Posts Tagged "Mexico"


Last updated: 02/21/17A few months ago we published a post entitled “7 Things to Do in the Yucatan Region of Mexico Not at an All-Inclusive.“  This post was to try and clear up the misconception that the Yucatan is all party resorts where people go to eat, drink, and swim in a nice pool. Although I’m thoroughly convinced that there are tons of amazing things to do in the Yucatan that does not require being at an...

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Last updated: 02/21/17We’ve all heard the stories- Cancun is synonymous with spring breakers and all-inclusive resorts. I grew up with this mindset for so long that I never really considered the Yucatan as a destination to visit purely because neither of those travel styles really stood out to me. It took several years, but when I finally made it to the Yucatan I found a plethora of activities that were so far removed from the...

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Last updated: 04/13/17 Halfway through our long-term trip, we asked the question: “Are Greek gyros the perfect food?”  For gastronomy-focused travelers like ourselves, finding what we consider to be the perfect food has always been the ultimate goal when we dine out. For many months after publishing that post, we continued traveling the world and ate many unique and authentic meals that were absolutely worth the trip.  But...

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Last updated: 05/25/17When you’re traveling around the Yucatan, there is no shortage of adventure activities, party opportunities, luxury resorts, and Mayan temples.  But what is there to do when you want to get away from all of that and have an experience with nature?  You could easily head to one of the dozens of natural cenotes for a swim, but if you are looking for a secure experience with a hint of adventure, you may want...

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Last updated: 04/13/17 We never expected to bring home a pet from our 465-day trip around the world. But when we saw Tamale’s big brown eyes staring up at us and heard the story of how she was found on the streets of Valladolid, Mexico, cowering under a car, our hearts melted. At first we thought the logistics of bringing a dog into the US would be too complicated, but after researching the requirements, everything fell into...

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