Saturday, September 1, 2018

Optical Services - Optica Gavia - Playa del Carmen, Mexico

After identifying dental and medical services, it was finally time for our eye exams and new glasses.  After checking our trusted resources of, we were referred to Optica Gavia.  This provider has been in this location for over 8 years and has been practicing for over 30 years.  He has an excellent reputation among expats and visitors alike.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Café Layla Restaurant and Guest House in Puerto Morelos, Mexico

A meal worthy of a Michelin Star

On our way back from a shopping trip in Cancun, I decided to try a new place to eat lunch.  I had been researching on Trip Advisor and found several places that would meet diverse appetites.  After reading through several reviews, I decided on Café Layla Restaurant and Guest House in Puerto Morelos.

Sunday, July 1, 2018

RHM SERVICES - Electricial, Painting, General Contractor

We purchased our little piece of the Western Caribbean pie in the summer of 2014.  We allotted a certain amount of money for the purchase of our condo, new furniture and fixtures, and of course, repairs.  But to be honest, we were most worried about the repairs. 

Friday, June 1, 2018


I’m keeping this post short and sweet…with only photos.  It occurred to me while I am out walking that I see some interesting things sometimes.  So from time to time, I will post a photo to share with you.

Keep Walking!

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Centro Cultural - Cultural Center in Puerto Aventuras, Mexico

KNUCKLEHEAD.  That’s the best word to describe why it has taken me over four years to attend an event at the Puerto Aventuras (PA) Cultural Center. 

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Buying a home in Mexico

So, you’ve visited the Western Caribbean in Mexico a few times now and you are seriously considering purchasing a home here (maybe you have Margarita Fever).  You have not decided if it will be an investment property or your retirement home, but you are willing to start gathering financial information about the process.

Thursday, March 1, 2018


DISCLAIMER:  The following blog post is based strictly on our experience with these companies and this process.  Others that are using their services may have a different experience.  We will continue to update this post until resolution, which may include filing a formal complaint with the federal consumer protection agency in Mexico, called PROFECO and/or CONDUSEF.