Posts Tagged ‘Mexico’

Contest: Win a Mexican villa vacation for four!

Posted on March 7th, 2013 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Ever dreamed of a Mexican villa vacation for four? Now’s your chance to win one! Paradise Hunter, a TV show that showcases the vacation home life around the world, is giving away a week in a villa in Akumal on the Mayan Riviera. To enter the contest, you just have to sign up for the […]

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Cinco de Mayo recipe: Easy salsa

Posted on May 5th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Courtesy of fine dining restaurant Andrea at Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta, here’s an easy-to-make salsa recipe. It’s perfect for Cinco de Mayo, the May 5 Mexican holiday that commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla. ¡Buen provecho (enjoy!). Ingredients: 7 Tomatoes ½ Large Onion 4 Tsp Cilantro 2 […]

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Sunday papers: Tango, stone soup and Chinese cinema

Posted on January 16th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

I can’t promise I’ll do this every week, but most weeks when time permits, I’ll post links to my favourite recent newspaper travel stories. They’ll generally be stories where people get under the skin of a place, do something offbeat or go off the beaten track. You know: travel like locals. Here are my votes […]

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