Cancun: The Most Popular Travel Destination in 2009

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Cancun The Most Popular Travel Destination in 2009

The end of the year is just around the corner, and results for the most popular tourist places from major Internet search engines are being revealed.  It’s no surprise that for a long time, Cancun has been one of the most popular destinations for all types of travelers and budgets, from backpackers to honeymooners. The […]

Tips for moving in and around Cancun

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Tips for moving in and around Cancun How do I get to…

After more than 20 years of living in Cancun, I’ve learned about the things that concern travelers and visitors in this paradise. Besides the weather (which can easily be followed on the web), adventurous and thrifty tourists wonder about transportation options. They prefer to discover the city’s vibe in a more authentic way than renting […]

Riviera Maya Jazz Fest 2009 | The last night

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Riviera Maya Jazz Fest 2009 The last night

Photo: Noticaribe The Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2009 came to an end on Saturday.  After four days of great music, one of the most traditional and favored festivals ended on a high note with three renowned Jazz, R&B, and Bossa artists.  Pat Martino, Al Jarreau, and Herbie Hancock dazzled more than 12 thousand attendees under […]

Cancun & Riviera Maya | More on the beach recovery

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Cancun & Riviera Maya More on the beach recovery

As part of the beach recovery program, the sand poured onto this area of Punta Cancun (behind Forum Mall and NH Krystal Hotel) has been a complete success so far.  On Tuesday the 24th, some authorities involved in environmental protection visited the area to inspect the work that had been accomplished.  These visits will continue […]

Ya’ax Che Spa | Well-Being the Mayan Way

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Ya'ax Che Spa Well-Being the Mayan Way

The name Ya’ax Che means La Ceiba, the Mayan tree of life.  This tree can be found in the center of the world – its roots penetrate the infra-world, its trunk rests on the Earth, and its highest branches hold up the sky.  Its branches represent five points of reference: the East is the sun; […]

Chichen Itza International Airport

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Chichen Itza International Airport

Few people know it, but besides the Cancun and Merida international airports, there is another “doorway” to the Mayan world.  This one is much more closer, actually.  Just 17 kilometers from the renowned archaeological site by the same name, Chichen Itza International Airport is located in the heart of the Yucatan Peninsula.  With a 2.8-kilometer […]

Cancun and Riviera Maya Beach Recovery

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Cancun and Riviera Maya Beach Recovery

It’s been almost three weeks since the recovery project started on the beaches of Cancun.  It hasn’t been an easy road.  Hurricane Ida hit a couple of weeks ago (luckily causing no damage), and a controversy with an ecological group in Cozumel delayed the starting date. Today, the recovery project is going smoothly.  The dredge […]

Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2009

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Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2009

After a long wait and some changes to the program, the second part of the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2009 is only one week away.  The first part (and a tasty preview of the fest) was on June 13th when the Canadian R&B/Jazz musician, Gino Vannelli, performed for hundreds of lucky attendees. From November 25th […]

Cancun Riviera Maya International Film Fest has begun!

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Cancun Riviera Maya International Film Fest has begun

Since Monday afternoon, the International Film Festival started with some movie screenings in different venues among Cancún and the Riviera Maya. Pedro Valiente, director of the event has done a great job in the organization of  the third edition of the film festival, which brings together the most promising directors and some of the best […]