Mazatlan Carnival

Mazatlan Carnival

The Mazatlan Carnival is from the 16th and 21st of February this year. During this seven day multi-event celebration, there will be live music, entertainment, dance, folklore and colourful costumes. Other than the indigenious traditions, you can find all diverse celebrants of all ages participanting in this delightful event. From what is only a public street celebration more than one hundred years ago, it became more than a seasonal ritual. With scented flour and ashes, the people at the ca... [ read more ]

Tips for adventure seekers in Cabo San Lucas

Tips for adventure seekers in Cabo San Lucas

For the adventurous romantics, you may chose Sierra Buggies as one of your excursions and have fun in the desert dust. It is even great as an exciting activity for wedding anniversaries. The Sierra Buggies is a family run business and you can have fun, while go on a course. You can take the chance to see the different part of Baja. Besides good terrain, you can expect a great lunch, well-organization and clean facilities. If you have older children, this can be great family event. Your childr... [ read more ]

Best Beaches of Mexico

Best Beaches of Mexico

Sun bathers may love these various stretches of beaches along the coastlines of Mexico harbor. We have mentioned Cancun which is the most popular beach destination on the Yucatan peninsula. If you have not been to the beach island of Isla Mujeres or the Isla Holbox, you are really recommended to see it soon. Other than its beauty and relaxing atmosphere, going south of Cancun leads you to a coastal strip called Riviera Maya. Part of it is the beach town Playa del Carmen. Xcaret and Xel-Ha ... [ read more ]

Chihuahua and its Sights

Chihuahua and its Sights

A massive destruction of the colonial buildings may have struck Chihuahua, some valuable monuments are still around as they had been preserved from the 19th and the 20th centuries. Amongst which, it is worth to see the highlights as follows. The first to mention is the  Temple of San Francisco which is the original burial place of Fr Miguel Hidalgo. It is located at 15 Calle Libertad and the jail cell of him is the Federal Palace of Chihuahua. It is now a museum for tourist to visit. Mansi... [ read more ]

Uxmal the ruined city

Uxmal the ruined city

Uxmal is 78 kilometers south of Yucatan and it is a large pre-Columbian ruined city of the Maya civilization. Pronounced like 'oosh-mahl' in English, this place has the meaning of 'Built Three Times', Uxmal has the most complex examples of the regional Puuc-styled architecture and the magnificent pyramids and structures make it a popular destination. Uxmal's Noteworthy Buildings Some noteworthy buildings are the Governor's Palace, the Adivino, the Nunnery Quadrangle and the large Ballcourt... [ read more ]

Adventure Tourism in Mexico

Adventure Tourism in Mexico

Cozumel is the place for scuba diving, but you can snorkel also in quite a number of the beaches. Moreover, this place has a great off shore attraction that is the off shore reefs. It is not really difficult to make it there as there are many service providers that will take you there if you hire them to. Some with fast boats called the 'Deep Blue'. If you are an advanced diver, you can go for long dives by 'Living Underwater'. Looking for an excellent service and great packages, first resort ... [ 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 ]