If you know me, you probably know that the area of Mexico’s western coast roughly between Puerto Vallarta and Manzanillo — know as the Costa Alegre — is one of my favorite places in the world. If you don’t know me or didn’t know that, well, now you do.
So when Maria recently got me a subscription to Travel+Leisure magazine as part of a school fundraiser for our niece, you can imagine my excitement when the first issue arrived in the mailbox sporting a cover story devoted to the region.
But the article, titled “Mexico’s New Costa Alegre Hideaways,” is a new standard-bearer for all that is — or, I suppose, all that can be — wrong with travel writing. Continue reading Travel + Leisure’s Costa Alegre Cover Story Is Everything That’s Wrong With Travel Writing