Stories about ‘Ruins’

Posted: March 14, 2013

Author: Jessica S.

Tulum, a once ?off the beaten path? destination on Mexico?s dazzling Caribbean Coast, is known for its picturesque Mayan?archaeological?site perched on a cliff overlooking the turquoise blue Mexican-Caribbean sea.
Today, as the region has grown into a world-class tourism destination, it is one?of the most visited Mayan sites.? As increased visitation read more…

 

White sand beaches of the ancient mayan ruins at Tulum and Coba

 

It?s hot for early November in Mexico, and I?m glad I?m wearing insect repellent as four of my favorite people and I enter the Zona Arqueologica de Cob?, the 50-square-mile remains of a city once home to at least 50,000 Mayans.

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Ancient Mayan Ruins of Tulum

They don?t call it the Riviera Maya for nothing.1 Seven hundred years before all-inclusive beach resorts, ice-cold mojitos, and someone decided that a perfectly good beer needed a wedge of lemon, the Maya built a city with a stunning ocean view. There are many Maya civilization sites on the Yucatan read more…

Tulum is a lovely Caribbean setting for Mexico?s Mayan Legacy

Impossibly idyllic with pure white sandy beaches, lapped at by the turquoise Caribbean, and atop its black and grey granite cliffs sits what once was an important Mayan seaport town.

Tulum is one of those places that will always stick with you. It has with me.

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Mayan ruins bordered by azure seas at Tulum?Photo: Alamy

Why are there suddenly so many Mexican restaurants in London? Where I live ? in Clerkenwell ? I?m surrounded by them and the truth is, I?ve never been sure about Mexican cuisine. It comes in garish colours. It oozes. Despite all the different flavours read more…

 

Take a dip at Playa Paraiso

Travel south along the road to Boca Paila and you?ll find Playa Paraiso, or ?Paradise Beach.? They’re not kidding about the name, so sit back on the white sand and relax in crystal clear water. There are change rooms and lockers if you need to store your street clothes, read more…

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Posted: February 7, 2014

Author: Jessica S.

Tulum has become the hottest spot to vacation at in Mexico and has?grown into a world-class tourism destination. ?As increased visitation and development pushes down the coast from Cancun,?Tulum?has managed to retained its bohemian and laid-back atmosphere making it attractive for tourists wishing to truly escape from the hustle and read more…