Corporate Retreat

Beach Walk
A couple weeks ago I had the amazing fortune to tag along as Ryan (and business partner Kevin) took the company to Mexico for a much-deserved, much-needed corporate retreat.

It’s no secret that I’m in love with Mexico. I dream about it all the time. I’m constantly bombarding Ryan with texts about the weather there, as not-so-helpful reminders that we could be living a glorious expat lifestyle on the beaches of Playa del Carmen. (Tech jobs lend themselves to living in tropical locations!) I digress.

There were eleven of us on the trip in total, and the majority had never been out of the country before – it was even someone’s first plane ride. So around Thanksgiving or so, the staff was informed to get passports – that was it. Then, around Christmastime, they were told about the impending adventure. They spent a few weeks informing clients, closed the office (except for a recent hire and an intern), and off we went. Continue reading