The Mayan Ruins, Palenque – Quite possibly the best ruins Mexico has to offer!

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What?  Better than Chichen Itza?  Better than Uxmal?  Better than Tulum?  I can hear the jostling of “Mayan Ruin Buffs” everywhere… sighing.   The Mayan Ruins at Palenque are some of the best ruins, Mexico has to offer! The forest around the ruins are spectacular, the campgrounds nearby are great, the food in Chiapas is amazing […]

Top 5 Tourism Destinations Near Tuxtla Gutierrez Chiapas Mexico

Top 5 Tourism Destinations Near Tuxtla Gutierrez Chiapas Mexico

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Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, México is a little known tourist destination in southern Mexico.  With a population of over 600,000, it’s the largest and most developed city in the state of Chiapas.  We crossed the border checkpoint at Talisman through the El Carmen Border near Tuxtla Chica.  The border is smaller than Ciudad Hidalgo and we […]

Top 5 Destinations in Mexico – Off The Beaten Path And How To Get There

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Traveling Mexico A Place of Distinct Landscapes The Top 5 Destinations while traveling Mexico is too difficult to pin down!  There are so many!  So we have decided to narrow it down and pick the Top 5 Off the Beaten Path Destinations.  Traveling Mexico is diverse in all respects, it’s a large country full of […]

Cenote Diving In Playa Del Carmen - A Truly Unique SCUBA Diving Experience

Cenote Diving In Playa Del Carmen – A Truly Unique SCUBA Diving Experience

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Ahhhh back to Playa Del Carmen and Starbucks!!! Yes a Starbucks only half a block away from our hotel. Traveling around Central America one would think the coffee would be exceptional.  It’s not.  In fact, we found it terrible.  There were few espresso bars and the coffee used at guesthouses and hotels were schwill.  We […]

Tikal to Tulum - San Juan Transport And The Hellacious Day of Buses

Tikal to Tulum – San Juan Transport And The Hellacious Day of Buses

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We left Tikal at 7:30am after a wonderful birthday trip to Tikal.  Heading from Tikal, we thought we might spend the night in Chetumal, Mexico and then move on to Tulum in the morning and then spend the rest of our time there, before flying back home from Cancun where we had started.  Leaving Tikal was hard, and we […]