TAO Community Garden

We now have our TAO Community Garden! Come and join us. Over a dozen people came to the first planting. The entire space is planted. (Sorry about taking the backsides of everyone). Staff made the raised beds out of left over construction materials. Riccardo brought...
Electrical Blackout this week

Electrical Blackout this week

The mega electrical blackout on Tuesday, this week, affected 1.7 million people in 3 Mexican states. The Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) did a great job and had service restored in a maximum of 8 hours to the Yucatan peninsula. TAO residents were at the pool...
Moroccan Chicken

Moroccan Chicken

Made this & its 5 stars. Recipe compliments of Debbie Banaszkiewicz. Hints: reduce cooking time at least 1-1/2  (I had to cook on high) due to time crunch, use boneless chicken, use pitted prunes. Great for easy meal Slow Cooked Moroccan Chicken Cook Time: 8 hr...
Garden Beginnings

Garden Beginnings

My first endeavor in growing plants from seed here in Mexico yielded a meal of fresh green beans, a small bowl of lettuce, cherry tomatoes and soon an ordinary-sized tomato. This is a picture of my second endeavor. In only 3 days there are cucumbers, Arugula and...
Treats delivered to pool

Treats delivered to pool

What a life when you can order pizza and have it delivered directly to the pool! That’s exactly what we did yesterday. This service is provided by Akumal Eats – To Go. They will even pick up groceries for you and deliver them to your condo. This is a great...
Turtle Nesting Season in the Riviera Maya

Turtle Nesting Season in the Riviera Maya

Between May and October, the excitement mounts in the Riviera Maya during the sea turtle hatching season. This is when the female turtles come to land to lay their eggs on the exact spot where they were born. Female turtles can lay up to 200 eggs at a time so you can...
Xcaret – Yucatan’s Eco Park

Xcaret – Yucatan’s Eco Park

A holiday to Mexico should involve plenty of relaxation, water time and a lot of fun. Xcaret in the Yucatan Peninsula offers the perfect choice to experience all of that and more, and even better, provides fun for the entire family. The popular eco archaeological park...