Is it “real Mexico”?


Harper and I spent a short mother-daughter vacation in Cancun, and I have to admit I had never been that interested in Cancun. Cancun was the place in Mexico you visited if you just wanted to get drunk at an all-inclusive. Not my kind of travel. But, we had a flight out of Cancun so I decided to stay a bit and see what all the fuss was about. And boy, had I misjudged this place… I learned that sometimes places are touristy for a reason.

Not far from Cancún is one of the most popular Mexican cities for expats: Mérida. Steamy, exotic, elegant. Let’s go…