Hunting for the best Airbnbs in Mexico takes time. We’ve travelled from Cancun to Chetumal, San Cristobal to Oaxaca and spent three weeks in Mexico City. We’ve scoured Airbnb listings for the best budget accommodation across Mexico. Now, we’re going to share our favourite Airbnbs from our trip around Mexico. All of the places on […]
Eating vegetarian in San Cristobal de las Casas was great fun. San Cristobal is our favourite vegetarian food destination in Mexico. The hippy vibe and Western influences have meant the city has a delicious mix of both international and Mexican vegetarian food.
Isla Holbox is a laid-back island on the north of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Holbox is surrounded by clear aquamarine waters and thin sandy beaches. Tourists don’t come here for the beaches though – Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum are the top destinations for white sand beaches in Mexico’s Yucatán. Travellers come to Holbox for […]
Swimming with whale sharks in Isla Holbox was the most incredible but intimidating experience. You can’t even begin to imagine just what jumping into the water with the world’s biggest fish will feel like until you get there. Ask me five years ago and I would’ve told you there was absolutely no way I would […]
Travelling as a vegetarian in Merida? The biggest city in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula is brimming with vegan and vegetarian-friendly restaurants and street food. After some less than impressive vegetarian food when we were backpacking in Valladolid, we were relieved to arrive in the city of Merida in Mexico. Travelling vegetarian in Merida was an absolute […]
Valladolid isn’t on the travel route for many backpackers in Mexico’s Yucatan – but maybe it should be. We hadn’t planned to go to Valladolid either, but after we’d headed through the beach towns of Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum, we were ready to go inland to explore some of the Mayan ruins and […]
Planning your trip to Mexico? This Mexico travel checklist covers all the essentials, from getting your VISA and vaccinations sorted right down to remembering to pack your pants. Mexico has several different climate zones, as well as beaches, mountains, deserts, jungles and cities. Not to mention that on the very same day we’ve experienced intense […]
Mexico has proved to us that no matter how much you travel, there’s always more to learn. After 3 years of travelling together, including a year living abroad, as well as running a travel blog, Luke and I had come to think of ourselves as reasonably experienced travellers. Well, our first week in Mexico has shown us that […]