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Cancun Attracts Some Special Visitors in Summer

Cancun Attracts Some Special Visitors in Summer March 27, 2012 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
  Whale sharks are around 30 feet long, on average. | Photo courtesy of www.dsc.discovery.com During the Summer, when kids are out of school, tourists flock to Cancun & the Riviera Maya for some family fun, in the sun. Summer is one of the best times to visit Cancun, because some very special...

Spiral Island II: Man-made Island Anchored off Isla Mujeres is Made of Recycled Materials

Spiral Island II: Man-made Island Anchored off Isla Mujeres is Made of Recycled Materials March 17, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
These signs point the way to Spiral Island II. | Photo by Steven Miller As the saying goes, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Rishi Sowa, of Isla Mujeres, found his treasure to be in the form of used plastic bottles. He took 250,000 used plastic bottles and turned them into something...

Romantic Views in Cancun

Romantic Views in Cancun January 27, 2012 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
While walking along the shores of the Caribbean Sea, there are no bad views. | Photo by Susan R. Vincil Surrounded by water and filled with beautiful, white-sand beaches, Cancun’s hotel zone has no shortage of romantic views. Many hotels have rooms with and ocean view or rooms that are oceanfront....

Choosing A Tour Operator in Cancun

Choosing A Tour Operator in Cancun January 6, 2012 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
The incredibly popular Jungle Tour is offered by a number of Cancun tour operators, including Aquatours. | Photo provided by Aquatours Cancun has more to offer than just miles of white-sand beaches. There are ancient Mayan ruins to see, eco-parks to visit, and an entire undersea world for scuba divers...

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...

Zoos Near Cancun

Zoos Near Cancun June 30, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Butterfly Pavilion at Xcaret park | Photo by flickr user wiredtourist.com Cancun has countless fun attractions but a conventional zoo, where one can see lions and tigers and bears (oh my!), is not among the many offerings. There are several places to view wildlife while vacationing in Cancun, however....

Cancun’s Best Beaches

Cancun’s Best Beaches June 27, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Cancun’s hotel zone has roughly 14 miles of beaches that face either the Caribbean Sea or Mujeres Bay. All of the beaches face beautiful turquoise waters so, regardless of which side of the hotel zone you choose for your vacation, you will not have to compromise a great view. In early 2010, there...

How Mexico’s Independence Day is Celebrated in Cancun

How Mexico’s Independence Day is Celebrated in Cancun June 14, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Viva Mexico! | Photo by Daquella Manera The 4th of July is just around the corner and it will be a day filled with parades, backyard barbecues, and fireworks displays. The Stars & Stripes will fly high and color schemes for party decorations will definitely be red, white, and blue. The day will...

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...

Whale Sharks Are Back in Cancun

Whale Sharks Are Back in Cancun May 25, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Whale shark season officially began on May 15th and the magnificent, docile creatures are already out in full force.  These photos were taken on May 23, 2011, just off of Isla Contoy, a small island located approximately 18.5 miles from Cancun. Each Summer, whale sharks migrate to the warm waters near...