Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa del Carmen Beach

As I stepped out of Cancun International Airport this October, the humidity hit me like a ton of bricks. Thanks to LivingSocial Adventures, my girlfriend Alanna and I were just beginning a four-night stay in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Although we had an itinerary, we weren’t sure what to expect. This was the first group […]

Things to see and do in Playa del Carmen

Rappelling into a cenote at Jungle Maya

The only thing we found we were lacking in Mexico’s Riviera Maya was time. You can visit Mayan Ruins, zip line through the Jungle, dine at a world-class restaurant and explore a thriving downtown nightlife scene all within the same day. Even after doing all these things, we had only just begun to uncover all […]

Why the Maya calendar does NOT mean the world is coming to an end in 2012

Resident iguana at Chichen Itza

There has been a tremendous amount of hype surrounding the year 2012 and predictions that the end of the world as we know it is upon us. Movies have been made, books have been written, and hysteria has been created. But rest assured, the Maya calendar did NOT predict the end – at least not […]

Riviera Maya, Mexico


Riviera Maya Mexico is a top destination for millions of people and now I understand why. The climate, the jungle, the beach, the ancient ruins, and the culture of the Mayans make this a must- take vacation. I went for a slightly unusual reason – to experience the Mexican holiday which commemorates the dead! Celebrating […]