May 18, 2017

Yucatan is close, no more than 4 hours from most points in North America, but it´s exotic appeal provides the interesting contrast to keep kids engaged in their family travel experience. We can´t explain it any better than Theo, who travelled through Yucatan in spring...

April 27, 2017

For boys like Theo, the experience of other cultures can be life changing. Theo arrived in the Maya village of Ek Balam with his mom and brother and quickly went about making friends in the village in spite of the language difference. Local kids were thrilled to show t...

April 20, 2017

Parents are reclaiming family time with their kids by seeking out low tech/no tech vacations.  Once the initial shock wears off and devices are put away, families seem to come together in present time and place, creating as a family, their own travel agendas and experi...

April 13, 2017

Studies show that the color green has healing and calming properties.  It promotes mental and emotional balance as well. Canadian Carol Anderson has observed the immediate effect of "green-immersion" among guests who visit Genesis.
Genesis Eco-Oasis is in a Maya villag...

April 6, 2017

Mexican National, Yadira Aguilar, was looking for a safe, peaceful place in which to introduce her child to nature. She has some helpful comments about Yucatan, Ek Balam, and Genesis for moms who want to get away from busy tourist destinations. A world traveler, Yadira...

March 30, 2017

On his sixth visit to Genesis, full time travel writer and former CEO, Don Murray, articulates why Genesis and Ek Balam calls to his desire to improve his quality of life, through nature, good food, exercise, authenticity, a sense of community and sometimes, doing noth...