Beautiful beaches, fascinating (and somewhat disturbing) history and a diversity of culture, tradition and language makes Mexico and The Caribbean an amazing place to travel. Mexico is definitely one of our favourite countries in the world, while we’ve spent over 2 years living & travelling in the Caribbean. Here we share our best tips and secrets about this stunning region.

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climbing ruins and shaman ceremonies

Climbing Ruins & Shaman Ceremonies | A Day in the Riviera Maya

So far on our Press Trip with Riviera Maya Tourism, we had experienced some fantastic cave exploration and watched an authentic Maya theatre performance. These were two excursions that would definitely be hard to beat during our next few days in the area! We awoke from our comfortable bed at Hacienda Tres Rios, grabbed a coffee ...
Mexico Espectacular

Mexico Espectacular! A Night of Theatrical Excitement & Delicious Dinner

Xcaret is an eco-theme park located in the Riviera Maya, just south of Playa del Carmen. Spanning 80 hectares (200 acres) and named after the Maya village of the same name, this is one of the most visited attractions in all of the Quintana Roo State! Over a million people come here each year to ...
Rio Secreto: Cave Exploration in the Riviera Maya!

Rio Secreto: Cave Exploration in the Riviera Maya!

We were invited by Riviera Maya Tourism to come and explore the unique activities and diverse nature that this area of Mexico has to offer. This is the first time we’ve worked directly with a tourism board and we couldn’t have been more thrilled about our first Press Trip, an accomplishment that we as travel ...
Mexican Food

Mexican Food: 16 Must-Try Dishes in the Yucatan!

Wander down any road in Mexico and the exquisite aromas will draw you to one of the many restaurants or street stalls. The tantalizing smell of spices and herbs being cooked is palpable. The mouth-watering ingredients used in Mexico are some of the best we’ve come across in all of our travels! We’ve been eating ...
tulum is one of the top places to visit in mexico to see the ruins

Travelling to Tulum: We’ve Gone Full Circle!

In 2007, we went on our first vacation together to escape the freezing cold winters in Calgary. We packed our suitcases, put on our summer clothes and said goodbye to our jobs…for a week! We were off to Tulum on an all-inclusive vacation and we couldn’t have been more excited. During that week together enjoying ...
valladolid is one of the best places to visit in mexico

Travelling to Valladolid: A Two Week Roundup

Normally we do roundups for countries, not cities. For example, we spent 30 days in Mongolia and had so many adventures that it was well deserving of its own wrap up. So why are we doing a city roundup? Well, in the case of Valladolid, we had such a jam-packed 2 weeks there that we ...