Category Archives: Mexico

The Aventura Mexicana Hotel – Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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NOTE:  contact theTRAVELER if you are interested in staying at this hotel as I can get you 10% off the lowest internet rate.  This offer is good until 12/15/12.   Looking for a great, reasonably priced hotel in Playa del Carmen? When … Continue reading

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Travel Tips: Mexico

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Planning a trip to Mexico? Here are some tips: Don’t try to see too much!  Too many people hop from one city to another after one or two nights.  It’s exhausting, stressful and it doesn’t give you a good sense of … Continue reading

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Hotel Review: The Papaya Playa Project Hotel – Tulum, Mexico

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Love staying in a design hotel on a gorgeous beach? I do as well – and recently did so – at the Papaya Playa Project Hotel (PPP) – a renovated, cabana style hotel on the beach in Tulum, Mexico.  The … Continue reading

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Beach Clubs, Cenotes, Theme parks & More: What to do in Mexico’s Maya Riviera

As anyone who has visited the Riviera Maya can verify, there is must to see and do in this region in Mexico.  While most people visit this area for it’s gorgeous beaches, there are plenty of other things to do … Continue reading

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The Cool Vibe of Playa del Carmen, Mexico

NOTE: I updated this article on March 10, 2012. I love the cool vibe of Playa Del Carmen – a small, beach city about one hour south of Cancun.  It’s one of my favorite beach cities in the world.   … Continue reading

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Tulum: Majestic, Pre-Columbian Mayan Ruins In Mexico

The ruins of Tulum – an ancient Mayan city, are located in a spectacular seaside setting. My friend Victor and I spent most of the day at Tulum while vacationing in Playa Del Carmen in December 2009.  We thoroughly enjoyed … Continue reading

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Climbing The Mayan Pyramid At Coba, Mexico

Last week I was in Tulum, Mexico for seven days. While I spent most of my precious days on the beach, I did venture out to Coba to check out some nicely preserved Mayan pyramids from the first millenium.  We … Continue reading

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