The Riviera Maya (and Yucatan Peninsula) is more than just sunshine, margaritas and beaches. There are hundreds of big and small Mayan ruins scattered across Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and even into … Continue Reading Mayan Ruins of Coba & Muyil
One of our top priorities upon arriving on Cozumel was to find a spot for some great snorkeling. Cozumel is known for its underwater attractions, with some of the best reefs … Continue Reading Snorkeling at Sky Reef
Punta Sur Eco-Park was high up on our list of places we wanted to visit first when we started planning our Cozumel adventures. Punta Sur, as you might expect, is … Continue Reading Punta Sur, Cozumel
Travel Journal #5 is here… Welcome to Cozumel! We have just moved to this beautiful Caribbean island off the coast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, and couldn’t be happier. Home … Continue Reading Welcome to Cozumel
Travel Journal #4 is a special one! Today, on this fine Monday morning on Cozumel, we are here to celebrate everything Norma! Her smile and personality are infectious – she brings happiness to … Continue Reading Happy Birthday Norma!
One of the most surreal places on the planet, the Salar de Uyuni (the worlds largest salt flat) is surrounded by volcanoes, dry desert climates and ancient lagoons home to … Continue Reading Driving Across the Salar de Uyuni
The beaches and the water are unlike anything we’ve ever seen before. The sand is just a little bit whiter, the water has a few extra shades of blue and … Continue Reading Isla Holbox
Exploring the ruins of Tulum is a can’t miss experience on the Riviera Maya. The ancient walled city sits on some of the most pristine real estate in Mexico, overlooking … Continue Reading Mayan Ruins of Tulum
Iguazu Falls are one of the most famous – and stunning – waterfalls in the world. They hold this lofty praise with some good company – often compared alongside Niagra … Continue Reading The Waterfalls of Iguazu
Bacalar – known as the “lake of seven colours” – sparkles in the sunshine with many shades of turquoise and blue. It is simply amazing, and a photograph can’t capture … Continue Reading Bacalar Lagoon
Xpu-Ha beach is our beach of choice along the Riviera Maya. In fact, it might be one of our favourite places in the world. Surrounded by palm trees, white sand … Continue Reading Xpu-Ha Beach
Located just outside of the modern-day metropolis of Mexico City, is one of the most visited archeological sites in Mexico, the ancient city of Teotihuacan. It was one of the … Continue Reading Pyramids of Teotihuacan
This was one of the most exhilarating moments of our entire vacation! Huacachina – located a few hours south of Lima – is a small touristy town which surrounds a … Continue Reading The Sand Dunes of Huacachina
The Uros “floating” islands in Peru is another one of the unique and interesting places we visited during our 2-month trip. Located on Lake Titicaca, this group of man-made islands … Continue Reading Lake Titicaca & Uros Islands
When you think of Mexico – the culture, the food, and the music – what you’re thinking of is Jalisco, and more specifically Guadalajara. It is the birthplace of Mariachi, … Continue Reading Two days in Guadalajara
Welcome to Travel Journal #3! This week we embarked on a new adventure! We have left Playa del Carmen and have moved to the island of Cozumel. It’s always hard … Continue Reading So long Playa del Carmen. Hello Cozumel!