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Mexico

Mexico is popular with travelers from all over the world. The visitors of Mexico go there for many reasons: sunshine, blue seas swarming with fish and coral, crystal-white beaches, mountains and volcanoes, jungles full of striking wildlife, collectible folk art and the wonderful remains of ancient cultures.

Mexico is known for its tourist destinations. Its fantastic location and year-round mild climate, gorgeous white beaches are ideal for water sports. The site of the Caribbean Ocean makes this place a desired vacationing spot for all.

History of Mexico

Mexico has reminders of its past in just about every city you visit, due to Mexico’s vast history. Sometime during the last ice age nomadic tribes of hunter-gatherers from Asia first crossed the Bering Strait and entered the Western Hemisphere. The various civilizations of Mesoamerica are distinguished from others elsewhere in the New World by a variety of common cultural developments including hieroglyphic writing, commerce and trade, an extensive knowledge of astronomy, a highly accurate calendar system, and fascinating religious beliefs featuring a complex pantheon, a ritualistic ball game, and human and animal sacrifices.

Cities of Mexico

Cancun has a first rate tourist road and rail network. The most famous hotel chains in the world have combined luxury and comfort with hospitality. Cancun has fascinating Mayan remains, as well as a museum displaying pieces from this culture. It’s excellent overland and air links will whisk you to some of the most impressive places in the Mayan World in both Quintana Roo and neighboring state of Yucatan.

Cabo San Lucas at the southernmost tip of Baja, was once a base for pirate ships waiting to pounce on Spanish treasure ships. It has quickly become the main point of Los Cabos: million-dollar condos have sprung up, palm trees have been transplanted, golf courses have been laid, water has been piped in from San José and everywhere is kept immaculate.

The island of Cozumel Mexico has shops with a nice selection of goods including fine jewelry stores. There are so many great reasons to visit Cozumel that once you visit once, you might just get hooked. Compared to other tropical vacation spots, Cozumel is very inexpensive. The unusually short 2-hour flight from Houston, Miami, or Dallas/Fort Worth means you can be lying on a lounge chair sipping a beverage by noon!

Puerto Vallarta is smaller, quieter and younger than Acapulco. In its own way, it is actually every bit as commercial – perhaps more so, since here tourism is virtually the only source of income – but appearances count for much, and Puerto Vallarta, while doing all it can to catch up with Acapulco, appears far less developed and retains a more Mexican feel.

Christmas in Mexico

Christmas for Mexicans, in traditional homes and rural areas, is a religious holiday. It is a celebration of the Nativity. The first thing to know about celebrating Christmas in Mexico is that most everybody takes off the last two weeks in December to spend more time with the family, …

Plastic And BioFlex Tongue Rings Provide New Options

Plastic And BioFlex Tongue Rings Provide New Options

Looking for ways to change up your style? Why not try a new kind of tongue ring? If you have this unique piercing, make it even more unique by trying the next big thing in body jewelry. Plastic tongue rings are becoming more popular lately as more people are getting their tongues pierced.

Ever since the rumor mill began about metal rings causing dental damage, folks have become scared of getting the piercings. That’s when plastic barbells started to become more common. Some people have had trouble with their teeth chipping from accidentally biting down on metal rings. After going through painful experiences like that, many have decided to make the switch to plastic tongue rings. Not everyone agrees with these accessories- there are both pros and cons to these items.

Beginning with the benefits, plastic rings are much better on your teeth. Those who have had trouble cracking or chipping their teeth on metal barbell rings have noticed great differences when switching to plastic. They have also said that the plastic rings are more comfortable in their mouths due to the fact that plastic is flexible unlike steel. Another great thing about plastic tongue rings versus steel rings is t the plastic rings can come in clear, transparent colors. This could help you when looking for a job by making the ring harder to see. In the long run, employers will be looking for those who look professional so the clear ring could give you a better chance at employment than a metal ring would.

For every pro there is a con, however. One of the major complaints from wearers of this jewelry is the irritation that the plastic can cause after wearing the piercing for a while. After so long of being in your tongue, the ring can start to bend and irritate the skin of your tongue. You also need to change the plastic tongue rings more often than steel rings. You must change the plastic ring every couple weeks to be sure that the thread won’t strip and the ball won’t fall off. If you are a person who is always busy, plastic rings could come as too much of a time consuming issue for you.

