WHERE TO SHOP: TULUM MARKET <br>Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico</br><br> If you're in the market for artistic Mexican handicrafts, onyx, colorful textiles and leather goods, you'll find a treasure trove of brilliant bargains around almost every corner. Artisans set up shop almost daily, and shoppers can find anything ranging from jewelry to clothing, even great local eats. It is advisable to negotiate with vendors, so don't be shy!</br><br></br></br>
We are here in 34 days! Framed by tropical palm trees, the Riu Palace Riviera Maya (All Inclusive 24 hours) was built along a marvelous stretch of the beautiful white sand beach of Playacar, México and is just km away of Playa del Carmen.
The Straw Market has been cleaned up quite a bit since the last time I saw it. It is still a mass jumble of all things tourist - beads, straw hats, t-shirts and such. But, the hawkers do not accost you quite so much and the place is better kept now.