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This Expat Interview features Arielle Newman. Arielle moved to Playa del Carmen 12 years ago after traveling to the Riviera Maya organizing yoga retreats. She has made a fantastic life for herself here in Playa del Carmen and owns one of the area's most reputable and best loved yoga studios, Yoga by the Sea. Read More...
Greetings from sunny Playa del Carmen!! Once again, our little blog "Life's a Beach" was nominated for the About.com Readers Choice Award for Favorite Mexico Blog. I just found out that I am now a finalist. Huzzah!! But wait...it get's even better! "Life's a Beach" blog was not the only nod toward the Riviera Maya! Read More...
This Expat Interview, the first for 2013, features Susan de Lima. Susan moved to Playa del Carmen at almost the exact same time as we did. She was one of the first people we met here in Playa, back in the good old days at Captain Dave's on 10th. Read More...
Wow. Just wow! I knew I was going to come away with some good info when I registered for Kay Walten's Social Media Boot Camp for Tourism but after reviewing more than 10 pages of notes I am seriously appreciating the value of the information she is sharing with us. For those of you who don't know her, Kay Walten and her husband Gary came to the Riviera Maya way back in the late 1980's, when the area of pristine beaches and jungle south of Cancun was referred to, unceremoniously, as the Cancun-Tulum corridor. Read More...
I can't believe it was one year ago today that I officially introduced "Life's a Beach" to the world and threw myself into the blogosphere. Truth be told, at the time, I had no interest in writing and my motivations for doing so were Read More...
After thinking long and hard about poverty, the subject of Blog Action Day 2008 , I find myself with more questions than answers. First and foremost is "What IS poverty?" and secondly "Who makes that determination?” Can we categorize Read More...
On October 15, 2008 thousands of bloggers across the globe will take to their keyboards and join in an online revolution: to open up a global dialogue about poverty. There is not one of us who has not witnessed or been touched by poverty in some way. Read More...