What to See and Do When Traveling around Acapulco

What to See and Do When Traveling around Acapulco

One of the things we enjoyed doing here for this website is watching videos that feature the town. It’s great to see people sharing their videos and stories about their experiences when visiting. It’s also a chance for us to see some of the sights featured from the perspectives of those who’ve taken them. And it’s good to see that there’s always something to find that piques our curiosity and want us to see for ourselves.

If you’re curious about what to see and do when in Acapulco, wonder no more. Here are some of the videos that should give you a fairly good idea of what to look forward to

Acapulco Travel Video

Tall buildings overlooking azure waters, a pool overlooking a scenic view, sandy beaches, palm trees, and city lights as night sets in – these are just some of the things you’ll find in this video. Each place is just a glimpse of the bigger picture that is Acapulco. But it is enough for us to want to head out and see what we may have missed or have not seen yet. Whether it’s a relaxing stroll at the beach, an exciting sea or ocean adventure, or a scrumptious dinner at a local restaurant, this place has plenty of secrets waiting to be discovered.

Two Months in Acapulco Travel Documentary

This video is longer than the previous one and taken over a span of several weeks’ stay in town. It makes us think about the experiences of the people behind it. Travelers’ stories are interesting. Photos and videos make us wonder about the tales behind them. It’s amazing how every image represents something that only those who’ve captured it truly understand. And for us, even the smallest glimpse behind those stories is a beautiful thing.

Traveling on a budget

Traveling on a budget

Waiting for the “right” time to travel is like waiting for the rain to stop so you can have fun. It is a trap that sets you up to delay the traveling you have always wanted to do. Lack of time time, budget, and various other reasons not to do it now only mean giving up opportunities to enjoy the wealth of experiences that await every traveler.

Budget is a valid concern for any traveler. You would not want to worry about paying future bills just because you overspent on a vacation. But constant worrying about the potential impact of traveling to your savings can be counterproductive. It may mislead you into thinking that you are better off staying within the comforts of home and overwork yourself to save up for a trip that is increasingly becoming difficult to realize.

If you are planning to spend hard-earned money on traveling the best move forward is to start preparing for the trips you have always wanted to do. You will be surprised as how far you can stretch your budget without missing out on all the fun and adventures that travels unfailingly give.

Go where you can stretch your budget most
– There will always be that one or two places you wish to go in this lifetime. Do not despair if they happen to be among the more expensive ones. Keep them on your bucket list, but start setting your eyes to cheaper destinations. You do not have to travel to those places first. Hone your traveling skills instead by exploring cities where you can have fun without putting much dent on your savings.

Practice the art of packing light – You will be surprised as to how convenient life on the road can be if you do not have to worry about excess baggage fees and long check-in lines. Apart from trimming down the time you spend waiting for luggage in airports, you can easily move around if you do not have to tow your suitcase around. Many airports offer several choices of airport shuttles which save you money from cab fares. However, there are still many cities that do not provide much in terms of transportation options. You can benefit most from an easy-to-carry bag if you want to avoid leaving the airport by cab like many budget-savvy travelers do. Having no cumbersome luggage is also an advantage should you wish to share a cab with others to split the cost.

Rediscover the joys of walking – Transportation can be a source of strain in your budget. One of the best ways to make the most of your trip is to choose a hotel or apartment within reasonable walking distance to popular city attractions. You can then plan your day exploring the area based on cultural, food, nature, or a combination of what appeal to you most. Walking is the best way to do this for it affords you plenty of time to see more than what travel brochures offer. It is also a great way to go about like a local. If walking is not an option, go for public transportation. Apart from being cheaper, this gives you an opportunity for interactions with locals and tourists.

Hone your sense of adventure and curiosity – A sense of adventure and a finely tuned curiosity can go a long way in creating unforgettable memories during your travels. There are several famous attractions that cost you a substantial amount of money by way of tour rates, entrance fees, etc. Passing up an opportunity to visit those places doesn’t have to ruin your vacation. You can always find many other interesting sites off less beaten tracks. All you need is a map and an adventurous spirit and you’re set to go. You might even be surprised by what you see and discover along the way.

As one of the most favorite quotes of many travelers says, “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” If your desire to travel burns as strongly as your wish to save money, you will find a way. Don’t ever let the fear of spending hard-earned cash hold you back from seeking memorable adventures from all the traveling that you can do.

Flawed but Beautiful – Top Things to Love about Acapulco

Flawed but Beautiful – Top Things to Love about Acapulco

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Acapulco is no paradise. It has its share of flaws. The increase in the number of crimes in recent years has been a cause of concern for locals and tourists alike. Travelers have been advised to be cautious when traveling to the area. But despite the worrisome picture this paints to outsiders, life in town goes on. And the place is not as crime-riddled as you would imagine it to be given all the bad things that have been said about it in recent years.
There are many things to like about Acapulco. Some of the best include:

Sunshiny days – There’s something about sunny days and clear blue skies that can make you inexplicably happy. The warm and pleasant weather that goes with it makes it easier to enjoy being out and about.

Beautiful beaches – There are many beaches in the area. Many of which are popular with tourists. There are also quieter stretches of sandy shores for those inclined for less-crowded getaways. The view of the ocean further adds to the feeling of serenity that hits you as you sit or stroll along the beach.

Breathtaking diving sites – There are several good diving sites in the area. Some of which only the more experienced divers can get into. So even for locals, there are still many places under the sea that are worth checking out.

Delightful cuisines – Food is one of the best finds in Acapulco. It not only offers scrumptious tacos but also a wide array of delicious foods as well such as ceviche, enchilades, sopes, and tamales.

Vibrant nightlife – Nightlife in Acapulco is one of its tourist attractions. There are many bars and clubs where people can go for a fun night out. Some are even open until the wee hours of the morning. With so many places to go even at night, life in town is far from boring.

Interesting attractions – There’s much to see, especially if you pay more attention to your surroundings. One doesn’t have to be a tourist to appreciate the town’s nature trails and historic landmarks.
Travelers have always been drawn to the uniqueness of the places they visit. The newness of the surroundings and the experiences that come with every place being explored has always been one of the perks that go hand in hand with traveling. Thankfully, one doesn’t have to wander far to experience it.