Wanderlust Wednesday: Tulum, Mexico

by Lindsay Thomasson May 21, 2014

Frequently my daydreams take me to places I have seen on Pinterest or in a blog post. But sometimes I also got lost in my thoughts about places we have visited before. It is funny how sometimes it is the most unexpected places that capture our hearts, usually for unpredictable reasons. Last year at Thanksgiving, my sister decided to skip the family celebration and head off to Tulum, Mexico with friends. I couldn't blame her, Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times to travel internationally too (while most Americans are traveling domestically, there are great prices to be had on international travel). She came home raving about Tulum and we promptly added it to our bucket list.

When we decided to stop off in Mexico for a few days en route to Cuba earlier this year, Tulum was a natural choice. Unlike Cuba where we had a long list of activities planned and sights to take in, our plan in Tulum was to simply relax and enjoy the beach. 

It seems that Tulum is not quite as undiscovered as I had imagined - I have seen many blog posts about Tulum in recent months including these from Design Love Fest, Yes and Yes and 100 Layer Cake. And, it is growing in popularity for good reason! Tulum is one of those magical places that is relatively easy to get to (it is a two hour drive from the Cancun airport) yet feels more exotic than Florida or Hawaii. 

What are your favorite beach destinations? Do you prefer to stay within the United States or to travel internationally? What do you look for in a travel destination?





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