In many ways these new items are good for you. But they can also be bad if you don’t take proper care of them. Plastic tongue rings are seen every day as miracle workers for some while, for others, they are just as much of a nuisance as steel piercings. The one good thing is that with the plastic rings, there are no serious risks like there are with steel rings. The highest risk is irritation of the skin on your tongue that could lead to discomfort but they can’t cause serious infections or damage your teeth in any way. There is much bitter sweetness to these exciting jewelry items; they might become the next big thing in tongue piercing history.…

Advice For the Sister of the Groom

Advice For the Sister of the Groom

When you are the sister of the groom, it can be a very interesting time. For some sisters, it is a fun period in their lives, but for others it can dredge up some difficult feelings. Here is some advice on how to have the most fun being the sister of the groom, and how to get your relationship with the bride off to a great start.

Weddings are times of great joy, but they can also be times of great stress. It is also a time when jealousy is likely to rear its ugly head. You would not be the first sister of the groom to feel jealous because he is getting married before you, or because your parents are giving him all of their attention and money. Envy is also common when the bride’s parents are putting on a more lavish affair than the groom’s sister was able to afford. All of these feelings are entirely normal, even if you are as happy as can be for your brother and love his fiance to death. The key is to acknowledge them to yourself, and then let them go.

There are many ways that the groom’s sister can get involved in the wedding planning. The very first one (and the most important) is to let the bride know how thrilled you are to be gaining her as a sister and to offer to help her with the wedding in any way that you can. From there, you will have to take your lead from the bride. If you live in the same town, she might be delighted to rely on you to help her meet with florists and shop for a bridal gown. On the other hand, in some families, the bride and her mother handle almost all of the planning themselves, so try not to take it personally if the bride does not take you up on your offer to help.

One type of help that any bride will gladly accept from the groom’s sister is advice on how to get along with different family members. Joining a new family can feel like moving to a foreign country at times, and any bride would be happy to have a road map from one who knows the ins and outs. The relationship between a new bride and her mother-in-law can be one of the trickiest to establish, and anything that the groom’s sister can do to help get them off on the right path would be a very nice gesture.

As the sister of the groom, you will probably be invited to participate in the wedding in some way. The usual roles for the groom’s sister are bridesmaid or ceremony reader. If you are a bridesmaid, it is imperative that you do not indulge in the typical bridesmaids’ gossip about how ugly the dresses are. This is the sort of thing that the bride’s sister might be able to get away with, but if it gets back to the …

Holiday Gift Ideas For Her

Holiday Gift Ideas For Her

You are thinking, her closet is full of clothes, the coat closet is overflowing with her stuff, the shoe rack is packed and I haven’t seen those earrings I got her for her birthday in month’s right? Well not surprisingly many women have numerous material items and surprise, surprise purchases many more throughout the year as well. This can lead many husbands, boyfriends, brothers and friends clueless as to what that special woman in their life might actually need. Well, not shockingly, many women probably don’t need anything else, but there are some gifts you can get her that she will definitely appreciate.

If you describe your woman as a beauty queen, someone who lives and dies by fashion and beauty, then finding the perfect something for her is easy. Jewelry for this woman is always a great choice, think of something classic like a beautiful pair of pearl earrings, or if you want to splurge go for a pair of diamond studs. You can also head to your local spa and grab a gift certificate for a day at the spa, think manicure, pedicure, facial and massage. You can also choose a perfume scent that you enjoy, and trust me, if you like it she will be bound to wear it. If you are looking to spend a little less money, browse for some aromatherapy candles in her favorite scent or a plush bathrobe that will make her want to stay in bed all day.

If you are looking for a gift for a home and kitchen goddess think about getting her something she can use around the house. Think about adding the cookbook the American Fashion Cookbook, assembled by the Council of Fashion Designers of America, to her collection. Anthropologie also has dozens of different kitchen items ranging from petal shaped measuring cups to lotus dinnerware to a Parisian café apron. Again, if you looking to splurge a little bit think about gifting a Kitchen Aid mixer which comes in a variety of sizes and colors, my tip, gift the largest mixer your budget can afford.

The next lady on our list can only be defined as superwoman, or in more simple terms an athlete. This woman can often be hard to shop for, seeing as you can only have so many workout shorts, shirts, shoes, etc. Well this year look into getting her an iPod shuffle so she can add some of her favorite tunes to her workout. She would also benefit from a Timex Sports Ironman Wrist Watch which would help her train like a champion with the time zone and lap recall features. This woman might also enjoy a Wii Fit that would allow her to work out from home on those days she just doesn’t have time to get to the gym. There are also a number of small things you can get this special lady, think a yoga essentials brick, a Pezzi Gymnastik Ball or a Biggest Loser Workout DVD.

For those women …

Sell ​​Your Jewelry – Where Are the Best Places to Sell Your Jewelry?

