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Top 5 Archaeological Ruins Between Mexico City and Playa del Carmen

Top 5 Archaeological Ruins Between Mexico City and Playa del Carmen

July 1, 2013, 1 Comment

The route from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen in the Ancient Civilizations tour offers five incredible opportunities to explore Mexico’s rich and varied history. All five of the ruins in this article are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and all but Chichen Itza allow visitors to climb up at least some of the temples. »

Visual Adventure: Oaxaca, Mexico

Visual Adventure: Oaxaca, Mexico

June 25, 2013, 1 Comment

Oaxaca’s historic city center is a photographer’s dream. Colorfully painted Spanish colonial buildings and churches line the narrow stone streets. Like Mexico City and Puebla, it’s compact enough to walk, yet it can take days to fully appreciate all the details and nuances. One need only pick a direction, and wander, eyes wide open, »

48 Hours in…Mexico City

48 Hours in…Mexico City

May 20, 2013, 9 Comments

Mexico City, is in a word, immense. At an elevation of 2,240 meters, covering over 1,400 square kilometers, and boasting a population of 21 million, the numbers alone are enough to intimidate new arrivals. Underestimating all the interesting things to see and do, I had given myself just two days to explore the city »

Experiencing a Unique Mexico Travel Adventure

Experiencing a Unique Mexico Travel Adventure

September 19, 2012, No Comments

Mexico is oft associated with spring-breaking teenagers and escapees of cruise ships that pour into port cities like Cancun. However, the Mexico that I know is so different, a place where stereotypes do not have a lasting foothold. A favorite area of mine is the peninsula that juts out into the turquoise waters of »

Mexico Love: Chichen Itza

Mexico Love: Chichen Itza

March 20, 2012, 1 Comment

I woke up at my hostel in Playa del Carmen at 7am, grabbed my bags and ran down to the ADO terminal to catch my 8am bus to the famous Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza. The drive took a total of around 3 1/2 hours as we drove south to Tullum and Coba to »

Discover the Cool, Clear Waters of the Riviera Maya’s Cenotes

Discover the Cool, Clear Waters of the Riviera Maya’s Cenotes

June 4, 2014, No Comments

Burned out by the beach? Discover the cenotes of the Riviera Maya, Mexico's antidote to Cancun »

Street Art Gallery #1

Street Art Gallery #1

May 26, 2014, No Comments

Take a tour around the world to survey the best street art we've seen yet. Better look quickly - you never know how long it will last »

48 Hours in… Auckland

48 Hours in… Auckland

May 21, 2014, No Comments

Short on time but want to hit Auckland's highlights? G Adventures' very own Casey Mead—a proud Kiwi—shares her favourite spots in and around Auckland »

Road Tripping Along the East Coast of the United States

Road Tripping Along the East Coast of the United States

March 6, 2014, 1 Comment

If you can think of the United States as two halves – east and west – then the west is by far the more sexy of the two. The west has the Rocky Mountains, the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite and all the arches and mesas that can be found in the country. The purple »

Boom and bust: The realities of hosting the Olympics

Boom and bust: The realities of hosting the Olympics

February 17, 2014, 1 Comment

From now until the last fireworks light up Sochi’s sky on February 23, G Adventures will offer up the best original and curated content from around the web. Want to follow along? We’ll share our take on Sochi 2014 through through the @gadventures handle, on Facebook—and right here on the Looptail. Check out all »