Cancun

Playa Tortuga in Cancun, Mexico

Beaches In Cancun – Playa Tortuga

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Welcome to the Beaches In Cancun series from Marginal Boundaries. We explore some of the best beaches in and around the city, ranging from the busy strip of the Hotel Zone to the hidden stretches of sand that only the locals know about. You can’t visit the heart of the Mexican Caribbean without spending some time on the beach, and we’re here to explore not only the favorite tourist hangouts, but also share some of our own best-kept secret locations.

This week’s installment focuses on one of the family-friendly beaches known as Playa Tortuga, or Turtle Beach. Read More

Los Aguachiles, Cancun, Mexico

Tacos In Cancun – Los Aguachiles

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Welcome to the Tacos in Cancun series from Marginal Boundaries. We explore some of the best taquerías throughout the city, ranging from street vendors to taco stands to restaurants and delivery places. You can’t visit the heart of the Mexican Caribbean without sampling some of the real food, and we’re here to take you to our favorite restaurants in the heart of the Riviera Maya, far away from the Americanized Hotel Zone with its watered-down salsa, steak and hamburgers.

This week’s installment focuses on one of the best marisquerias in the city, Los Aguachiles Read More

Mirador, Cancun

Our Favorite Beaches in Cancun, Mexico

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Cancun is known around the world for being one of the premier tropical destinations you can visit if your ideal vacation revolves around white, sandy beaches and turquoise waters stretching for as far as the eye can see in either direction. And while the city has built up a reputation over the years for being a haven of more five-star hotels than Las Vegas, there are far more beaches to explore than just those within the Hotel Zone where the all-inclusive resorts have staked their claim. For the locals, there are numerous other stretches of sand to enjoy on one of the perpetually warm summer days that make this such a perfect beach bum’s dream. Here are some of our favorites. Read More

Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Cost of Living in Cancun, Mexico

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While it’s covered in greater detail within our Cancun travel guide, it’s a question that comes up on a regular basis at our social media outlets as well as in emails. How much does it cost to live in Cancun?

The answer always surprises people, because many of them just don’t realize how cheap you can get by when living in Mexico, much less have access to the exact same amenities and creature comforts  you have while living in a so-called “developed” country where the costs are four and five times or beyond.

But don’t take my word for it. Read on to find out just exactly how cheap it is to live in Cancun, and how Cris and I manage to keep ourselves living the good life without spending out of our noses. All costs are as of 2016. Read More

Tacos Rigo

Tacos In Cancun – Tacos Rigo

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Welcome to the Tacos in Cancun series from Marginal Boundaries. We explore some of the best taco eateries throughout the city, ranging from street vendors to taco stands to restaurants and delivery places. You can’t visit the heart of the Mexican Caribbean without sampling some of the real food, and we’re here to take you to our favorite restaurants in the heart of the Riviera Maya, far away from the Americanized Hotel Zone with its watered-down salsa, steak and hamburgers.

This week’s installment focuses on one of our favorite taco restaurants in the city, Tacos Rigo.  Read More