Sell ​​Your Jewelry – Where Are the Best Places to Sell Your Jewelry?

Are you hard-up for cash? Searching for the right place to sell jewelry that will at least buy them from you at a decent amount? Most people that are having cash problems will absolutely look for the perfect place that will give them the best price for their items.

If this is your first time, then your first thought would have been to visit the nearest pawn shop to exchange your item for cash or other shops that buy and sell jewelry. There are numerous shops that engage in this kind of business, these are places that normally has sign on the front door saying "Free Appraisal". Although, these shops offer appraisal service for free, it does not mean that they will need quote you with a fair price.

Pawn shops and buy & sell jewelry shops will always buy gold jewelry at the cheapest prices they can get. It is their normal business practice, since that is how they will eventually make some money. So if you really want to sell jewelry at a fair price, the best place to see is the auction house. An auction house can help you sell your precious gold jewelry, particularly if your jewelry is unique and expensive.

Moreover, eBay and Craigslist are other great place to sell jewelry. Craigslist will provide you the opportunity to meet your buyer, making any business transaction easier and more secure for both parties. EBay on the other hand may be too competitive and not ideal for selling priceless jewelry, not to mention that there will be problems in terms of security and other matters relating eBay's regulation that will further complicate things for you.

EBay is a buy and sell shops on the internet, and there are many items for sale at this site. However, real gold jewelry and really expensive ones may not be right for eBay. So we are left with one option, an independent appraiser that you can sell jewelry to. There are lots of private independent appraisers that can quote you with a fair price, one that you will not feel that you have been robbed.

But just like everything else, the risk is always there. Since most appraisers can be found on the internet, as this is the fastest way to find them. You will need to send them the sell jewelry, and they will send a specially marked pouch to examine the gold jewelry. This is where the danger lies, you have no idea if they are real or not, all you know is what they tell you on their website. So protect yourself, take a picture, get documentation, and have your sell jewelry appraise first. It pays to be smart. …

The Pros And Cons of Magnetic Jewelry Clasps

The Pros And Cons of Magnetic Jewelry Clasps

There are lots of different types of jewelry clasp available to buy if you are making your own jewelry. The type of clasp which you buy will often depend upon what sort of jewelry you are making, and who is the target audience of your item of jewelry. Although everyone has their own personal favorite type of clasp, everyone should be open to considering the use of other types of jewelry clasp in their work. The article below will discuss the pros and cons of magnetic jewelry clasps. Magnetic clasps utilize medium strength magnets to hold the two ends of a piece of jewelry together. The ends can then be separated by pulling the magnets apart.

One of the things which some people favor about jewelry with a magnetic clasp is that these types of clasps are very easy to use. Although these jewelry clasps usually use quite a strong magnet, to prevent the item from being pulled off easily, they are still useable by most people. This means that they can be used in jewelry which is being made for people who may otherwise struggle to use some alternative forms of jewelry clasp. Many older people struggle to use smaller lobster claw clasps or small screw clasps, because their fingers are not dexterous enough. This type of fastening is therefore ideal if you are trying to create jewelry for people with limited movement.

Although some people may criticize the fact that these types of clasps will separate if force is applied to them, others find this a favorable quality. Many enjoy the fact that if they are wearing a necklace with a magnetic clasp, and the necklace is pulled sharply, their necklace will come off before serious damage is done to the neck. Although they do not want to lose their necklace, it is by far preferable to lose a necklace than it is to lose a head! This type of jewelry clasp is therefore idea for anyone who worries about strangulation, or for mothers who have grabby babies who like to pull on their necklaces.

Some forms of magnetic clasp jewelry are actually used for more than just their practical uses. It is believed that magnetic jewelry can actually act as a form of arthritis relief. Many people buy magnetic items if they want light relief from a large number of joint related illnesses. Thousands of people swear by the positive effects of jewelry which include magnets.

Despite the many positive things about this type of jewelry clasp, they should also be used with a degree of caution. If you are considering using magnetic jewelry findings, you must make sure that you keep them away from young children, because they can be dangerous. If magnetic fastenings are swallowed, then you must contact a doctor immediately, because they can be very dangerous. Magnetic clasps and fastenings on necklaces should also be avoided by anyone who has a pacemaker, because the magnets could have an effect on how the pacemaker …

Why Movado Watches Will Never Go Out of Style

Why Movado Watches Will Never Go Out of Style

Fashionable styles in clothing change several times a year, and over the course of a decade the differences in style can be striking. The same is true for accessories, and wrist watches are included in that category. But Movado watches never go out of style. Here are just a few reasons why.

