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Mayan Ruins Lend Themselves To Instagram

Posted 08.30.2013 | Travel

The Mayan ruins that are peppered through Mexico (and throughout Belize, Guatemala, and present-day El Salvador) are heavily-touristed by people eager...

Amazing Underwater River Along Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula

The Huffington Post | Brendan Bryant | Posted 08.24.2013 | Travel

Next time you're in Mexico, skip the tequila and visit Cenote Angelita (Little Angel) on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Scuba dive along one of the most ...

Top 9 Day Trips and Excursions Near Cancun

minube | Posted 08.05.2013 | Travel

While the Riviera Maya is often considered an inexpensive hub for those seeking boozy fun in the sun, there has been a growing trend in travelers who are opting to leave the cushy confines of all-inclusive resorts and explore the more authentic, enriching, and unique areas of the region.

Hotel Hammocks With Stunning Views

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.23.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Go ahead, take a break. These 15 hotel hammocks overlook some of the most beautiful spots in the world.

PHOTOS: The World's Most Secluded Beaches

Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel

It's not often in this world that a beach is truly "hidden" from the general public, certainly not a beach that's roughly 22 nautical miles from Puert...

World's Coolest Hotel Bathtubs (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

At the Mio Buenos Aires hotel, the bathtubs are works of art: Argentine Mario Dasso personally selects only the most beautiful pieces of calden wood (...

Cancun's Tourism On The Rise

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 06.26.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK (AP) — A snapshot of hotel occupancy in Cancun shows tourism there was as strong as it's been in years during the first three months of thi...

Isla Holbox, Paradise Found

Erica Firpo | Posted 06.04.2013 | Travel
Erica Firpo

Island. Oasis. Hallucination. Somewhere on the north coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, I have found my perfect recharge of sun and sand, and ceviche and margaritas.

Mexico May No Longer Be A Top Destination

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 03.20.2013 | Travel

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's top tourism official said the country may drop out of the world's top 10 tourist destinations, a spot it has held for years. ...

PHOTOS: The Most Crowded Spring Break Spots

Travel + Leisure | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

"March Madness" has a different meaning when talking about spring break.

PHOTOS: Tulum For Families

GoTrexx | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel

In its heyday, Tulum served as a port of call for mariners and traders, and its walls defined the ancient town's defense against invaders from sea and land.

An Under-The-Radar Beach Town In Mexico

AP | JODY KURASH | Posted 04.28.2013 | Travel

ZIPOLITE, Mexico -- "You're going to like it here in Zipolite," Daniel Weiner, the owner of Brisa Marina hotel said with a wry smile as he handed me t...

5 Family Resorts In Cancun

MiniTime | Posted 04.10.2013 | Travel

Cancun is famous for luxurious mega-resorts, laid-back locals and a backyard full of ancient Mayan ruins, but make no mistake -- most people go for the glorious beach.

How To Not Get Kidnapped In Mexico City

Carly Schwartz | Posted 02.05.2013 | Travel
Carly Schwartz

Amble down La Reforma and through the Zona Rosa and into La Roma. Wind up outside the same Mezcal speakeasy, only this time the window is alive with revelers. Follow a group of hipsters through the front door and realize it's actually just a house party. Stay until 4 a.m. anyway.

This Year's Top Spring Break Spot

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 03.30.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK (AP) — No surprise here: The Mexican beach resort of Cancun tops the list of spring break destinations for customers of STA Travel, which s...

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...

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...

Waiting for the End of the World on the Riviera Maya

Terri Colby | Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel
Terri Colby

Here on the Riviera Maya, on the Eve of Destruction, ominous signs of the end of the world are everywhere. Yes, it seems that in this tourist mecca of surf and sand, the Mayan prophesies of the End of Days are being heeded.

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 ...

Andrew Burmon

Scuba Diving Mexico's Cenotes | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.22.2012 | Travel

As a stalagmite blocks the cave mouth from view, I find myself sinking into the noduled gullet of Sistema Sac Actun, the cave system running some 135 ...

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

Inside Mexico's Abandoned 'Eiffel Tower' | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.20.2012 | Travel

A thin cement pier juts out into the warm waters of Chetumal's bay toward a small island dominated by a mysterious structure. Though fences have been ...

Andrew Burmon

The Yucatan's 'Cradle of the Mestizo' | Andrew Burmon | Posted 12.19.2012 | Travel

The repainted school buses that run from Belize City up to Mexico fill with old white men in coveralls, young creole girls in beachwear and Garifuna i...

Mexico's Newest Hot Spot Is...

Bob Schulman | Posted 12.12.2012 | Travel
Bob Schulman

About a half-hour drive from western Mexico's mega-resort at Ixtapa, there's a tiny village out in the boonies that's soon going to be seeing a lot of tourists. The big attraction there -- set to open to the public in early 2013 -- is an immense, 3,000-year-old archeological site being excavated just outside the village.

5 Reasons To Voy A Huatulco

Mark Chesnut | Posted 02.05.2013 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

Looking for a warm winter getaway but not into giant-sized beach resorts? Consider Huatulco, a tourism hotspot on Mexico's Pacific coast where a string of scenic bays serves as the backdrop for lovely hotels, exciting activities and picturesque attractions.