Valladolid & Tulum | Time to Relax

Today started the same as the other mornings in Valladolid: awake before the sun comes up, sitting in front of my computer with the giant wooden door wide open, breeze coming in, the church bells ringing, and the street dogs waiting for my sister to give them attention. The only difference with today is thatContinue reading “Valladolid & Tulum | Time to Relax”

EK BALAM | Better Than Chichen Itza

Day 3 started early, but thankfully not as early as day 2. The power and electricity were back on track, so no midnight, burning hot, wake-ups this morning! Just an early work shift. A lot people would hate waking up at 4:45 to work, but I really don’t mind. Especially when I’m working in Mexico.Continue reading “EK BALAM | Better Than Chichen Itza”

Chichen Itza & Tsukan Santuario: Hot Tips to Enjoy Your Trip

Day 2 started at exactly midnight. I woke up sweating. I reached for the AC remote and pressed the button. And pressed. And pressed. Nothing. I rotated the switch on the lamp. Nothing. My hand reached around the nightstand in the dark until I found my phone. The numbers “1” and “2” on the smallContinue reading “Chichen Itza & Tsukan Santuario: Hot Tips to Enjoy Your Trip”

Tulum Ruins: Get the Most Out of it

This was not my first time to travel with my sister, Lindsay. She has actually come to visit me in several places I have lived. This is also not the first time we have taken road trips together. We drove around Cairns in Australia, stopping in the Daintree National Forest, and to scuba dive atContinue reading “Tulum Ruins: Get the Most Out of it”

A day trip to Puerto Morelos

On October 1, at 4 am, I stared out the window of a Denver light rail into the darkness as I made my way to the Denver International Airport. Then a ding brought my attention to my phone. My good friend Art from Gringo Nation sent me a message. He had met a couple inContinue reading “A day trip to Puerto Morelos”

Tips for Playa del Carmen

Some tips for Playa del Carmen

Akumal, Quintana Roo, Yukatan

My sister flew down to Playa del Carmen for one week. A week where my work schedule had changed, and I was working off-hours. Not optimal for a quality hang. So we made some compromises. The first full day my sister was in Mexico, we drove down to Akumal for the day. My sister, Lindsay,Continue reading “Akumal, Quintana Roo, Yukatan”