Playa Del Carmen, Mexico… The Royal

The Royal, Playa Del Carmen, a 5 star Adults Only resort in Mexico was an amazing place to visit. All you can eat, all you can drink, nightly entertainment, sun, spas, saunas and surf was a dream come true, and for an artist, this place was full of inspiration. Be sure to click on the... Continue Reading →


Photo memory 12- whose idea was that?

This photo makes me smile, as i remember how beautiful this looked, and yet so impractical. We wonder whose bright idea it was to put the deck chairs IN the pool edge. We couldn't wait to try them out...... imagined ourselves sprawled our on the chairs, with our hands dipped in the pool clear water,... Continue Reading →

Day 16- our last day in paradise

Saturday 14th Jan was our last day in paradise. It started with a sleep in, followed by breakfast at Spice. Cooked to order pancakes, filled with fresh strawberries, raspberries and covered in chocolate (for hubby, and in my caramel for me). Then toast and freshly squeezed orange juice. We then played pool in the Games... Continue Reading →

Day 15- Ruins and water

Friday, 13th January 2017 Today was another of our planned, pre-paid full-day trips. This time we were off to Tulum and then on to Xel-Ha ( A water theme park).   The day was WET, and cold as we waited for our 7.45am pick up. It wasn't a good start to the day, as the... Continue Reading →

Day 14- How to get free stuff

Thursday 12th Jan- Today was marked on our calendar as a quiet day..... the only thing planned for the day was a quick meeting with Michelle from the front reception desk. She had approached us earlier in our days at the hotel and mumbled something about the Platinum Service, a free beach bag, a sarong... Continue Reading →

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