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.  

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October 11, 2017
Lorenzo Ancona - Akuten Chen

Park Aktun-Chen: Inside and Below the Jungle with Lorenzo Ancona Diaz de Leon

My guest today, Lorenzo Ancona Diaz de Leon, and his father are the visionaries behind the Aktun-Chen Natural Park located just South of Akumal in the […]
October 4, 2017

What to Expect When Visiting Akumal Monkey Sanctuary with Ricardo Arellanos

When Ricardo Arellanos’ family moved to Cozumel, the Riviera Maya was a very different place. Cancun only had two hotels and Playa del Carmen was just […]
September 27, 2017

Lovin’ the Laid-back Lifestyle in Costa Maya with Parrish Konda

Originally from the cold white north in Saskatchewan, Canada, Parrish Konda worked in sales. He now lives in the capital city of Yucatan, Merida. Parrish can’t […]
September 20, 2017

Hidden Jungle Fun in Tulum with Margo Guenther

Margo Guenther is back for another installment of “Things to Do in Tulum.” During today’s episode, she shares all the places on the jungle side of […]
September 14, 2017

Where to Find Great Music in Tulum with Margo Guenther

Margo Guenther is back for her third installment of Things to Do in Tulum. During today’s episode, she shares all the happening spots that feature live […]
September 6, 2017

A Taste of Tulum with Margo Guenther

Today’s guest, Margo Guenther, is a long-time resident of Tulum. When Margo moved to Tulum there were only about 3,000 people. Today the town is estimated […]
August 31, 2017

Magical Destination Weddings in the Riviera Maya with Ilse Diamant

Today’s guest, Ilse Diamant, is in the business of love. As a Luxury Romance Ambassador, Ilse has perfected the romance industry by providing couples with magical, […]
August 23, 2017
Jorie Maloney

How to Lead a ‘Xuperb’ Life in the Riviera Maya with 
Jorie Maloney

My guest this week, Jorie Maloney, finds the family-friendly atmosphere in Puerto Morelos a great place to live and raise her son. Jorie’s art, entrepreneurial spirit, […]
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 […]
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