Mexican Food | Beyond Tacos, Burritos & Nachos

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Mexican Food Beyond Tacos, Burritos Nachos

With its magnificent Yucatan jungles, white-sand Riviera Maya beaches, and the surrounding mystery of the Mayan Ruins, there’s no doubt of the grandeur of Mexico as a top travel destination. But there’s one thing that besides the above mentioned is the golden seal to a truly unique visit: Mexican food. With its blends of spices, […]

Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula – Something for Everyone

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Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula Something for Everyone

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what motivates people to travel. For some it’s discovery and an opportunity to interact with new cultures. For many others though, it’s the chance to escape the daily routine and venture into the truly exotic. Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is one of the few places that can offer both […]

Mexico’s Celebration of Death: An Age-Old Tradition

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Mexico Celebration of Death An Age-Old Tradition

 “The Mexican, in contrast, is familiar with death. (He) jokes about it, caresses it, sleeps with it, celebrates it. It is one of his favorite toys and his most steadfast love.” Octavio Paz If this quote demonstrates anything, it is that the Mexican culture has a unique and intimate relationship with death, a relationship not […]

Travel Bloggers and Writers: A Weekend In the Riviera Maya.

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Travel Bloggers and Writers A Weekend In the Riviera Maya.

Last weekend our luxurious Riviera Maya resort, Hacienda Tres Ríos, invited a group of travel bloggers, writers and experts from across the US, to visit the resort, enjoy the activities, relax in the suites and meet with local bloggers. Kay Walten (LocoGringo) , Cheri Lucas (Trazzler), Craig Zabransky (Stay Adventurous), Chris Gray (Chris Around the […]

Mexican Beer 101| Beyond Corona

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Mexican Beer 101 Beyond Corona

Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy– Benjamin Franklin The smell of coconut suntan lotion surrounds your senses as the warm Caribbean sun makes your skin tingle. A beautiful white sand beach and blue turquoise ocean sprawls in front of you as you take a sip of that chilled […]

Tequila: What You Didn’t Learn in College

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Tequila What You Didnt Learn in College

The jimador –harvester- cuts the blue agave plant to begin with the process. Tequila, everyone knows about it and almost everyone has tasted it. What most are not aware of are the various types of tequila and the importance of reading its label. Laugh all you want but Mexico’s tequila is equal to France’s champagne […]

Summer Photo Contest | The Winners

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Summer Photo Contest The Winners

It’s been a long road since the beginning of the contest (well not too long, but at least a couple of weeks). We gladly received numerous photographs from people around the world. Some sunsets,  families, friends, animals, archaeological sites, beaches, cenotes and more! Thank you very much for joining us! It’s been a lot of […]

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 […]