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What would we do in Wisconsin in retirement? says Lance Koehler, reflecting on his new life in beachside Tulum, Mexico. Go to the mall, shovel snow. Here I love the warm weather, the sun, and going to the beach.

 

Lance and his wife Jeanette have found more than their place in the sun. They’ve also found read more…

 

 

Tulum Is the New Black

?Tulum is the new black. Once a hippie village, now a trendy, boho-chic and fashionable eco-friendly destination.?By Beatriz Torres Marin
CJ Contributor

Yes, it still has the hippie vibe that made Tulum famous a couple of years ago ? but don?t let that fool you.

In the?past few years, Tulum has changed and it read more…

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Once upon a time, there was a scrappy little town on the Yucat?n peninsula called Tulum. The waters were crystalline, the beaches powdery, and the electricity, where it existed, was spotty. And as happens with all undiscovered idylls, eventually Tulum was discovered. Normally this would be a bad thing. But in the read more…

 

By Sarah Akiyama

Tulum is the tropical getaway favorite of bloggers everywhere. The practically untouched strip of beautiful beaches,?tasty restaurants, and tranquil spas is ideal for anyone planning a trip to paradise. If you don’t know where to start planning, here are four of our favorite bloggers with their tips and recommendations for the perfect read more…

 

 

Beach paradise. Hippie outpost. Hipster haven. Electric Dance Music Mecca. Appeals to fish tacos lovers and urban foodies alike. Mezcal, modelos, and Mexican sensibility. Huts and hammocks on the beach abound.

There is no one way to describe the multi-faceted layers that make up Tulum, Mexico. Just under two hours from the crowded and atrocious cacophony read more…

Most Millennials have heard of Tulum, the sizzling hot yoga town 90 minutes south of Cancun. And while its 1,000 year old ruins are worth a visit, it’s not the Mayan influence that inspired a recent 74% increase in tourism. Tulum’s New Age vibe, jungle-shrouded restaurants and white sand beaches have made it Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula hottest spot.

Expect three options read more…

Beyond the all-inclusive resorts that dot the beaches between Cancun and Playa del Carmenlies, Mexico?s Tulum, whose popularity has skyrocketed in the last decade or so, stands apart for its more bohemian beach town feel?an effortless kind of cool that translates to its recent influx of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops.

Before making my own trip read more…

The east coast of Mexico has undergone a massive transformation over the past 50 years, evolving from an untouched and unknown white-sand oasis to the home of the top tourist destination for the entire country. Cancun is massively popular for a reason ? it lies on one of the most beautiful stretches of the Caribbean read more…

 

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BY VALERIE CONNERS
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MEXICO NORTH AMERICA BEACHES

Intrepid travelers who want to experience Mexico’s untouched beauty should bypass the concrete-high-rise jungle that is Cancun, and beeline down the Yucatan Peninsula coast to Tulum. While it houses plenty of comfortable accommodations and restaurants catering to all budgets, incredibly, read more…

 

Ex-New Yorkers Eric Werner and Mya Henry, the husband-and-wife team behind Tulum’s most beloved restaurant, Hartwood, live in an off-the-grid world of their own making. Over a few days spent with the enviable couple, we discover what drew them to the Mexican jungle in the first place.

“There must be a storm out there somewhere,? says read more…