Move over Disney, Mexico plans $840 million Mayan theme park

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced plans Monday for an $840 million Mayan theme park on the Caribbean coast to rival the major theme parks in the United States. The park, dubbed Amikoo – or ‘friend’ in the Mayan language – will have rides and characters based on Mayan mythology and be built in two phases in the so-called Riviera Maya, a stretch of pristine beaches on Mexico’s southeastern coast. “We’re going to compete with other (parks) up there (in the United States), and I’m sure ours will be better,”…

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7 Tips for a Magical Disney Fantasy Cruise

I’ve had the pleasure of sailing on Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Fantasy now four times, and that was after I saw it under construction in Germany and christened in New York. So, the ship kind of feels like my baby, and I know a thing or two about it. Here are some tips to consider for making your vacation onboard even more magical. Adults, Don’t Worry About Kids Perhaps the biggest misconception adults have about a Disney cruise is that it will be overrun with children, but you needn’t worry….

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