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Hotel Review: The Papaya Playa Project Hotel – Tulum, Mexico

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Love staying in a design hotel on a gorgeous beach? I do as well – and recently did so – at the Papaya Playa Project Hotel (PPP) – a renovated, cabana style hotel on the beach in Tulum, Mexico.  The … Continue reading

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Beach Clubs, Cenotes, Theme parks & More: What to do in Mexico’s Maya Riviera

As anyone who has visited the Riviera Maya can verify, there is must to see and do in this region in Mexico.  While most people visit this area for it’s gorgeous beaches, there are plenty of other things to do … Continue reading

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Where to Eat in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa del Carmen has a plethora of excellent Mexican restaurants and cafes.  Because it’s popular with Argentines, Americans, Italians and other foreigners living in Playa, it also has some superb, authentic, non-Mexican options.  Finding a great restaurant is not hard … Continue reading

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Beach Clubs in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

If you are going to vacation in Playa del Carmen, I highly recommend going to a beach club.  It’s nice to be able to order food and drink, including alcohol, from your comfy lounge chair on the beach.  Check out … Continue reading

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Hotels In Tulum, Mexico

Note:  This article was updated on March 27, 2012. Tulum is very low key and it has some gorgeous beaches.  It’s popular with independent travelers and it’s close to he spectacular, Mayan ruins of Tulum.  I highly recommended it – especially … Continue reading

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The Cool Vibe of Playa del Carmen, Mexico

NOTE: I updated this article on March 10, 2012. I love the cool vibe of Playa Del Carmen – a small, beach city about one hour south of Cancun.  It’s one of my favorite beach cities in the world.   … Continue reading

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Tulum: Majestic, Pre-Columbian Mayan Ruins In Mexico

The ruins of Tulum – an ancient Mayan city, are located in a spectacular seaside setting. My friend Victor and I spent most of the day at Tulum while vacationing in Playa Del Carmen in December 2009.  We thoroughly enjoyed … Continue reading

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