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Valladolid: Day Trip from Cancun for Cobbler-Made Shoes

Cancun can be an easy escape, a place where all-inclusives rule and you might never leave your hotel grounds (or beach chair). Your most vexing decision might be your next cocktail choice. But if you get restless from the non-stop relaxation it’s still possible to get a hit of Mexican culture within spitting distance of […]

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Our Guide to the Best Shopping in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Playa Del Carmen: a Beach Lover’s Paradise Playa del Carmen, along Mexico’s Riviera Maya coastline, has some of the most gorgeous beaches in the world. With blinding white sands that are silky soft to the touch and sparkling turquoise water made for ocean swims, Playa’s sandy shores are the very definition of a perfect beach.  […]

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Experience Tulum’s Off-Beat Charm: Tacos, Skeletons and Coco Locos

On the southern end of Mexico’s sun-kissed Riviera Maya lies the magical little beach town of Tulum. We’ve already written about our love for Tulum, including how we rappelled into underwater caverns on an adventure tour and how we found our inner zen exploring the mangroves and ruins. But Tulum is perhaps best known for […]

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Top Ten Best Zen Moments in Tulum, Mexico

To me, finding zen isn’t about meditating in a rock garden or following a religion. Instead, I think of zen as a state of mind, relaxed and distraction-free, leaving plenty of room for the more important stuff to surface– like creativity and intuition. Getting into that zen-like zone isn’t always easy. Sometimes I find it […]

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