Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Avoids Mexico

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Avoids Mexico

The British Petroleum oil spill that struck the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010 and continues to spill from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig may raise concerns about traveling to Mexico, but the greatest impact has been on the U.S. states of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida along the Gulf of Mexico. The Mexican […]

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 […]

Tulum | The Magic by Night

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Tulum The Magic by Night

Starting on June 25th, the ancient Mayan city of Tulum will open the doors past sunset offering visitors the opportunity to enjoy the magic of the archeological site under a bright new light. The night visits to the walled city’s 15 pyramids will be illuminated in shades of red, blue, and amber. The night tours […]

Swimming with Whale Sharks | The Adventures of Yucatan Holidays

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Swimming with Whale Sharks The Adventures of Yucatan Holidays

“The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” Eden Phillpotts The great American author Mark Twain—seeker of adventures and new discoveries—once said “twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do, than by the ones you did do.” Without knowing it, Twain […]

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 […]

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 […]

Take Me To Yucatan | by Sharon Drechsler

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Take Me To Yucatan

The Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico calls me. I long to swim in one of those subterranean, water-filled caves known as cenotes (“say-note-ays”); gaze up at the famous pyramid of Chichen Itzá; try my hand (or should I say foot?) at dancing the salsa all night, followed by hours and hours beneath a palapa on the […]

Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade 2010

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Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade 2010

With a commitment to be in tune with the world’s ever-increasing social topics, Yucatán Holidays attended this years’ Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade promoting gay-friendly vacations and an open environment in the Riviera Maya and Cancun. In its second year, the Gay Pride Parade drew about 30,000 people to Ocean Drive in Miami Beach for […]

Cancun celebrates its 40th Anniversary

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Cancun celebrates its 40th Anniversary

Under a bright, sunny day, Cancun is celebrating its 40th birthday today, April 20th, 2010. Before becoming Mexico’s most important tourist destination, Cancun was a sleepy, fishing village with only three residents in Isla Cancun and 117 people in nearby Puerto Juarez. This paradise on Earth was found after an extensive land search by the […]

Yucatan Holidays Travel Writers’ Quest

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Yucatan Holidays Travel Writers Quest

The Travel Writers’ Quest has begun and we are eager to receive all you travel articles, stories and blog posts. We are looking for our next Yucatan Holidays Travel Writer and it can be you! Remember we are giving away 10 fabulous Cancun Vacations and you’ll only have to be our fan on Facebook to […]