Visiting Chacchoben Mayan Ruins: Your Complete 2023 Guide

Visiting Chacchoben Mayan ruins in Mexico is a highlight of any trip to the country’s Yucatan peninsula. The ruins, situated in the southern part of the state of Quintana Roo, are tucked away deep in the Yucatan jungle close to the border with Belize.  Even if you have already traveled to a ton of Mayan … Read more

Best Pueblo Magicos in the Yucatan 2023 – According to a Local

Visiting Pueblo Magicos in the Yucatan is a highlight of any trip to Southern Mexico. There are nine different pueblo magicos in this region, each one seemingly more charming than the last.  If you are not familiar with the term, pueblo magicos are Mexican towns and villages that have been recognized by the Mexican tourism … Read more

Money in Mexico: Your Complete 2023 Guide by an Expat

Managing and exchanging money in Mexico is an important consideration for your trip. You need to understand the currency used in Mexico (pesos), the best way to exchange currency, and any fees your credit and debit cards charge for international transactions and withdrawals.  This guide has been written by an expat who has been living … Read more

12 Best Riviera Maya Beaches to Visit in 2023

Seeking out the best Riviera Maya beaches is a highlight of any trip to Mexico’s Caribbean coast. Mexico is fast becoming one of the top destinations in the world to visit. Indeed, over 25 million international travelers flock to Latin American country every single year! These days with the security of the police and the … Read more

19 Best Beaches in the Yucatan: Your 2023 Local’s Guide

The best beaches in the Yucatan are plentiful and stunning. They may not get the same recognition as the tropical beaches that run along the Mexican Caribbean coastline but they are equally as worthy of your time.  The best beaches in the Yucatan have it all. If you want serviced beaches with all the amenities … Read more

14 Most Famous Mexican Artists of All Time

When you mention famous Mexican artists to most people, they immediately think of Frida Kahlo. However, on an international scale, unless people specifically have a strong interest in art, few are aware of other beloved Mexican artists.  Art in Mexico has changed and developed in a fascinating way over the past few centuries. Today, Mexico … Read more

Cancun in February 2023: Your Insider’s Guide

Visiting Cancun in February is a popular choice. The weather is warm and sunny without being overbearingly hot and humid.  And the promise of leaving the cold winter weather at home in exchange for pristine white sandy beaches and translucent turquoise waters is massively appealing. February is the high season for visiting Cancun (and in … Read more