Mexico

Cris in Parque Urbano Kabah

Parque Urbano Kabah in Cancun

Posted by | Cancun, Live Like a Local, Mexico, Quality of Life | 6 Comments

Beyond the towering spires of the high-rise resorts and the crystalline beaches of the Hotel Zone that Cancun is known for lies the mainland city. Forgotten behind the glamorous ritz and spam of Spring Break and all-inclusive hotel chains, the city boasts a modern infrastructure, a safe and inviting Mexican culture, and a cost of living that is affordable for most digital nomads. On top of that, there are dozens of plazas, movie theaters, local parks and green areas such as the Urban Park Kabah, otherwise known in Spanish as the Parque Urbano Kabah.  Read More

Pasearte in Cancun, Mexico

Pasearte in Cancun

Posted by | Cancun, culture, Live Like a Local, Mexico | 10 Comments

One of my favorite aspects about living on the ground for extended periods of time in any destination is the simple fact you can uncover so much more. As I’ve said in the past, backpacking is akin to skim-reading a book; you’ll only pick up the bare minimum as you blast your way through. But when you read the whole novel cover to cover, when you read line for line, you pick up all the nuances of the characters and the story. On top of which, the more times you read the book, the more you uncover with every read-through.

One such cultural discovery that most tourists never uncover is a small artistic gathering of locals living here on the mainland in Cancun, Mexico, known as Pasearte.  Read More

Puerto Morelos, Mexico

Beaches In Cancun – Puerto Morelos

Posted by | beaches, Cancun, Live Like a Local, Mexico | 11 Comments

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 our favorite stretches of beach just south of Cancun, in a sleepy little fishing village known as Puerto Morelos. Read More

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

Posted by | Cancun, Food, Live Like a Local, Mexico | 8 Comments

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