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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 Read More...
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 Read More...
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, Read More...
Yesterday afternoon, the beach in front of Wicky's Restauran t 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 Read More...
Greetings and Happy Holidays to all "Life's a Beach" Readers. We have been so blessed this year and want to take a moment to remember that not everyone is as fortunate. Not everyone has the opportunities and advantages that we all enjoy. Read More...
On Saturday evening, the founding organizers of the Riviera Maya Dive Alliance kicked off their 1s t 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 Read More...
Over thirty Riviera Maya businesses and organizations turned out to display their eco-friendly wares and spread the word about environmental responsibility at the 2nd annual Think Green Eco-Expo . Covering several blocks of Playa del Carmen's world Read More...
The Little Mexican Cooking School officially hangs out its shingle on December 8th and will continue with what they call ‘cooking class adventures’ every Tuesday and Thursday until the end of April. The school was born as a result of the passions Read More...
A few days ago, many Playa del Carmen residents,including our family, received a message from Miss Sarah, Captain Dave's sister up in Memphis Tennessee. It seems after a battery of tests, doctors have discovered that our favorite pirate has small Read More...
This past Wednesday evening the ladies of Wednesday, Women and Wine hosted a special holiday bazaar at Coffee Cafe on 34th Street and 5th Avenue. Members and friends of this social networking group were on hand promoting their businesses, selling homemade Read More...
Announcing our new Riviera Maya Events Calendar!! With the combined efforts of 5 regional editors spread across the Riviera and Costa Maya, this is certain to be the most comprehensive listing of local events available all in one place. Search by location Read More...
In a rather surprising and spirited match up, the hodge-podge group of youngsters that makes up the Interplaya community youth team outscored the team from Colegio Tepeyac 5 -1. With just a few weeks of practice under their belts, this group, comprised Read More...
One of the many fun, and often confusing aspects of life in Playa del Carmen is the preponderance of small parades that just pop up at seemingly random times. I can't tell you how many times I have been in town, running errands or picking up dinner, Read More...
Mexico is a proud country. Even here in Playa del Carmen, a diverse, young city with a melange of residents, from all walks of life and from all over Mexico, on this day they are all one. At 11:00 pm a cacophony of sound and noise is magically orchestrated Read More...
Attending Polo matches has always been a favorite family activity of ours, one that we enjoyed every summer back in Saratoga Springs. Now, thanks to my pal Catriona Brown up in Puerto Morelos, I am kept up to date on the Polo schedule at El Rey Polo Club. Read More...
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