We’re in Mexico!!!

Thanks to everyone for stopping by while we’re vacationing in Mexico!  We’re having an awesome time!  In case you’re wondering, we’re in the Playa del Carmen area at an all-inclusive resort, the Viva Wyndham Maya.  Here is the view from our rooms:


About Holly

Holly Johnson is a wife, mother of two, and frugal lifestyle enthusiast. She is the co-founder of Club Thrifty and a staff writer at Get Rich Slowly, Frugal Travel Guy, and U.S. News and World Report's "My Money Blog." Holly has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger Personal Finance, Fox Business, and Daily Finance.


  1. Wow, what a scenic view, i wish i was there. Anyways glad to know you all are having fun. Enjoy and keep sharing pics. Cheers !
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  2. What are you doing posting on your blog? Get down there and enjoy your well-earned vacation! =)
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  3. That looks pretty awesome. I could get used to a view like that. Enjoy your vacation!
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  4. Looks great! Enjoy your vacation.
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  5. Gorgeous view! Love the jacuzzi’s on the patio. Hope you’re having lots of fun, can’t wait for more pictures after the trip!
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  6. Valerie says:

    It looks amazing. I hate you. lol

  7. So jealous! I’m headed to Ocho Rios in Jamaica in September for our honeymoon and I so need the beach now. Hope your trip is nice and relaxing. :)
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  8. Looks awesome! Glad to hear you guys are having fun.
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  9. That’s beautiful! Thanks to your previous post, my wife just finished getting her 30,000+ points on her Starwood card, and yesterday I applied for my own. :)

    We’ll be following your lead and using them for a trip next year (hopefully in Europe, but who knows…)
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  10. I hope your resort was much better than the Tripadvisor reviews. Looks pretty sweet!
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  11. Gosh…that doesn’t look like it is much fun. Wouldn’t you rather be at home cleaning and writing blog posts? ;) Have a blast!
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  12. Enjoy yourself! But don’t forget to keep normal safety precautions!
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  13. I’ve heard that Playa del Carmen is the best – have a terrific time. :-)
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  14. Outdoor Jacuzzi??.. .Holy smokes, that looks awesome.
    Did you guys bring the kiddies?

    We have always had an amazing time when we’ve gone to the Carribbean.
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  15. Nick @ AYoungPro.com says:

    Jealous! Have fun! :)
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  16. “That’s beautiful! Thanks to your previous post, my wife just finished getting her 30,000+ points on her Starwood card, and yesterday I applied for my own.”

    Good call, my Mother and Father in Law got one one these and they rack up the points real quick. Enjoy the sun and sand!
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  17. That’s a gorgeous view, Holly. Playa Del Carmen is really one of the most beautiful places in Mexico. Wish I was there enjoying the beach right now. Ha. Have fun there!

  18. That’s what I call “Ballin’ on a budget!” Nice work. Have a rum punch for me!
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  19. Have an amazing time guys! I’m on vacation as well but much less luxurious…rainy Boston. It’s been amazingly fun though :)
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    new to the blogosphere. Brief but very accurate info… Many thanks for sharing this
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