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 […]

Yucatan Holidays Receives a Second Prestigious International Star Award for Quality (ISAQ) from Business Initiative Directions (BID).

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International Star for Quality

Cancun, Mexico (September 20, 2010) – Yucatan Holidays, a Cancun-based travel organization, was awarded the 2010 International Star Award for Quality (ISAQ) by Business Initiative Directions (BID) for its commitment to quality and excellence. For a second time, Yucatan Holidays received this esteemed award honoring its quality, excellence, prestige, business and technology practices, innovation, and […]

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 […]

Mexico Airport Customs: Passing with Ease

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Mexico Airport Customs Passing with Ease

WYou’ve made it to Mexico. After packing and spending hours spent in planes, trains and automobiles, all you can think about is getting to your final destination. It almost seems cruel to make you pass through immigration and customs. Well, unfortunately, somebody has to do it and that somebody is you, me…and everyone else on […]

Baby Sea Turtles Go Wild in Cancun

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Baby Sea Turtles Go Wild in Cancun

It is that time of the year again in Cancun and the Riviera Maya, sea turtles hatch from their eggs and waddle rapidly out of their sandy nests and into the water. A small group of us writers, photographers and turtle lovers were lucky enough to witness it first hand. Upon arrival, we all thought […]

One Tequila, Two Tequila, Three Tequila, Floor!

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With tequila in hand we raised our glasses up, down and to the center. But before placing it in our mouths we were instructed to do a little dance the infamous Chef Oscar called the “cuchi cuchi”. This is just one of the many fun antics that occurred at the Travel Bloggers’ Tweet Up at […]

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 […]