Caye Caulker (pronounced “key corker”) is a Caribbean island off the coast of Belize that is known for excellent snorkelling. My clearest memory of Caye Caulker is sitting at the end of a jetty watching the sunset. Suddenly, the water itself moved underneath me as an enormous stingray, at least as wide as my outstretched […]
Oaxaca is raved about by foodie travellers for its delicious moles. Heralded by culture aficionados for its architecture and botanical gardens. Loved by backpackers for its colourful street art.
Mexico’s hippie beach town Mazunte is one of those destinations that feels like a hidden paradise. This tucked away coastal town in Oaxaca is home to Mexico’s Turtle conservation centre and the best spot in Oaxaca for turquoise sea and golden sandy beaches. In this Mazunte travel guide, I’ll let you in on the best beaches, […]
In this Guanajuato travel guide, I talk about why I loved this city so much, highlight the top five things to do in Guanajuato City and reveal the best places to eat vegetarian food in Guanajuato. Guanajuato is one of those places that all travellers fall in love with. A more glorious version of San Miguel […]
San Miguel de Allende is the prettiest city in Mexico. It’s a small colonial city with UNESCO World Heritage Site status. San Miguel de Allende sits to the northwest of Mexico City in the Bajio mountains. After a month of living in Mexico City, San Miguel was the next stop on our Mexico travel route.
Baja California is the edge of the world: one of the western-most stretches of land before the endless Pacific Ocean. Orange and pink rock formations overlook azure waters from beneath a searing sky. La Paz, a beach town in Baja California Sur in Mexico, is popular with visitors due to its year-round summer and proximity […]
Being vegetarian in Mexico City was a breeze. Mexico City is one of the most vegetarian-friendly cities in Mexico. We found travelling vegan in Mexico quite challenging, but Mexico City was a breath of fresh air when it came to finding good vegan and vegetarian food options. The thing we did struggle with in Mexico […]
In this Mexico City travel guide, we highlight our top ten things to do in Mexico City and talk about the city’s best neighbourhoods. From where to get the best views of the city, to where to watch Lucha Libre, our Mexico City travel guide covers the city’s main neighbourhoods and the best day-trips. Mexico […]
Backpacking the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico is an incredible experience. From white sand beaches and swimming with whale sharks to the ruins of Chichen Itsa and watching Mayan ball games, there is a lot for a backpacker to do in one trip. While backpacking the Yucatan peninsula offers an out-of-this-world travel experience, it’s worth noting […]
When we first arrived in Guadalajara, we weren’t sure what to expect. I had assumed that being Mexico’s second largest city, it wouldn’t be dissimilar from Mexico City. But it is. The two cities are completely different.