Everyone around the world knows about the spectacular white sand beaches and turquoise waters of the Riviera Maya. What many do not know is that the Riviera Maya is home to an intricate web of hidden underground rivers and caves that you can explore on your next Mexican vacation. Without getting too “sciencey” with you, 65 million years ago a meteor crashed into the Yucatan Peninsula, setting off a chain of natural events that turned the limestone rock into swiss cheese (not literally, ahem). Theories suggest that this impact was

Cancun snorkeling is some of the very best in the world and discovering the underwater world is one of the most popular things to do in Cancun. The Riviera Maya coast is protected by the Mesoamerican Reef system, an incredible stretch of coral reaching from the north at Isla Contoy to Honduras 1000 kms away to the south. With beautiful coral gardens and a huge variety of tropical marine life, snorkeling in Cancun is truly the experience of a lifetime. Cancun is the ideal spot to learn to snorkel, the crystal

Cancun tours to archaeological sites of Mayan ruins, Riviera Maya excursions to adventure parks for zip-lining and cenotes, the average tourist will plan a day trip or two during their week-long vacation. As a local working in tourism in Cancun, I am invited a bit more frequently than that, taking an average of two or three tours a month as part of my job (I am NOT complaining). I’ve tried all the ziplines, visited the big Riviera Maya parks like Xcaret and Xel Ha and the more intimate places like Aktun

Planning a Cancun vacation is FUN, investigating Cancun tours, hotels, restaurants, all the big activities you’ll want to explore. After all the “Biggies” like Xcaret and Chichen Itza, we’ve put together a list of “10 Things to Do in Cancun Before You Die”, the “rights of passage” for Cancun visitors. It isn’t how much time you spend somewhere that makes it memorable: it’s how you spend the time. -David Brenner Build a sandcastle on the Cancun beach and kick it down Bury someone up to their neck in sand, take

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