Loco Gringo Mexico Podcast with Kay Walten

Welcome to Loco Gringo Mexico where we take you beyond the usual on your vacation. Each week we talk with amazing locals who know the Riviera Maya and Yucatan like only locals can. Get real tips to real places – insights on the local scene, culture, and cuisine from a local’s perspective. We love the Riviera Maya and we know you will too. So, pour yourself a margarita, mezcal or tequila, grab yourself a comfy chair and let’s get the show going.  

Loco Gringo Mexico Podcast

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February 7, 2018
Alejandro Espejomen

A Guy About Town with Alejandro Espejo

My guest this week has lived near the beach in Mexico for most of his life. Alejandro (Alex) Espejo is a recent addition to the Loco […]
January 31, 2018

Gastón Charó Has Created an Oasis of Art in Playa del Carmen

My guest this week is an artist whose passion for a more tranquil life brought him to Playa del Carmen. Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Gastón […]
January 24, 2018
Marieke Brown

Marieke Brown — Akumal’s Real Estate TV Queen of Scots

My guest this week is a transplant from Scotland. Marieke Brown came to the Riviera Maya to dive the incredible caves and explore the second-largest reef […]
January 17, 2018
Scott Brown

Scott Brown Has Seen the Riviera Maya Evolve Through His Lens

My guest this week is someone who we, here at Loco Gringo, consider family. Scott Brown has been in the Akumal area since he was seven. […]
December 21, 2017

Life in Puerto Morelos Mexico, It Really is a Priceless Opportunity for the Kids

We have chatted with a variety of people over the last year on our Loco Gringo Mexico podcast, but one woman has been the most inspirational. As […]
December 13, 2017
Craig Zabransky Stay Adventurous

Staying Adventurous in Mexico is Favorite a for Everyone

We have chatted with a variety of people over the last year on our Loco gringo Mexico podcast, but one guy was loved by so many. […]
November 29, 2017
Russell Granger

Russell Granger Invests in Playa del Carmen in More Ways Than One

My guest this week is a New Yorker who makes Chicago-style pizza in Playa del Carmen. Russell Granger’s story of finding himself in the Riviera Maya […]
November 22, 2017
Kerra Bolton

In Akumal, Kerra Bolton Found a Great Place to Find Herself

My guest this week is a New York Times award-winning journalist, former Director of Communications for a presidential candidate, a contributor to the Loco Gringo blog […]
November 14, 2017
Ellen de Jonge

If Life is Like a Journey the Riviera Maya is a Perfect Place to Be

Ellen de Jonge and her friend needed a break from the hustle and bustle of city life in Amsterdam. They decided they would take a year-long […]
November 8, 2017
Kai Kirk

Raising My Children in Family-Friendly Mexico is the Best

Before moving to the Riviera Maya, Kai Kirk lived in Texas with his wife. Both were putting in long hours for ungrateful companies. When they decided […]
October 31, 2017
Diane Dimeo

Find Out What There Is To Do and Eat in Tulum This Weekend

You may have seen my guest today on cooking shows such as Beat Bobby Flay, The Taste, TLC Discovery or from her online syndicated cooking show, […]
October 24, 2017

Authentic Mexico for this woman starts in the kitchen

My guest this week is an authentic Mexican Chef who shares family recipes with visitors who attend her personalized cooking classes. By opening up her kitchen, […]
October 11, 2017
Lorenzo Ancona - Akuten Chen

Park Aktun-Chen: Inside and Below the Jungle with Lorenzo Ancona Diaz de Leon

My guest today, Lorenzo Ancona Diaz de Leon, and his father are the visionaries behind the Aktun-Chen Natural Park located just South of Akumal in the […]
October 4, 2017

What to Expect When Visiting Akumal Monkey Sanctuary with Ricardo Arellanos

When Ricardo Arellanos’ family moved to Cozumel, the Riviera Maya was a very different place. Cancun only had two hotels and Playa del Carmen was just […]
September 27, 2017

Lovin’ the Laid-back Lifestyle in Costa Maya with Parrish Konda

Originally from the cold white north in Saskatchewan, Canada, Parrish Konda worked in sales. He now lives in the capital city of Yucatan, Merida. Parrish can’t […]
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