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Isla Mujeres Cemetery Painting Mexico

Earlier this month I received an email from Gina – an artist from Dallas, TX who loves traveling to Isla Mujeres in Mexico with her husband. She was looking for inspiration for a piece that she plans to enter into…

Mexico

One of our favorite things about Mexico is the food. It’s certainly not for everyone, as Mexican food is notoriously spicy, and has the potential to exact ‘Montezuma’s Revenge’ upon those who aren’t used to it – but for us…

Mexico

Since our trip to Coba we’ve stayed pretty close to ‘home’ in Playa Del Carmen. We’ve both been busy working (yep, still working!) and conserving our money for our upcoming trip back to the United States. That isn’t to say…

Mexico

For most people, a visit to the Mexican Riviera – a.k.a. the Caribbean side of the Yucatan – lasts for around a week and costs $3000 to $5000 dollars. How is it then, that we’re able to stay here for…

Mexico

After nine weeks of living in downtown Cancun, we were looking forward to a change of setting. And having been to Playa del Carmen before, we knew it would provide some fun and relaxation. Plus it’s the perfect home base…

kat with red hair Mexico

Last week Rich wrote a post giving his thoughts on what it’s like to live the vagabonding lifestyle. I’ve also been formulating a few thoughts on the subject. So I’ll give you my perspective, along with a brief update on…

Mexico

Rich and I’ve been living in downtown Cancun for about two months now, and we’ve grown pretty comfortable here. It’s funny how quickly you can adopt a place. The locals make it easy to feel at home, as they welcome…

Isla Mujeres Cemetary Mexico

After reading about Isla Mujeres, or “Island of Women” for months, it was becoming somewhat of a familiar mystery to me. On Sunday I was ready to check it out and the weather report had promised sunshine. So despite¬† some…

Mexico

Today it was absolutely gorgeous out, so we decided to visit the nearby El Rey Ruins.¬† They’re about a half hour bus ride from our ‘home’ in downtown Cancun, located at the southernmost end of the Hotela Zoneria – or…

Mexico

Cancun is divided into 2 very distinct sections – the Zona Hotelera (Hotel Zone), which is where the vast majority of vacationers spend their time, and the Zona Urbana (Urban Zone), which is where the city dwellers, backpackers, and Kathy…

Mexico

After surviving an unseasonably cold Atlanta winter, the land of turquoise beaches and palm trees was very enticing! We had our beloved flip-flops, T-shirts and other SoCal gear with us and were ready for the warmth. Our 2 1/2 hour…