News

Liability Auto Insurance Now the Law

January 17, 2019 0
The following is reprinted from the Riviera Maya Times, https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/january-1-marks-beginning-of-mandatory-auto-insurance-in-mexico/2019.html Mexico — As of today, it is mandatory that vehicles traveling on roadways throughout Mexico have, at minimum, third-party auto insurance.As of January 1, vehicles must have at least third-party insurance to guarantee damage payment in the event of an [……]
Events

Yoga Is Back!

January 16, 2019 0
Yoga returns to Akumal! Venue is Las Casita #19. Turn into Las Casitas to the north of CEA and follow the path that runs along the left side of the first casita building. Go all the way around to the back and you’ll see #19. The studio is upstairs, but [……]
Events

Karaoke in Akumal Area!

January 16, 2019 0
This info comes to us thanks to Carlos in Akumal Norte, who sings beautifully and frequently at Karaoke spots.  If you’d like to hear Carlos or be an active participant, here is the Sked: Monday:  La Palapa in Chemuyil at 6:30 – 9:30 Tuesday: Café Ole in Puerto Aventuras at [……]
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Mayan Home & Garden Club Meeting

January 7, 2019 0
MAYAN HOME AND GARDEN CLUB TO MEET JAN 26 FOR PIZZA AT HOME OF GOURMET CHEF The Mayan Home and Garden Club will meet Saturday January 26th 2pm at the home of a member for a pizza making demonstration and then we will make our own creations. You are asked [……]
Events

Best of the Best, December 2018

January 1, 2019 0
As usual, we had a grand time on the first Friday of last month.  It’s always a perfect opportunity to touch base with seasonal pals, both tourists and owners.  And it’s also a chance to meet new visitors and owners. Please drop by La Buena Vida this Friday, 4 January, for a drink, [……]
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Bits & Pieces − January 2019

January 1, 2019 0
 Canadian company announces 4.5 billion peso investment in Quintana Roo https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/canadian-company-announces-4-5-billion-peso-investment-in-quintana-roo/2018.html  Gold medal for Mexican team at Shanghai robotics competition! https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/gold-medal-at-shanghai-robotics-competition/  What is an “Aguinaldo” and how is it calculated https://www.theyucatantimes.com/2018/12/what-is-an-aguinaldo-and-how-is-it-calculated/  Intelligent speed bump installed for trial run in León, Guanajuato https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/intelligent-speed-bump-installed/  Mayan activists reject [……]
News

Internet TV Options

January 1, 2019 0
Whether you are a full-time resident or a snow bird, TV can be a problem. But there are solutions. One is Shaw Direct TV. A US resident has to pay a middle man a $75 a year fee to have a mailbox address in Canada. It also costs $80 a [……]
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Caminarte: Playa’s Art Walk

January 1, 2019 0
I thought I’d meet Xavier for a simple conversation regarding the Art Walk in Playa del Carmen.  It happens every Thursday between the hours of 5–11 pm on 5th Ave.  Spaces are free to any artist. However, Xavier de María y Campos is not a simple man.  Once we got [……]
Nature and Critters

Mayan Garden & Home Club Tip for January, 2019

January 1, 2019 0
Rosemary is one of the most popular herbs in Mexico.  It is used in meat dishes, for bread making, salsas, in marinades as well as a medicinal tonic for headaches and muscle pains.  The dry leaves are burned as incense during ceremonies and rituals and to clean the bad vibrations out [……]