Daily Archives: February 17, 2012

Mexico for the wary: A guide to safe, popular travel spots

Scared of narco-terrorists? So are we.

But that doesn’t mean we’ve written off all of Mexico, where the ramped-up war against and between violent drug cartels has spooked many would-be visitors.

Border areas notwithstanding, “most of the country has a pretty low crime rate,” and tourists usually aren’t targets, notes international security expert Bruce McIndoe of iJET Travel Intelligence. “Yes, there’s room for collateral damage, but you can get struck by lightning, too.”

Even the U.S. State Department, whose recently expanded warning cautions against non-essential travel to parts or all of 14 (out of 31) Mexican states, exempts most of the country’s marquee tourist spots — including these nine:

To read more: Mexico for the wary: A guide to safe, popular travel spotsUSAToday.com

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Travel Tidbits – More Help May Be Coming For Travelers With Disabilities

 

Accessibility Guide for Travelers with disabilities
London’s accessibility to people with disabilities has improved by leaps and bounds in the last five years ago. Five years ago, there were few accessible bathrooms, much less trains, buses, or hotels…. travelinwheels.com

 

 

 
More Help May Be Coming For Travelers With Disabilities
Special “passenger advocates” tasked with assisting those with disabilities during security screening could be an airport staple soon, disabilityscoop.com

 

 

Disabled Travel Tips
Find tips for navigating the ins and outs of accessible travel in our practical guide for disabled travelers… IndependentTraveler.com

 

 

 

 

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Travel Tidbits – 10 great places for stadium food

10 great places for stadium food
Gone are the days when dinner at the ballpark meant peanuts and Cracker Jack… USA Today

 

 

 

 

America’s Best Cities for Foodies
Readers pick the best cities for foodies, where that next great meal can come from a celebrity chef or the back of a truck… Yahoo Travel News

 

 

 
Sushi on a cruise ship? One line shakes it up
Norwegian Cruise Line is revamping the sushi eateries that are a hallmark of its ships…. USA Today

 

 

 

 

Irish hotels for food lovers
Four of the best hotels in Ireland for gastronomes… Telegraph (London)

 

 

 

 

An Open invitation to Eat in Copenhagen
A covered market with treats all around brings a square in the Danish capital to life… New York Times

 

 

 

 

Top 10 foodie destinations
TripAdvisor has compiled its inaugural foodie lists for around the world, so USA TODAY TRAVEL has compiled a photo gallery of the top-ranked hotels in each of the destinations… USA Today

 

 

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