Guide – Craft Beer in Playa Del Carmen, Tulum, Cancun and Isla Mujeres

Last Updated by October 25, 2021 There is a whole world of beer to discover in Mexico beyond the mass produced “cerveza nacional” beers like Corona, Pacifico, and Dos Esquis and we’re here to tell you all about it. In the last couple of years, craft beer has been making its way into popular touristContinue reading “Guide – Craft Beer in Playa Del Carmen, Tulum, Cancun and Isla Mujeres”

We Leave Someday: Puerto Escondido, Mexico

The fourth stop on our virtual travel series is the beach destination of Puerto Escondido in Mexico! Find out why we added Puerto Escondido to our list of places to visit when we leave someday. Why: Every time we visit somewhere new in Mexico, we find ourselves inspired to visit even more of the country. WeContinue reading “We Leave Someday: Puerto Escondido, Mexico”

4 Days in Cozumel – A Travel Guide

Cozumel is a Mexican Island in the Caribbean, just a short 30-45 minute ferry away from Playa Del Carmen. Known as a popular cruise ship port and place to scuba dive and snorkel, Cozumel offers visitors a different experience than the rest of the Yucatan Peninsula. In this post we share information about our 4Continue reading “4 Days in Cozumel – A Travel Guide”

Getting to Cozumel by Ferry from Playa Del Carmen

As Canadians, we decided to fly on WestJet’s red-eye flight from YVR – Vancouver into CUN – Cancun Airport and take a shuttle to Playa Del Carmen to spend 2 days there, before hopping on a ferry to Cozumel. In this post, we share tips and information about taking the ferry from Playa Del CarmenContinue reading “Getting to Cozumel by Ferry from Playa Del Carmen”

Travel Advisory for Mexico – A Vacation Horror Story

…is the type of headline the media continues to use to sensationalize and exaggerate news stories involving popular Mexican tourist destinations. Some of you want to hear about all the bad things that happened to us on our last trip to Mexico; here’s what actually happened when we visited Sayulita, Mexico City, Playa Del CarmenContinue reading “Travel Advisory for Mexico – A Vacation Horror Story”

Unfinished Business: 3 Days in Tulum

Earlier in the year, we had taken a day trip to Tulum from Playa Del Carmen and enjoyed ourselves so much that we booked a 3 night/4 day trip to fully enjoy all this jungle surrounded beach community has to offer. While Tulum has become quite trendy and some might even say a victim of itsContinue reading “Unfinished Business: 3 Days in Tulum”

Review: Hotel La Semilla, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Last Updated: September 15, 2021 Disclaimer: This review represents our experiences during 3 stays but due to a recent negative stay, we can no longer recommend booking and staying at Hotel Semilla. The property markets itself one way but is managed in a different way and has inherent issues. We have really started to enjoyContinue reading “Review: Hotel La Semilla, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico”

Review: Los Aguachiles in Playa Del Carmen Mexico

Ceviche is one of our favorite things to eat, especially when we’re in Mexico. We usually visit TaconTenedor (link to our review) but decided to go back to Los Aguachiles recently to give them another try. Los Aguachiles is an open-air Mexican seafood restaurant in Playa Del Carmen with a good mix of tourists and localsContinue reading “Review: Los Aguachiles in Playa Del Carmen Mexico”

Playa Del Carmen: Local Culture and Beaches in the Mayan Riviera

Only two weeks earlier, we were enjoying a quick stay at the Hyatt Ziva in Cancun before we found ourselves checking in to the Grand Hyatt in Playa Del Carmen Resort for a 5 day vacation. As this was our 2nd visit to Play Del Carmen, I’ll share some information about the town, the sites,Continue reading “Playa Del Carmen: Local Culture and Beaches in the Mayan Riviera”

Review: Grand Hyatt Playa Del Carmen Resort

The Grand Hyatt Playa Del Carmen Resort is a Hyatt brand non all-inclusive hotel resort on the nicest stretch of beach in Playa Del Carmen. For those wanting the comforts and atmosphere of a luxury beach resort with the convenience of walking into town for some local culture, this is a great place to stay.  WeContinue reading “Review: Grand Hyatt Playa Del Carmen Resort”