Recently, while Rob and I were doing our Spotlight Interview for Playa Maya News, the question came up. A question I have been asked and have answered hundreds of times since we arrived in Playa del Carmen with our children nearly four years ago.

"What made you decide to move to Mexico?"

While, from a business standpoint, as real estate developers, the answer is obvious, our personal reasons for moving our family from upstate New York to Playa del Carmen are a bit more involved. Certainly, as many investors successfully do, we could have bought, built and sold our properties remotely, maintaining our home and comfortable lifestyle in the United States. Rather, we saw a tremendous opportunity to make a significant and meaningful change in our lives and the lives of our children.

Read Part 1 of the series here: "I Thought You Were Driving!" ~ How a nice suburban family ended up in Playa del Carmen, Mexico~

Rob and I in the garden at La Cueva del Chango in Playa del Carmen, Mexico