While actual spring is slowly starting to arrive, dreams of sunshine and double-digit temperatures keep us going through the hold out of winter. An uplifting thought for many is that, next year when the weather gets bad again and…

An hour outside of Monterrey, Mexico exists the town of García. Best known for las Grutas de García, the town itself has plenty for travelers to do either as a separate trip altogether or in addition to visiting the…

PAIGE JOHNSON | THE SPECTRUM About 50 to 60 million years old, Grutas de García are a natural cave formation in the Cerro del Fraile mountain north of Monterrey. In 1843, Father Juan Antonio Sobrevilla was walking through the…

  Monterrey may be a highly metropolitan city, but there is still an existing old soul downtown. Known as El Barrio Antiguo, it is what’s left of the historical portion of Monterrey, where colorful buildings are closely packed together…