Merida Mexico

Our Complete Guide to Merida with Kids

Merida is the largest city in the Yucatan and it offers so much both in the city and the surrounding area. It is the best place to learn about and appreciate Maya culture in Mexico, sample Yucatecan foods and soak up the historic centro.  With a population of 1 million, Merida is a big and busy city, and yet its …


Water, Water and More Water: Tips for Visiting Xel-Ha with Kids

Xcaret offers lots of theme park choice in the Mayan Riviera and we picked Xplor and Xel-Ha to visit.  Our family loves adventure activities and Xplor didn’t disappoint with epic ziplines, amphibious vehicles through caves and swimming through the underground river network.  Read our full review on visiting Xplor with kids. Whether you are visiting Mexico for a week or …

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The Best of Nicaragua: 12 Awesome Things to do in Nicaragua

Nicaragua is just emerging as one of the hottest destinations in Central America.  Word is now out on the country that is coined the land of volcanoes and lakes.  Just a short flight from Canada and the USA, Nicaragua is one of the cheapest and safest destinations in the region.  And unlike its neighbour Costa Rica where development has exploded, …