It is interesting to look back on what originally was the iconic “Ceviche” fountain that characterizes downtown Cancun and identifies us as a city. It’s interesting to see the radical transformation of what it was and how it’s changed. North meets South It all started in 1981 with the joining of the North -South Summit… Read more »
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Have you heard? Cancun and Playa del Carmen will be changing their time zone. Effective February 1, 2015, certain locations in the state of Quintana Roo, which include popular tourist areas of Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and Tulum, will be moving their time an hour ahead in a new time zone known as the “Southeastern Time Zone”.
This week we have a photo contest, and for all the people who want participate, the full instructions are here.
Mexico is a country that would most likely be negatively impacted by forced climate change, indicates a 2009 report by the World Bank Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery. As a result of this fact and the country’s voluntary reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, Mexico is an ideal location for the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference in Cancun.
Tequila: a multi-faceted, multi-flavored and fascinating topic is globally known but what is not known is that Mexico’s tequila is equally refined as France’s Champagne. Scoff if you must but like Champagne, tequila comes from a specific region, is carefully prepared and is monitored under the watchful eye of the Mexican government.
Cenote, that is a familiar word, right? Well, maybe not. Unless you have traveled extensively on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula or have lived here, the chances of you knowning what a cenote is, let alone how to pronounce it, are slim. Cenote, pronounced, /sɛˈnoʊteɪ/, is a cave that collapsed upon itself thousands of years ago. Filled with stalagmites and stalactites, these geological phenomena do not sound much different from other caves.
The Yucatan Peninsula, a place full of natural beauty and ancient culture, is home to the popular vacation destinations, Cancun, Riviera Maya and Cozumel. With the birth of Cancun in the early 1970s there was a great boom in tourism causing the region to grow at a rapid rate that may have been too fast for its own good. It was in this era of the 1970s that not many places throughout the world were actively concerned with environmental protection, perseveration or sustainable living. However, in retrospect, like many other vacation destinations, the Yucatan Peninsula has seen the light and has become very active in these missions.