Ancient Ruins on a Scorching Hot Day – Tulum

Tulum is known for its ruins overlooking sky-blue ocean.  It is sometimes referred to as “Zama”, the “City of Dawn.”  The ruins are the third most visited site in Mexico. On August 1, my family and I visited those ruins.  Our plan for the day was to wake up early, spend an hour traveling to the ruins, take an hour to observe them and take photos, then hang out at an all-inclusive resort for the rest of the day.  It would be an easy-going, fun morning, then relaxing time at the beach… Read More

Dreams Tulum

Tulum is a beautiful destination.  It is about an hour and fifteen minutes to an hour and a half south of Cancun’s International Airport (CUN).  It is well worth the hike, as the beaches are beautiful.  The Tulum Ruins are also worth a visit, but make sure to come early to avoid the long lines of tourists as well as the heat.  Ok…below are some photos of the resort.  A review will follow.  Enjoy.  Back to Mexican Resorts. Dreams Tulum is an excellent family-friendly, all-inclusive, beachfront resort set on a lovely stretch… Read More


On Friday, we decided to go to a resort in Tulum for Kathryn’s birthday. We were first going to see the World Famous ruins of Tulum, so we took the ADO to Tulum, from Playa Del Carmen. We asked the lady at the desk how long it would take to get to the ruins of Tulum, and she told us not more than twenty minutes, walking. I don’t think the lady liked us very much, because it took over an hour to get there, and we all had forgotten to bring water… Read More