Stainless steel is a durable as well as lovely material. When it’s fashioned into a timepiece such as the Movado Women’s Esperanza Baguette Swiss Quartz Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch it provides a timeless accent to any outfit in your wardrobe. The silhouette of this fine watch is slim and sleek, with a rectangular stainless steel case and back. The black museum dial displays the time with silver-tone hour and minute hands that are powered by Swiss Quartz movement for the ultimate in dependability. The link bracelet is also fashioned out of stainless steel, securing with a jewelry clasp. Artistic and functional, the Esperanza Baguette is a watch that will last you through many changes in the fashion industry.

Men can enjoy timeless fashion in their timepieces as well, and the Movado Men’s Eliro Swiss Quartz Chronograph Black Dial Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch is just one example. The stainless steel case and back are rectangular with a black chronograph dial. The bracelet is constructed from brushed stainless steel for an elegant yet manly look. Three subdials sit inside the minute markers of the face, allowing you to track time in any way you need. Wear this watch with your most elegant business suit or with dressed-down weekend wear. No matter what clothing you choose, you’ll appreciate the easy way this watch will fit your fashion sense.

If you prefer a round watch, the Movado Women’s Faceto Swiss Quartz Round Dial Crystal Accented Bracelet Watch is a lovely choice. This glimmering timepiece is perfect to wear to the office, the grocery store or on a bicycle ride through the park. The stainless steel case and back are round, and a black dial adds a touch of understated drama. A signature Movado crystal accent sits at the 12:00 hour while the fixed bezel is studded with crystal accents. In any light, this watch is beautiful as well as functional, and you’ll be thrilled to add it to your wardrobe. The Swiss Quartz movement ensures that this watch will keep you on time and stylish for years to come, no matter how fashion may change in the meantime.

Gold never goes out of style, and when its sheen is added to the Movado Men’s Two-Tone Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch, you can see why. Gold-tone hands and stripes of gold-tone accent the rugged stainless steel that makes up the round case and bracelet on this fine watch. Swiss Quartz movement powers this timepiece, so you can rest assured that it is an accessory you’ll be able to wear for years, no matter how clothing styles may change. Put it on every day whether you’re headed for the warehouse you operate or to your …

The "Un-Wedding" Wedding

The "Un-Wedding" Wedding

Getting married is as popular as ever these days, but no so the traditional wedding. It seems like more and more couples are opting for celebrations which are as unique as they are and which have more in common with a great party than a typical wedding reception. Take a look at the trend for fresh and fun “un-wedding” weddings.

What truly sets an “un-wedding” reception apart from its more traditional counterpart is attitude. An un-wedding celebration is rarely formal, never stuffy, and a lot of fun. The emphasis is on throwing a party which promises a great time to friends and family, full of delicious foods, wonderful wine or cocktails, and relaxed conversation. This style of wedding celebration can take place at a traditional venue, but may also be somewhere other than the standard club or hotel.

Restaurants are a great venue for an un-wedding reception. A party in a restaurant is going to feel more like a great big dinner party than a standard wedding reception. And by choosing your favorite restaurant, you can be sure that the food will be utterly fantastic, a far cry from the usual chicken or beef entrees served at most receptions. The bride and groom can choose relaxed attire, rather than a heavy looking tuxedo and ornate ballgown. A modern silk organza gown with a black ribbon trim and handcrafted bridal jewelry would be tres chic.

Keep the decor informal and interesting. If it fits the room, a few long tables will feel more family friendly than many small ones. A great look for the table decorations would be a long runner over a simple tablecloth with a variety of decorative elements loosely arranged to tumble down the length of the table. A mixture of flickering votive candles, fresh seasonal fruit, and flowers in short vases will suit the restaurant venue perfectly. One word of caution: not all restaurant venues have room for a dance floor, so decide if that is important to you, and select your restaurant accordingly.

Unusual settings are also popular for un-weddings. Why not select an interesting site like an aquarium or a trendy art gallery for your reception? The space itself will be so visually engaging that you will need to do very little in the way of decorations. Plan your menu to suit the space. At an art gallery, stations featuring contemporary and unique cuisine would be ideal for dinner. Naturally seafood would be appropriate for a wedding in an aquarium.

When working with an off-beat venue, choose your colors to suit the locale. Watery blues and greens would look wonderful for an aquarium, for instance. At a site like a gallery which will have a lot to look at on the walls, a restrained color palette like white and charcoal would blend well. This color combination is one of the most popular for weddings this year for everything from bridesmaid dresses to invitations to handcrafted bridal jewelry. Charcoal dupioni tablecloths with a bit of shimmer …

Gold Chains For Guys – The Perfect Gift For Your Boyfriend?

