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How to Keep Your Hair Looking Good While in the Riviera Maya

The jungle environment of the Riviera Maya can be tough on your hair, so it can be a real challenge to keep it looking the way you want. In today’s blog we’re going to give you some tips on how to manage your hair while in the hot, humid conditions that you will encounter during […]

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BIO Natural: Playa del Carmen’s Restaurant Dedicated to Healthy Eating

Are you looking for a healthy place to eat while visiting Playa del Carmen? BIO Natural is a restaurant located in the downtown area of the city that serves an abundance of healthy food and also has a shop where you can purchase many of the ingredients that make up their signature dishes. The company […]

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January 6 is Three King’s Day in Mexico

The Christmas season in Mexico doesn’t end until January 6, a date which is known as Epiphany, a Christian feast day celebrating the revelation of God incarnate in the form of Jesus Christ. In Mexico, this day is known as Three King’s Day, a very important date for the children of Mexico because it marks […]

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How to Undergo a Digital Detox During Your Vacation

In today’s blog we are going to talk about a subject that may be difficult for some in this hyper-connected, modern day world. As a visitor to the Gate48, you are most likely here to enjoy some sun, warm weather, good local food, and some time to relax. So in the spirit of trying to […]

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The Mayan Museum in Cancun

A visit to Gate48 in the Riviera Maya is not complete without learning about some history of the region. The Yucatan Peninsula, along with the neighboring states, were once home to the Maya, who left behind many archaeological relics, building and pyramids. The best way to learn about the Mayan civilization in more depth is […]

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Las Posadas: A Mexican Christmas Tradition

In Mexico, Las Posadas take place between December 16th all through Christmas Eve. Taking its’ name from the Spanish word for “inn,” they are a nine day re-enactment of Mary and Joseph’s nine day journey to the town of Bethlehem, their search for shelter, and the subsequent birth of the Baby Jesus. A traditional posada […]

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Dental Tourism in Mexico

Dental tourism in Mexico is growing in popularity, and many visitors are learning that there are substantial savings for equivalent dental work done back in Canada or the US. If you need to have some dental work done while visiting Gate48, you have many options, as there are a wide variety of dentists here in […]

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December 12: Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe

December 12 is celebrated as The Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe (Día de la Virgen de Guadalupe), a popular Catholic feast that is regarded by many in Mexico as the date marking the beginning of the Christmas season. On this day people show their devotion to this major figure of Mexican culture, marked by […]

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Cozumel’s La Casa del Habano

La Casa del Habano is a successful chain of stores focused on the pleasures of smoking cigars, and you will find one located on the island of Cozumel. But don’t let that put you off should you not partake, because they also have a great restaurant with a terrific menu, and are conveniently located on […]

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Avocados: The Super Fruit

Today we are going to talk about one of Mexico’s most famous foods: the avocado. The country has an abundance of these fresh, ripe, super fruits, and while prices for this in-demand export can be quite high, here in Mexico you can enjoy them quite cheaply. This nutrient-dense food contains nearly 20 vitamins and minerals […]

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