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Woman street and boy, Holbox
Playa del Carmen

Dog bites, whale sharks and lobster pizza

The doctor examined the crescent-shaped dog bite on Lewis’s calf for a couple of seconds and then flumped back into his swivel chair behind the desk. He looked bored. “You will need three anti-rabies injections over the next few days. I’ll give you the…

18 August, 2015
Grub & Graffiti Playa del Carmen

Eating Playa del Carmen

I got off to a shaky start with food in Mexico. My usual (and now I think of it, flawed) strategy when arriving in a new country is to go to a local restaurant, point to a menu item that has the most fun-sounding…

11 August, 2015
Zumba class, taken by Simon Schoeters
Playa del Carmen

Hooky Zumba on 46

I love Zumba. I love how you can watch the instructor bust out some next-level, Strictly-style moves and – for an hour out of your day – you can tell yourself that that’s exactly what YOU look like when you’re dancing. Even if the…

8 July, 2015