The Maya Language

The Maya Language While the most widely spoken language is Mexico is Spanish, there are several native language still spoken here. The Mexican Government officially recognises 68 local languages. The Maya culture is still very alive here in the Yucatán, most of all through the Maya language itself. While technically called Yukatek Maya, speakers know it only as Maya. Those …

Whale shark & swimmer

Whale Sharks

The Gentle Shark Explorers and locals have been sighting the whale shark in the tropics for centuries, but only recently have they become another major tourist attraction for the Yucatan area. Despite an intimidating name, whale sharks are completely harmless. They are filter feeders, meaning they only feast on plankton and have no teeth. They also prefer to be in …

Experience Tulum Nightlife!

Tulum nightlife has a fantastic array of experiences that goes well past the great restaurants and spots along the beach. Don’t get us wrong, we love the options on the beach road but there is a lot more to consider. Places like ZINE, Mojito Batey and Cantina Nawal are great options to consider on your next trip to Tulum! One of …

Embassies and Consulates in Riviera Maya

Hopefully you will never need to find an Embassy or Consulate in Riviera Maya, but travelling is always an adventure. Better to stay prepared! In case of legal issues, it’s important to know where your country’s Embassy or Consulate is. Differences between Embassy and Consulate People often ask what the biggest difference between Consulate and Embassy is. The truth is …

Reasons to stay at Aldea Zama, Tulum

Aldea Zama is newly built, eco-friendly and luxury residential area, located between Tulum and Caribbean beaches, directly in the jungle. With so many hotels on the beach, why would you want to stay in Aldea Zama instead? Well, there are few main reason to consider. 1. Luxury and comfort All the complexes are brand new and that assures highest standards. It is …

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Best luxury accommodation in Tulum

While Tulum is excellent as an adventure-backpacker destination, there are also many opportunities for those interested in the low-priced luxury vacation. For those, we have created a short article listing the best luxury accommodation in Tulum. Each has its own appeal, and fans! While some have the obvious appeal of a beach front location, others must make up for that …

Vegeterian Restaurants Tulum

Vegetarian restaurants Tulum

For vegetarians and vegans, Tulum is the perfect holiday destination! You will find a lot of vegetarian restaurants in Tulum with very creative, healthy and tasty dishes. Even people who normally are not really into vegan or vegetarian food can enjoy the delicious options available. Find out here where to go and what to eat! Vegetarian Restaurants in Tulum Co.Con …

Women safety in Riviera Maya

Women’s Safety in the Riviera Maya

Akumal, Cancun, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen and Tulum are popular travel destinations in the Riviera Maya, Yucatan Peninsula, and are very safe to visit. Here are some tips to guide you towards a wonderful holiday experience in the Riviera Maya. Do some research on your destination Be informed and prepared on what to expect when you arrive at your destination. …

Driving in Mexico

Arriving from Cozumel Airport

There is really only one way to get out of Cozumel airport and that is by using the airport’s shuttle service; this service costs $130 pesos (9 USD). It illegal for taxis and other services to operate pickups at the airport but if you would prefer a taxi you can walk the 200 yards off the airport site and obtain …

A day at Playa Del Carmen

Playa Del Carmen; the beaches are white, the sea laps the shore and fades from a clear blue, out to turquoise and into a deep mysterious blue on the horizon. Palm trees stand on the beach with hammocks swung between them, deck chairs and parasols are laid out and beach side bars serve cocktails under canopies of Palapas. Sounds beautiful …

Amazing Adventures in Riviera Maya

Things to do in the Riviera Maya

Things to do in the Riviera Maya in One week You’ve arrived in the Riviera Maya, ready to explore, but you’ve only got one week to enjoy it all. Here’s are the top 6 things to do during your time here. 1. Beaches You can’t visit the Riviera Maya without enjoying its beaches! From its clear blue turquoise waters, to …