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What are Caves and Cenotes in Yucatán?

The cenote word comes from maya ts’ono’ot o d’zonot  it means “cave with water” this make reference to any underground space with water but open to exterior in some point. This are formed by the dissolution of limestone because the lightly acid water. When the rain filtered into the limestones, its...

The Yucatecan haciendas

The henequen haciendas in Yucatán emerged in the XIX century, transforming old corn-cattle ranches set by Spanish people during the colonial period , this haciendas were the main economic activity in Yucatan for 100 years, but this richness were based in human exploitation, its main...

Local Markets in Merida

Merida city is divided in neighborhoods; the main ones are San Cristobal, San Juan, San Sebastian, Santa Ana, Santa Lucia, Santiago, and La Ermita de Santa Isabel. Each neighborhood has a main square, a church and a market. Each market has areas like fruits and...

Cuba, through the eyes of a Mexican

Earlier this year, we had the opportunity to coordinate a tour in Cuba for a group of Australians, our partner Rubén, who accompanied the group for 10 days, tells us about his first visit to this incredible country. What are your general impressions of Cuba? Cuba is...

Vegetarian Travel in the Yucatan

Amazing Yucatecan vegetarian treats you gotta try. Do you have a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle that’s hard to keep up while traveling? Worry no more as we bring a list of only a few of the amazing Yucatecan vegetarian treats you must try! The most famous dishes...

The Complete Travel Guide to Yucatan

Travel smart in the Yucatan Whenever we ask our clients what could have improved their travel in the Yucatan we get the same answer: more time to visit everything they wanted! Picture it, you arrive into Cancún, feel the heat wave and enjoy the tropical beach; you...

Off The Beaten Path in Yucatan

The Yucatan Península Through our experience, we have found that the most common mistake when planning a trip to Yucatan is to mix the Península and the State of Yucatán. The first brings together the states of Campeche, Quintana Roo and Yucatán. Because of this, a lot...

Best advices for safety when traveling to Mexico

If we think of Mexico’s current widespread media reputation, it’s really no wonder many of our fellow travelers think twice on just how safe is Mexico, and what to keep in mind before visiting us and while they’re here. Of course in most touristic cities of Mexico, having...

Zika Virus in Mexico: What you need to know

Lately, there’s been a lot of fuzz around the Zika Virus outbreak, and safety concerns regarding international travel especially in Latin América, and of course Mexico. The World Health Organization declared the Zika Virus a Global Health Emergency on February 1, 2016. Since that date a lot...