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In a stand against drugs and violence, Cancún restaurants ban music...
Narcocorridos draw from traditional Mexican folk music styles, such as the corrido and banda, but with storytelling lyrics that celebrate the exploits of drug traffickers.
Archaeology in Cancún and the Mayan Riviera
For travelers, the Yucatán Peninsula is synonymous with pristine beaches and a vibrant culture that traces its roots back thousands of years. Every year millions...
New toll hike on Mérida-Cancún highway breaks 600-peso mark
As of yesterday, the cost of driving the Mérida-Cancún highway broke the 600-peso mark, to 608 to be precise.
The smart traveler’s guide to flying to the Yucatán Peninsula
Pristine beaches, ancient ruins, charming colonial towns, and luxury resorts, Mexico does have it all.
Air Canada announces new direct routes to Cancún and Cozumel
Air Canada has announced five new direct flights to Cancún this fall and says plans for even more routes to Mexico are in the works.
Ancient San Miguelito is Cancún’s unknown Mayan wonder
Tucked between five-star resorts along Cancún’s hotel zone sits the remains of the prehispanic settlement of San Miguelito.
Mexico’s Caribbean coast continues to battle against record levels of seaweed
The presence of seaweed in the Caribbean is nothing new, but has increased dramatically over the past few years.
Drivers infuriated by dangers where train work clashes with Mérida-Cancún highway
Delays caused by construction are causing major headaches for divers on the Mérida-Cancún toll highway. Major construction kicked off over a year ago along the...
Simone Biles takes a training break on Yucatán’s beaches
Multiple Olympic medalist Simone Biles has been spotted on the Yucatán Peninsula vacationing with friends.
2 shot, killed in attack at Tulum beachfront restaurant
Two men were shot to death and another was injured at an upscale beachfront restaurant in Tulum. The attack took place at 9 p.m. Saturday...
Mexico seeks to speed up tourist screening at Cancún airport
Authorities in Quintana Roo say they are working with the federal government to streamline border control at Cancún’s international airport.
Marines to take over security at Mérida and Cancún airports
Mexico's Marines will be taking control of seven airports across the country, with Mérida and Cancún among them.
600 acres expropriated in Quintana Roo for new Mayan Train route
Mexico has seized 198 lots of land in Quintana Roo along phase 5 of the Mayan Train's path.
Influencers on Cancun party flight stranded, branded ‘idiots’ by Canadian PM
A group of Canadian influencers is stranded in Cancun and along Mexico’s Caribbean coast after Sunwing refused to let them board their flight back home.
More gunplay on Cancún beaches; should you still visit?
Soon after a special battalion of National Guard troops was assigned to protect the area, gunfire broke out Tuesday on a hotel-zone beach in...
Scientists warn of a potential environmental disaster on Yucatán beaches
Record-breaking amounts of sargassum could soon reach the Peninsula, scientists said at a Mérida conference.
Cancún and its airport are now busier than before the pandemic
As infections continue to decrease, the tourism industry on Mexico’s Caribbean coast seems to be doing better than ever.
Tiger on the run near Cancún sparks concern
Over the weekend, a loose tiger was spotted on the highway between Cancún and Leona Vicario.
El Meco, a hidden archaeological gem north of Cancún
El Meco is a Mayan archaeological site just 8 kilometers north of Cancún's downtown but feels worlds away from the craziness of the enormous resort city.
El Rey: Archaeology in the heart of Cancun’s hotel zone
When visiting El Rey, it is impossible not to notice the towering hotels of Cancun’s hotel zone visible just above the tree line.