Category: Mexico

Sand toys for little world travelers

August 1, 2013

Oh, traveling families or former history majors like me who love really ancient things, this is definitely something you want to bring with to the beach.  Why build regular sand castles, when you can build a famous landmark?  (I really wish I’d heard of this when we went to the Mayan Riviera a few months […]

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Awesome Waterpark for Young Kids in the Mayan Riviera

June 23, 2013

This is what I was looking for kids in Cancun: A giant kid-sized water-park with loungers nearby.  And of course it had to come with a hotel.  This one comes with the Grand Bahia Principe in Coba  and it recently opened just a few months ago.  (And I’m in love with the Coba ruins.  We […]

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Fantastic Hotel for families in Cancun (Fiesta American Grand Coral Resort)

June 12, 2013

I am not a pool person.  I would rather sit on the beach under an umbrella for hours with a book and have the liberty of dabbling my feet from sand to water and back to sand, drinks and sloth.  But this beautiful hotel made this the exception (oh and kids.  Kids make everything an […]

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visiting the mayan ruins in Tulum with kids

Three Fun Mayan Riviera Adventures for families with young children

June 3, 2013

Sometimes the hardest thing about being in an adventurous place with kids is when you want to go exploring and you know that it could be really tough on them.  In the Mayan Riviera, I totally wanted to see ancient ruins and swim in cenotes.  (There is zip-lining too, but we did that recently in […]

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staying at the nabalam in isla mujeres mexico

Isla Mujeres with kids and no whale sharks

May 31, 2013

  Where can you go with Atlanta as your base?  I couldn’t believe Cancun was only a two hour flight away.  You can practically walk to Florida.  And all the Caribbean Islands are just a hop away too.  (As a west-coaster I got a little bit envious about how many fabulous places were so close […]

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