The Coolest Little Tree House Bar On The Beach In Akumal

The Coolest Little Tree House Bar On The Beach In Akumal, Mexico- La Buena Vida

Looking for an off the beaten path joint to kick back and enjoy an exceptional Caribbean view in Akumal? La Buena Vida, a super cool Mexican tree house bar, fits the bill to a T.

It’s located in a residential/vacation home area, close to Akumal Bay and Halfmoon Bay. Truly a great place to chill out after a morning of swimming with turtles. Or, y’know, swimming without them…  Continue reading

Categories: Akumal, Mexico, Quintana Roo
A First-Timer’s Guide to Los Cabos

A First-Timer's Guide to Los Cabos, Mexico (Cabo San Lucas & San Jose Del Cabo)

Los Cabos is a Beaut

Los Cabos is located at the tip of the Baja California peninsula in North-Western Mexico.  The name “Los Cabos” refers to San Jose Del Cabo (resort area with silvery sand beaches) and Cabo San Lucas (metropolis of high-end shopping, and nightlife). And everything in between.

This is a beloved destination for California folk.  If you too are guilty of watching Laguna Beach and The Hills back in the day, you’ve undoubtedly seen many a vacation take place in Cabo. Continue reading

Categories: Baja California Sur, Los Cabos, Mexico
How to See the Tulum Ruins Without Spending a Fortune

How To See The Tulum Ruins Without Spending A Fortune | Perogy and Panda

Seeing the coastal Mayan ruins in Tulum is at the top of many people’s must-do lists when visiting the Caribbean side of Mexico. In particular, the Quintana Roo state.  Because of this well-known fact, tours are offered and advertised seemingly everywhere.  But at an inflated price.

To book the half-day tour through our hotel in Akumal (some 30 minutes from Tulum), we would have had to fork out over $65 CAD.  EACH.  Continue reading

Categories: Mexico, Quintana Roo, Tulum
Nothing Short of Amazing | Riu Emerald Bay | Mazatlan

Nothing Short of Amazing: Riu Emerald Bay in Mazatlan Mexico

I’m a big fan of the Riu resort chain.  There’s a level of quality and luxury I’ve come to expect with them, and I haven’t been disappointed yet.  Certainly not during my stay at Riu Emerald Bay in Mazatlan.  Continue reading

Categories: Mazatlan, Mexico, Sinaloa