Top 10 Reasons to Take a Mexico Vacation

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Visit Mexico Vacation

There’s no better time to start planning your 2012 winter vacation than during these warm summer months. However, with so many dreamy tropical places available and the publicity surrounding the drug violence in northern Mexico, vacation planning has become a little more complicated. Many travel destinations in Mexico are still safe, among them the Yucatan […]

An Afternoon in Akumal, the Tranquil Turtle Town

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Akumal is a small beachfront tourist resort located in the Mexican Caribbean 62 miles south of Cancun between Playa del Carmen and Tulum. It is the perfect place to visit for the day and experience a different side of the Riviera Maya. It was officially founded in 1958 as a community for scuba divers. It […]

Is it Safe to Travel to Mexico?

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Without rattling off a bunch of statistics, in a word, yes. I have been living in Cancun for eleven years and I finally feel the need to speak up. I moved from Chicago to Cancun eleven years ago. Cancun was different then, smaller, less traffic, and not a pair of shoes in my size to […]

Must-Know Spanish phrases (for your next Mexico trip)

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Mexican Phrases

Traveling to Mexico soon? There are some things we recommend you carry with you for an unforgettable vacation: your camera, city maps, and this list of must-know Spanish phrases. 1. “Disculpe. ¿còmo llego a ___?” “Excuse me, how do I get to___?” Cancun is easy to navigate, but in case you get lost and need […]