Experiences: 7 Great Days at Allegro Playacar – All Inclusive Hotel in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Experiences - 7 Days at All Inclusive Hotel Allegro Playacar in Playa del Carmen

If you’re looking for the best all-inclusive hotels in Playa del Carmen, you’re spoilt for choice. There are so many wonderful places. We recently spent a week at Allegro Playacar and would like to share our experience with you. This article was created out of pleasure about our successful stay and was NOT paid. We … Read more

Bacalar and the Lagoon of 7 colors


The small town of Bacalar in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo is far from the beaten tourist track. Nevertheless, Bacalar is widely known among travelers familiar with the region. And this is not only due to the charm of the small town. It is because Bacalar is located directly besides the beautiful lagoon of … Read more

5 Beautiful Cenotes in Cancún

Scuba Diving at Cenote Nicte Ha, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

When I think of Cancún in sunny Mexico, the first thing that comes to my mind is water. The crystal clear, blue-green waters of the Caribbean Sea. And the dark, quiet waters of the great lagoon. But that’s not all. Because there are also the mysterious, deep waters in their underground caves. The famous cenotes. … Read more

Chichén Itza, Mexico – A jaunt to the ancient Mayan world

Short travel advisory to the ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza, Mexico

You’ve certainly heard of Chichén Itza in Mexico. A very special place. It is one of the largest ancient cities of the Maya in Yucatan. Particularly famous is the great pyramid of the snake god, also called El Castillo (“the castle”). And the cenotes in the area. These are sinkholes with underground lakes. A dip … Read more

About Cenotes – Facts & Guides

About Cenotes - Facts and Guides

If you’re splashing out on a trip to the beautiful Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico and you’re checking on the local attractions, you’ve probably heard of them. The Cenotes. And if you’ve ever been to this wonderful region, you may have already visited some of them. The Cenotes are one of the great attractions of Yucatan, … Read more

A Day on Isla Contoy, Mexico

A Day on Isla Contoy, Mexico

Imagine a tropical island… a beautiful island in the Caribbean Sea. It is small and uninhabited. I mean – uninhabited by humans. But actually, it is densely populated. By thousands of birds nesting in the abundant green vegetation. In the company of rare sea turtles and millions of colorful fish in the sea around the … Read more

Short travel guide to Holbox Island, Mexico

Island Holbox, Mexico - A short travel advisory

Crystal clear, turquoise sea, a wide sky in azure blue. The warm breeze travels through the green leaves of dense vegetation. Snow-white, fine sand to dig your feet in. Cozy hammocks swing at posts standing in shallow water. Does that sound good? Then you are probably someone who could feel very comfortable on Holbox island. … Read more

Cenote Diving in Mexico – 16 spectacular dives

Scuba diving in the cenotes of Yucatan

Diving in a cenote is like entering a secret, magical world. Crystal clear water, dark deep caves, bizarre forms of stalactites and stalagmites, limestone overhangs, from time to time a delicate ray of light that divides the darkness. Wow. The experience is completely different from diving in open water. The Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico is … Read more