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Best Blogs for Cancun Travel Tips

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Updated: 29 June 2017
They say that holidays start from the moment you begin planning them, and the internet plays a very important role in that process. Searching hotels, activities, and tourist destinations in Cancun should be an exciting experience that makes you enjoy your trip even before leaving home. We’ve prepared a list of useful blogs about Cancun, written by locals and expats living in the Mexican Caribbean. Check them out for good travel tips and advice.

Gringation Cancun

Originally from Virginia, U.S.A., Laura Winfree is a North American woman who has lived in the Mexican Caribbean for the last nine years. “Living in paradise is just as amazing as you’d expect,” she says, and under this perspective she decided to create Gringation Cancun, a blog to share her Cancun life and offer travel tips she’s experienced firsthand. She talks about her life in Mexico, the richness she finds in this culture and the different activities you can do this side of the Riviera Maya, with a very personal touch and entertaining style.

Funny faces, awesome views! #IslaMujeres #Mexico #island #Caribbean #motherhood #momlife #ocean #Cancun #blue

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All About Cancun

All About Cancun is a guide to Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico, and the surrounding areas. Although you don’t see the person behind the blog, you can still feel a personal touch in the articles, written in an empathetic way that makes a connection with readers. The section Frequently Asked Questions solves your doubts about those little, but important practical details you want know before traveling, such as the legal drinking age in Mexico, or if your hair dryer will work here. Find information about beaches, hospitals, activities and things to do, transportation, maps, weather, dining and nightlife, flights, deals, and more.

Travel Yucatan

The blog Travel Yucatan posts information useful for a dream beach vacation. Their articles include information about places to visit, such as beaches, restaurants and clubs, where to shop, and also practical information and tips to help you plan your trip and arrive in Cancun feeling you have things under control. Discover itineraries for your honeymoon, where to go with your family, and which places offer the most thrilling activities. Find also information about the fun and charming towns in the area and how to get to them.

Everything Lesbian and Gay Cancun Guide

Gays who travel to Cancun surely would love to know where the gay-friendly places are, so they can meet more people and feel in their element. The blog Everything… offers up-to-date information about gay life and tourism in Cancun. Aware there is not a gay neighborhood or a large number of gay clubs, the blogger tells you the spots gays often hit, and even talk to you about the ratio of them in each place. Discover which stores sell popular brands of gay clothes, find gay-friendly trips and tours, bars, nightclubs and the main gay beach of the island.

Riviera Maya

Find up-to-date information about the latest tourist activities and upcoming events in Cancun so you can start your journey at home. Riviera Maya tells you where to take the best tours: from food tours, to experiencing Cancun as a local, to fishing tours with the most scenic landscapes. If you prefer to stay on the beach, find out how to spend the perfect day under the Caribbean sunshine. Read about gastronomy, press, things to do, and all kind of other travel tips.

What Am I Still Doing in Cancun?

This is a blog written by an American expat, who has lived in Cancun for the last seven years. As a mother of a Cuban-American baby, Kristin Busse, What Am I Still Doing in Cancun?’s author, talks about her adventures as a single mom working and playing in paradise. In her posts she comments about her experiences in restaurants and tourist attractions in this amazing city, giving tips to her readers with a pleasant tone. Find posts about tours and attractions, modern Mexican culture, resorts and hotels.

Cancun Passion

This is the blog of a tours company with 25 years experience in the travel industry. Cancun Passion posts information about diverse tourist attractions from Cancun and the Riviera Maya. Find tips on transportation, the best beaches to soak up the sun, how to travel with your kids or with friends, where to shop, tips to save money when visiting Chichen Itza, and much more, including indepth information about the religion, meaning, and history of the Mayan culture. Search their tours and find the one perfect for you.

Descripción gráfica de por qué AMAMOS #Tulum 😍¿Vienes? http://bit.ly/TulumEn ¡Vive el #VeranoPassion!

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Cancun Travel Magazine by Feraltar

In addition to information about places to visit and things to do, Cancun Travel Magazine presents features giving tips for your flight and where to stay. Read about reasons to travel in low season, get some tips for your vacations in Cancun and discover your rights as a traveler. Find out what you need to know before traveling to this beautiful destination, get advice on saving money and discover the three Blue Flag beaches in Cancun where you can best enjoy a perfect stay.