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Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 20 September 2017 0

How to Donate to Mexico Earthquake Relief Efforts

By now you probably know that two powerful earthquakes have struck Mexico in less than two weeks. On September 8, a massive 8.1 magnitude quake hit off the coast of Southern Mexico. It was the strongest earthquake to hit Mexico in a century, killing at least 90 people and causing massive damage to h…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 18 September 2017 0

BuyPlaya Realtor Q&A with Marieke Brown

The Riviera Maya is a fantastic place to own real estate, just ask BuyPlaya real estate expert Marieke Brown! Below, Marieke answers a few of our questions about what it's like to live and work in the Riviera Maya, what's it's like to raise a family here, and she shares her best tips for buying a pe…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 11 September 2017 0

Mexican Independence Day Events 2017 in Playa del Carmen

On the night of September 15th, the entire country of Mexico will come together to celebrate their independence. Every year Mexicans gather at their local zocalos, bars and restaurants for “El Grito” (The Cry of Independence), yelling “Viva Mexico!” out of pride for this amazing country. An…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 30 August 2017 0

Next Big Event: Mayakoba Playa Fest 2017

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day, Playa-style! Don’t miss the second edition of Playa Fest taking place September 15-16, 2017 at the new Andaz Mayakoba Resort in the Riviera Maya. This weekend event is designed for guests and Riviera Maya locals alike, and will feature an opening cocktail party…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 15 August 2017 0

These Akumal Vacation Condos Cost Less Than $350k

AND they all have ocean views! Best known for white sandy beaches and bays full of sea turtles and tropical fish, the tiny beach community of Akumal is a fantastic place to own real estate. Whether you’re searching for a permanent home, a vacation home, or a rental investment property, it’s now…
Lisa Love lisa-love 10 August 2017 0

All the Ch'arki Jerky You Can Handle! Ch'arki Jerky Jar Service for Addicts

Get addicted to something good! -Hand Cut, Hand Selected, Artisan Jerky- Ch'arki Jerky, the first gourmet jerky company in Playa del Carmen, is now offering a weekly jar subscription service. Finally, you can "Get your jerk on" all day, every day with no worry of running out of meat. For all …
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 4 August 2017 0

New Airpark Coming to Puerto Aventuras

The first of its kind in the Riviera Maya, the new Taema Residential Resort & Airpark takes high-end luxury living to new heights. Located just across the highway from Puerto Aventuras, it’s being billed as, “A luxury residential community developed around a private airfield that offers elit…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 1 August 2017 0

What is the Sian Ka'an Biosphere?

Meaning "Origin of the sky" or "Where the sky is born" in Mayan, the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve is a sprawling 1.3 million acre nature reserve and UNESCO World Heritage Site located just south of Tulum in Mexico's Riviera Maya. It spans 120 kilometers from north to south and covers an area about t…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 25 July 2017 1

5 Ways to Be Healthier Now That You’ve Retired to Mexico

After retiring to Mexico, you'll want to take steps to stay as healthy as possible so that you can make the most of your new life in paradise. If you’ve neglected caring for your health up until now, then you can bet some lifestyle changes are in order. Whether you choose to live in Playa del Carm…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 18 July 2017 0

Top 10 Reasons We Want to Live in Puerto Aventuras

Nestled in the heart of the Riviera Maya, Puerto Aventuras is an exclusive gated residential resort community and a great place to call home. We can't get enough of this gorgeous coastal neighborhood and here are the reasons why. 1. Fantastic location Puerto Aventuras is just over an hour drive fr…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 10 July 2017 0

3 Playa del Carmen Vacation Condos for Sale by the Beach

From quiet side streets to exciting areas near the best beach clubs, the area between 5th Avenue and the beach in downtown Playa del Carmen is home to some amazing real estate. Whether you’re searching for a permanent home, a vacation home or a profitable rental property in Playa del Carmen, you c…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 3 July 2017 0

A Celebration of Food, Yoga & Music in Tulum

This July, escape to Tulum for three days of wellness, reflection, and coexistence at Tulum Vegan Fest, the Riviera Maya's premier vegan food festival. At Tulum Vegan Fest you'll have to opportunity to sample delicious vegan food from some of the best chefs in our area, and you’ll also learn why …
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 30 June 2017 0

Blues For Peace: A Music Festival for a Great Cause

The first edition of the Caribbean Blues Festival, "Blues For Peace Mexico 2016" was a double event that took place last year in more than 40 countries on May 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th of 2016. The festival consisted of Blues Band concerts simultaneously in multiple "venues" around the world. Most o…
Guest guest-1 27 June 2017 0

To the Real Civilization: A Professional’s Journey to the Basics

The world is changing quicker by the moment. We feel it as humans by just how fast time goes by. We feel the pressure to succeed in daily life. But is success the key to happiness? Not for everyone. Professional photographer Michael Maurus, formerly from Germany, US and most recently Puerto Morelos,…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 20 June 2017 0

The Magic of the Vine in Tulum with Vinopolis

On any typical Saturday afternoon along the Riviera Maya the sun shines brightly for locals and vacationers alike, but this particular sunfilled Saturday in the bohemian chic town of Tulum wine lovers from around the globe gathered at Hemingway Beach & Cabañas to attend the Pierpaolo Pecorari W…
Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 19 June 2017 0

Answers to Your Qs: Buying Property in the Riviera Maya

Buying real estate in Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya should be fun (not scary!), and we want to make it as easy and stress-free as possible for you to own your dream home or rental investment property in paradise. That's why we’ve partnered with Kay and the team at Loco Gringo to produce a …
Guest guest-1 12 June 2017 0

What to Do with the Kids This Summer: Gymnastics, Martial Arts, & Music

The mercury is rising and the heat is on which means school is going to get out soon. But what to do with the kiddos once that happens? For kids of almost any age, they can continue or begin a new endeavor. What child has not oo-ed and ah-ed over the gymnastics portion of the Olympics? Many kids hav…
Guest guest-1 8 June 2017 0

Playa del Carmen Summer Camps 2017

Once again, we are putting together a listing of camps and programs (cursos de verano) for children in Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya for the summer of 2017. These are the programs and summer camps that we have found so far for kids living in Playa del Carmen and all across the Riviera Maya. …