Articles Tagged ‘cancun’

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...

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...

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...

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...

Dog-Friendly Hotels in Cancun

Dog-Friendly Hotels in Cancun June 13, 2011 | Hotels | Read More
Traveling with dogs is a growing trend in the travel industry. | Photo by flickr user zhouxuan12345678 With approximately 40% of American households owning dogs, it’s no surprise that many people want to take their beloved pets with them on vacation. Hotels around the world are becoming pet-friendly,...