January 23, 2018
Isla Mujeres beaded purses from the Women's Beading Coop

Sustainability Can be Found in the Colorful Art Work of Passionate Women

One of the most important aspects of sustainable tourism is support of the community, and Isla Mujeres makes it easy for travelers to buy locally with […]
January 15, 2018
Isla Mujeres Artist Fair

The Color of the Island Shines Through at the Local Art Fair

The streets of downtown Isla Mujeres always offer souvenir shops with colorful merchandise displayed in their doorways and along their sidewalks, creating a vibrant hub for […]
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 29, 2016

Caminarte- A New Way to See Playa’s 5th Avenue

One of Mexico’s greatest wonders is their art. Throughout the country there is prehistoric art, colonial art and the most exciting for me, local art. Carminarte […]
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
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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 […]
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