Loco Gringo Mexico Podcast with Kay Walten

Welcome to Loco Gringo Mexico where we take you beyond the usual on your vacation. Each week we talk with amazing locals who know the Riviera Maya and Yucatan like only locals can. Get real tips to real places – insights on the local scene, culture, and cuisine from a local’s perspective. We love the Riviera Maya and we know you will too. So, pour yourself a margarita, mezcal or tequila, grab yourself a comfy chair and let’s get the show going.  

Loco Gringo Mexico Podcast

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August 16, 2017
Rebecca Page

Rebecca Page: It’s Her Job to Stay “In the Know”

My guest this week is Rebecca Page. Rebecca is the General Director and Editor of the newspaper, The Playa Times. Based out of Playa del Carmen, […]
August 9, 2017
Sam Meacham

Exploring the Unknown Freshwater Cave Systems with Sam Meacham

My guest this week is credited with a long list of accomplishments, including being a Fellow of the Explorer’s Club, a National Geographic Society Grantee, National […]
August 2, 2017

Monica Tello is a Chocolate Maker with Health Consciousness

My guest this week is the Founder of Ah Cacao in Playa Del Carmen, Monica Tello. Monica’s passion for chocolate led her to the Riviera Maya […]
July 26, 2017

Transforming the Ecotourism Experience with Kenneth Johnson

My guest this week, Kenneth Johnson, is an American-born Mexican who studied Marine Biology in Mexico City before moving to the Riviera Maya to start his […]
July 19, 2017
Wendy Morrill

Finding Quintana Roo with Wendy Morrill

My guest this week, Wendy Morrill, went on the adventure of a lifetime, with her father, along the Riviera Maya coastline. They completed a 600-mile walk […]
June 21, 2017
Otto von Bertrab

Preserving Rio Secreto with Otto von Bertrab

My guest this week, Otto von Bertrab, famously discovered Rio Secreto in 2006. Originally from Mexico City, a short trip to Akumal left him in love […]
June 16, 2017

Rob Kinnon from Buy Playa Answers Common Questions About Buying Property in the Riviera Maya

Rob Kinnon and his wife moved to the Riviera Maya 13 years ago from upstate New York. They have seen Playa del Carmen grow from a […]
June 14, 2017
Michael Maurus

Off the Beaten Track with Michael Maurus

For this week’s episode, I step out of the office and into the jungle. My guest Michael Maurus has lived in an off-grid treehouse in the […]
June 7, 2017
Vicente Fito

Family Fun in Playa del Carmen with Vicente Fito

My guest on the podcast today is a diver from Playa del Carmen. In 2000, Vicente Fito came to the Riviera Maya, from Majorca Spain, for […]
May 31, 2017
Natacha Albans

A Global Cultural Approach to Unity with Natasha Alban

My guest on the podcast today is a self-proclaimed citizen of the world. She runs an oasis of the arts, Le Lotus Rouge, in Playa del […]
May 24, 2017

Raising a Family in Puerto Morelos with Amber Pierce

My guest on the podcast today, Amber Pierce, writes the very popular Puerto Morelos Blog, plus she raises her children and works as a certified real […]
May 17, 2017

Gilles Denis is Having A Blast in Playa del Carmen

My guest on the podcast today is originally from Normandy, France.  Gilles Denis has been traveling to the Riviera Maya for 20 years, but it wasn’t […]
May 16, 2017

What the Heck Is a Podcast Anyway?

I have to credit my mom for this question. She listened, for the very first time, to one of my podcasts after I explained what a […]
May 10, 2017
Maria Azanza Cervantes

Get Lost in the Jungle with Maria Azanza Cervantes

My guest on the podcast today grew up as a traveler. When she was a young girl, her father told her traveling was the best investment […]
May 3, 2017
Gerardo Orozco

Diving is About Relaxing with Gerardo Orozco

Born and raised in Akumal, my guest, Gerardo Orozco has been working at his family’s diving business for over 12 years. He has seen the growth […]