Shopping

Shopping in Cancun

Shopping in Cancun’s Hotel Zone usually focuses on two things: pricey specialty items, or T-shirts and be ach supplies. Window-shopping is a popular pastime, but don’t expect a lot of bargains. For garden-variety souvenirs it pays to look around, as merchants compete vigorously for tourist dollars and prices can be on the steep side. Inspect […]

Tipping in Cancun

Tipping in Cancun

The tip, also known as “propina” is a standard part of the Mexican culture. Ten percent is standard at restaurants, though fifteen percent is more common in American-oriented areas like Cancun. All the time take a look at the bill first, before you pay. The service (servicio) is sometimes included mostly at more formal places […]