Cancun – The Pleasure’s All Mayan

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 by Sharon Drechsler CEO and president of Cancun-based tour and excursion-providers, Yucatán Holidays, Erika Garcia is pretty excited: “We just learned that Orbitz has listed Cancun as the number one, top global destination!” she exclaims. “Earlier in May, Cancun had already been listed in the Orbitz Index as second of ‘Top 10 Summer Travel Destinations […]

Cenotes: The Yucatan’s Natural Attraction

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Cenotes: The Yucatan’s Natural Attraction

Just saying the word cenote conjures immediate excitement, right? Well, maybe for some but for the majority, it is literally and figuratively a foreign word. Cenote, pronounced, /sɛˈnoʊteɪ/, is a collapsed caved filled with stalagmites, stalactites and an array of natural life. Well, that doesn’t sound special, does it? Wrong! Cenotes are distinctive and here […]

Theories of a Mayan Prediction: 2012

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Theories of a Mayan Prediction 2012

A plunge into societal doom resulting in mass chaos, nuclear war, natural disasters, a change in Earth’s magnetic pulls, encounters with the third kind, a crash between Earth and the planet Nibiru, the end of existence and reality as we know it; all theories of the upcoming date, December 21, 2012. As this day inches […]

Take Me To Yucatan | by Sharon Drechsler

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Take Me To Yucatan

The Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico calls me. I long to swim in one of those subterranean, water-filled caves known as cenotes (“say-note-ays”); gaze up at the famous pyramid of Chichen Itzá; try my hand (or should I say foot?) at dancing the salsa all night, followed by hours and hours beneath a palapa on the […]

Travel Writers’ Quest | Vote for your favorite.

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Travel Writers Quest

The second phase of the Yucatan Holidays Travel Writers’ Quest has begun and now that we have chosen the 20 finalists it’s YOUR turn to help these superb writers and bloggers win a 5-day / 4-night Cancun vacation. What do you have to do? It’s very easy: A) Go to the Yucatan Holidays Facebook Page. […]

The Yucatan Peninsula: Beyond Cancun | Part One

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The Yucatan Peninsula Beyond Cancun Part One

Although the white sand beaches and blue turquoise oceans of Cancun draw thousands of visitors each year, this corner of the world has a few more hidden treasures in the depth of the luscious, tropical jungles of the Yucatan Peninsula. The mysticism of the Mayan culture is combined with the architectural beauty and cultural history […]