Top 7 Things to Do on Mexico’s Riviera Maya

Subterranean treasure: Cenote Ik Kil near Chichen Itza
Subterranean treasure: Cenote Ik Kil near Chichen Itza


Exploring the Ancient History and Natural Wonders of the Yucatan Peninsula

by Sylvie Greil


Snorkeling with enormous turtles in warm, turquoise waters; scaling ancient jungle pyramids; exploring phantasmagorical sinkholes amid stalactites and stalagmites… the “Riviera Maya” feels a million worlds away. Continue reading “Top 7 Things to Do on Mexico’s Riviera Maya” »

Farm-to-Tequila: A Visit to Casa Herradura

Herradura's Collecion de la Casa, Reserva 2013, Cognac Cask Finish Reposado

 


There is some dispute as to who first said, “No one should see how laws or sausages are made.” But there’s no dispute that seeing how Tequila is made is a fascinating experience.


Vodka can be distilled from potatoes, wheat, grapes or other substances. But Tequila is only made from blue agave, one of the 200 known types of agave.  On a trip to Amatitán, Jalisco, Mexico, we got to visit the Herradura estate where blue agave is grown, harvested and transformed into Mexico’s finest export. 

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Maya Museum in Cancun Exhibits Centuries-Old Artifacts – Travel News

Maya Museum in Cancun (courtesy of Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau)
Maya Museum in Cancun (courtesy of Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau)


While some believe that the end of the Mayan calendar also indicates the end of the world come December 21, the city of Cancun has a different idea. And to prove it, a museum dedicated to Mayan culture has just swung open its doors on the Yucatan Peninsula.

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Redefining Mexican Cuisine

Pueblo Bonito Oceanfront Resorts & Spas and Pueblo Bonito Executive Chef Antonio de Livier hosted PacifiCooks July 12-30 at Pueblo Bonito’s Sunset Beach Resort & Spa in Los Cabos, Mexico. The event showcased authentic Mexican dining through the craftsmanship of some of Latin America’s most popular Master Chefs, as well as culinary artists from Mexico.
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