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5 Smart Reasons to Buy Travel Insurance for your Vacation

Posted November 18, 2015 by Kay Walten in Mexico Vacation Tips

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance. The budget question for today's traveler. Do you buy or do you not buy? Under what conditions should you buy, and what is a good price? With global weather as unpredictable as ever, travel insurance is a great and very smart idea, no matter where you are traveling. Travelers can be held up on their end or they can be held up in their vacation destination. It is the ongoing unpredictability of climate and economies that makes travel insurance smart. Trip and Medical...

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Gas up at the Cancun Airport

Posted September 22, 2015 by Kay Walten in Mexico Vacation Tips,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips

Tips on how to buy gas at Pemex

Does your gas gauge read E? If you need to return your car to the rental agency when you get back to the Cancun International Airport you can fill up right there!  There is a new Pemex gas station at the airport, so if you get a car that needs gas, or if you agreed to return the car with a full tank, you can fill 'er up on the spot. We asked a couple people about the price, and they said the price per liter is the same as if you buy gas at a Pemex on the highway. You won't be paying a...

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Words of wisdom the next time you step on to an airplane

Posted September 5, 2015 by Kay Walten in Mexico Vacation Tips,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips


I read a fun article in the Huffington Post yesterday on flying. Stand up comic C K Louis offered his insights into air travel. What are some of your flight stories?

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A Mayan Ruin Vacation in Mexico and the Mayan Riviera

Posted July 20, 2015 by Kay Walten in Loco Adventures,Mexico Vacation Tips,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips

A Mayan Ruin Vacation in Mexico and the Mayan Riviera

Oh the joys of digging into the past and traveling off the grid. Mayan ruins in the Riviera Maya, Cancun, Yucatan and Campeche can keep you busy for a long, long, time. Deciding which ruins to go to can be a challenge when you have limited vacation time. Read on as we have a solution for you! Mayan Ruin Overviews in One Place - Easy Trip Planning Loco Gringo has one of the most comprehensive lists of travel information about the Mayan Ruins in the Yucatan Peninsula. Our love for the Mayan...

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Ideas for your Easter Vacation in Mexico

Posted March 16, 2015 by Kay Walten in Mexican Culture,Mexican Recipes,Mexico Vacation Tips

Easter in Mexico

Spending the holidays away from home is a wonderful way to introduce new traditions and holiday surprises for the entire family. This experience lets you immerse yourself whole heatedly in a new culture and try on new holiday traditions. Easter in Mexico is celebrated very differently from the North American Easter Bunny holiday. There are some super fun cultural traditions that both kids and adults will love! Semana Santa and Pascua in Mexico Easter in Mexico is the biggest high holiday of...

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5 Thing To Do on Isla Holbox in Mexico

Posted February 20, 2015 by Kay Walten in Mexico Vacation Tips

Things to do on Holbox Island

Isla Holbox is most famous for its summer Whale Shark tours in the Gulf of Mexico. But there is far more to do than swim with the Whale Sharks throughout the year. Sunset over the Gulf of Mexico This is a daily beach event where visitors and locals come to watch the evening sunset, which is spectacular by the way. Sunsets signify unity and connectivity and Holbox is no exception. Once you have experienced a Holbox sunset, you will know what we mean. Bird Watching on Isla Contoy and Bird...

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Its that time of year for Mexico’s Noche Buena beer.

Posted December 8, 2014 by Kay Walten in Food & Drink,Mexico Vacation Tips

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During the holiday season the brewers at Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma Brewery bring out their holiday beer "Noche Buena" .  Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma is also know for its other brews Dos Equis, Sol, Bohemia, Superior and Tecate. While you are in the Riviera Maya during December and the holidays look for Noche Buena in stores like  Mega,  Chedraui or convenience stores, and try this amber beer.  

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Take advantage of a last minute vacation cancellation

Posted November 29, 2014 by Kay Walten in Mexico Vacation Tips

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Villa Turquesa in South Akumal just became available! Unfortunately the family that was who planned on staying in this ocean front villa, Villa Turquesa, had to cancel :-(  so it is open for December 20 - 27 :-) Instead of thinking about the snow, cold, putting up the Christmas tree you can have turquoise blue waters, white sandy beaches and a pool! Make the holiday special with these complimentary features Complimentary arrival night dinner (Mom will love this) Complimentary...

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Tulum Round Up!

Posted November 5, 2014 by Kay Walten in Food & Drink,Mexico Destinations,Mexico Vacation Tips,Riviera Maya Services,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips,Vacation tips

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Top Picks for Tulum Tulum is always a happening place. Not only is it one of the most popular ruins sites in the Yucatan Peninsula, Tulum is becoming the hot spot of the Riviera Maya. We want to let you in on what's been going on! Have your own vacation concierge! Heather Froeming in Tulum would like to be your personal guide for private snorkel tours, cenote adventures and scuba diving. Heather offers paddle board rentals and lessons as well, if you have never tried it. She has been in...

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Yucatan Photo of the Day

Posted October 22, 2014 by Kay Walten in Loco Adventures,Mexico Vacation Tips


  Cenote Samula, Dzitnup Yucatan is the most photographed cenote in the Yucatan.  Located outside Valladolid its a must stop to marvel at this wonder.    

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