Food is an integral part of our society; the ingredients and the way it’s made reflect cultures, traditions, and people from all over the world. Thus, it’s no surprise that gastronomy tourism has been rapidly rising in recent years. In fact, according to a World Food Travel Association Survey:
81% of respondents “learn about food and drink when they visit a destination.”
Traveling provides us with an exciting opportunity to explore the unfamiliar, try new things, and view unforgettable sights, but we need to remember that this is a privilege and not a right. When we are guests in someone else’s home country, we should do our best to travel responsibly and reduce waste.
Plastic pollution, in particular, is an on-going problem all over the world and much of that is due to the tourism industry. Learn more below about sustainable tourism and easy ways to reduce plastic use when you travel, as well as at home.
If you’re looking for unique ruins that aren’t crawling with other tourists, Ek Balam ruins are your best bet. You’ll be transported to another time and place as you explore these ancient Mayan pyramids, enriching your whole Cancun experience. Check out why you need to visit the captivating Ek Balam ruins and enjoy a day full of beauty and culture.
There’s nothing quite like watching humpback whales in their natural habitat, gushing exhaled air, splashing their flukes, and even leaping into the air. You can see them interact with each other, with other species such as dolphins, and with their environment. Whale watching can give you a sense of wonder as you come to appreciate how large these animals are, how beautiful they are, and how they fit into the expanse of ocean that covers the world.
With so many beautiful travel locations to choose from, and so much to see and do, it’s no wonder we spend such a large chunk of our time planning dream vacations and fantasy getaways. And now that we can quickly share the beauty of our exotic destinations and exciting adventures on social media for all our friends and relatives to see, people are adding more locations to their travel lists every day. The question is, do all these travelers know how to travel responsibly?
Cancun Adventures is a leader in tours and excursions that bring you the best Cancun has to offer. But did you know that they also have a dedicated team of wedding planners with more than 10 years of experience in destination weddings?
Adventure Weddings can bring your dream Cancun destination wedding to life! With an expert Cancun wedding planning team, celebrate one of the biggest days of your life in one of the world’s most beautiful locations in Riviera Maya.
Does the idea of sharks lurking nearby send a chill down your spine? Thanks to Jaws and other depictions of sharks, these creatures have a pretty bad rep. Some of it is deserved—those teeth are pretty scary—but for the most part, Baja California beachgoers have nothing to fear from Sea of Cortez sharks.
The beautiful towns of Mascota and Talpa de Allende in Jalisco are nestled in the Sierra Madre mountains, away from all the noise and activity in the tourist areas of Puerto Vallarta. These mining towns are referred to as “pueblos magicos,” or magic villages, because of their cultural significance and preservation of history. See these authentic Mexican villages with expert tour guides when you book the Talpa & Mascota Tour with Vallarta Adventures.