Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2010 | Playa del Carmen

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Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2010 Playa del Carmen

On May 29th Brian McKnight, Phil Perry and Caro Montes performed on the Summer Edition of the Jazz Festival, but this was just the beginning. The Riviera Maya Jazz Festival combines the best international jazz musicians with the unparalleled beaches and relaxing atmosphere of Playa del Carmen. And the best of all, it’s going to […]

Sea Turtle Preservation in the Yucatan Peninsula

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Sea Turtle Preservation in the Yucatan Peninsula

In a region like Mexico where vast areas of pristine nature still exist, the effects of pollution, poaching, and human encroachment are hard to ignore. A recent example of environmental contamination is the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, resulting in the devastation of local sea turtles and marine life near the Gulf Coast states of […]

Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2010 | Summer Edition

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Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2010 | Summer Edition

On May 29th at the Mamita’s Beach Club in Playa del Carmen, R&B singer-songwriter Phil Perry, platinum-recording artist Brian McKnight and the renowned Mexican jazz singer Caro Montes performed live on a stage located just by the sea shore.  Hundreds of attendees, locals and tourists, gathered for an unforgettable evening of jazz and R&B music […]

Pack a Bag, Change a Life

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Pack a Bag, Change a Life

Pack a Bag, Change a Life, is what Stuff Your Rucksack would like you to do and so would we. This online community of UK travelers, writers and journalists are interested in promoting the idea of giving back at the grassroots level in all travel destinations. They have inspired us to do the same. The […]

Finding Love in Mexico

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Finding Love in Mexico

by Stacey Marcus 72 hours later and there I was in Mexico, alone and not knowing which direction to go, where I would sleep that night, or how I would get to this unknown magical place. The trip had come about very spontaneously; to be exact it was a last minute cheap fare that was irresistible. Hopefully […]

Dreams Come True in Yucatan

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Dreams Come True in Yucatan

by Paola Sofia Moreno Why pick Yucatan for your next vacation trip? I’ll tell you why… Yucatan has everything for any kind of traveler. Let me put it this way…… Your dreams come true in Yucatan. From the simplest backpacker get-away trip to the most luxurious livable experience, unique for the endless adventurer and enchanting […]

Hidden Treasure in the Riviera Maya: Paamul

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Hidden Treasure in the Riviera Maya Paamul

by Susie Albin-Najera Located on pristine Mexican coastline, the exotic Riviera Maya is a true paradise with its vibrant turquoise waters and white, sandy beaches lined by picture-perfect palm trees. Gentle warm breezes and soft melodic sounds from the natural environment channel positive energy to your senses. In the Riviera Maya, one can experience ancient […]

Some Ideas to Travel Green | Earth Day 2010

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Some Ideas to Travel Green Earth Day 2010

From turquoise blue oceans to exuberant vegetation, Mother Earth has given us striking, beautiful places to visit, one being Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Unfortunately, as travelers our visits tend to strike the environment in a negative way. Responsible, sustainable tourism is necessary if we wish to preserve the sustainability of the environment and the beauty of […]

Riviera Maya Jazz Summer Fest 2010

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Riviera Maya Jazz Summer Fest 2010

WHAT: Beachside concert with internationally-renowned artists hosted by the acclaimed Riviera Maya Jazz Festival WHEN: Saturday evening, May 29, 2010. WHERE: Mamitas Beach Club—a Playa del Carmen’s popular spot just steps from the Caribbean Ocean. WHO: R&B singer-songwriter Phil Perry, platinum-recording artist Brian McKnight, renowned Mexican jazz singer Caro Montes, and YOU!        […]

A quick guide to Playa del Carmen | Yucatan Holidays

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A quick guide to Playa del Carmen

The always busy Playa del Carmen is the perfect vacation spot for visitors looking for a relaxing and trendy atmosphere. LOCATION: Playa del Carmen is about an hour south of Cancun in the state of Quintana Roo in the Yucatan Peninsula on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.   ABOUT: The name “Playa del Carmen” was […]