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Sunday December 17 2017
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The Riviera Maya Keeps Growing

Easily accessible from many cities in the United States, the eighty-one mile stretch known as the Riviera Maya is situated in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. Starting eleven miles south of Cancun International Airport in Puerto Morelos, the Riviera Maya extends to Tulum, one of the most important archeological sites in the Mayan World. The ...

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Riviera Maya Offers Something for Everyone

Does time seem to moving faster than ever? Have you realized how precious time is because another week as whizzed by, leaving you wondering what happened? There never seems to be enough time to go around. In the truest sense of the word, time is truly a ‘luxury’ and we must spend it wisely. That is one of the reasons we are seeing such an...

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La Amada, The Place to Be: Interview with Victor Aziz

“LA AMADA is not a place, is "The Place"” Victor defines himself as an honest, straight person, a great friend and a good son. A fighter that sooner or later conquers his goals no matter what, sharing his love with the people around him is the most important thing in his life. We are speaking about Victor Aziz, Director of LA AMADA, one ...

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Golfing in the Caribbean

Cancun and the Riviera Maya region has overcome Los Cabos with the most rounds played in Mexico and now boasts the most popular golf destination in Mexico. Cancun attracts upwards of seven million visitors a year. To golfers, it offers a couple of vintage courses in and around the main tourism area and a host of new ones along the expanded cor...

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Beaches Galore at the Riviera Maya

The Riviera Maya, located in the state of Quintana Roo, includes the locations of Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen, Puerto Aventuras, Akumal, Tulum, Sian Ka’an, and Punta Allen. The Riviera Maya, just as Cancun, has positioned itself as the main beach destination nationwide. Currently, it has roughly 35,000 hotel rooms - well above the 28,2...

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Investing on a Second Home or Vacation Rental Property

One of the key decision-making factors when considering and investment in a foreign country is to have someone you can rely on to solve all of the different aspects of owning a property while you are hundreds or thousands of miles away. This is when Property Managers come into the picture. Property management is the operation of real estate, the...

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RIC Opens its Doors in the Riviera Maya

The RIC Riviera Maya Business Center officially opened September the 2nd. The inaugural ribbon of the new center was cut by the Mr. David Darby, RIC’s Director and Wilberth Gutierrez, AMPI Riviera Maya’s President. There were other distinguished personalities on hand including Mr. Roman Quian, Mayor of the Solidaridad municipality, and Mr. Pe...

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The Changing Seasons in Baja: Rains bring the Green of the Desert

The rains of Hurricane Jimena will bring the green back to the deserts of Baja Sur. Within days, the thirsty flora of our desert peninsula has began to take on shades of green. Soon the entire desert will be in bloom and a jaunt to the vast open areas of Baja Sur will be well worth a photo-safari. This is late in the season for Baja to receive ...

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A Colonial Gem in Central Mexico

Some 500 years ago, the Spanish came to the central highlands of Mexico looking for silver and gold. Their settlements grew into bustling towns and cities, some of which still retain their colonial character in present day. Among these cities is the charmingly quaint Guanajuato, which has long attracted discerning tourists who come to Mexico look...

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Living life in Rocky Point

A golden opportunity for choices by the seashore, Rocky Point is on the edge of happening and is a lifestyle on the brink of development. Rocky Point is where living your dream and creating your “legacy” is possible when you’re open to life’s special attractions. The magical setting sun brings the ending of another day as it sinks into...

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What Makes Puerto Vallarta Quaint?

Quaint, as defined by Webster and others, means unusual or old fashioned in a pleasing way, with a charming old fashioned quality, or oddly picturesque. Some will say that Puerto Vallarta is a quaint or picturesque city due to the thousands of whitewashed villas, condos, and other buildings nestled among flora and fauna of the Sierra Madre hil...

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Low Priced Luxury: Getting the Best Deal on Getaways

Even if you only live in Mexico part-time, a change of scenery can sometimes do you good. Riviera Nayarit and Costalegre have miles of gorgeous coastline to explore; more than can be done in a day trip. There are quaint coastal towns with shopping, dining, recreational activities, and sleepy hamlets with nothing more to do than beach comb or laze...

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Temazcal: Traditional Healer or Pleasing Dominatrix?

Curandera Doña Mariana chants while controlling your body with the laying of water over hot rock, as the mysterious meandering of a range of herbal bouquets piques the olfactory sense. She methodically swats almost every inch of your torso and each limb, with varying degrees of assertiveness and pressure. Yet she is ever so gentle; she reassures...

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How Much Rental Income can I Expect from my House or Condo?

One of the most important considerations on people’s minds about their purchase of property in Mexico is whether or not they will be able to rent them out and have some income from these rentals. Although there isn’t one simple answer that would fit every individual case and there are several factors that influence the results, here are some p...

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Chile Relleno: How to Prepare

Ancho Pepper (Not always spicy) filled with grilled arrachera steak soaked with a combination of black beans and avocado sauce. Topped with cream. Ingredients: Ancho Pepper 1 Piece Ranchero Sauce 1 oz (2 Tablespoons) Arrachera Steak 7 oz Mexican Sauce 4.2 oz Apple Vinegar .34 oz (1 Teaspoon) Salt .07 oz Water 17 oz Bean ...

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