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Saying Good Bye Is Never Easy – Remembering Chef David Sterling of Merida

Posted November 30, 2016 by Kay Walten in Food & Drink

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So many people have crossed our paths over the years in the Riviera Maya and Yucatan.We never say good bye, it is always see you later. This past month we learned about the passing of a good friend, local business professional and a great advocate for Mexico. We sadly have to say goodbye, but remained touched in our hearts and stomachs for knowing Chef David Sterling. If you have been following our journey through the Yucatan Peninsula you would have come across Chef David Sterling. We...

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Kristin Busse Knows Exactly What She Is Still Doing In Cancun

Posted November 29, 2016 by Kay Walten in Podcasts

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My guest on the podcast today is a writer and local Cancun expert for USA Today’s “10Best,” a salsa dancer who will work for tips and tequila, and a mom of a 7-year-old Cuban boy, who is learning to snorkel. Who is this multi-faceted woman, you ask. Kristin Busse is the voice behind the new parenting blog turned culture and community-based information center, What Am I Still Doing in Cancun. Kristin’s blog started as a verbalization of the things she didn’t like about living in...

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All Inclusive verses All Exclusive Vacations

Posted November 28, 2016 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Vacation Tips

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OMG! We are so excited! We just came up with a new name for super cool vacations! The all exclusive vacation that focuses on private luxury vacations. The All exclusive experience is way better than the All inclusive experience and may just end up costing you less! What is the All Exclusive Experience? The All Exclusive experience is simple. It is a private luxury rental in the heart of the Riviera Maya. Each town, village or city has a few vacation homes that over the top amazing places,...

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Create Your Own Epic Endless Summer This Winter

Posted November 25, 2016 by Kay Walten in Family vacations,Vacation tips

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"You can't tell how good a wave is until you try it." Bruce Brown - Director, producer and Writer of The Endless Summer 1966   In 1990 I would have said, "You can't tell how good a CAVE is until you try it". As an avid cave diver and soon to be explorer, I headed to the Riviera Maya on an epic Endless Summer journey, similar to the iconic movie released by Bruce Brown. My epic endless summer led to a 180 degree turn in my life, which is now Loco Gringo. An Endless Summer Can Be A...

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Try Something New to Experience Something New – Check out Puerto Aventuras

Posted November 23, 2016 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Destinations

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Are you in a vacation rut? Have you stayed at the same vacation villa year after year? In some respects there is comfort in returning to the same location, the same vacation villa year after year. You know what to expect, where to eat, what to see and you may visit old friends. We get it, and have done this ourselves. But some people want to change their villa rental every few years. They want to see something new, experience something different. They want to feel they are seeing all they...

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Make a Mexican Fiesta – Breakfast – Every Time!

Posted November 21, 2016 by Kay Walten in Food & Drink

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Migas, Papadzules, and Papas con Chorizo. Now this is what we call breakfast and will start your day off right! We love the Mexican Breakfast tradition. It is big, it is fresh, it is so freakin' good. Don't skip breakfast here cause you are really missing out on some great flavors! What the Heck are Migas? Migas is the best way to create a healthy breakfast using leftovers from the night before. Reuse, Reduce and Recycle last nights tortillas into a beautiful morning! This is not...

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Movies in the Comfort of Your Own Cabana

Posted November 18, 2016 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Vacation Tips

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Looking for some ideas for your next date night? Have a rainy day you want to turn into a unique, fun, local experience off the beach? We love our movie/dinner ritual but admit that processed movie theater food is getting us down. A friend of ours found Zine, which gave us movies, home cooked food, and cocktails! This is a special event that we do with a group of friends, but with the great dinner offered at Zine it has now turned into a regular date night for two. This Tulum movie theater...

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Discover Xpu Ha – Local’s Love This Beach in the Riviera Maya

Posted November 16, 2016 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Destinations,Riviera Maya Vacation Tips

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Since the late 90's I have been going to Xpu Ha Beach. The spectacular views, the pristine powder white sand, the clear blue Caribbean waters are as perfect today as they were back then. All beaches in the Riviera Maya are beautiful, there is no doubt about that, but there is a very distinct feel to Xpu Ha you have to experience, as words nor photos never capture the true essence of this destination. Perfect for a Beach Stroll, Scuba Diving and More There is so much and so little to do in Xpu...

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Marianne Volkmer — Reservations Without Hesitations

Posted November 15, 2016 by Kay Walten in Podcasts

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I absolutely adore my guest today, Marianne Volkmer. Marianne is originally from Cuidad Victoria, Tamaupilas, but is currently living in the Riviera Maya. She is a self-proclaimed child of the world, who loves packing a bag and moving about the planet. In 2007, Marianne decided she wanted to live on the beach. So, when a co-worker invited her to Akumal, she didn’t hesitate. She has lived there for seven years, because she loves the community. She muses that when she first arrived in Akumal,...

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Some Great Places To Bike In Puerto Morelos

Posted November 14, 2016 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Destinations

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Ditch the car and grab a bike to explore Puerto Morelos. Locals love their bikes and many tootle around on two wheels instead of four. So where are they going? We are gonna tell you where. To the Town Center and Local Restaurants Breakfast, lunch and dinner can be found in the main town center of Puerto Morelos. Great restaurants overlook the town square but there are some great gems on the nearby side streets. Take your bike and ride through the zocalo, then find out what lies just a...

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