A First Hand Experience with Dental Tourism in Mexico

Before and after shots - the result of my dental tourism in Mexico. What a difference!

Update January, 2017: It has been less than a year since I had my porcelain veneers done at a dentist office in Playa del Carmen, Mexico (see article below). Within two weeks, the first veneer fell off. I had it replaced by a different dentist, as I was back on the road by then. It … Read more

PHOTO: Strolling Along Fifth Avenue in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Strolling along Fifth Avenue in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Fifth Avenue in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Once a sleepy little village on the Caribbean side of the Yucatan, Playa is now a thriving cruise ship port. The beaches, wide and blessed with deep, soft, white sand, are some of the most stunning in the world. As the town grew in popularity, restaurants and shops … Read more

PHOTO: Lago de Siete Colores in Bacalar, Mexico

Lago de Siete Colores (Lake of Seven Colors) in Bacalar, Mexico

Click on title to view photo in large format: Lago de Siete Colores (Lake of Seven Colors) in Bacalar, Mexico is the country’s second largest lake. The jewel tone water of this 30-mile long lake shift throughout the day, changing with the angle of the sun and the weather, but in any weather visitors are … Read more

PHOTO: Neighborhood Grocery Store in Bacalar, Mexico

Neighborhood grocery store in Bacalar, Mexico

Click on title to view photo in large format: Neighborhood grocery store in Bacalar, Mexico, located in the far southern part of the state of Quintana Roo on the Yucatan Peninsula. With no supermarkets for miles around, residents of this tiny community rely on shops like this one for fresh produce and everyday staples. The … Read more

The Unexamined Life is Not Worth Living

A Kodak moment at the We Move Forward Women's Conference on Isla Mujeres, Mexico

I dug into my huevos rancheros with gusto during my last morning on Isla Mujeres, a tiny island off the coast of Cancun, Mexico. Five days earlier I had arrived, tired and dispirited, with little appetite and less energy. Of late, I’d been struggling with the question of whether I should be doing something more … Read more