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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 - 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 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 - 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.


Mexican Day of the Dead Traditions

by CatherineGordon October 2014 - last edited September

Mexican Day of the Dead TraditionsWith its smiling skulls and laughing skeletons, the Day of the Dead is one of the most intriguing events in the Mexican cultural calendar. If you’re planning a trip to Cancun during the festival, take a look at our guide to Mexican Day of the Dead traditions before you fly.


The Best All Inclusive Resorts in Cancun

by Chantelle September 2014 - last edited September

The best all inclusive resorts in Cancun

Cancun's variety of attractions and immaculate coastline allow you to bask in the glorious sunshine on the beach one day, and marvel at ancient Mayan ruins the next. Take a look at our top all-inclusive resorts in Cancun and start planning your next getaway.