Acapulco Bay and the City

Acapulco Bay and the City

Acapulco or Acapulco de Juarez is a major sea port in Guerrero on the Pacific coast of Mexico. It is 300 km southwest of Mexico City. Mexico City is the federal district and Capital Metropolis of the United Mexican States. It is the largest city as well as the most important cultural, political, educational and financial center. The bay is a semi-circular bay which is very deep and has a port since its early colonial period of Mexico's history. This port of call is also for cruising lines runn... [ read more ]

Izamal, the Magical Town

Izamal, the Magical Town

Izamal ©Emilio Segura López/flickr About 72 km to the east of Merida is Mexico's magical town, Izamal. It is called the City of the Three Cultures as three historical periods coexist. They are namely the pre-Hispanic past, the colonial period and the present time. There are pyramids that had witness the Mayas greatness, the charming convent in the silence of the majestic walls. See the forever markings of the Spanish Influence. Many sights to behold: from its buildings to its streets, the ho... [ read more ]

Chichen Itza Ruins

Chichen Itza Ruins

A great family day trip suggestion is to the Chichen Itza Ruins. If you planned your trip to get there early like 8am, it will be the best as you beat the tour buses. With a guide, the vendors will not pester you and also they start their stalls from 10am. With about 400 pesos, you get good information on extras and the guide makes your tour very enjoyable. Hear the noise it makes when you clap while standing below the big pyramid, it is really an experience. Go Prepared Make sure that you... [ read more ]

Must see attractions in Cancun

Must see attractions in Cancun

In Cancun, the must see is the El Rey Ruins (Zona Arqueologica El Rey) at Isla Cancun off Kulkulkan Boulevard. El Rey 'The King' was named for the ceremonial mask, a sculpture of a nobleman and a skull found on the site that honors the Maya Sun God. It is a nestled lagoon side among the mangroves or you can explore the Maya ruins are adjacent to the golf course. Amazing vistas atop the Post Classical Period Maya Plazas and the Nichupte' Lagoon. The entrance fee is US$3 and it opens from 8am t... [ read more ]