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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...

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...

Romantic Hotels on Isla Mujeres and Isla Holbox

Romantic Hotels on Isla Mujeres and Isla Holbox February 14, 2011 | Hotels, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Casa Sandra Taking a trip to a remote island in the Caribbean just screams “romantic getaway”.  Both Isla Mujeres and Isla Holbox have some pretty basic, rustic hotels as well as luxury, boutique hotels.  You won’t score many points in the romance department if you...

Isla Mujeres’ Island Time Fishing Festival to be Held in February

Isla Mujeres’ Island Time Fishing Festival to be Held in February January 11, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Sailfish The 2nd Annual Island Time Fishing Festival will be held February 15-19, 2011, on Isla Mujeres.  The sailfish tournament will be held February 17th, 18th, and 19th, but there are many other events going on as well. The festivities begin with a cocktail reception and buffet dinner for everyone...

Blog Action Day 2010: Protecting Cancun’s Waters

Blog Action Day 2010: Protecting Cancun’s Waters October 15, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
One of the many beautiful beaches in Cancun Photo by Susan R. Vincil Today is Blog Action Day, a day when bloggers around the world all write about the same topic, in order to create awareness about that issue.  The topic for this year is water.  Here in Cancun, like many places in the world, we...

Sea Turtle Nesting Season in Cancun

Sea Turtle Nesting Season in Cancun July 19, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
[Photo by Damien du Toit] Summer is an exciting time in Cancun & the Riviera Maya.  In addition to the usual tourists (of the human variety, that is), that visit from around the world, whale sharks and sea turtles also spend a few months in the area, during the Summer.  Sea turtle nesting season...

Swim With Whale Sharks In Cancun

Swim With Whale Sharks In Cancun July 12, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
When most people hear the word “shark”, they think of the star of  the movie “Jaws” and would not willingly swim anywhere near the man-eater.  Not all sharks are man-eaters, however, and, in Mexico, you have a unique opportunity to swim with whale sharks,...
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