Roo is kissing 2012 goodbye and welcoming 2013 with a fresh new look—hey, we all need a makeover now and then, right? But before we close the door on the past year, let’s take a look at Roo’s adventures, which may inspire your own travel plans for the coming year!
“Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It began with a handful of spring breakers plucked out of the ocean by adept lifeguards. The rough waters of the Gulf of Mexico are no joke. Either is the ceviche, which I ate at every twist and turn during my two-week journey along the Mayan Riviera’s eastern coastline.
Stay: JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa
Luxurious accommodations and a newly opened adult-only pool provide the perfect respite after a day in the sun.
Eat: Oscar & Lalo
This roadside pitstop between Playa del Carmen and Tulum offers fresh ceviche and a waitstaff that includes an occasional diapered monkey.
Do: Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve
This UNESCO World Heritage site is the largest protected area in the Mexican Caribbean, offering personalized experiences that minimize ecological impact.