Tips for Tulum: How to Spend a Weekend in Tulum, Mexico

Everyone and their mom has been to Tulum lately! It's definitely the "it" place of the last couple years, like Chefchaouen. We actually flew into Cancun and were coming here to explore Merida and the Yucatan but since Tulum was so close, I talked Ben into going for a couple days to recover from jetlag

A Little Merida Mexico Travel Guide: Where to Stay, Eat, Drink, and Shop

Ben and I spent about two weeks in Merida Mexico in November. I love staying in one place that long because you really get time to explore the city, try the best places to eat and even find lesser-known places by accident. While I haven't been there long enough to tell you everything about the

Luz En Yucatan Review – Affordable Urban Retreat in Central Merida

Before coming to the Yucatan, we didn't book anything ahead except our first few nights in Merida since we knew we wanted something central to get our bearing. In this Luz En Yucatan review, I'll share why I chose this hotel and what you can expect here! That's a tray of complimentary booze

The 4 Best Oaxaca Tours and Day Trips

Oaxaca is one my favorite cities in the world - that’s why I keep coming back again and again. This year is my 3rd trip to the city, and I’ve spent about 7 months here total. I’ve done just about all of the Oaxaca tours and day trips multiple times, so I have lots of

Costa Careyes, Mexico: Everything You Need to Know About This Surreal Town

Careyes, land of turtles, is a sui-generis stretch of coast overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Mexico that started off as the vision of Gian Franco Brignone, a crazy Italian financier, in 1968. Today, a few hundred palapas stand tall along the cliffs' edge overlooking the deep, blue waters, keeping the secrets of all fascinating characters

What to Pack for Tulum & Other Trendy Coastal Towns in Mexico

Are you taking your next beach getaway to one of Mexico’s beautiful seaside destinations? You’re in for a treat! You may have heard of Cancun but there are many more beaches to explore and these have recently become ultra-chic hotspots. From Tulum on the East to Sayulita on the West, here are some chic beach

The 5 Best Ruins to Visit in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

There are thousands of Mayan ruins in the Yucatan Peninsula, southern Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras - many of them still unexcavated. Of the hundreds that are open to visitors, even just starting with the Yucatan Peninsula, how do you decide which of the best ruins to visit in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula to explore? I’ve