Mexican Food | Beyond Tacos, Burritos & Nachos

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Mexican Food Beyond Tacos, Burritos Nachos

With its magnificent Yucatan jungles, white-sand Riviera Maya beaches, and the surrounding mystery of the Mayan Ruins, there’s no doubt of the grandeur of Mexico as a top travel destination. But there’s one thing that besides the above mentioned is the golden seal to a truly unique visit: Mexican food. With its blends of spices, […]

Cancun – The Pleasure’s All Mayan

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 by Sharon Drechsler CEO and president of Cancun-based tour and excursion-providers, Yucatán Holidays, Erika Garcia is pretty excited: “We just learned that Orbitz has listed Cancun as the number one, top global destination!” she exclaims. “Earlier in May, Cancun had already been listed in the Orbitz Index as second of ‘Top 10 Summer Travel Destinations […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mexico Mayan Ruins of Coba: Traveling back in time

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Mexico Mayan Ruins of Coba Traveling back in time

The enormity of a green, luscious jungle and the ruins of an ancient civilization are suddenly broken up by the imagination as you see a clear, open space and in the middle of it all a pyramid measuring 42 meters (138 feet) painted in bright red. Suddenly you are transported to a different time period […]

Mexican Haciendas of Yucatan: History, Design and Photos.

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Mexican Haciendas of Yucatan History Design and Photos.

Recognized for its rich cultural history, the Yucatan Peninsula is home to a number of cultural attractions for travelers, such as archaeological sites of ancient Mayan ruins, but another no-less spectacular attraction is the Mexican hacienda. These architectural treasures are exquisite constructions with important historical significance. Hacienda History In the 16th century, the haciendas were […]

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 […]

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 […]