27 Best Places in Yucatan Mexico to Visit in 2023

Best places in Yucatan Mexico? Too many to count.  This is one of Mexico’s most cultural and historical regions. While most Yucatan itineraries may only focus on the well-known highlights of the area such as Chichen Itza, the Yucatan capital of Merida, and pueblo magicos like Valladolid and Izamal, the Yucatan has a lot more … Read more

Is Mexico Safe to Travel to? [2023 Guide by a Local]

Is Mexico safe to travel to? Mexico is a vast and beautiful country home to fascinating archaeological sites and Mayan ruins, gorgeous tropical beaches, dense jungles, and charming settlements.  However, it is also somewhere that even experienced travelers are sometimes wary of visiting. Is Mexico safe?  Honestly, it’s complicated. Yes, traveling to Mexico can be … Read more

Rio Lagartos Yucatan: Your 2023 Insider’s Guide

Rio Lagartos is one of the Yucatan’s best-kept secrets. This quaint fishing village sits on the northern tip of the Yucatan state, close to the Gulf of Mexico. If you are interested in birdwatching, seeing the famous Yucatan flamingos, or immersing yourself in nature, you will enjoy Rio Lagartos. Life moves at a slower pace … Read more

Facts about Mexico: 37 Interesting Facts About Mexico 

Facts about Mexico can be interesting to read whether you are planning a trip to Mexico, or you simply have a fascination with Mexican history and culture. For a lot of people, the sheer mention of Mexico conjures up images of narcos and dramatized Netflix documentaries about the cartel.  An unfair media portrayal has given … Read more

Celestun Mexico: Your 2023 Insiders Travel Guide

Celestun Mexico is a charming fishing village situated on the Yucatan peninsula’s west coast. Its pristine white-sand beaches, crystal-clear aquamarine waters, and quaint seafront eateries capture the hearts of all those that visit.  But the real piece de resistance, and most people’s raison d’etre for visiting Celestun Mexico is the breathtaking Ría Celestún biosphere reserve. … Read more