies and water

      Angangueo Jan 28, 2007 at 3:35 PM

      I am writing an article about the monarchs - and am curious about the availability of water for the butterflies to drink. What is the name of any rivers, ponds or lakes that provide water for the butterflies? It is my understanding that the butterflies are most active in the cool early morning hours - do their wings really make a musical tone when they in large groups to drink water in the morning?

      Any answers appreciated with thanks and blessings. William (email:
      My VT email is:

    • weather

      Morelia Feb 26, 2006 at 8:19 PM

      hello,I will be doing an exchange to morelia from sep-dec and I am wondering what the weather will be like?...and im really concerned about the size of morelia, how does it feel?..

      4 Answers Oct 3, 2007 at 9:37 AM
    • Looking for excellent restaurant for group lunch

      Angangueo Jan 29, 2006 at 3:33 PM

      I would be very grateful for anyone's expert recommendation for a clean and pleasant restaurant in Angangueo to recommend to a group of Americans for lunch. It doesn't have to be luxurious - the group is just passing through, but it needs to be clean (by American standards) and optimally serve Mexican cuisine.
      Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

      1 Answer Jan 30, 2006 at 5:41 PM
    • Monarchs watching in march?

      Angangueo Jan 22, 2006 at 1:10 AM

      Is march too late to watch the monarchs? Some say they are leaving beginning of march, some say end of march...Could anybody tell me if it really worth to go there middle of the month? We will have a car, is there anything else around to visit? We have only 4 days to spend in the area...Business travel break... Thanks and happy new year to all!!!

      2 Answers Jan 23, 2006 at 11:46 AM
    • Christmas in Morelia

      Morelia Nov 13, 2005 at 3:55 PM

      Any recommendations for a special Christmas dinner in Morelia on Christmas or Christmas Eve. I'll be staying in Patzcuaro, but can drive there if necessary.
      Thank you.

      1 Answer Nov 17, 2005 at 1:25 PM
    • Christmas in Patzcuaro

      Pátzcuaro Nov 13, 2005 at 3:48 PM

      Any suggestions for Christmas (or Christmas Eve) dinner in Patzcuaro? Someplace festive would be lovely.

    • Day of the Dead in Patzcuaro, Mexico

      Pátzcuaro Aug 16, 2005 at 8:00 AM

      Although the DOD celebration in Patzcuaro is no doubt much more commercial than in other locations, some friends and I are going there this year. In future years, I'd like to explore DOD in other Mexican towns, but for this year, I'd like to specifically find out how to best appreciate the celebration in Patzcuaro. We have what sounds like a nice place to stay (with reservations made last November!). Our hotel has offered to get us a taxi for the night of November 1st, so that we can go from one cemetery to another. If anyone has been to Patzcuaro recently for DOD, can you tell me if this is a good way to experience things, or should we do that for only a part of the night or not at all? What's your opinion, and what was your experience?

      2 Answers Aug 16, 2005 at 4:12 PM
    • transportation in uruapan

      Uruapan del Progreso Feb 12, 2005 at 4:21 PM

      I live in Uruapan, Michoacan and i am going to Ciudad Juarez on a bus. I need to know if anyone knows of a bus line that leaves from uruapan to juarez. to be specific i am going to the U.S. consulate so i need to know about how far the bus depots are from the consulate. please help. thanx

      1 Answer Aug 3, 2008 at 4:11 PM
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      How far from Mexico City is Morelia?

      Morelia Jul 5, 2004 at 9:31 AM

      I am planning a trip to Mexico in late August. The plan is to fly into MexCity, take a bus to Guadalajara, spend the night, take a bus to Puerto Vallarta, spend 6 nights, take bus to Morelia, spend one night, and then take a bus to Mexico city to fly out at 2pm. Is this a good plan? Is Morelia close enough to Mexico City to get a bus from Morelia in the morning and arrive on time for our flight out?

      7 Answers Jul 13, 2004 at 5:31 PM
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      Maruata, Michoacan

      Maruata Jun 29, 2004 at 10:06 AM

      Any one have more info & perhaps photos?

      1 Answer Oct 3, 2007 at 9:39 AM