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A First Hand Experience with Dental Tourism in Mexico

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…

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

Click on title to view photo in large format: 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…

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Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula – More Than A Little Disappointing

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Costa Rica

The old saying, “Expectations are resentments waiting to happen,” is perhaps the best way to describe my recent trip to the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica. For years I’d heard tales of the beautiful beaches around Montezuma and Mal Pais, so when I won a nine-day tour of Costa Rica, I decided to…

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