Articles by Susan Vincil

Holidays in Cancun

Holidays in Cancun December 23, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
In Mexico, a country whose population is predominantly Catholic, Christmas is celebrated in grand style. The festivities kick off on December 16th, when posadas begin. Posadas are simply Christmas parties and they are held each night, until Christmas Eve. One evening, you might host a posada in your...

Five Romantic Hotels in Cancun

Five Romantic Hotels in Cancun December 10, 2011 | Hotels | Read More
Valentine’s Day is less than two months away. If you haven’t already thought of the perfect, romantic gift for your sweetheart, consider a trip to the tropical paradise of Cancun. It’s close to the US, so you don’t have to travel very far, prices are reasonable, and some of the...

New Year’s Travel Resolutions for 2012

New Year’s Travel Resolutions for 2012 December 4, 2011 | Hotels, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
One of the beaches at Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa | Photo by Susan R. Vincil The start of a brand new year is right around the corner and people are starting to think about their new year’s resolutions for 2012. We thought we’d mix things up a bit and make a list of travel resolutions...

Cancun’s Best Neighborhoods for Foodies

Cancun’s Best Neighborhoods for Foodies December 4, 2011 | Food | Read More
The interior of Peter's Restaurant, in downtown Cancun. | Photo by Susan R. Vincil Cancun is separated into two very different areas, the hotel zone, where most tourists stay during their vacations, and the downtown area, known as El Centro. In the hotel zone,  foodies will delight in all the culinary...

Cheap Eats: The Best Inexpensive Food in Cancun

Cheap Eats: The Best Inexpensive Food in Cancun November 17, 2011 | Food | Read More
  Surfin Burrito | Photo by Susan R. Vincil   For foodies, Cancun is like heaven on earth. There are gourmet restaurants galore, but there are also an abundance of inexpensive eateries that serve some of the best food in Cancun. Authentic Mexican food is the easiest type of cuisine to find...

How to Get From the Cancun Airport to your Hotel

How to Get From the Cancun Airport to your Hotel October 21, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Cancun airport | Photo by flickr user corsi photo You have several transportation options, when traveling from Cancun’s airport to downtown Cancun or to the hotel zone. Bus service, private or shared shuttles, and rental cars are available, but each service has its own list of pros and cons. ADO...

What to Pack for a Winter Holiday in Cancun

What to Pack for a Winter Holiday in Cancun October 19, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
  When one thinks of Cancun, “cold” and “winter” aren’t normally the first words that come to mind. Cancun’s average year-round temperature is around 80 degrees. Not shabby. That little tidbit of information is the main reason that your friends secretly hate...

Helpful Spanish Phrases

Helpful Spanish Phrases October 17, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Photo by flickr user jennratonmort When traveling to Mexico, the language barrier may hinder your ability to properly communicate with the locals.  Here are some handy phrases to help you with greetings, introductions, shopping, locating a bathroom and, most importantly, with ordering beers, while vacationing...

Five Places To Propose In Cancun

Five Places To Propose In Cancun October 14, 2011 | Food, Hotels, Travel Tips | Read More
Playa Delfines, in Cancun's hotel zone, is a lovely spot for a proposal. | Photo by Susan R. Vincil You’ve found the girl of your dreams, bought the ring, and decided to propose in Cancun, but you don’t where, in Cancun, you should pop the question. Not to worry. We’ve got five...

Best Road Trips from Cancun

Best Road Trips from Cancun June 30, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Cenote Kin-Ha, from outside the cenote | Photo by Brian Valdes View from inside Cenote Kin-Ha | Photo by Brian Valdes Underwater at Kin-Ha Cenote. You can see a ladder in the water, just to the right of the center of the photo. | Photo by Brian Valdes Cancun is a conveniently located near Mayan...