Most of the hordes that descend on the Yucatan throughout the year are unaware of a spectacular island just off the coast that only allows certain visitors every day.
Megan Frye is an independent journalist and translator living in Mexico City. She has a history of newsroom journalism as well as non-profit administration and works with international and Mexican publications.
Mexico City has some serious green spaces and not just quaint city parks or tree-lined neighborhoods.
Cruising the peninsula in a van with a local guide is an idyllic yet eco-responsible way to avoid the environmental destruction wrought by shameful tourist traps.