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Recently, Cole's class at Papalote took a field trip to visit Rancho Guadalupana and the local riding club in Playa del Carmen. The students were greeted by club owner and well regarded instructor Francisco (Paco) Mogallon who toured the group through the facilities and introduced them to a few of the four legged residents of this small ...
Last week, Kristin Roehmer and the team from the Bric Hotel hosted an informative and entertaining seminar on a universally popular subject: Chocolate!!
Rohan Barnett, the General Manager of Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe was our presenter, taking us through the history of cacao cultivation from its earliest traces dating back to 1000 BC through to ...
Join us on Saturday February 13th 10am - 3pm for the next workshop in the series, "Sustainable Saturdays ' at Ak Lu'um International School. This month, learn the techniques to effective Organic Gardening. The workshops will include: How to make good compost, How to start plants from seed and transplant seedlings, How to create ...
When I received the email last week from Catriona Brown in Puerto Morelos, I
really wasn't sure what to expect. An empty seat had come available in her interesting new
endeavor, The Little Mexican Cooking School
and she invited me to sit in on the
class. I had been receiving information about these classes from the
founders Cat and Patti ...
Are you a chocoholic? Do you admit your are powerless over chocolate? Then this is the seminar for you! Join the team from Bric Rentals and Ah Cacao for an interesting and delicious workshop surrounding this popular indulgence!
This seminar will discuss:
The history of chocolate dating back to Pre-Hispanic times
What is chocolate and what ...
Last night Per Langoe and Lena Bermann invited all of their friends to celebrate a truly momentous occasion: the 10th anniversary of Babe's Restaurant in Playa del Carmen. Without a doubt, Babe's is now practically synonimous with Playa del Carmen, a landmark restaurant flocked to by locals and visitors alike. In a city that sees ...
Yesterday afternoon, the beach in front of Wicky's Restaurant in Playa del Carmen was the place to be for great BBQ and live music! The fundraiser, "Hope for Haiti", benefiting, Doctors Without Borders, was hosted by Wicky's, attracting hundreds of local residents and visitors alike. Many came to enjoy the excellent buffet ...
On Sunday January 24th, fund-raising events will be executed
simultaneously in Playa del Carmen and Akumal to raise
much needed funds for the victims of the devastating earthquake that wracked the
small island nation last week. This initiative, “Hope for Haiti”, is a local, grassroots campaign whose mission is to raise badly needed ...
In my opinion (and on this blog it is really the only one that matters) the best way to really enjoy a top quality tequila is with
Sangrita as an accompaniment. Sangrita, literally, means "little blood" and is the traditional aperitif enjoyed with a good tequila. It is served on the side (mixed together,this is known as a ...
On Saturday evening, the founding organizers of the Riviera Maya Dive Alliance kicked off their 1st Underwater Photography Contest at Captain Dave's Bad Boys Beach Bar in Playa del Carmen. This unique
union was formed by three of the finest regional dive centers, combining their expertise and professional resources
as colleagues and friends ...