Handmade Mayan Hammocks of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

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Handmade Mayan Hammocks of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Hammocks may bring to mind thoughts of outdoor relaxation, but they’re also artistic pieces of Mayan Mexican culture. The Mayans of the Yucatan Peninsula have been making strong, comfortable, beautiful hammocks for sleeping, resting, and storage for thousands of years. Hammocks Then Hammocks were initially discovered by Spanish explorers when they arrived in what is […]

Tequila: Gift from the Gods

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Tequila Gift from the Gods

We may think of tequila as a great party drink, but it’s also considered an art, like wine tasting. There are so many types and flavors of tequila available; it’s like a flavor fiesta. Some places also offer tequila tasting, like Hacienda Tres Rios in the Riviera Maya, Mexico. There’s even a World Tequila Conference. […]

Mexican Temazcal: A Pleasure at Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort

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*Until further notice the Temazcal at Hacienda Tres Rios is not available. Linda Barnard, The Star’s online newspaper movie editor, had the opportunity to enjoy an unforgettable purification experience. This “lover of saunas” with nine other people from different countries were indulged at Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort with the temazcal, a steam bath “combining the […]

Cancun: A travelers paradise almost 40 years later

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Cancun A travelers paradise almost 40 years later

A lot of people can’t imagine how one of the most important touristic destinations in the World was conceived. Cancun, our Mexican treasure started as a banker’s project at the end of the 60s, with the idea to take advantage of the unsurpassed natural beauties of the place. Few years later, the dream came true, […]

3rd Cancun Riviera Maya International Film Festival 2009

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3rd Cancun Riviera Maya International Film Festival 2009

  Under the statement “ecology of the souls” as a metaphor for the sustainable collaboration of towns, cultures and ethnic groups, the festival is a celebration of diversity: a cultural idea born in Mexico, with international projection. For the third time, our destination will receive next month (Nov. 9-15) the most talented filmmakers from different […]

Sarah Brightman in Chichen Itza!

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  She’ll be performing for 5,000 guests on October 31st. The world renowned British soprano singer, Sarah Brightman, is returning to Mexico to perform in a series of concerts across the country in the month of October. She begins in Ciudad Juarez on October 2nd to give a great finale to the Festival Internacional Chihuahua. […]