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I love to travel, I love language, I currently live in Mexico teaching English as a second language. I love cats.

  • Hometown

    Midwest, U.S.A

  • Location now

    Guadalajara, Mexico

  • Work published

    Poetry.com and in the book of poems they publish

  • Travel philosophy

    Get to the most destinations on the least amount of money.

  • Craziest place

    An all inclusive resort in Cancun that had a topless pool.

  • Bizarre experience

    Driving on the wrong side of the road in Nassau, Bahamas.

  • Advice

    Stay away from the touristy areas to get an authentic feel of the place you're in.

  • Dream destination

    I want to visit every country in the world before I die.

  • Traveled before

    All over Canada, all over the U.S., all over Mexico, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Cayman Islands

  • Going next

    Buenos Aires, Barcelona, Tokyo, or Taipei.

Emily Kerr-Riess's Guide Book Entries

Info

  • Nightlife Summary

    Jun 03, 2009 - Zihuatanejo, Mexico

    Nightlife in Zhiuatanejo is definitely available, but don’t expect any huge clubs. The clubs here are small and cater to ......

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  • When To Go - Zihuatanejo

    Jun 03, 2009 - Zihuatanejo, Mexico

    There is no bad time to visit Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa. However, they do have two main tourist seasons: The summer ......

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  • Getting To and Away From Zihuatanejo

    Jun 03, 2009 - Zihuatanejo, Mexico

    Getting to Zihuatanejo by BusThe most economic way to get to Zihuatanejo is by bus. There are two regional bus ......

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Destinations

  • Zihuatanejo

    Jun 03, 2009 - Zihuatanejo, Mexico

    Located on Mexico’s west coast in the state of Guerrero, nestled into a quiet bay area, Zihuatanejo is a popular ......

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  • Puerto Escondido

    Feb 12, 2007 - Puerto Escondido, Mexico

    Puerto Escondido, whose name translates to hidden port, lies on the pacific coast in Mexico within the state of Oaxaca. ......

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Hotels

  • Hotel Presedente Intercontinental

    Jun 03, 2009 - Ixtapa, Mexico

    As one of Ixtapa’s all-inclusive resorts, it holds the guest in the lap of luxury. The beds are luxuriously comfortable ......

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  • Quinta Camelinas

    Jun 03, 2009 - Zihuatanejo, Mexico

    This cottage has a variety of suites, apartments and rooms with private or communal kitchens, king, queen and double beds, ......

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  • Casa Iguana

    Jun 03, 2009 - Zihuatanejo, Mexico

    Just a two minute walk from Playa La Ropa, Casa Iguana offers nice, well decorated, clean suites with king, queen, ......

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Restaurants

  • Tokai

    Mar 08, 2010 - Guadalajara, Mexico

    Looking for quality sushi at a good price? Tokai is your answer.  They offer a variety of sushi, sashimi, and ......

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  • Mariscos Terranova

    Mar 08, 2010 - Guadalajara, Mexico

    Seafood in Mexico is a lunch option, and these restaurants are generally not open for supper. This popular place is ......

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  • Scratch Do Ouro

    Mar 08, 2010 - Guadalajara, Mexico

    Make sure to be very, very hungry before deciding to dine at this Brazilian restaurant.  As long as the hourglass ......

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Activities

  • Big Game Sport Fishing

    Jun 04, 2009 - Zihuatanejo, Mexico

    Fishing is a very popular activity in Zihuatanejo as well as one of the biggest industries. There are many sport ......

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  • Horseback Riding and Birdwatching

    Jun 04, 2009 - Zihuatanejo, Mexico

    The best way to get in touch with nature in Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa is to go through the tour operators. ......

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  • Water Activities

    Jun 04, 2009 - Zihuatanejo, Mexico

    Water activities are plentiful in Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa. The most popular places for snorkeling are Playa Las Gatas and Isla ......

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Tours

  • Anfibios Surf & Skate

    Jun 04, 2009 - Zihuatanejo, Mexico

    Anfibios Surf & Skate offer surf tours and surf lessonsas well as also rent, repair and sell boards. They take ......

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  • Mero Ocean Adventure

    Jun 04, 2009 - Zihuatanejo, Mexico

    For tours in and on the water, check this place out. They offer SCUBA, snorkeling, kayaking, dolphin adventures and boat ......

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  • Adventours

    Jun 04, 2009 - Zihuatanejo, Mexico

    This is Zihuatanejo’s center of ecological tourism for the nature lover. Their tours will fill the sightseer’s day with bicycling, ......

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Schools

  • Maress Spanish School

    Dec 03, 2008 - Puerto Escondido, Mexico

    Maress Spanish School offers very small classes and courses for all levels, including conversation workshops. Instructors are very personable and ......

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Services

  • Services Overview

    Jun 03, 2009 - Zihuatanejo, Mexico

    Money: There are plenty of banks along Juárez in Zihuatanejo such as Banorte, Bancomer, and Santander. They all have cash ......

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