Palmar del Sol Condos

Palmar Del Sol Condos in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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After we finished up exploring Riviera Maya Suites, we decided it was time to also take a look at their sister property, the Palmar del Sol condominiums. It’s just a few steps away up on the 5th Avenue, so it’s closer to the action and the nightlife. And, just like their primary apartments and bungalows, there’s a variety of styles and sizes to choose from, with a focus on larger, family-or-group-oriented condos.  Read More

The Food Domination Continues

The Food Domination Continues

Posted by | Cancun, Food | 2 Comments

The focus for August and September has been food, food, and more food. Between the Foodie’s Guide to Cancun episodes we’ve been filming, and the pilot episode of Cristina’s upcoming cookbook project, we’ve also been involved in a variety of other food-related projects here in Cancun, not the least of which was the most recent Yelp Food Porn Festival. Where Cris promptly snagged a 2nd place position with her Cochinita Pibil photo from our recent shoot at Restaurante LabnaRead More

what's next for 2016

August 2016 Update

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Whirlwind 18 months, more or less. It just seems like yesterday we were prepping to head off to Spain to visit Barcelona, Madrid, and spend a few months in Costa Brava and the Pyrenees. From there, it was straight into working with Oyster and TripAdvisor for the past 12 months, getting our Airbnb off the ground, earning Superhost status and still rocking it after 12 consecutive months, and a slew of adventures and projects throughout Mexico.  Read More

Sina Suites - Cancun, Mexico

Sina Suites in Cancun, Mexico

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As a general rule, the Hotel Zone of Cancun is filled with all-inclusive resorts, ranging from the smaller places with only a hundred or so rooms, up to the mega-resorts with 800+, 12 restaurants, 10 pools, and a sprawl that isn’t much different than a city dropped onto the beach. However, away from all the hustle and bustle of the main tourist strip are quiet areas, such as the Pok Ta Pok residential sprawl alongside the golf course. Quietly located on the back side of the lagoon, with eastern views out over the mega-resort skyline, you’ll find numerous townhouse, condo, and suite-style properties with much smaller offerings, more tranquil environments such as what is offered at Sina Suites.  Read More