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Cenote Azul Playa del Carmen: 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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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Living in Playa del Carmen

Living in Playa del Carmen

Since moving to Playa del Carmen as an American expat, I’ve definitely had to adjust to the differences of life in a foreign country. With its picturesque beaches, Playa del Carmen may seem like paradise to most but I can assure you it still has its fair share of challenges. In this post [...]

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Beach Bag Essentials

Beach Bag Essentials

Living in Playa del Carmen, I have my beach bag packed and ready to go at all times. In this post, I’m sharing some of my favorite beach bag essentials that you can pack for the perfect day in the sun.

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How to Explore Cenote Cristalino

Cenote Cristalino

Playa del Carmen has many incredible freshwater cenotes that worth visiting and are located just a short drive away from downtown. These hidden swimming holes are a fun excursion and great way to really explore the natural beauty of the Yucatan.  I was bored one Sunday and decided to check out Cenote Cristalino.

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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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The Top 7 Free Things to Do in Playa del Carmen

Parque Fundadores

Traveling to Playa del Carmen doesn’t have to be an expensive vacation. Below are what I consider to be the top 7 free things to do in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. From sun-tanning to salsa dancing, there’s so many fun options for free and affordable entertainment.

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The Best Beachfront Bar in Playa del Carmen

Fusion Beach Bar

Playa del Carmen definitely has its fair share of beachfront bars and restaurants. But finding one that’s not located at an exclusive resort or packed with tourists can be a little more challenging. Enter Fusion Beach Bar Cuisine.

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Getting Around Playa del Carmen

Getting Around Playa del Carmen

Living in Mexico without a car has been relatively easy thanks to the public transportation in Playa del Carmen. In this post, I’m sharing a complete guide to getting around Playa del Carmen including the most common Playa del Carmen transportation options.

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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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