Driving Tips for Playa del Carmen

Driving in PDC is not as scary as you might think. Here’s a list of some driving tips to help. Street lights work differently here. They have the same colors, red/yellow/green, but the timing is different. Green is go, but then it will start blinking. I think of the blinking green light as an AmericanContinue reading “Driving Tips for Playa del Carmen”

PDC 5th Ave Day

Instead of working on Sandy Toes, I decided to hang out on 5th. August is incredibly humid here, but it didn’t seem to stop the tourists. They were out in full force. I ate at a new restaurant called Leaf Bar on 8th between 10th and 15th. It serves sandwiches and salads all geared towardContinue reading “PDC 5th Ave Day”

Sandy Toes After Three Months Closed Up

I hadn’t been to Sandy Toes in 3 months. The anticipation of what I might find was always on my mind. As most things in life, it wasn’t as bad as I thought. First fear: Mold. Minus 2 wooden spoons, no mold was to be found. That being said, the rainy months in PDC areContinue reading “Sandy Toes After Three Months Closed Up”

Beach Condo Decor Progress

I”m on visit number two to Sandy Toes. The condo upgrades/decor are very much in progress and I’m so pleased with the results. This is the kitchen so far. Light and bright.   My next visit will be painting the cabinets white and hopefully finding some wall decor for below, but no ideas are comingContinue reading “Beach Condo Decor Progress”

My Beach Condo-It’s a Start

I’m so excited that I will have a place near the beach again! This condo (or depa in Spanish) is a work in progress, but I think I’m doing pretty good so far. Construction wise, I knocked out a wall making it a 2 bedroom instead of 3. Air conditioning, ceiling fans, propane gas, internet,Continue reading “My Beach Condo-It’s a Start”

Inti Beach Club Playa del Carmen

If you’re in Playa del Carmen and looking for a beach club that’s not party central, Inti Beach Club is it. It’s a beach club with a laid back vibe. It’s on the smaller size with mellower techno music and great food. Don’t worry, there are cocktails too. The bar…always important. Umbrellas are available too.Continue reading “Inti Beach Club Playa del Carmen”

Riviera Maya on the Horizon

I will be in Playa del Carmen in less than two weeks!!!  I am fortunate that the Riviera Maya is a quick and economical trip from Monterrey, not to mention the unbelievable beaches. I know it’s early, but I’m already thinking of what I will be bringing for this six day vacation. Since I have beenContinue reading “Riviera Maya on the Horizon”