Update from US State Department on Travel in Mexico

The US State Department recently updated it’s travel advisory for Mexico. While this is generally for US State Department employees, it also applies to US citizens traveling in Mexico. You can find the full advisory including specific updates for each Mexican State. Below we have included the first few lines of the General Conditions followed…

Que dia!

Contributed by Martin Goebel – As a fisherman you are usually prepared for anything, mostly disappointment.  Not on this day in Zihuatanejo, Mexico.  Organized by “Johnny,” one of the guides at Playa Viva, a wonderful, close-to-nature eco-resort, I went deep-sea fishing over Thanksgiving week.  It was magical.  The dolphins and turtles graced the deep blue…

Canasta Viva – The Bounty Just Begins

This is a photo taken by one of the members of the Canasta Viva CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). This is just the second basket delivered, and while it is a little heavy on tomatoes and limes (staples of the Mexican diet), our goal is to start adding leafy greens and other produce not readily available…