The small seaside town of Akumal is famous for its sea turtle population, and it’s a great stop off on the Riviera Maya.
Head for breakfast at Turtle Bay Café, where you can choose from breakfast plates or baked goods such as the incredible cinnamon buns. You’ll have to arrive early if you want to try one, though: Locals swoop in every morning to snap them up (breakfast $7).
Take out a snorkel and go for a swim in the famous bay to see the turtles and other marine animals that live on the reef (snorkel hire $5). Relax on the sand for a while before eating lunch at the Lol-Ha Restaurant just behind the beach.
In the afternoon, take a walk along the coast road to visit the cenote at Yal-ku. Swim in the cenote and explore the local area before walking back along the beach to La Buena Vida. Climb up to the treehouse to drink a beer as the sun goes down ($2 per bottle) and then order dinner ($15) from the extensive menu. It’s such an atmospheric spot you’ll want to stay all night before heading back to your accommodation for a well-earned rest.
When you are home and lose your purse, it can be extremely problematic. When you are traveling and it happens, it can be disastrous. While the event itself can't be undone, following a few simple steps can help lessen the sting.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
Singapore is known for being on the cutting edge of many industries, so it can be strange for foreigners to group the city-state with developing Southeast Asian nations like Thailand, Cambodia or Vietnam. But the multicultural hub represents diverse nationalities and religions, and knowing as much as possible before visiting Singapore can help you prevent any faux pas. Here are a few things you shouldn’t do when visiting Singapore.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
Santa Monica, California, has such an incredible array of restaurants and bars, it can be difficult to choose one. Rustic Canyon on Wilshire Boulevard makes it easy to decide; the restaurant manages to clearly set itself apart from the rest.