A girl in a cheetah print dress, heels, and matching hat cruises elegantly on a bike down the small paved street backed up to a jungle. Tulum, Mexico is steamy in late May and it’s hard to not move without dripping in sweat. I wonder how she keeps her makeup on as she looks like she just stepped out of Vogue. An older Mexican man … Continue reading Mix up your Tulum vacation, but does paradise come with a price?
This article was first published on MoneyInc, May 2019. Mexico is an underrated destination. A cultural haven, Mexico is THE place to visit for food, music, art, adventure, ocean excursions, biodiversity, animal migrations, and UNESCO World Heritage sites. It’s a beautiful country that is easy to get to, with many direct flights and over 50 international airports throughout the country. Besides being affordable and outright … Continue reading Four Mexican Getaways
This article was first posted in Resident Magazine online, January 2018. Sometimes you want to go on vacation where pampering and relaxing are your only worries. Here are some of our favorite indulgent getaways in Mexico where you won’t want to leave the resort, and you’ll wish you could stay long after your checkout time. Grand Velas in Cabo San Lucas Never did we think … Continue reading Beautiful Winter Beach Escapes in Mexico
I text “I’m sorry” from bed, but the text never sent. Curled up in soft sheets with a new appreciation for luxury, I felt a sickness I hadn’t felt before coupled with exhaustion. The queasiness of Cuba lingered on and my first night in Tulum was not as I imagined. The waves were pounding right outside our room at El Pez Hotel, and I just … Continue reading Getting engaged in Tulum at sunrise
This article was first posted on Resident Magazine. For the last year my social media feed has been clogged with photos of Tulum. I hadn’t known this Mexican Utopia on the Yucatan Peninsula existed until my Instagram feed filled with fashion bloggers posing on hammocks with Boho-chic jewelry and dresses perfectly sweat-free highlighting the tropical luscious scenery more than their clothes. My fascination with exotic … Continue reading Tulum’s anti-resorts: 4 boutique hotels to luxuriate