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Where to stay in Cancun

by CatherineGordon a month ago - last edited a month ago

Where to stay in CancunFrom Cancun down to Tulum and beyond, the coast of the Riviera Maya is lined with all-inclusive hotels where you can soak in vast swimming pools and feast on endless buffets. For those travelling to Mexico, here are a few recommendations of where to stay in Cancun.


A guide to Isla Cozumel

by CatherineGordon February - last edited February

A guide to Isla CozumelIf you are planning to visit Isla Cozumel, you won’t be short of things to do. This is the largest island in the Mexican Caribbean and has consistently been a tourist hotspot since the ‘60s, with loads of activities, beaches, restaurants and hotels to satisfy any visitor, from the younger crowd to families.


Mexican food in Cancun Travellers can enjoy tamales and quesadillas in local restaurants, but if you’re a dedicated foodie, why not learn to make your favourite, authentic Mexican recipes at one of these fantastic cookery schools? Here’s a selection of the best cooking courses for Mexican food in Cancun and the Riviera Maya.


Where to go scuba diving near Cancun

by CatherineGordon May 2015 - last edited September

Where to go scuba diving in CancunLocated beside the crystal-clear Caribbean Sea, the Riviera Maya is the perfect place to enjoy some amazing scuba diving near Cancun. Whether you’re a beginner or have logged plenty of dives, the waters here are teeming with spectacular coral and marine life. Here’s a guide to some of the best dive sites in the area, from shipwrecks and steep wall dives to relaxed reefs.


Free Solo: Alex Honnold’s Top American Climbs

by Moderator March 2015 - last edited March 2015

Free Solo: Alex Honnold’s Top American ClimbsIn the world of climbing Alex Honnold is a legend. Climbing without a partner or a rope, he’s considered one of the best free soloists in the world. We caught up with Alex to find out about free soloing and his favourite routes in North America.


The Mayan Ruins of the Yucatan

by CatherineGordon January 2015 - last edited September

The Mayan Ruins of the YucatanIf you’re heading to the Yucatan on your travels, visiting the many Mayan ruins there should be top of your list of things to do. But with the majority of travellers seeking out the largest ruins at Chichen Itza, we’d recommend spending some time exploring less touristy territory at these lesser-known Mayan ruins of the Yucatan.