Art & Culture

The Garifuna and Their Music

The music of Quintana Roo is linked to its particular history. Some of it refers to the Caribbean, especially in…

Catrinas in Playa Returns for a Third Edition

It is time once again for the popular art competition “Catrinas in Playa.” It’s been three consecutive years of a…

The Tradition of the Day of the Dead

The month of November is here once again, and with it brings one of the most beautiful and colorful traditions…

Discovering Art and Culture in the Riviera Maya

Every once in awhile you might hear someone say that there is nothing to do in Playa del Carmen. Nothing…

The Maya Calendar

During pre-hispanic times, Mesoamerican people developed various calendars. Among them are the ancient Mayas, who are recognized as being great…

The Origin of the Celebration of the Cry of Dolores

In the year 1825 in Mexico City, the nation’s Independence Day was celebrated for the first time on September 16.…

Marvelous Mexican Music

As the month of September begins and we hear the sound of trumpets and violins, we are filled with pride…

Painting the Streets with Love

From July 20-30 in Playa del Carmen, the government, local businesses and the community came together to revitalize local spaces…

Playa del Carmen’s Newly Opened Frida Kahlo Museum

The second museum in the world dedicated to Frida Kahlo opened in Playa del Carmen on Sunday, July 30. The…

The Maya and Maritime Trade

The ancient Maya were not only great astronomers, and the builders of great pyramids such as Tulum, Chichen Itza, Coba,…