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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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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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Moving to Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa del Carmen Beach

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

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The Best Beaches in Playa del Carmen

Best Beaches in Playa del Carmen

While living in Playa del Carmen, I made it my mission to scope out all the best beaches in Playa and the nearby Riviera Maya. If you’re planning a trip to Playa del Carmen and are looking for the most beautiful beaches to visit, I’ve done the all the hard work for you (tough [...]

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The Best Coffee Shops in Playa del Carmen for Digital Nomads

The Best Coffee in Playa del Carmen

I’ve tried quite a few cafes in Playa del Carmen and these coffee shops are the best I’ve found and all of them are digital nomad approved with reliable wifi, available electrical outlets, and a tasty menu. In this post, I’m detailing all the best coffee shops in Playa del Carmen that are perfect [...]

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20 Beach Photos to Inspire your Post Quarantine Trip to Playa del Carmen

Tulum Beach

In an effort to turn quarantine blues into Caribbean blues, I give you a round up of my best Playa del Carmen beach photos for your armchair viewing pleasure.   I hope it inspires an epic beach vacay when all this over!

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Playa Xpu Ha: The Perfect Beach Escape from Playa del Carmen

Playa Xpu Ha

Playa Xpu Ha is hands down my favorite beach in Playa del Carmen, and I would consider it to be one of the best beaches in Riviera Maya. What makes Xpu Ha so great? Gorgeous white sand, stunningly calm turquoise water, and just the right amount of beach clubs and amenities.

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Playa Xcacel: A Secret Beach in Riviera Maya

Playa Xcacel

Located less than an hour south of Playa del Carmen, Playa Xcacel is a stunning natural sanctuary and one of the best beaches in Riviera Maya.  Its hidden location makes it less well known and much less crowded than most other beaches near Playa del Carmen and Tulum.  With minimal amenities, Xcacel is a secret [...]

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Xavage Park by Xcaret: Know Before You Go

Not far from Cancun, Xavage is a new adventure park by Xcaret offering a variety of adrenaline pumping activities including an intense ropes course, ziplining, white water rafting, monster trucks, kayaking, and a high speed jet boat experience.

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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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