How to Spend a Day in Cozumel, Mexico

Cozumel

One of the things I love about Playa del Carmen is that there are so many fun options for day trips. Located just 30 minutes from Playa del Carmen by ferry, Cozumel is a small island known for its beautiful beaches and incredible reefs for snorkeling and scuba diving. I had been [...]

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How to Visit Kaan Luum Lagoon

Kaan Luum Lagoon

Laguna Kaan Luum (Kaan Luum Lagoon) is a secret swimming hole that can be found just south of Tulum. Meaning “Yellow Earth” in the Mayan language, Laguna Kaan Luum is a less well known attraction and definitely a hidden gem in the Riviera Maya.

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Eden Cenote

Eden Cenote

It had been two months since moving to Mexico and I was finally ready to ditch the flashy beach scene for a different kind of adventure. Exploring a cenote (pronounced SAY-KNOW-TAY) was at the top of my must-do list and I was so intrigued by discovering one of these hidden swimming holes, which were [...]

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What It’s Like to Swim With Whale Sharks

Whale Shark

After cruising through the most stunning turquoise water, we had finally arrived to the danger zone. Everywhere you looked you could see dorsal fins protruding out of the water. I’m talking 60-70 whale sharks in sight and that just in the area where our boat had stopped. On top of that, the tour [...]

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