Tipping Like a Local in Mexico

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Tipping Like a Local in Mexico

You travel south of the border to enjoy the warm white sands of Mexico beaches but when it comes to tipping, you’re not in Kansas anymore Toto. Despite the fact that the Mexican hospitality is very warm, there are some slight tipping cultural differences to keep in mind that will prevent misconceptions among tourist and […]

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 […]

Travel Bloggers and Writers: A Weekend In the Riviera Maya.

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Travel Bloggers and Writers A Weekend In the Riviera Maya.

Last weekend our luxurious Riviera Maya resort, Hacienda Tres Ríos, invited a group of travel bloggers, writers and experts from across the US, to visit the resort, enjoy the activities, relax in the suites and meet with local bloggers. Kay Walten (LocoGringo) , Cheri Lucas (Trazzler), Craig Zabransky (Stay Adventurous), Chris Gray (Chris Around the […]

Congratulations to Mexico on its Bicentennial!

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Congratulations to Mexico on its Bicentennial

September may be the beginning of the winter holiday season, but it also marks a special Independence Day holiday in Mexico. This year, on September 16, Mexico celebrates 200 years of freedom from Spanish rule and 100 years since the end of the Mexican Revolution. It will be an exciting occasion with many commemorative festivals […]

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 […]

Cancun Underwater Museum with AquaWorld

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Cancun Underwater Museum with AquaWorld

Last weekend the guys from AquaWorld invited the writer Sharon Drechsler and Yucatan Holidays to experience a subsea adventure. The first stop was a Submarine and later on, an snorkeling tour to the Mesoamerican Reef (the second largest in the world, just behind the one in Australia) to visit one of the Cancun Underwater Museum’s […]