Tag Archives: Mexico

The Portal Maya sculpture at Parque Fundadores on the beach in Playa del Carmen

3 Days in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya area of Mexico is a popular tourist destination. While Playa is a bit of a party town, with all-inclusive resorts, bars and clubs, it’s also perfectly situated for cultural and adventure tourism. We show you how to spend 3 days in Playa del Carmen and see some fascinating sights (beyond the club).

The Mayan El Castillo pyramid (Temple of Kukulcan) at Chichen Itza

5 Days in the Yucatán

The Yucatán peninsula is where the Mayan civilization reached the peak of its development. It is home to important Mayan cities, including Chichen Itza, Mayapan, and the city that is now the capital of the Yucatán, Mérida. In this itinerary, we show you how to spend 5 days in the Yucatán based out of Mérida, discovering the ancient Mayan sites.

The Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City

5 Days in Mexico City

Mexico City isn’t necessarily the most obvious travel destination, but it’s gaining in popularity. With its fascinating history and stunning architecture, it’s easy to see why. This guide explains how to spend 5 days in Mexico City, hitting all the key sights and attractions.

Papadzules, a classic Yucatecan dish at Santa Ana market in Mérida

Where to eat in Mérida

The food of Mérida is a hybrid cuisine of several cultures that reflects the complex and long history of the city; there are elements of Mayan, Spanish, Dutch, Lebanese, and so on. We show you where to eat in Mérida to enjoy all these delicious