Riviera Maya

UNICO Hotel Re-Defining All-Inclusive Experience

<i>PHOTO: Poolside at Poolside at UNICO 20 87 Hotel Riviera Maya. (photo courtesy of UNICO 20 87 Hotel Riviera Maya)</i><p>The new kid on the block on the …


Don't Bug Out: The Latest Food Trend Has Drinkers Pairing Insects With Alcohol

Traditionally, when a westerner talks about bugs and beer, they’re cheekily referring to the airborne bacteria that can settle into a brew undergoing fermentation in an open vessel to lend sour, funky or other desirable flavors. But these days, someone squeamish about insects (AKA me) can’t count …

31% off Rates at the Mahekal Beach Resort in Playa del Carmen

An exclusive offer for Operation Vacation and T+L readers.<p><i>T+L launched Operation Vacation to inspire workers to use their days off and get away,</i> …


Velas Resorts’ Agent Program Full of Incentives

<i>PHOTO: Velas Vallarta Resort. (photo via Flickr/Velas Vallarta)</i><p>Velas Resorts knows the hospitality industry like no other and, more importantly, …


Palladium Hotels & Resorts Rebranding the Royal Suites Portfolio of Hotels

Palladium Hotels & Resorts is rebranding its adults-only luxury resorts known as The Royal Suites by Palladium to TRS Hotels. The rebrand includes a …


How You Can Make Serious Money By Learning To Code On Vacation

, Women@Forbes<p>Walking along the rice terraces in Ubud, Bali.<p>Usually when you picture a coder, you think of a geeky guy sequestered in a dark room in front of a keyboard, cranking out code for hours on end. Kim Desmond, a former tech exec, is determined to change that perception — by appealing to …

Boot Camp

Meet Instagram’s Hottest Twins

Double the pleasure, double the fun?The post Meet Instagram’s Hottest Twins appeared first on Made Man.


20 Amazing Summer Vacation Ideas for Your Best Getaway Ever

It’s finally summer, and vacation is calling. With so many wonderful options in this big beautiful world of ours, vacation planning can get a bit …

Machu Picchu

10 Boutique Hotels in Tulum That Are Out of This World

Looking for accommodation in Tulum? Here we've rounded up the best boutique hotels in this popular Caribbean vacation spot so you don't have to.


All-inclusive resorts: 12 top getaways in Mexico and the Caribbean

<b>(CNN) —</b> If there's one thing better than guaranteed sunshine and blue skies on your next vacation, it's the knowledge that there will be no nasty surprises come check-out time.<p>All-inclusive vacations mean that one price fits all, covering almost everything, save those optional extras or …


Dismembered bodies, shootout rock Mexican resort Cancun

CANCUN, Mexico---Three dismembered bodies stuffed in suitcases were found Friday in Cancun, hours after the Mexican resort town was rocked by a …


A Boho Wedding in Playa Del Carmen

There are two versions of the story of how Crystal Tang and Jarod Allen first met. “The way Jarod tells it, we met at a Subway in the Tenderloin in San Francisco. He knew it was love when I ordered the same sandwich as he did,” Crystal says. The truth? “We’re a real Match.com success story!” …


The Lap Of Luxury! The Villa La Gran Tortuga In Riviera Maya, Mexico

It is Summer, and it is time for a vacation. While we do not need a great excuse to leave reality behind for a few days, The Villa La Gran Tortuga In …


Interview with Barbaralicious

My name is Barbara and I’m a digital nomad. I’ve been on the road since November 2014, telling my followers about my life of travels around the …


Try the 3 Sandos Experiences

<i>PHOTO: A family enjoying the Beach Experience at Sandos. (photo courtesy of Sandos Hotels & Resorts)</i><p>All-inclusive vacations are the way to go.<p>But …


20 cities that are expensive to visit but affordable to retire in

When you retire, your life takes on the qualities of an endless weekend without a back-to-work Monday looming.<p>If you dream of a long vacation at a popular destination but worry about the high cost, there could be another way.<p>Why don’t you consider moving there?<p>We surveyed 20 desirable national and …

Salt Lake City

The Perfect Last-Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Jet-Setting Dads

The clock is counting down to Father’s Day, but even if you haven’t gotten pops a gift yet, it doesn’t mean that you need to turn to a mundane tie or a trip to the golf course for a last-minute present. Hotels may just be your saving grace—especially if he’s a globetrotter. Now all you have to do …


Pizza Iguana Steals A Slice Of Pizza And Our Hearts

The ravenous reptile is rolling in dough ― pizza dough, that is.<p>Pizza Rat is so 2015. The future belongs to “Pizza Iguana,” a saucy lizard who lives in the Mexico resort town Playa del Carmen.<p>The ravenous reptile is rolling in dough ― pizza dough, that is ― after a man filmed him stealing a slice …


Travel Impressions Launches 6th Annual '31 Days of Giveaways'

With 40+ vacation prizes, 10-day, 3-island grand prize to Hawaii.


Vacation Like a Kardashian With a Trip to Tulum, Mexico!

It's WinIt Wednesday!<p>It’s already June and we’re long overdue for a vacation! Sun and sand is all that’s on our minds. But how can you blame us when …


Best Apps & Gear for the Ultimate Beach Getaway

There’s nothing quite like a hammock and a margarita to swiftly erase the stress of adult responsibility. Add the beach to the mix, and you may even find yourself dreaming up ways to turn your vacation life into your everyday life (you’ve always wanted to run your own bed & breakfast, right?).<p>In …


The World's Best Underwater Scooter (DPV) Scuba Diving Spots

For divers who have long felt inadequate when confronted by the raw power, natural grace and blissful speed of the ocean’s best athletes (think …

Scuba Diving

This Is the Most Delicious Way to Save an Ocean

If you’ve ever seen a lionfish, eating it was probably the last thing on your mind. With its red-and-white tiger stripes and halo of venomous spines, …


Just back from: Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Laura ziplining into a cenote © Laura Brown<p><i>Laura Brown, Senior Manager of Advertising Products for Lonely Planet, recently returned from Playa del Carmen, Mexico.</i><p><b>Tell us more…</b> Three people in my group of friends share the same birthday week in February, so there is an annual celebration that gets …


What Happened When I Broke My Leg While Filming Our Last Project

Last year, right around this time, Patrick and I booked a flight to Mexico to film Mike Kelley photographing the most expensive house ever sold in …



Beats, bikinis, biceps and binge-boozing - can Chris Stark survive a crazy 24 hours of hard partying with Spring Breakers in Cancun?<p>His Spring Break experience begins at a pumping beach party and, as Chris embraces Spring Break's hedonism, he also discovers the downsides of excessive …


Hippie Dance Takeover: A Ritzy 10 Years Of Topazdeluxe

Rebolledo chats to Superpitcher about his bar, TOPAZdeluxe, in Mexico and the many great DJs who have spun there.

An elevated all-inclusive experience at Unico 2087

It started in the Estancia Suite. Bottles of prosecco chilling on ice, bowls heaped with guacamole and a minibar with vodka, tequila and gin. And an …


Celebrate Global Wellness Day at a Nature-Inspired Resort in Cancun

The three-day package includes yoga, meditation, hydrotherapy, and more.<p>June 10 marks the sixth annual Global Wellness Day, an event created by …


2017 Will Be an Exciting Year for Palladium Hotels & Resorts in Riviera Maya

Palladium's Riviera Maya Complex is getting an upgrade.