Art & Culture

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,…

The 170th Anniversary of the Caste War

To know the history of the Caste War means to also know the history of Quintana Roo. This state has…

Camp Wayak

While driving westbound on Avenue Benito Juarez early in the morning, something was stirring inside of me. I was excited…

Chaac: The God of Rain

He was known as Chaac to the Mayas, and Tlaloc to the Aztecs. This god is depicted in the facades…