Isla Holbox

Isla Holbox

Isla Holbox (pronounced: whole bosh) is one of the few remaining unspoiled islands along Mexico’s Yucatan coast. Three hours west but a world away from Cancun, Holbox is a gem. Development has so far been restricted to budget hotels, a few small luxury boutique...
Xcalak Cruise Ship

Xcalak Cruise Ship

XCALAK: The ultimate Mexican Caribbean, next land, Belize. Small drinking pueblo with a fishing problem. Possibly 350 – 400 souls not including assorted motley Gringo’s. MAHAHUAL:- Cruise ship destination, Costa Maya. Destined to be the next Playa del...
Market 28 In Cancun

Market 28 In Cancun

I am not usually one for craft markets and bargaining over a few pesos so I can feel like an ersatz little deal maker but I actually enjoyed meandering around “Market 28” in Cancun for a few hours one morning a few weeks ago. One of the pleasures of being retired is...
Living in Xcalak, Mexico

Living in Xcalak, Mexico

  What Is it Like To Live in Xcalak? (March 2018 Update) The first place I moved after beginning the retirement adventure was Xcalak, Mexico; a beautiful village on the Yucatan Peninsula, on the Caribbean coast, not far from the border of Belize. My ex and I had found...

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