Located just 20 minutes north of Cancun is an island known as Isla Mujeres (Island of Women). It acquired this name when the Spanish arrived many years ago and found female statues on the island dedicated to the Mayan goddess Ixchel, who had a temple there. Isla Mujeres has everything you need for a weekend getaway […]
Posts Tagged: Mexico
A Christmas Tradition in Mexico: The Pastorelas
One of the most beautiful Mexican traditions at Christmastime is the Pastorela. A Pastorela is a play performed around Christmas that recreates the nativity scene from the bible and the birth of baby Jesus. Children from around Mexico participate in Pastorelas by acting, singing, and dancing. Do you know where this tradition comes from? It […]
4 Things You Need to Know About The Day of the Dead
Lately we hear more and more about Day of the Dead celebrations in the USA. Sugar skull makeup known in Mexico as “Catrina” has gained fame at costume parties. Mexico is known to laugh about and celebrate death, but do you actually know where this celebration comes from? In reality, its origin is pre-Hispanic. During these […]
The Legend of Chichen Itza
Where did Chichen-Itza’s inhabitants go?
Cancun and Other Places to Visit in the New Year
Since the world didn’t end on December 21, make plans to visit these amazing destinations in 2013!
Mundo Maya The Mayan Prophecy of 2012
In the history of the world has always been predictions about the end of the world, but why we have so nervous about the Mayan prophecy of 2012?
Mexico’s Magic Towns: Pueblos Mágicos
México is a country with a rich, diverse history and culture, and in order to highlight and promote the best of the country, the Mexican Secretary of Tourism (SECTUR) has designated 55 cities “Pueblos Mágicos” or Magic Towns. In order to qualify for this prestigious honor, the cultural and/or religious traditions of the particular town […]
The Cancun Cup 2012 Final Results
MEXICO is the champion of the Cancun Cup 2012. They finished the tournament without losing one game!
Why I need a vacation
So you want to come to Cancun? Let us all decide that.
You have to name 3 reasons why you think you should come to Cancun.
The one with more “Likes” will be the winner.
As simple as that.
Be creative and good luck!
Off the Beaten Path through Yucatan (Part 2)
____________________ El Corchito What it is: Near Progreso City, El Corchito is an ecological preserve that has been around for the last 10 years. The reserve is operated by local fishermen who work to nurture the mangrove swamp. A 5-minute boat ride will take you into the cool shadows of the mangroves. The fishermen who […]