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living in Mexico

Useful Mexico Travel Websites

Search for Mexico travel ideas on the Internet and you’ll feel like you are drinking from a fire hose. Some 40 million people visit the country in a year and half them seemed to have posted advice on social media or
yucatan Mexico

Bamboozlers in Borneo, Bushmen in Tanzania, and the Other Side of the Yucatan

There may be a chance, because of how the travel industry conference circuit plays out, that I’ll be in Cancun three times this year. This turn of events is certainly not something I planned, wished for, or ever imagined. So for

Riding a Horse-drawn Train Car to Underground Lakes

I’ve been to the Yucatan state of Mexico so many times now I’ve lost count, but I’ve never experienced anything quite so different as the cenote tour of Cuzam├ín. Most of the posts on this blog are informative rather than the

Cheaper Smiles in Vacation Destinations

A few years ago my mother got an estimate from her dentist on all the work she needed to have done on her teeth. Implants, crowns, a bridge, and more were going to add up to $80,000. “Screw that,” I told