How to Be Healthy in Playa del Carmen

Healthy Playa del Carmen

Staying healthy in a vacation destination like Playa del Carmen can definitely have its challenges. Let’s face it, the taco joints and 2x1 drinks specials on every corner can make it pretty hard to stay in shape. In this post, I’m detailing all my favorite healthy restaurants, gyms, and health food stores in Playa [...]

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Living in Mexico

Since moving to Mexico, I’ve definitely had to adjust to the differences of living in a foreign country. In this post, I’m sharing a few interesting tidbits I’ve learned since moving here.

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Is it safe to travel to Mexico?

5th Avenue Playa del Carmen

Is it safe to travel to Mexico? This is typically one of the first questions I get asked once someone finds out that I live in Mexico. As a female expat living on my own, safety and security is especially important to me and I wanted to address these concerns based on my [...]

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Getting Around Playa del Carmen

Getting Around Playa del Carmen

Living in Playa del Carmen without a car has been relatively easy thanks to the public transportation options that the city offers. For me, I walk or bike almost everywhere downtown and take the colectivo or Playa Express to work everyday. In this post, I have outlined the most common transportation options in Playa.

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Apartment Renting in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen Rooftop Pool

Not long after landing in Playa del Carmen, I started the hunt for a long-term apartment. Lucky for me, I was able to stay with my friend while I searched for a place of my own. I knew I wanted to find an apartment downtown (Centro) that would be close enough to 5th [...]

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Moving to Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa del Carmen

“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.”

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