You literally have to go off the beaten track and off the grid to reach Xcalak, one of the rare small beach towns in Mexico. The fishing village is very different from any other town along the Mexican Caribbean Coast. Learn more about what to do in Xcalak, an example of ecotourism in Mexico.
One thing in Cancun had always caught my attention: The MUSA. Diving Cancun Underwater Museum was on my dream bucket list. So I checked it out when I got the opportunity to transit via Cancun for a wedding. Here’s my experience and some tips if you’re planning a visit.
Choosing the best accommodation in Playa del Carmen or Tulum can be overwhelming. There are many different styles for different travellers. Picking the wrong option could waste your time and money. This article will help you select the best accommodation FOR YOU: All-Inclusive Resort, Hotel or Airbnb?
Away from the tourist crowds, Rio Lagartos is a lovely reserve for nature lovers and those who love everything that’s pink: the flamingos and the pink lake were the highlights of our day trip from Tulum.
The number of cenotes in Tulum and Playa del Carmen is unbelievable. And so is the number of dive shops. This list of questions will help you choose the best cenotes for diving. Garden of Eden, Tajma Ha, Carwash, Angelita, The Pit, Dos Ojos? Know what to look for and learn from our experience diving in cenotes
Thinking about driving in Cancun and the Yucatan Peninsula? Bad news: police corruption in Cancun still exists and it’s likely that you’ll get pulled over by corrupted police officers. It happened to us. We were prepared and got away without even paying a bribe. Learn from our experience before you drive in Cancun!
Akumal means turtle in Maya. The place to go to if you are around Playa del Carmen / Tulum and want to see wild turtles. They guarantee you will see at least one!
“Should I go to Chichen Itza?” I had a hard time answering this question as I was planning our trip to Cancun. I finally decided to go. So, is Chichen Itza worth the effort or is it a tourist trap? My experience and tips can help you plan your visit to Chichen Itza, one of the World’s 7 Wonders.
Good luck in finding a quiet and natural spot on the Riviera Maya. It is a busy place with resorts and tourist attractions all the way from Cancun to Tulum. If like me you’re more a nature lover than a resort person, don’t miss it!
There are many beautiful cenotes in Tulum but they are not all good cenotes for snorkeling. Plan your visit using the map of all cenotes between Tulum and Playa del Carmen on the Riviera Maya and the reviews of the cenotes I visited. And find out which ones are the best cenotes in Tulum for snorkeling.