Archive | May, 2012

Perfect sand in Tulum, Mexico

Tulum & The Need for Luxury

After negotiating our way out of Belize and entering Mexico via water taxi from San Pedro to Chetemal, we quickly made our way to the bus station and purchased tickets to Tulum. The Ado buses in Mexico are nice, air-conditioned and super comfy. It took 3 1/2 hours from Chetemal to reach Tulum. We had […]

Doing yoga in the Caribbean Ocean

Yoga on Ambergris Caye, Belize

I’m a bit of a yoga nut. My passion for yoga bloomed in Costa Rica, where my good friend Anna of Pura Vida Yoga Vacations, started a class in a beautiful garden setting. I attended dutifully three times a week and the difference in my body and mind was extraordinary. I love the mindfulness of […]

Cost of living in San Pedro - Ambergris Caye - Belize

Cost of Living – Ambergris Caye – Our budget

One thing that makes me laugh is a question we get asked fairly often: “Are you independently wealthy?” People think that because we live a relaxed lifestyle in a location that is considered paradise, that it must cost a lot. Sometimes we reply “yes, we are rich” and then laugh out loud and tell them […]