November 12, 2017

A Spin on the Tradition of Thanksgiving Dinner

Known for its American-style, comfort food, Turtle Bay Cafe a local institution in Akumal has served traditional Thanksgiving Dinner since it opened 20 years ago. It’s […]
May 1, 2017

New Rules for Snorkeling With the Turtles in Akumal

Snorkeling with the Turtles in Akumal is a precious activity in this little Riviera Maya town. For as long as we can remember, and we have […]
January 18, 2017

Your ‘How To’ Guide For The Perfect Day in the Riviera Maya

  We can share all of our Perfect Days in various Riviera Maya cities, but our perfect day may not be your Perfect Day. But these […]
January 10, 2017
Michael Stewart

Michael Stewart – All This From A Little Yoga Studio in Akumal

Today’s guest, Michael Stewart, is a friend of mine from the Akumal yoga community. Michael, who is originally from Chicago, shares his journey as well as […]
November 15, 2016

Marianne Volkmer — Reservations Without Hesitations

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 […]
November 4, 2016

All Time Classic – Akumal Dive Shop

We love connecting our readers to long time friends that are as passionate about the Riviera Maya as we are. For 35 years the Akumal Dive […]
August 1, 2016
Eat, Beach. Sleep, Repeat Riviera Maya

Eat, Beach. Sleep, Repeat

What we love about the Riviera Maya is the host of different cities and villages where you can do just this. Eat, beach, Sleep, Repeat. No […]
July 12, 2016

Paul Sanchez Navarro on How Visitors Can Leave Little to No Environmental Impact

In today’s episode, I am talking with Paul Sanchez Navarro, a Mexican/American, Cultured, Southern boy who was raised in New Orleans and Texas and now lives […]
May 9, 2016
Ideal Spas in the Riviera Maya

Rest Zone – Ideal Spas in the Riviera Maya

If you are not a resort person, but love to be pampered, where can you get a resort-like spa experience in the Riviera Maya? Well we […]
December 4, 2015

Cueva Vodka – Locally Distilled Artisanal Vodka with a Surprising Ingredient

Bartley and Jen Smith were a bit frustrated with the quality of their happy hour. Internationally distilled vodka was just not cutting it anymore, and locally […]
July 28, 2015

Sargassum & Smiles – Photo of the day

A Riviera Maya community cleans up Wow seems to be the word that escapes the lips of people who have seen the big mats of sargassum […]
July 15, 2015

The Best City in the Riviera Maya

I think this is the number one vacation question we receive on email. What is the best city in the Riviera Maya? And my answer is […]
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