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The Forgotten City - Exploring The Mayan Ruins Of Coba

Some of the most popular activities in Cancun are visits to the sites of ancient Mayan ruins. While many visitors are aware of the world-famous Chichen Itza and plenty of tours visit nearby Tulum, archeologists and those in the know often recommend a forgotten Mayan city. Deep in the Mexican jungle rests the city of Coba, an expansive complex of stone structures and winding roads. Due to its remote location, Coba wasn’t explored by archeologists until the 1920s and remains mostly unexcavated. However, realizing the cultural value of the site, the local government constructed a modern road to the site in the 1970s and tours have grown in popularity ever since.      Though known for its stone pyramids, the...

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Exploring The Galleries And Museums Of Cancun

Though some people assume that Cancun is full of nothing but overpriced souvenirs, there are plenty of great values to be found. Some of the best bargains in Cancun – for both entertainment and distinctive souvenirs – are provided by the vibrant local art community. Art is everywhere you look in Cancun. Wherever you travel in the Hotel Zone or downtown Cancun, you will spot artists selling their work on busy street corners or in outdoor markets. Meanwhile, the galleries of Cancun represent both the best work of the region and internationally-recognized artists. Regardless of your budget, you will be able to find the right piece to add to your collection in Cancun.   One of the most popular places...

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A Tobago Vacation, What To See And Do

A Tobago Vacation What to See What to Do   It doesn’t matter whether you stay in a grand five star all inclusive hotel or a guest house, Tobago has a lot going for it, and much to see and do.   At 8 miles wide and 26 miles long, you would think that you would be able to get around most of the Island in a day, but this just isn’t the case. You see one of the charms of Tobago is its almost complete lack of any kind of infrastructure at all. The roads are full of potholes, and you either complain about it, or hire a 4 x 4 and have a great time dodging around the...

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