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How to Visit the Tulum Ruins

Tulum Ruins

Set atop the Caribbean Sea, the Tulum Ruins were originally built as an oceanside fortress and are one of the most popular archaeological sites in Mexico. Although the Tulum Ruins are not as grand as those found in Chichen Itza or Coba, I think they are definitely still worth a visit if not for [...]

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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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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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Chichen Itza Tour from Playa del Carmen

Chichen Itza Pyramid

Visiting Chichen Itza had been at the top of my Mexico must-do list and I finally got to experience the Chichen Itza tour from Playa del Carmen. Chichen Itza is one of the largest Mayan ruins and considered one of the 7 Wonders of the World. On the Chichen Itza tour, you’ll get to [...]

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Cenote Zapote: Puerto Morelos Adventure Tour Guide

Cenote Zapote

Cenote Zapote is an Ecopark located in Puerto Morelos, Mexico along the famous “Ruta de los Cenotes.” I recently got to visit Cenote Zapote on the Puerto Morelos Snorkeling and Cenotes Tour with Kay Tours Mexico. It was a full day adventure tour starting with snorkeling at the Puerto Morelos reef, followed by [...]

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25 Gift Ideas for the Girl on the Go

Sian Ka'an beach

Although it doesn’t feel like it in Mexico, the holidays are just around the corner! In preparation, I’ve put together a detailed list of 25 gift ideas for “the girl on the go”. These are great gift ideas for the frequent traveler in your life or to add to your own holiday wish [...]

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Laguna Bacalar Mexico: A Weekend Guide

Los Aluxes Bacalar

Laguna Bacalar is a simply stunning lake located about 3 hours south of Playa del Carmen in Mexico. It’s a truly magical place where you can relax on wooden docks, hammocks, and swings that project out over the water. Bacalar is often compared to the Maldives with its overwater structures and striking blue [...]

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Sian Ka’an Tour from Playa del Carmen

Sian Ka'an Tour from Playa del Carmen

I recently got to experience the Sian Ka’an tour from Playa del Carmen with Kay Tours Mexico. Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve is a place I had seen on the map many times but one that I knew very little about. The Sian Kaan tour is a full day wildlife expedition and I had so much [...]

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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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El Cielo Tour in Cozumel: A Complete Guide

Only accessible by boat, El Cielo is a beach on the island of Cozumel where you can see a surplus of starfish and snorkel in crystal clear turquoise waters.

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How to Spend the Day in Isla Mujeres

Just 15 minutes off the coast of Cancun, Isla Mujeres is a tiny island offering picturesque beaches and makes for an incredible day trip from Playa del Carmen.

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Cenote Azul: A Detailed Guide

Cenote Azul

Cenote Azul is a hidden freshwater swimming hole not far from downtown Playa del Carmen. I had been to Cenote Eden and Cenote Cristalino in the same area, so I was super excited to visit this one and complete the trifecta!

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Where to Find the Best Tacos in Playa del Carmen

best tacos in playa del carmen

Pretty much every Mexican restaurant in town serves tacos but in this post I’m sharing where to find the best tacos in Playa del Carmen.

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