Articles Tagged ‘cancun’

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...

Medical Tourism in Cancun

Medical Tourism in Cancun February 25, 2012 | What's New | Read More
Stay at one of Cancun's many incredible resorts while recovering from medical or dental treatments. | Photo by Susan R. Vincil For years, people have been traveling to foreign countries to have dental work, cosmetic surgery, or other medical procedures done. Some of the reasons for doing this are...

Cancun Is Safe

Cancun Is Safe February 16, 2012 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
One of Cancun's many tranquil, and safe, beaches | Photo by Susan R. Vincil On February 8, 2012, the US State Department updated its travel advisory for Mexico and it clears up some doubts that many people have had about safety in some areas of the country, including Cancun & Riviera Maya. Up...

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.┬áIt all started in the Amazon region, when cocao...

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....

Affordable Beach Hotels in Cancun

Affordable Beach Hotels in Cancun January 16, 2012 | Hotels | Read More
Guest rooms at Park Royal Cancun are decorated with vibrant the colors of the Caribbean Sea. In recent years, Cancun has transformed from a budget-friendly resort town to a city filled with pricey, luxury resorts. While the luxury resorts are absolutely phenomenal, they aren’t exactly easy on the...

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...

Family Beach Vacations in Cancun

Family Beach Vacations in Cancun December 27, 2011 | Hotels | Read More
Families searching for a resort area on the beach, that is ideal for children, should look no further than Cancun. With miles of pristine beaches, average year-round temperatures in the 80s, lots of sunshine, and dozens of family-friendly tours and activities, Cancun is the perfect place to escape for...

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...