Gold Chains For Guys – The Perfect Gift For Your Boyfriend?

A lot of girls are hesitant about buying gold chains for guys. But if you ask me, I think it’s one of the best gifts that you can give to your boyfriend. More and more guys are wearing different pieces of jewelry everyday and gold necklaces may be right up your boyfriend’s alley. The best part is that they are widely available in many different places and they’re not too expensive if you know where to look. So have you ever thought about getting a gold chain for your man?

First of all, you need to consider whether he would like it as a gift or not. Take a look at his wardrobe and how he accessorizes it. Gold chains are most often worn by men who value fashion. Take a look at how he dresses. Does he wear rings? Does he wear other types of jewelry? Does he pay a lot of attention to the way he dresses? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then a gold chain might be a good fit.

Even if your boyfriend does not value fashion but likes classy items, he might enjoy wearing a necklace. Some guys feel a bit of trepidation about wearing a chain around their neck, but once they realize that it is okay with their girlfriend to do so, they might realize that it is a growing fashion trend. Even though men have been wearing necklaces for years and years, only within the last few years has it really become a trend. Perhaps it is time to bring your boyfriend out of his “fashion shell” and introduce him to something new. Who knows? After a while it may latch on and he could start wearing nicer clothes and caring more about his looks.

Think about how much you would like to spend on your gold chain before you go out to make a purchase. Even though you could easily spend thousands of dollars on high quality gold jewelry, gold chains for guys can cost as little as $30 to $50 if you shop in the right places. What are the right places? Most people would say you should shop online. The internet is your source for an unlimited number of great deals. All you really need to do is hop on your favorite search engine and search for “men’s gold chains” or “gold chains for guys” and you should see tons of online shops in the search results. Take some time to look around at the inventory of these online shops to see if you can get a good deal. Remember to always factor in shipping and handling costs.

So, whether your man is already into good fashion or you are looking to introduce him to it, gold chains make excellent gifts for men. Think about purchasing one for that special guy in your life during the next holiday or special event. Do some searching around the web and you will certainly be able to …

The Elegance of New Anarkali Suits

The Elegance of New Anarkali Suits

Nowadays Anarkali Suits have become very popular all over India and other parts of the world. Fashion trends have given a special place for traditional attires donned by women. Revisiting the golden era with the traditional Salwar Kameez fashion brings out the elegance and charm. It is a well-known fact that the best Salwar collections express grace and elegance that were quite prevalent during the Mughal era. A famous Mughal courtesan by the name of Anarkali enhanced the grand enigma and appeal of the apparel. Beginning from the past historical times to the present generation, this dress form has undergone various changes in requisite of designs, patterns, colors and creative ideologies. Undoubtedly, within last couple of years, the stylish new dresses have become a fashion trend for women and teenage girls. The stylish Anarkali suit is also referred to as the “empire waist” due to its appearance.

The Anarkali suit is designed with a long length, frock-style top and features a stylish slim fitted bottom, which has recently made its way back to the Indian fashion scene for women. These designer dresses are an extraordinarily desirable style that is being adorned by women located in all corners of India. This type of dress varies in its length and embroidery work including floor length Anarkali dresses. Most of the women are fascinated with the heavily embroidered Salwar Kameez suits and like to adorn them on various occasions or events like wedding functions. Indian women prefer these new outfit designs as traditional makeover to showcase their style and fashion on various festive occasions, anniversary celebrations, and casual lunch parties. Salwar Kameez can also be donned as party wear even in dance events.

The colors of this traditional attire play an important role in representing its popularity on various occasional trends. The expert designers utilize varied, multiple conventional color hues such as red, green, yellow, orange, etc., to design impressive motifs and create an enormous range of designer suit collections. Today, modern women are enthusiastic to wear unconventional colors like beige, blue, coffee and white. So, the designers are offering fabulous designer Anarkalis. Apart from the color blends, the designers are also using innovative cut designs along the neckline to create perfect Salwar Kameez suit collections with styles, designs and motifs that are worn by popular film actresses both on screen and off screen.

The latest Indian dress designs in full sleeve with chic women suit style neck pattern are designed beautifully with resham patch, thread and exclusive designer patterned embroidery works to make them look elegant and gorgeous. Moreover, this style of dress looks incomplete without the stylish Churidar pajama, which is available in matching or contrast cool colors. Anarkalis with long sleeves and beautiful tareez style neck design make your looks really eye-catching and attractive. A few designer anarkalis have a beautiful design of lace and gotta patterns on its waist belt, neck and even on the attire’s border.

You are bound to look very charismatic when you wear this traditional …