Who’s ready for sunnier days and warm weather? Me me me!!! Ok, maybe it is just me, shivering in my drafty 1950’s home in NJ, but I’m ready to say bye bye to winter; ready for the days to grow longer, and ready to put away my bulky scarves and sweaters!
Now is the time to do some last-minute travel shopping! Christmas is behind us and travel sales are coming out in force. It’s the best time to book some reasonable flights and hotel stays. January and February seem to bring out the discount pricing before people start planning for spring break. Travelocity has some particularly nice prices right now – vacation packages for under $400 for 2 and 3 night stays in popular areas such as Orlando, New York, Las Vegas, Cancun, and more. Cancun….hhhhmmmm – yes please!
Cancun isn’t just a town for rowdy college kids, but a city in the heart of an area rich with cultural heritage. Book one of the amazingly cheap deals to this spring breakers paradise off season and explore what the Yucatan Peninsula has to offer. World class diving, amazing cuisine and famous nightclubs are just some of the fantastic options Cancun has to offer.
Explore Mayan ruins and underwater caves while you’re there and then enjoy fantastic food after a long day of sightseeing.
A visit to this area of Mexico would not be complete without seeing Chichen Itza.
According to unesco.org, This sacred site was one of the greatest Mayan centres of the Yucatán peninsula. Throughout its nearly 1,000-year history, different peoples have left their mark on the city. The Maya and Toltec vision of the world and the universe is revealed in their stone monuments and artistic works. The fusion of Mayan construction techniques with new elements from central Mexico make Chichen-Itza one of the most important examples of the Mayan-Toltec civilization in Yucatán. Several buildings have survived, such as the Warriors’ Temple, El Castillo and the circular observatory known as El Caracol.
So, if you’re ready to plan your winter getaway, put this popular but charming gem on your list. Dust off your bikini and get ready for an amazing time in Cancun.
As with any international travel, be aware of any travel bans and warnings and always be practice caution when you’re in unknown surroundings.
Stay safe and have fun!