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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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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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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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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Where in the World is Playa del Carmen?

Playa del Carmen

For those of you that might be unfamiliar with Playa del Carmen, here’s a quick orientation to where it’s located, as well as a map of the Riviera Maya region. With so many towns making up this part of the Caribbean coastline, it’s taken me many trips to Playa to finally get all of [...]

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