In case you weren’t already aware, Tulum is HOT. The site of the Tulum ruins seems to be even hotter, somehow. After a morning of exploring this ancient Mayan city (which we totally recommend doing on your own, sans tour operator!) you’ll no doubt be hankering for somewhere to cool down and grab a refreshment.
If you’ve foregone the guided tour option and are exploring the area on your own time schedule, marvelous. Now you have time to check out the Santa Fe Beach. Just a short walk from the ruins. Continue reading →
Looking for an off the beaten path joint to kick back and enjoy an exceptional Caribbean view in Akumal? La Buena Vida, a super cool Mexican tree house bar, fits the bill to a T.
It’s located in a residential/vacation home area, close to Akumal Bay and Halfmoon Bay. Truly a great place to chill out after a morning of swimming with turtles. Or, y’know, swimming without them… Continue reading →
Los Cabos is located at the tip of the Baja California peninsula in North-Western Mexico. The name “Los Cabos” refers to San Jose Del Cabo (resort area with silvery sand beaches) and Cabo San Lucas (metropolis of high-end shopping, and nightlife). And everything in between.
This is a beloved destination for California folk. If you too are guilty of watching Laguna Beach and The Hills back in the day, you’ve undoubtedly seen many a vacation take place in Cabo. Continue reading →
Seeing the coastal Mayan ruins in Tulum is at the top of many people’s must-do lists when visiting the Caribbean side of Mexico. In particular, the Quintana Roo state. Because of this well-known fact, tours are offered and advertised seemingly everywhere. But at an inflated price.
To book the half-day tour through our hotel in Akumal (some 30 minutes from Tulum), we would have had to fork out over $65 CAD. EACH. Continue reading →
I’m a big fan of the Riu resort chain. There’s a level of quality and luxury I’ve come to expect with them, and I haven’t been disappointed yet. Certainly not during my stay at Riu Emerald Bay in Mazatlan. Continue reading →