March 28, 2017

How Hacienda Xcanatun Influenced an Extraordinary Folk Art Museum in Valladolid

I love stories. And I particularly love personal, passionate stories. On a recent visit to Casa de los Venados in Valladolid I found out that there […]
March 3, 2017

See Popular Mayan Ruins and Historical Attractions At Night

If you are looking for a unique evening activity while visiting Mexico, experiencing night shows at three popular Mayan Ruins is as unique as you can […]
October 5, 2016

A Fresh Look at Tulum From A Local Perspective

My dad called me the other day and said he just read an article about Tulum, Mexico in his local paper. Another friend keeps sending me […]
February 5, 2016
Local Arts Scene in Riviera Maya and Yucatan

Feeding the Senses – Local Arts Scene in Riviera Maya and Yucatan

Mexico is an artist’s community. For centuries all forms have art have shaped the country and its culture. Folk art, muralists, painters, singers, poets and actors […]
September 30, 2015

Travel off of the beaten path in Francisco Uh May

If you visit the Coba Ruins just to the west of Tulum, you will drive through this Mayan pueblo located on the Coba Road. Spanish is […]
August 24, 2015

Environmental Art in the Costa Maya

I so love this fish sculpture on the pier in Mahahaul. The entire fish, created by artist Sabrina Coco, is made of recycled material; soda cans, […]
March 5, 2014

Style, creativity & art in the heart of the Riviera Maya

Mexico is known for its culture and colors. Local artist Enrique Diaz’s work can be seen along the beach in Tulum. We hope all our friends […]
November 29, 2013
Art in Akumal Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Buy Local Art!

Can you spot the differences? Each one of these “Mona Lisas” and “Giant Hibiscus” paintings are unique, no two are alike, but they are all original, […]
November 22, 2013
Artists in Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Artist and apprentice

We LOVE this photo of a local Mayan artist in Akumal and her little apprentice. Buying local art is sustainable tourism that supports local families.  Not […]
November 7, 2013
Sand sculpture in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – NEW Sculpture

Playa del Carmen’s sand sculpture artist Jose Luis Gonzales of Josse Arenarte created a new sculpture celebrating the dead and Mexican humor. Read about other fascinating […]
November 5, 2013
Art galleries in Merida, Yucatan

Yucatan Photo of the Day – NEW at Soho Gallery

Soho Galleries in Merida, Yucatan has just opened a new exhibit entitled “Fossils and Fantasies”. Artists, through photography, sculpture, painting and mixed media, will explore the […]
October 18, 2013
casa de los venados in Valladolid

Riviera Maya Vacation Tip – Visit Casa de los Venados

While vacationing in the Riviera Maya, take a day trip to Valladolid to get immersed in real Mayan culture. This colonial city has been dubbed a […]
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