Tag Archive: mexico

7 ways to most likely die when travelling

Did your families shake with trepidation when you announced you were going travelling abroad? Was your mum convinced you were going to be abducted, murdered, arrested or worse? By and large, my travelling… Continue reading

Mexico Top 10

1. Dive or snorkel the Cenotes of the Yucatan 2. Walk the ruins of Palenque, Chiapas 3. Snorkel with dophins in Puerto Escondido 4. Sleep under the stars in the “estrellas” at Arquitecto,… Continue reading

Mazunte, Mexico

This place lives and breathes relaxation. This is where the Mexicans from the capital flock to for their Christmas holidays and although full of tourists when I visited at New Year it still… Continue reading

Puerto Escondido, Mexico

A slice of Australia in Mexico. This place is full of Australian surfers flocking to the massive pipeline wave that breaks on the bay of Puerto Escondido. I stayed in the chilled out… Continue reading

Oaxaca City, Mexico

The jewel of Mexico. This city is a place to plan to visit for a few days and stay for years. With stunning colonial architecture, paved pedestrian streets, beautiful churches, rich culture and… Continue reading

Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca, Mexico

The stunning Hierve el Agua in the Sierra Norte mountains is a gorgeous place to relax away the afternoon. There is about an hour of hiking that can be done around the petrified… Continue reading

Hiking the Sierra Norte, Mexico

This is eco and ethical tourism at its very best. Many villages in parts of the Sierra Norte are well set up for hiking and there is no need to book in advance… Continue reading

San Cristobal

The capital of Chiapas is the beautiful colonial town of San Cristobal. Famous for its coffee and chocolate, there are plenty of cafes to relax the day away, fabulous food, craft markets and there… Continue reading

Palenque, Mexico

Gorgeous Palenque is the stuff of legions, with just five per cent of the site excavated you gain an understanding of the size and complexity of the Mayan empire. The pyramid-temples are set… Continue reading

Coba and Tulum Ruins, Mexico

  An hour bus ride from Tulum, Coba ruins is a gorgeous Mayan site spread over a large area on the edge of a lagoon and surrounded by jungle. It takes about three… Continue reading