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Maya Apocalypse

Tourists In Town For So-Called 'Maya Apocalypse' Wreack Havoc On Ruins

Fox News Latino | Posted 12.27.2012 | Latino Voices

The so-called Mayan Apocalypse didn’t occur, but an ancient temple nearly met its end. Tourists in Guatemala for “end of the world” parties l...

A Second Chance To Discover Mundo Maya

Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel

Cancun - On December 21, the eyes of the world turned towards the ruins of the Maya Empire and the eyes of those amid that megalithic rubble turned he...

LOOK: An Apocalypse-Themed Hotel Suite

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.20.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

At the Roxbury boutique motel in the Catskills, there's a new end-of-the-world room opening this month...

Andrew Burmon

In Mexico, Few Preparations For 'Apocalypse' | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.22.2012 | Travel

VALLADOLID, MEXICO -- On the eve of what will be known as the apocalypse that wasn't, every hotel room in the town of Valladolid -- known as Zaci duri...

UFO Lovers, Light-Seekers And Lawyers Await Maya End Of Days

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2013 | World

By Alexandra Alper CHICHEN ITZA, Mexico (Reuters) - Thousands of mystics, hippies and spiritual wanderers will descend on the ruins of ...

The Mayan Apocalypse: It's Showtime

Gaia | Posted 02.19.2013 | Entertainment

The movie 2012: Science or Superstition gathers many of these cartographers of the mystical -- as well as a few skeptics -- in a fascinating exploration of an impending apocalypse slated to arrive in a handful of days.

Andrew Burmon

The Trouble With Tulum | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.20.2012 | Travel

TULUM, MEXICO -- Tulum was once an important Maya trading post and the years have done little to decrease its economic significance. On the afternoon ...

LIVEBLOG: End Of The World 2012

Posted 12.21.2012 | World

As Dec. 21, 2012 fast approaches, doomsday-believers around the globe are bracing for what they believe will be the end of the world. A Chinese in...

NASA Spends So-Called Last Day On Earth Answering Phones

Posted 12.20.2012 | Weird News

Hold the phone. NASA says the world is not ending. The agency is swamped with phone calls and emails from concerned citizens wondering about the po...

Maya Expert: The 'End Of Times' Is Our Idea, Not The Ancients'

NPR | Bill Chappell | Posted 12.20.2012 | Latino Voices

It is Dec. 20, 2012 — and citizens of Earth are panicking, consumed by the idea that the world will end Friday, something they say was predicted by ...

Andrew Burmon

In Mexico, Locals Not Prepping For Doomsday | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.20.2012 | Travel

San Juan de Dios, Mexico is an unremarkable town 10 kilometers into the forest south of the ruins at Coba, where tourist buses park next to a shallow,...

Andrew Burmon

PHOTOS: Off The Beaten Maya Path In Belize | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel

If you don't intend to get to El Pilar, you don't. The Maya site is separated from the highway by miles of ranches and teak plantations, not to mentio...

Andrew Burmon

PHOTOS: You Won't Believe This Family's Wild Collection | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel

The museum began 29 years ago when Luis Colmenares, then just a boy, spotted a sliver of pottery amid the dirt as his father dug a new foundation for ...

12 Things To See Before The Apocalypse

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

With the Maya apocalypse fast approaching, now is the time to start crossing some things off your bucket list. If you've ever wanted to stay on a private island, gamble with your life savings, or treat yourself to the best meal on Earth, you've got less than two weeks to do it.

Italian Contractor Makes Small Fortune Building Mayan Apocalypse Bunkers

Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 12.13.2012 | World

As December 21, 2012 -- aka the End Of The World -- inches closer, one Italian contractor has turned his countrymen's Mayan apocalypse fears into a lu...

Doomsday Phobia Mushrooms As Dec. 21 Approaches

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.13.2012 | Weird News

With Dec. 21, 2012, quickly approaching, people around the world are grappling with doomsday phobia and fears of an impending apocalypse. Friday, ...

WATCH: NASA Takes On Mayan Doomsday Fears

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.13.2012 | Science

Doomsayers are awaiting Dec. 21, 2012, the day the Mayan calendar ends and the rumored Mayan apocalypse unfolds. But NASA is debunking the notion that...

Fleeing Doom With A One-Way Ticket

Posted 12.11.2012 | Travel

The Mayan prophecy that the world will end on December 21, 2012, is now affecting flight bookings according to fare finder Skyscanner, which reports t...