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Chichen Itza vs Tulum Mayan Ruins in Mexico UPDATED 2019

Chichen Itza vs Tulum Mayan Ruins in Mexico UPDATED 2019

The Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico is full of incredible Mayan ruins.  This was the centre of the Maya empire, which stretched all over the Peninsula, and into what is now Belize and northern Guatemala.  Each of the Mayan ruins in Mexico has something special about it, and as no two are alike I would highly recommend visiting as many as you can while you are in the area.  However, if you are short on time, and can only choose one…

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Backpacking Tulum: What to Do in Tulum on a Budget

Backpacking Tulum: What to Do in Tulum on a Budget

Tulum is a jewel in the crown of Mexico’s Caribbean coast.  Much less touristy, and much cheaper, than Cancun, and Playa del Carmen, Tulum used to be a hippy chilled out little town, which has now grown into a top destination for travellers who want to venture (slightly) off the beaten track of the Mexican Riviera.  With picturesque Mayan ruins next to a turquoise ocean, fantastic snorkelling and diving opportunities in the sea or cenotes, gorgeous beaches and plenty of…

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