7 Awesome Places to Visit in Central Mexico

Mexico has more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any other country in North America. The Meso-Americans already had great civilizations before the Spanish conquered and plundered their gold. But Spain left behind some beautiful European-esque towns like Puebla, Queretaro and San Miguel de Allende. If you’re only interested in seeing Mexico via cruise ship, this…

Puebla, Mexico: Awesome Value Anniversary Destination

Puebla overwhelmed us with charm for our 12 year wedding anniversary in March, 2017. A beautiful town formerly colonized by the Spanish, Puebla’s architecture dates back to the 1500’s. For North Americans, it’s like traveling to Spain without the jetlag. Puebla is also one of the foodie capitals of Mexico, along with Oaxaca and the…

Why You Should Definitely Visit Mexico City

Isn’t Mexico City dangerous? That’s a pretty common question about Mexican destinations outside tourist meccas like Cancun and Cozumel. Despite the bad press, many areas of Mexico are generally safe and we didn’t encounter any issues during our two week trip around central Mexico in March. If you’re thinking to travel to Mexico, read the…

The Mayan Pyramids of Chacchoben

If you enjoy Caribbean cruises, there’s an excellent chance you’re going to visit Costa Maya, Mexico at some point. Several cruise companies, including Norwegian Cruise Line, who we recently sailed with, make Costa Maya a popular port of call. The most unique excursion you can take from Costa Maya is to see the spectacular¬†Mayan pyramids…