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On Sunday, December 5, parents and children from all across the Riviera Maya and as far away as Mexico City gathered together at Ak Lu’um International School in Playa del Carmen , to participate in the 1st annual Family Eco-Challenge , a contest Read More...
I'm hoping this is a good thing as several people have approached me in the grocery store (people I do not know) and said "Taste of Playa, si?" gesturing toward my ever present TOP baseball cap. "Bueno, bonito, barato!" they exclaim enthusiastically! I smile in return and nod my head. "Si, si. Gracias por venir." I reply in my very best, most polite Spanish. Read More...
The Riviera Maya is abuzz with activity and excitement this week as Cancun welcomes the delegates of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol. As the host country, Mexico is conduction an inclusive conference with the aim of building understanding among the Parties to ensure that COP16/CMP6 deliver concrete and effective results to tackle the global challenge of climate change. Mexico has encouraged broad participation in the conference as well as extensive dialogue in the collective search for common solutions. Read More...
Continuing Angel Notion's mission for this Christmas in Playa del Carmen and the surrounding areas, everyone at the Angel Notion Clinic is busy preparing to make this holiday season a happy one for the less fortunate residents of the Riviera Maya. There is much work to do, and many toys and much food to be amassed. We look to you, once again to help fulfill the dreams of as many local children and families as possible. Read More...
Ak Lu'um International School , the first ecological school in Mexico invites you to take part in the 1st Annual Eco-Challenge on Sunday December 5th 2010! The Contest: As a family, design and build a unique toy or game that does not harm the environment Read More...
As most of my friends are well aware, I am no fan of Halloween. This pretty much makes me a total outcast in Playa del Carmen. For two years running, I have successfully avoided the whole thing by accompanying Cole to the "Copa de Merida" tournament Read More...
Recently, several of the Primary classes from the El Papalote School were invited to visit the new and improved Parque la Ceiba . It has been almost a year since I have taken the time to visit the park and I was impressed with the changes. A beautiful Read More...
Come down to Wicky's Restaurant and Beach Club on Sunday August 15th and enjoy some sun, fun, live music and an "all you can eat" BBQ extravaganza! Adult pay $180 mn/pp, children just $90 mn/pp to indulge in Wicky's fabulous buffet and Read More...
Limited release all-inclusive VIP Passes and discounted sampling tickets are now available for Taste of Playa 2010 through advance purchase online at http://www.tasteofplaya.com . The highly anticipated culinary event will take place November 21 in Playa Read More...
If you are planning to be on the Mayan Riviera in the Fall of 2010, don't miss Taste of Playa 2010!! Taste of Playa is an annual culinary event in Playa del Carmen that celebrates the creativity and cultural influences of chefs throughout the Riviera Read More...
Wicky’s First Annual Kentucky Derby Charity Event Saturday, May 1, 2010 Wicky’s Restaurant & Beach Club in Playa del Carmen is hosting their first Annual Kentucky Derby Race & Charity Event on Saturday, May 1, 2010 from 12:00 pm to Read More...
This morning, students, parents, teachers and friends of the Ak Lu'um International School community gathered by the ruins in Playacar Phase 1 to mark the beginning of Spring. The Spring or Vernal Equinox was an important and pivotal point in the Read More...
I can't believe it but it is that time of year again: time for the annual Three Legged Race for the Bomberos of Playa del Carmen! Each year, teams enter this fun race and through their entries and your generous sponsorship raise money for much-needed Read More...
Yesterday, nearly 100 walkers and runners gathered at the Leona Vicario Park in Playa del Carmen to participate in the 1st Annual "Buy Playa San Valentin 5K" to benefit Ak Lu'um International School. The morning air was sharp and cool, the Read More...