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Spa Lovers! Look at the Cozumel Med Spa!

Spa Lovers! Look at the Cozumel Med Spa!

While in Cozumel over the summer, I paid a visit to the Cozumel Med Spa, and Michaela Velasco, spa manager extraordinaire! I am so glad I did! I knew, of course, that resorts had spas that offered massage, facials, nail care, the usual, but I honestly didn’t know that much more is available on the […]

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3 Reasons to Book a Solo Travel Getaway to the Virgin Islands

3 Reasons to Book a Solo Travel Getaway to the Virgin Islands

Feeling overwhelmed by the daily grind? Hour after hour of demands and deadlines, interrupted only by the buzz of technology notifications…. Sound familiar? How about….the Virgin Islands? It’s time to schedule a trip – with yourself. Whether you’re approaching burnout or taking preventive measures to stave it off, it’s time to unplug from the rest […]

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Do You Want to Swim with Whale Sharks? Yes, You Do!

Do You Want to Swim with Whale Sharks? Yes, You Do!

Do you want to swim with Whale Sharks? Every summer, from May 15 until September 15, a marvelous event happens in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. Hundreds of mostly juvenile male Whale Sharks migrate to feast on plankton and fish eggs, and, perhaps, to mate. Large females have been seen in the Yucatan, but they […]

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Dallas Cocktail Destinations for Empty Nesters!

Dallas Cocktail Destinations for Empty Nesters!

written by Alan James There are great Dallas Cocktail destinations! Becoming an empty nester opens up a whole new outlook on life. You have to admit that taking care of a family for years takes up a lot of your identity, regardless of the size of the clan. It can be pretty scary to embark […]

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Two of the Best Dive Sites in Cozumel are full of Sea Turtles!

Two of the Best Dive Sites in Cozumel are full of Sea Turtles!

Dive sites on Cozumel often have turtles! I always love diving El Paso de Cedral (Cedar Pass) and the Palancar Reefs. I cannot think of a single trip I have taken to Cozumel when I didn’t dive them more than once. Palancar is beautiful, full of colorful coral and sponges (and turtles!). Palancar Reef is […]

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Where to get the most Amazing Salad and Dessert in Cozumel!

Where to get the most Amazing Salad and Dessert in Cozumel!

Want to know about the most amazing salad and dessert on Cozumel? One of my favorite restaurants on the planet is La Cocay on Calle 8 in Cozumel, Mexico. My family has been going to La Cocay for many years. We’ve celebrated birthdays and anniversaries there, and it is a place of many good memories […]

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Why My Favorite Dive Site in Cozumel is All of Them!

Why My Favorite Dive Site in Cozumel is All of Them!

Diving Cozumel for 30 years (yikes!) means that I have been on just about every reef. Why is my favorite dive site all of them? (I still have two dive sites I have not gotten to, but hey, give me time). Cozumel is famous for its drift diving. Cozumel’s dive sites are mostly on the […]

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Buccanos at Night is one of the Reasons to Consider Cozumel a Foodie Destination!

Buccanos at Night is one of the Reasons to Consider Cozumel a Foodie Destination!

Food has become one of the best features of a Cozumel vacation! Beginning with Buccanos at Night, I am planning a series of articles on different restaurants on the island, showing you that Cozumel has grown into a first rate foodie vacation destination. 30 years ago you received a taco, and often a tummy virus […]

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5 Reasons I Love Diving in Cozumel!

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5 Reasons I Love Diving in Cozumel!

Only 5 reasons I love diving in Cozumel, Mexico? Ha! There are many more than 5, but hey, I’m not writing a novel, I am writing a blog! So here goes! TURTLES! Cozumel diving always includes turtles, turtles, turtles! Divers mostly encounter Hawksbill Turtles, who oddly enough do not nest on Cozumel as Loggerheads and […]

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I Love Introducing People to the Wonders of the Ocean

I Love Introducing People to the Wonders of the Ocean

I have always loved introducing people to the ocean. First time snorkelers, first time divers, and especially children seeing the underwater world for the first time. I cannot count how many people I have taught to snorkel or taken snorkeling, and most of them went on to dive and become certified divers. Since I am always […]

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