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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...
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...
Recently, Captain Dave invested in a new sound system, some top of the line equipment to support Playa's favorite house band, The Nasty B.astards. We have been a little tied up lately, getting the kids settled back into school, working with clients Read More...
Finally, after three months of hard work and countless hours of planning and organizing, Taste of Playa went off to rave reviews. The event saw nearly three thousand Playa del Carmen residents and tourists come through the grounds. Some came just to look Read More...
This year, our dear friend Kim, decided she wanted to do something "different" to celebrate her birthday. Great! we thought anticipating some fabulous dinner in a restaurant that is not one of our regular haunts. Perhaps an elegant evening at Read More...
Blissfully hangover free, I met up with the Tacos , Cindy and other assorted bloggers for another hearty breakfast at Estel's. My brother in law, Dave, another early riser, joined our group as we soaked up some sun and made plans for the remainder Read More...
Not surprisingly, our first full day on the island was a lazy one. The kids were sent off on a fishing excursion and the grownups recovered from the night before. Breakfast and Bloody Mary's at Estel's , our favorite place in San Pedro, brought Read More...
For the past few months we have been hearing some good things about the new Sunday family BBQ at John Gray's place on the beach in Puerto Morelos. So, last Sunday we broke from our traditional Sunday Funday in Playacar Phase 1 and made the drive north Read More...
Last evening marked the first of what we hope will be many fun filled nights with the Nasty B.astards Band at the Blue Parrot Beach Club . The band will be in residence at the famous beach club every Monday and Wednesday from 5pm until 9pm playing favorite Read More...
After a long time away, the Kinnon clan made a trip to Bad Boys Beach Bar for the regular Thursday evening showing of The Nasty B.astards Band. It was a big day on the beach and the bar was packed with lots of Playa regulars, locals and newbies. Playa.info Read More...
One of our favorite spots for a quick beach fix is Paamul, the funky trailer park community just south of Playa del Carmen. With wide sandy beaches and calm waters this bay is great for families with small kids. The restaurant is right there on the beach Read More...
For well over a year now, a special treat on Sunday has come in the form of kastakan, the meat purchased by the kilo and brought back home for a feast of pork tacos served up on fresh warm tortillas. A kilo of meat and a kilo of tortillas would last us Read More...
We had a tough decision to make this year when choosing our Superbowl venue for this year. The re-opening of the bar at Mom's Hotel by our good pal and favorite German, Jurgen, meant that this year, the event would be shown in several of our usual Read More...
While slightly less chaotic than Thursday night's crowd, Saturday was another great night at Captain Dave's Bad Boys Bar on the Beach in Playa del Carmen. All the tables on the beach filled up again, but there was at least a little room inside Read More...
Or not. The special free concert scheduled for last night in the Municipal Plaza seemed to fall decidely flat, at least to this seasoned concert goer's ears. The authorities had anticipated crowds in excess of 10,000 but, I am quite sure, far fewer Read More...
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