Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Mayan ruins of Muyil

Posted March 18, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mayan Ruins,Mindful Traveler,Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Photos,Sustainable Tourism

Muyi ruins near Tulum , Mexico

Ruin trekking is a mindful traveler activity.  These gorgeous ruins are rarely visited and located right here in the Riviera Maya. The Mayan archeological site of Muyil is located just South of Tulum and is full of surprises! Check out other Costa Maya and Riviera Maya Ruins. Photo by Scott Brown

Riviera Maya Vacation Tip – The cenote less traveled

Posted March 17, 2014 by LocoGringo in Family vacations,Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Destinations,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips

Things to do in the Riviera Maya

Located on the Coba highway are numerous cenotes, each naturally beautiful in its own way. One of our favorite cenotes, the lesser known Zacil Ha, is only $50 pesos entry and you are welcome to bring your own cooler. Facilities include baños, loungers, a zip line, bar and restaurant. Find other gems along the Coba Road.

Yucatan Photo of the Day – The Zocalo

Posted March 14, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mexican Culture,Riviera Maya Photos

colonial cities in Yucatan

No matter which colonial Mexico town you are in, there is a zocalo. The zocalo is the town's center, usually a park, where the locals gather usually at mid-day and evenings. This is where town events usually occur and where street vendors sell their goods. The zocalo is the heart of any town in the Yucatan. Find out in which Yucatan city this zocalo is located.

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Easter customs in Mexico

Posted March 12, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mexican Culture,Mexico Destinations,Mindful Traveler,Yucatan Activities

Customs in Yucatan, Mexico

The mindful traveler learns about a country's culture. Mexico celebrates Pascua de Resurrección, or Easter in English, with great passion. This photo was taken in Izamal, Yucatán and is of the Mexican custom Vía Crucis (Way of the Cross), a street procession of actors portraying Roman soldiers and Christ bearing a cross. This custom is practiced in many Yucatecan cities. Discover historical cities of the Yucatan.

Costa Maya Mindful Travel Tip – Calderitas, Chetumal

Posted March 5, 2014 by LocoGringo in Costa Maya Activities,Mexico Destinations,Mexico Vacation Tips,Mindful Traveler

Chetumal, Mexico

Calderitas is a small Mayan coastal village situated on the western side of Chetumal Bay. For those who don't need much more than amazing ocean views, cold beer and the best tasting seafood ever, this might be a place for you to check out. Rent a kayak and paddle around the bay or rent a boat to sail around the naturally diverse Tamalcab Island. You will love this fantastic beach front hotel in Mahahual, Costa Maya

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Holbox is mindful travel

Posted March 4, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mexico Destinations,Mindful Traveler,Sustainable Tourism,Yucatan Activities

Isla Holbox Yucatan

A vacation to Isla Holbox is all natural, all beautiful and all mindful. There are no discos or fancy resorts, just kayaking, birdwatching, swimming, beach combing and sunset watching. Check out this very chic eco-resort.

Steps to Being a Mindful Traveler in the Riviera Maya

Posted March 3, 2014 by LocoGringo in Enviroment,Family vacations,Mindful Traveler,Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips,Sustainable Tourism

be a mindful traveler in the riviera maya

The month of March is all about sustainable travel or "green" travel, and who doesn't want to be mindful about protecting Mexico's natural beauty when visiting? Let's all do our part to protect the Riviera Maya's amazing jungles, cenotes, wildlife and reef systems by taking simple steps to travel responsibly. Pack Like a Mindful Traveler Being a mindful traveler begins even before you leave the house. Packing ecologically friendly products is the first step you can take that will lead to...

Riviera Maya Mindful Travel Photo – Punta Laguna

Posted by LocoGringo in Loco Adventures,Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Photos,Sustainable Tourism,Yucatan Activities

wildlife in the riviera maya

Choosing to experience the Yucatan's animals living free in their natural habitat is sustainable travel at its best! Punta Laguna Monkey Reserve is one of our favorite places to visit when we want to get WILD! Check out another really cool Riviera Maya monkey hangout.

Yucatan Romantic Travel Tip – Rosas & Chocolate

Posted February 26, 2014 by LocoGringo in Food & Drink,Mexico Vacation Tips,Yucatan Activities

romantic bar in yucatan, mexico

For romantic dining and cocktails in Merida, Yucatan its gotta be Rosas & Chocolate Restaurant and Bar. Begin (or end) with live Jazz in the ultra sexy, open air Moon Lounge and then indulge in gourmet dishes in the lush gardens. Discover the romantic, colonial city known as Merida.

Discover Romantic Adventure in the Yucatan

Posted by LocoGringo in Loco Adventures,Mexico Destinations,Mexico Vacation Tips,Yucatan Activities

romance in yucatan, mexico

Find out what captivated early explorers when they discovered the Yucatan Peninsula - this place has a romantic draw you cannot deny. Bountiful biodiversity, passionate people, lush landscapes, all coming together to create a vacation destination unlike any other in Mexico. Whether you are budget travelers or jet setters you will surrender to its magic and fall head-over-heels in love with the Yucatan. For couples seeking adventure and romance, the Yucatan has so many enchanted places. Here...

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