How to Visit the Uxmal Ruins, the Best Mayan Ruins in Mexico

The Uxmal ruins of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula are an incredible place to visit. Many people think that the best Mayan ruins in Mexico are found at Chichen Itza near the town of Valladolid. Chichen Itza is certainly impressive. That said, our family thought the Uxmal ruins were the best Mayan ruins in the Yucatan Peninsula…and […]

Things to Do in Merida Mexico — What to see, Do & Eat in the Yucatan

Visit Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and you’ll find so many things to do in Merida with kids…or without them. We travel with children, but the Yucatan capital has something for everyone. In fact, the travel in the Yucatan Peninsula is great for any and all types of traveler: from grubby solo backpackers to adventurous families to […]

Easter in San Miguel de Allende – Semana Santa in Mexico Travel Blog

Easter in Mexico 2020: Semana Santa in Mexico is an interesting experience, and San Miguel de Allende is a great place to soak it in. In a predominantly Catholic country like Mexico, Semana Santa — or “Holy Week,” — is one of the most sacred times of the year. There are Easter traditions and celebrations […]

How to Get From Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende — Mexico Travel Tips

Here’s how to get from Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende. You can choose a private driver or a variety of bus options. This can be tricky for people new to Mexico travel, but don’t worry — it’s easy. Quite relaxing, too, actually. From Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende If you’re planning […]

When, Where & How to Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos Festival in Mexico in 2020

Ever wondered what the Dia de Los Muertos festival is all about? Some Mexican Day of the Dead traditions may overlap with the Halloween holiday in the United States. But Dia de Los Muertos in Mexico has its own meaning and rituals, which are quite different from its neighbors north of the border. Read on […]

Things to Do in Mexico City with Kids (or Without) – Mexico City Travel Blog

Fun things to do in Mexico City with kids. Great things to do in Mexico City for couples and solo travelers. Amazing Mexico City tours and fantastic things to do in Mexico City for teens and the young-at-heart. This Mexico City travel blog post has it all. Mexico City attractions have something for everyone. Whether […]

Best Things to Do in Playa del Carmen Mexico — Playa del Carmen Tours & Activities

Mayan ruins, Playa del Carmen beaches,  Yucatan cenotes and other Playa del Carmen excursions: are you looking for the best things to do in Playa del Carmen Mexico? If so, let be the first to warn you. Whether you’re in Playa del Carmen with kids, with a spouse/significant other or on your own, your itinerary […]

Playa del Carmen Resorts & Hotels— Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Playa del Carmen

If you’re planning a Playa del Carmen vacation, then you need to know where to find not only the best hotels in Playa del Carmen, but the best Playa del Carmen resorts or the best all-inclusive resorts in Playa del Carmen. Playa del Carmen hotels and resorts are a great place to spend a holiday. […]

Things to Do in San Miguel de Allende with Kids or Without – Mexico Travel Blog

There are so many things to do in San Miguel de Allende…with kids or without. In fact, San Miguel de Allende (a.k.a. “SMA” or simply “San Miguel,”) was named the world’s best city by Travel + Leisure in 2017 and 2018. After spending over a year here, I now know why. Perched on the country’s central […]

Best Cenotes in Mexico – Swimming in Mexican Cenotes in the Yucatan

Mexican Cenotes: cenotes near Cancun, the cenotes in Tulum, and the best cenotes in the Yucatan Peninsula. What are cenotes? Why should you seek them out? Read on to find out. Headed to the Yucatan? Then make sure to visit some of the best cenotes in Mexico. Swimming through the Yucatan cenotes is easily one […]