Whenever someone suggests “Let’s go shopping”, I cringe. As a woman, this may seem strange, but I was not born with the shopping gene. My mother would always have to bribe me with ice cream and cookies at the mall to keep me from whining. I really don’t enjoy shopping. Things don’t fit me right, […]
Aldea Corazon may be in the heart of the tourist district in Playa del Carmen, but it serves authentic Mexican cuisine at affordable prices.
Xel-Ha is a natural lagoon has real fish, surrounded by wildlife, and options for adrenaline or relaxation.
If there is one park designed exclusively for animal lovers, it’s Xcaret. This is a park that is devoted to the environment and its inhabitants. An entire day may not be enough to truly enjoy the exotic splendor that makes Mexico so mesmerizing. If you only have a short time in Mexico, this is one attraction not to be missed.
A trip to Tulum is a must if you’re visiting the Riviera Maya region of Mexico. Not only is there fascinating architecture, but it’s the only Mayan temple built on a cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea. The storytelling elements of a guide are well worth the money; otherwise it’s a plot of land with some stone buildings. Ernie, our guide, entertained us with some […]
At 7,300 ft. elevation, surrounded by mountains and almost dead center in the heart of Mexico, sometimes you just want sushi.
We all love local souvenirs, things that remind us of the great places we visited. Kitschy souvenirs shops are everywhere with the usual shot glasses and cheap junk, but outside Mexico City’s Zona Historic area where most tourists hang out, there’s a beautiful artisan market called Centro Artesanal La Ciudadela where hand-made leather goods, ceramics and decorative metals and […]
Huaraches are an original creation of Mexico City. A huarache is a masa ball flattened and oblong shaped, topped with almost anything you can imagine, but usually mashed beans, onions, potatoes, meat, different salsas and of course, cheese for the final touch. They can also be filled with cheese or meats. This delicious dish resembles a […]
Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven, the largest cathedral in Latin America.
Living in Alaska for 3 months, I saw good days, bad days, and fabulous days! I took advantage of the fabulous days to go out on wildlife cruises or travel through the mountains. Here are a few pictures that I was lucky enough to capture: On a Kenai Fjord Tour, we were on one side of […]