Cancun & Puerto Morelos

Spring Regattas in Caribbean Connect USA and Mexico

The United States and Mexico are brother nations. Beyond the obvious differences between our countries, we have so much in…

Fun, Games and a Better Future for Cancun’s Children

In January 2016, the natural area known as Malecon Tajamar, a favorite spot for local families, was destroyed. This occurred…

Experience Mexican Soccer By Attending a Team Atlante FC Game in Cancun

Are you looking for something different? How about traveling up to Cancun to watch former Mexican soccer champions Atlante FC?…

Semana Santa and the Passion of Christ in Cancun

In Mexico, like in most Latin-American countries, Catholicism is the most widespread religion. Approximately 88% of the Mexican population profess…

El Meco – A Little-Known Maya City of Forgotten Name

In previous editions we talked about the Maya archaeological site El Rey, located in the south side of the hotel…

Celebrating Women in Education: Lizbeth Peña

I first met Lizbeth about 10 years ago at the International Writer’s House in Bacalar. We were starting our own…

Celebrating Women in Art: Anastasiya Fomchyna

At The Playa Times, we love art and creative women. We’ve talked about ‘artivism’ in Cancun in previous editions and…

Celebrating Women in Sport: Running Mom Isis Breiter

We are stoked to present to you this superwoman living among us. Isis alternates her mom job with her passion:…

Travel Hacks: Coming and Going from Cancun

At The Playa Times we always try to focus on the positive side of our community. There are so many…

New Symphonies and Ballet in Cancun

Last December I had the pleasure of seeing the Quintana Roo Juvenile Symphonic Orchestra perform twice. These young musicians are…