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Airboat Tour in the Florida Everglades

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Since I was seven months old, my family has been venturing to South Florida year after year for quick family vacations and precious beach time. It’s a special part of the country for me. It’s where I learned to swim, where I…

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Checking In: Mahekal Beach Resort in Playa del Carmen

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I love Mahekal Beach Resort not only because it boasts a beautiful, sprawling property, thoughtful design and spectacular service, but also because it is the perfect resort to spend the day relaxing at. During the first couple days in Playa del Carmen,…

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Spending Three Days in Tulum, Mexico

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Other than a wild weekend in Cancun, I hadn’t experienced too much of the Riviera Maya, so when planning my recent trip to the area, I was eager to see as much as possible. After spending time in Playa del Carmen, I…

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Checking in: Papaya Playa Project in Tulum

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Turning off Tulum Beach’s main road, I entered through a wood and stained glass archway and became acutely aware that I would be spending the next couple of nights surrounded by beautiful, lush jungle. I also quickly came to realize that, though Papaya Playa Project…

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Exploring Cenotes in Tulum

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One thing that the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico is most known for (aside from its beaches!) is its cenotes. If you haven’t heard of them, cenotes are formed when a portion of a cave collapses and fills with water. What’s left is…

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The Best Towns in Quintana Roo

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Bordering the Caribbean Sea, Mexico’s Quintana Roo offers over 15,000 square miles of lush jungle, white sand beaches, ancient ruins and spectacular underwater sea life. One of the best things about this Mexican state is the wonderful cities & towns sprawled across it. They…

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Mahekal Beach Resort’s Guacamole Recipe

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During my recent stay at Mahekal Beach Resort in Playa del Carmen, I had the pleasure of making guacamole with Chef Julieta, the chef de partie at Mahekal’s main restaurant Fuego. Before my class, I knew the basics of making guacamole but…

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Posada Margherita: TULUM EATS

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During my stay in Tulum, I had breakfast at Posada Margherita, a restaurant located on the main road in Tulum Beach. With distressed wood, potted plants, and boho-chic accents, every area of this restaurant is photogenic beyond belief. The only way…

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Checking in: The Hotel del Coronado in San Diego

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The Hotel del Coronado is located about 15 minutes outside of downtown San Diego in the adorable small town of (you guessed it!) Coronado. Built in 1888, The Del has a lot of history and is probably most well-known for being…

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The Best Hikes in the Cascades

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When people ask about the most beautiful places I’ve ever been, my mind often wanders to where I spent most of my life growing up: Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. Specifically, it wanders to the places I have been hiking in the…

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