Spring Equinox, Chichen Itza, and Kukulkan

Ever since first hearing about the play of light and shadow on El Castillo during the spring and fall equinoxes, I've wanted to see it first-hand. The Mayan site of…

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Ik-kil Cenote – How To Escape the Crowds

Ik-kil Cenote in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico is located only about 5 minutes from Chichen Itza Archaeological Site. Its proximity to Chichen Itza makes Ik-kil a popular stop on…

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Snorkeling at Puerto Morelos National Reef Park

Puerto Morelos Reef National Park, part of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, was designated a protected area in 1998. The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef is the second largest barrier reef in the…

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10 Travel Essentials You Thought Were Trash

We are always on the lookout for great travel tips and ideas for pack lists. One of the best articles we've seen on this subject recently was published by The…

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