Mexico

Tulum: Mexico Beyond Cancun

Tulum: Mexico Beyond Cancun

As Oliver and I board our flight to Cancun, I feel like I somehow stepped into a time machine back to college. There are men wearing neon tank-tops talking about how much beer they plan to drink once we land to others who brag that they have […]

No Show

No Show

Oliver and I had a tour booked for today. The tour was scheduled to begin at 8:00 am when a driver would pick us up at our hotel.  In our original email correspondence, they asked for my hotel name, but since I was using Airbnb, I […]

First Airbnb Experience

First Airbnb Experience

This morning, Oliver jumped on a trampoline with his two new friends, both of whom only spoke a little English. They ran from the trampoline, to the kitchen to grab a piece a fruit, to the house, and back out under a coconut tree. I […]

Rainbow Loom Friendships

Rainbow Loom Friendships

Perhaps my favorite part of being in Tulum, Mexico with my 8-year-old son, Oliver, (on his first trip out of the country) was watching him become friends with two local boys. We stayed at a place I found on Airbnb that had several small thatch-roof […]