Monthly Archives: April 2009

Update on swine flu; none in Yucatán state

From the blog of Akumal Direct Reservation: In light of recent health concerns related to travel to Mexico, Akumal Direct remains focused on what is – and always has been – of primary importance to us: the safety, comfort and

Update on swine flu; none in Yucatán state

From the blog of Akumal Direct Reservation: In light of recent health concerns related to travel to Mexico, Akumal Direct remains focused on what is – and always has been – of primary importance to us: the safety, comfort and

In Tulum, the un-Cancun, look for calm instead of crowds

From an article by Robert DiGiacomo in The Washington Post: For some, Cancun may be nothing more than a built-up, Americanized playground, albeit a convenient one. But for me, it’s much more than that: a perfect escape route to other,

In Tulum, the un-Cancun, look for calm instead of crowds

From an article by Robert DiGiacomo in The Washington Post: For some, Cancun may be nothing more than a built-up, Americanized playground, albeit a convenient one. But for me, it’s much more than that: a perfect escape route to other,

Dive Festival added to Akumal 50th Anniversary Celebration

Divers plunge into the festivities on May 30th as part of a three-day celebration to commemorate 50 years since Pablo Bush Romero first arrived in Akumal, Mexico, on an expedition to the Matanceros shipwreck. Divers on Akumal’s reefs find schools

Dive Festival added to Akumal 50th Anniversary Celebration

Divers plunge into the festivities on May 30th as part of a three-day celebration to commemorate 50 years since Pablo Bush Romero first arrived in Akumal, Mexico, on an expedition to the Matanceros shipwreck. Divers on Akumal’s reefs find schools

Archaeologists Begin Recovery of Great Mayan City in the Yucatan

From an article in the Latin American Herald Tribune: MEXICO CITY – Mexican archaeologists began this month the recovery of a great Mayan city buried under tons of earth and jungle in the archaeological area of Ichkabal on the Yucatan

Archaeologists Begin Recovery of Great Mayan City in the Yucatan

From an article in the Latin American Herald Tribune: MEXICO CITY – Mexican archaeologists began this month the recovery of a great Mayan city buried under tons of earth and jungle in the archaeological area of Ichkabal on the Yucatan

One Journalist’s view of Mexico

One Journalist’s View of Mexico By Linda Ellerbee Sometimes I’ve been called a maverick because I don’t always agree with my colleagues, but then, only dead fish swim with the stream all the time. The stream here is Mexico. You

One Journalist’s view of Mexico

One Journalist’s View of Mexico By Linda Ellerbee Sometimes I’ve been called a maverick because I don’t always agree with my colleagues, but then, only dead fish swim with the stream all the time. The stream here is Mexico. You

Yucatán on a dime

From an article by Joshua Kucera in the Miami Herald: Could I spend a week in the Yucatán without busting my budget? That was what I asked myself a few weeks ago when I was making plans to go to

Yucatán on a dime

From an article by Joshua Kucera in the Miami Herald: Could I spend a week in the Yucatán without busting my budget? That was what I asked myself a few weeks ago when I was making plans to go to

Avoid tourism greenwashers

From The Green Life published by the Sierra Club: It’s wonderful that many travel providers are “going green” but when making reservations, be wary of the many that are using the term as a shallow, unsubstantiated marketing ploy. How can

Avoid tourism greenwashers

From The Green Life published by the Sierra Club: It’s wonderful that many travel providers are “going green” but when making reservations, be wary of the many that are using the term as a shallow, unsubstantiated marketing ploy. How can