There’s no secret here; Cancun is known for being so built up. One simply can’t see the turquoise waters as you drive along the coast due to the amount of resorts sandwiched together. The main strip is an all-inclusive “paradise” any of the traditional, Yucatán culture was replaced by American food chains and souvenir outlets. Ocean views are swapped out
Confession: We almost went all the way to Mexico and didn’t stop at the most famous ruins, Chichen Itza, in the country. Ranked as the largest Maya city, this place is massive, but very walkable. Interest bloomed in ancient ruins around 2012 when, you know, everyone lost their minds about the catastrophic, world-ending Mayan prediction.
As I was hauling my suitcase from the humid elevator, my mom crosses the lobby and murmurs, “you better hurry up, the sunrise is incredible,” without stopping. By the time I threw my brick of a suitcase into the back of the car and made my way back up the stairs in the dark, I
If you asked me a year ago to name a few of the things I dread the most, family vacations would be in the top ten. Sorry family. I love you all, but you kill me sometimes. Let’s set the scene here: