Mexico is in a party mood, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 1910 Revolution. Festivities include fireworks and parades, with a number of spin-off events, including a food festival in Playa del Carmen tomorrow ( tasteofplaya.com).
Miami Beach has a new hotel. The Lords South Beach opens tomorrow, geared towards a gay crowd ( lordssouthbeach.com). In Jamaica, Goldeneye reopens on Thursday. The former home of Ian Fleming now features beach cottages and suites, as well as Fleming's original villa ( goldeneye.com).
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From 3 December to 2 January, the historic centre of Maastricht will be transformed for Christmas with markets, an ice rink and music ( vvv-maastricht.eu).