How to Properly Freeze Vegetables

Properly Freeze Vegetables for Healthy Tasty Meals How growing up in a predominately agricultural community in Canada taught me skills I use today to prepare healthy and tasty meals even when fresh produce may not be readily available. Learning how to properly freeze vegetables is an incredible way to reduce waste when you have extra…

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March 29, 2020

OHL Classic in the Riviera Maya

spectators watching golf

OHL Classic November 7th – 13th, 2016 The Riviera Maya boasts many world class golf courses and is the proud host of the only PGA Tour in Mexico. This year celebrates the 10th anniversary of the OHL Classic Golf Tournament at Mayakoba. The par 72, 18 hole El Camaleón Golf Club was designed by Greg…

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November 4, 2016

Day of the Dead “Dia de Muertos”

As a person who loves to celebrate Halloween I had always assumed that the Day of the Dead coincided or was related to Halloween somehow. Perhaps it was the beautifully decorated skulls and masks that linked the two together for me, or the decorated graves and rituals that seemed so similar. Living in Mexico I…

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October 14, 2016


Several years back a friend of mine who also works in tourism shared with me her experience of vacationing in her home city dubbed “staycation”. I have been fortunate to be living the dream for over 10 years now in Playa del Carmen. However, as many of you can relate especially if you live here,…

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October 14, 2015

Medical Vacation

As many of you are aware the Mayan Riviera has been the number one vacation destination in Mexico and the Caribbean for many years. Beautiful beaches, unique cuisine and the melting pot of cultures entices travellers over and over world-wide! An emerging trend of health and wellness has increased in the past years thus we…

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September 8, 2015


As the tropical summer heat soars one looks for ways to cool down and visiting one of the many amazing cenotes is just the way to do it! Pronounced “se´no te”, they are natural sinkholes found uniquely in the Riviera Maya. They are caused by the collapse of the limestone bedrock that constitutes much of…

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June 12, 2014