Month: April 2017

Mexico’s Magnificent Mayan Treasures

Deep in the dense jungles of Mesoamerica, an advanced civilization emerged 4,000 years ago. Its architectural and cultural achievements have been compared to those of ancient Egypt, Greece and China – with many advances occurring […]

Witness Mayan Ingenuity Firsthand

Though Mayan civilization lasted for more than two millennia, starting around 2000 BC, it reached its technological and cultural zenith from 300 AD to 900 AD. Like the ancient Egyptians and Greeks before them, Mayans […]

The Wonders of Old Siam

For the first-time traveler to Thailand, it’s easy to imagine that all the smiling faces are for show, a deliberate gesture that you would see from anyone in the hospitality industry across the globe. But […]

10 Surprising Facts About Magnificent Mexico City

A major cultural Renaissance is overtaking Mexico City, Mexico’s unsung capital. Public spaces have been revitalized. Mexican cuisine is gaining international recognition. Innumerable museums celebrate its long history and burgeoning arts and culture. And traditional […]

Thailand Book & Film Recommendations

Many of our guests enjoy reading about their destination – either in advance of their trip or while traveling – as a way of adding context to their visit. Whether reading a traditional guide book, […]

Mexico’s Colonial Jewels

For an engaging and colorful experience rich in culture and heritage, Mexico’s colonial cities offer elegant architecture, lively music, expansive plazas, endless hospitality, and Spanish colonial beauty of every sort. In a Discovery Tours small […]