Anyone who traveled to Mexico’s Riviera Maya 20 years ago (before it was ever called the Riviera Maya) will fondly remember the bucolic beauty (and perceived remoteness) of this part of the Yucatan peninsula. Well, guess what? There’s still a part of this ancient Mayan land that is just as peaceful and blissfull as it was back then: the Sian Ka’an biosphere, near Tulum.
Brad A. Johnson is a writer and photographer specializing in food and travel. His work has been honored by the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Awards, James Beard Awards, World Food Media Awards, Food Photographer of the Year Awards, Society of Features Journalism Awards and others. Based in Southern California, Brad is the Editorial Director of OLTRE, a new luxury travel magazine published by Internova Travel Group and Global Travel Collection.