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Chocolate: Mexico’s Delectable Gift to the World

Chocolate: Mexico’s Delectable Gift to the World February 7, 2012 | Food | Read More
Chocolate was originally created nearly 4,000 years ago. | Photo by flickr user Kirti Poddar Chocolate, the sweet treat that millions of us crave and can’t live without, has actually been around for thousands of years, but few people know its origin. It all started in the Amazon region, when cocao...

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...

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...

Cancun Restaurant Review: Harry’s

Cancun Restaurant Review: Harry’s May 29, 2011 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Harry’s Prime Steakhouse & Raw Bar has only been open since December 2007, but in that time it has made a name for itself.  Harry’s is the go-to restaurant for a special occasion or just any night that you want spectacular food and outstanding service. Patrons walk downstairs to enter...

Ritz-Carlton Cancun: Hotel Review

Ritz-Carlton Cancun:  Hotel Review May 29, 2011 | Food, Hotels | Read More
Main entrance to Ritz-Carlton Cancun, one of Cancun's nicest and most luxurious resorts. | Photo by Susan R. Vincil Earlier this month, I spent four days at Ritz-Carlton Cancun.  Overall, the experience was wonderful and, in all honesty, I couldn’t find fault with many things at the resort...

End A Perfect Day in Cancun by Dining at The Club Grill

End A Perfect Day in Cancun by Dining at The Club Grill May 25, 2011 | Food, Hotels, Things to Do | Read More
The Club Grill at Ritz-Carlton Cancun | Photo by Susan R. Vincil The last two days of my visit to Ritz-Carlton Cancun were spent simply lounging on the beach in the beach villa.  It was absolutely marvelous! On the last night of a perfect trip, my friends and I decided to cap off our long weekend...

Enjoy a Spa Day at Ritz-Carlton Cancun

Enjoy a Spa Day at Ritz-Carlton Cancun May 19, 2011 | Food, Hotels, Things to Do | Read More
Inside the beach villa. | Photo by Susan R. Vincil On the second day of my stay at Ritz-Carlton Cancun, my friends and I had the delicious breakfast buffet in El Cafe Mexicano before making our way out to the beach villa. We spend most of the day alternating between relaxing inside the villa, in the...

National Empanada Day

National Empanada Day April 7, 2011 | Events, Food | Read More
In the United States, April 8th is National Empanada Day.  Empanadas are delicious pastries that are typically stuffed with meats, cheeses, and/or vegetables, but you can also find empanadas filled with fruit.  They are commonly found throughout Mexico, although the food originated around 500 years...

Happy Taco Day!

Happy Taco Day! March 31, 2011 | Events, Food | Read More
Tacos | Photo by flickr user YardSaleDan Today is Taco Day, here in Mexico. If you are in Cancun, head over to The Surfin Burrito or to Taco Factory to indulge in some delicious, celebratory tacos. And, if you aren’t lucky enough to be in Mexico on this glorious day, just go to Taco Bell and...
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