Posts Written OnMay 2013

Akumal Bay Turtle

We are somewhat settled into our home, we’ve started figuring out where to eat and what to do, so you know what that means? Time for our first guests here in Playa del Carmen! ¬†There were so many places (and restaurants) we were excited to introduce them to, but a must do on the list was a trip to Akumal. Akumal holds a special place for all of us – years ago we had actually spent part of our friend’s honeymoon with them there. Raise your hand if you’ve gone on someone else’s honeymoon. No? No takers? I highly recommend…

One of the things I love about living here in Playa del Carmen is that I never know where the next great experience will come from. On our constant quest to try new things and step outside our comfort zone we rarely say no to invitations. Some of those experiences lead to making new friends and others lead to new business. ¬†Our most recent experience led to something entirely different, an opportunity to participate in and give back to this community of Playa del Carmen that we love so much. That’s right, we’re teaching English in Playa del Carmen. WARNING:…

I’m about to admit something here that I haven’t told anyone. It’s pretty embarrassing. Some of you are going to be really disappointed in me and think I’m giving up too easily. Others are going to be proud that I can admit this while also saying ‘I told you so.’ But I just have to get this off my chest. So here goes. People, I brought too many shoes to Mexico. And clothes. And a whole bunch of other stuff that I can’t for the life of me figure out what I was thinking when I just HAD to find…

Cenote Eden Playa del Carmen

Okay so let me just start off by saying that it’s hot here, I mean super hot. I know that a lot of you are still digging out from one of the worst winters on record and that all of you will hate me if I complain about too much warmth and sunshine but bear with me for a second. The heat I’m talking about is the the 96F heat index INSIDE our apartment during the afternoons that drives us to take cover in the only sensible place available to us – the water. A few days ago after stewing…

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