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Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 12 February 2015 0

CANCUN INTERNATIONAL STREET ART FESTIVAL: COLORING THE RIVIERA MAYA

WAD (World Art Destinations) is an organization that was born in response to the growing need of new niches for the development of the art industry in the state of Quintana Roo, or anywhere else in Mexico that wishes to be recognized as an art destination. For the second year in a row, WAD is organi…
Lisa Love lisa-love 10 February 2015 0

Top 5 Beach Ideas for Valentine's Day in the Riviera Maya

The Riviera Maya is the perfect setting for romance, with miles and miles of soft white sand, cool turquoise Caribbean Sea, and warm tropical breezes all you have to do is look to the beach for inspiration to make this Valentine's Day extraordinary. 1) Impromptu picnic on the beach!? *SWOON* I'm…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 19 January 2015 0

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL BRINGS NEW FANTASTY TO LIFE IN THE RIVIERA MAYA JUNGLE

The Riviera Maya; host to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, a fascinating mix of cosmopolitan cultures from around the globe blended with the remnants of Ancient Mayan culture, natural phenomena begging to be explored and now the fantastic culinary journey into the weird and wonderful…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 7 January 2015 0

STARTING THE YEAR WITH THE MAGIC OF KINDNESS

In many families, the Christmas holiday is the perfect time for gathering around a table full of food, overlooking a Christmas tree surrounded by gifts for all the children. The picture is sadly not the same for all families. The poorest are struggling to find their children's clothing and shoes thr…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 15 December 2014 0

NEW LUXURY RESTAURANTS AT THE FIVES PLAYA DEL CARMEN

On Saturday December 6, the luxurious The Fives Residences in Playa del Carmen launched a new phase and restaurant area to its extensive complex. This new area will be open to residents and guests at The Fives, who will now able to choose from a variety of new restaurants such as Koh Thai (Wok …
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 9 December 2014 0

NO MORE ANIMAL CIRCUSES IN QUINTANA ROO

Home to top travel destinations like Cancun and the Riviera Maya, the Mexican state of Quintana Roo has achieved yet another hard-won victory in the fight to protect animal rights. For many years, there have been reports of circus animals living in unfit conditions like small cages and sometimes cru…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 1 September 2014 0

THE BEAUTY OF TANKAH BAY

The gorgeous Tankah Bay is nestled along the coastline of the famous Riviera Maya. Still unknown to most tourists and even to most Riviera Maya locals, this lovely neighborhood is situated between Akumal and Tulum, about 20 minutes south of the city of Playa del Carmen. Tankah Bay still remains t…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 8 August 2014 0

RIVIERA MAYA HOME DESIGN INSPIRATION: BACHELOR IN PARADISE

If you follow reality TV in the United States, you’ve probably heard of the newest Bachelor spinoff show called Bachelor in Paradise. I’ll admit that I wasn’t too excited for this new show at first… until I saw they had filmed it in Tulum! Since that’s right here in the Riviera Maya, I jus…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 13 May 2014 0

ECO CHIC IN EK BALAM

One of the many joys of living in Playa del Carmen is day (or weekend) tripping! There is a seemingly endless supply of fantastic, magical and completely different places to see just a car ride (and/or maybe a boat) away! Weekend getaways to tropical islands, colonial towns, archeological zones, and…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 26 April 2014 0

THE 5 PERKS OF HIRING A PROPERTY MANAGER FOR YOUR RIVIERA MAYA VACATION RENTAL

Mexico's Riviera Maya is home to some of the best beaches in the world, in addition to spectacularly beautiful beach towns like Playa del Carmen, Akumal, Puerto Aventuras and Tulum. It comes as no surprise that travelers from across the globe flock to the Caribbean shores of the Riviera Maya through…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 11 April 2014 0

10 WAYS TO PREVENT WEAR-AND-TEAR ON YOUR RIVIERA MAYA VACATION RENTAL PROPERTY

Anyone who has been to the Riviera Maya knows that this destination comes with the world's best beaches and spectacular Caribbean breezes. It's a magical place to kick back, relax and leave it all behind, making it the ideal spot for investing in a Riviera Maya vacation rental property. Here, you'll…
Lisa Love lisa-love 28 February 2014 0

CONQUERING THE REEF WITH EZ SNORKEL

Ez Snorkel has helped many people with limited mobility experience the wonders of the brightly colored sub-aquatic world here in the Mexican Caribbean. The EZ Snorkel has also been used to inspire those who have tragically lost mobility and even a little girl that was about to undergo two years of…
Laura Winfree laurawinfree 25 February 2014 0

GREAT NEWS FOR RETIREES: MEXICO’S HEALTH CARE AMONG THE BEST IN THE WORLD

With so many changes going on in the United States, a spotlight has now been set on health care systems across the globe as a comparison... and Mexico has been noticed as one of the best. The 2014 edition of International Living's Global Retirement Index sets Mexico among the top 5 countries for …
Lisa Love lisa-love 23 January 2014 0

MAYAN TEMAZCAL CEREMONY AT TAO COMMUNITY

The Temazcal is an ancient Mayan ceremony similar to the sweat lodge ceremonies of the many Native American tribes of the United States. The Mayans used the Temazcal to treat illness, to aide in childbirth and as a means of purification for various religious ceremonies. The Mayan Temazcal is an i…
Lisa Love lisa-love 12 December 2013 0

THERE IS NO SEASON FOR GIVING

Around the holidays many of us, filled with the holiday spirit, are inspired to give. We give presents to friends and family, bake for loved ones and neighbors, and even pass out trinkets to our office and classmates. Some of us feel the holiday glow to the point of giving gifts to the mailman and g…
Andrea Ruiz Perron andrea 7 December 2013 0

THE RED CROSS: SERVING PLAYA FROM TWO NEW LOCATIONS

Cruz Roja ~ The Red Cross located on Avenida Juarez and Avenida 25 has moved. Since the 1st of November, the well known, non-profit medical organization has been operating from their new temporary location in the Villas del Sol neighborhood while their new building is under construction. Thi…
Lisa Love lisa-love 20 November 2013 0

5 REASONS TO EAT HEALTHY IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN

Is there anything better than feeling great and eating healthy in Playa del Carmen, the land of eternal summer!? We think not! Here are our top 5 reasons to eat healthy in Playa! #1- Bio-Natural has a brand new restaurant location on Calle 26 between 5 and 10. The new restaurant is located …
Lisa Love lisa-love 15 November 2013 0

SPENDING THE HOLIDAYS AT YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME?

Thanksgiving is almost here and suddenly you are frantically organizing your holiday to-do list! Whether you're living in Playa del Carmen during the holiday season or vacationing, there are many different ways to celebrate at your home away from home! For some of you, it may be the first year yo…
Lisa Love lisa-love 11 November 2013 0

TOP 5 WAYS TO SPEND DÍA DEL PLAYENSE

As you playenses, (residents of Playa del Carmen) must know, this 14th of November is Playense day! Celebrate your PLAYAENSEness!! Wondering what to do in our special day,? Try one of these five options!, Warning- these options are for REAL Playenses!! Here are the top 5 ways to celebrate the …
Lisa Love lisa-love 8 November 2013 0

IS MEXICO SAFE!!???

Image credit to http://howsafeismexico.com/compare_mexico_us_cities.html "Is Mexico safe?" is a question I am surprised to still be asked here and there. It is a question that I feel qualified to address, having spent 9+ years living, traveling and working in Mexico. However, before responding…