December 15, 2015

Los Posadas – A Local Christmas Tradition Worth Adopting

Christmas in Mexico is fun. There is lots of music, great weather, a festival feel and a wonderful tradition that local families love. Los Posadas could […]
August 10, 2015

Yucatan Asteroid Theory – How the Yucatan Peninsula Was Formed

On a recent visit to the Calakmul Museum in Campeche, I was reminded of the Yucatan Asteroid Theory, the scientific explanation of how the Yucatan Peninsula […]
July 20, 2015

A Mayan Ruin Vacation in Mexico and the Mayan Riviera

Oh the joys of digging into the past and traveling off the grid. Mayan ruins in the Riviera Maya, Cancun, Yucatan and Campeche can keep you […]
February 18, 2015

Awesome Mexican Recipes from the Riviera Maya

I have just come back from a glorious cooking class at The Little Mexican Cooking School (review to come later) and decided to share some interesting […]
November 3, 2014
melopina bee in tulum, mexico

Support The Maya in Tulum – Use a Bit of Honey

We all know the culinary term farm to table, or the sustainable food term, buy local, but we hope that you start adopting Hive to Table […]
October 29, 2014

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day

  Experience the Mayan culture Ojos Mayas in village of Señor  is the first community tourism experience focused on promoting ecotourism, supporting the social and economic development […]
October 6, 2014

Mystical, Magical Yucatan

Take 5 minutes to virtually travel through the Yucatan with all its beauty and culture.                                                                       
September 24, 2014
Mayan ruins at Puerto Calica south of Xcaret

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Painted Mayan Ruins

If you don’t recognize this Mayan ruin in the Riviera Maya near Playa del Carmen, don’t worry.  Many people won’t. This building complex is closed to the […]
August 13, 2014
Graffiti art in Tulum Mexico

Mayan Art Takes to the Streets of Tulum

Twenty-first century Mayan Art in Tulum If you are driving around the Tulum pueblo keep an eye open for some incredible graffiti-style art.    
April 9, 2014
Find culture on your Riviera Maya vacation

Find Cultural Treasure on Your Riviera Maya Family Vacation

One of the greatest rewards of choosing to take the family vacation international is to give your children the opportunity to experience a different culture first […]
March 26, 2014
mayan healing in the Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya Vacation Tip – Casa Itzamna in Coba

Casa Itzamna near Coba is a center of Mayan medicine studies. Here you will find treatments and products based on the holistic therapies of the ancient […]
March 19, 2014
Mayan alter in Riviera Maya Mexico

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Mayan altars

Many of the Yucatan Peninsula’s modern Maya still practice the religion of their ancestors, building altars to present their gods with gifts and offerings. This photo […]
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