As the largest of all archaeological cities of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization, Chichén Itzá is the grand daddy of all ruins in Mexico. Postcards of the ruins grace every souvenir shop in the Yucatan province and it is a popular day trip for all travelers.
Mexico food and travel including where to travel in Mexico, what to eat in Mexico and great Mexican food recipes.
One dish I know well is pollo asado. Mexico sells whole chickens everywhere by the pound or the portion. I left Cancun with Season, a girl from Hong Kong also traveling solo, and after we checked into a hostel and walked on the glorious beach >
Day 5: Tulum, Mexico My expectations for Tulum Ruins were not high, when people rave about the Mayan ruins they don’t mention Tulum. Luckily my hostel has a bus that takes you 10 km to the beach and it turned out that the ruins were >
Day 4: Cancun, Mexico I was sheepish when I told people that I was flying into Cancun. It appears to be the anthesis of a backpacking trip. I always quickly qualified the statement with the bargain basement price of the airline ticket. I thought Cancun >
Food is always the highlight of any great trip so if you’re in Cancun and want to wander from the hotel zone keep this post in mind.