Real Mexican Food – You Must Try

Mexican cuisine is with a doubt my favourite cuisine and can be as elaborate as chile en nogada to a simple quesadilla. The combination of flavours, the spices, the cheese, the sauces, the variety of ingredients is harmonious and you must not leave Mexico without having some real Mexican food and forget about Taco BellContinue reading “Real Mexican Food – You Must Try”

Local Favourites for Dinner

Playa del Carmen has an abundance of restaurants to choose from and ranging in all different types of cuisine and prices. As locals, we like eating out a lot and have a few favourites that we would love to share with you and think you shouldn’t miss out on! Catch – The Thompson – $$$Continue reading “Local Favourites for Dinner”

The Day of the Dead

The Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated from the 31st of October until the 2nd of November to pray for and remember friends and family members who have passed away and help support their spiritual journey. In 2008, the Day of the Dead was listed on the Representative list of the Intangible CulturalContinue reading “The Day of the Dead”

Delicious Mexican Street Food

We all love street food and Mexicans are no strangers to street food. Aside from the usual tacos, we love to feast on marquesitas, elotes and esquites, churros and tamales. If you’re a bit sensitive to food down here, we suggest taking it easy on the street food and take some probiotics to have aContinue reading “Delicious Mexican Street Food”

Unique Mexican Gift Ideas

Bringing back a souvenir for yourself or for friends and family is a nice way to remember your holiday and bring a piece of it back home with you. 5th Avenue is full of wonderful little treasures and you can be sure you’ll find something for every liking. Here are a few items that standContinue reading “Unique Mexican Gift Ideas”

Ancient Mayan Cities to Visit

The Riviera Maya was once home to one of the most important and advanced civilizations in the world and coming to Playa without visiting at least one of the many ancient maya cities would be a mistake. Cobá, Tulúm and Chichen-Itzá are all just a few hours away by car from Playa del Carmen andContinue reading “Ancient Mayan Cities to Visit”