[caption id="attachment_30583" align="alignright" width="650"] Two actors at Agua Azul. Cigarette ads are allowed in Mexico.[/caption] Traveling in Mexico is often an adventure. But in my case, it was getting into Mexico that was the adventure. Or, more specifically getting out of customs. The year was 1984...

Without question, the Mediterranean boasts the world’s dreamiest landscapes, most enchanting vistas and spectacular architecture, all heavily saturated in culture. You might feel a little overwhelmed by the sheer number of potential treasures demanding your attention, but know it is impossible to be disappointed in...