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March 20, the spring equinox, marks the first major date of 2012 for the Maya Long Count calendar. The hype has already caused a bump in tourism at many already-popular sites throughout the Mundo Maya, but with a little advance planning, you can carve out some solitude (and preserve your sanity) while contemplating the enduring mysteries of the Maya civilization at their remarkable ruins.
While visiting the sites of Chichén Itza, Cobá and Tulum in the Riviera Maya, I was fortunate enough to have access to Dr. Julia Miller, an archeologist specializing in Maya culture and architecture and tour guide for the Mérida-based operator Catherwood Travels. Below, a rundown of some of Miller’s input from my incessant questions, as well as some practical tips on how to maximize your visit to the Mundo Maya. Read more
After all that Oktoberfest frivolity, I suddenly have a hankering for more costumed fiestas, and not just because Halloween is on the horizon. Thankfully Atlantis Events has released its 2012 roster of cruises with two very different Caribbean itineraries, which translates into plenty of options to get your gay pirate on. Swimsuits and circuit parties, anyone?
Book now to take advantage of lower rates and snag a spot, because if history repeats itself these will sell out. Hedging your bets for a later sale is a losing proposition. Read more
Just as winter approaches, step back into a summer state of mind with a five-night Mexico cruise on the MSC Poesia. On November 14, 2011, sail from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Mexico for just $199! The cruise stops in Costa Maya, a village of built up in the name of entertaining cruise passengers, and Cozumel, the Mexican island that is home to some of the Caribbean’s best scuba diving. While aboard, guests can enjoy the ship’s Italian flair, 12,000 square foot spa, sushi restaurant, wine bar, as well as two swimming pools, a jogging track, and a mini-golf course.
THE VALUE: This cruise comes out to just $40 per night!
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