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How to do a day trip to the Monarch butterfly reserves from Mexico City

How to do a day trip to the Monarch butterfly reserves from Mexico City

This guide will give you all the information you need to do a day trip to the Monarch butterfly reserves from Mexico City. Imagine being surrounded by thousands of butterflies high in the central mountains of Mexico. It’s a true natural spectacle that is unique 

Tikal – A nature lovers guide

Tikal – A nature lovers guide

Tikal is surrounded by jungle making it not only a great site for archaeology but also nature. Dating back to around 1000 BC Tikal wasn’t a thriving city until fairly recently in 700AD. It was one of the most powerful cities in the Americas with 

How to get from San Ignacio to Tikal – Stay in Tikal overnight

How to get from San Ignacio to Tikal – Stay in Tikal overnight

How to get from San Ignacio to Tikal. Where to stay in Tikal overnight. How to get from Belize to Tikal without a car. Staying overnight in Tikal is a great way to beat the crowds and experience the Guatemalan jungle that the ancient city 

The Ridiculous Adventure of Getting to Semuc Champney from Flores, Guatemala

The Ridiculous Adventure of Getting to Semuc Champney from Flores, Guatemala

I’d heard and read horror stories about the shuttle from Flores to Lanquin. “The worst experience of my life” and “A drive from hell” were common phrases but I didn’t actually think it was that bad. Maybe it was the local collectivo we’d been in 

10 Tips On How To Book The Best Hotel Anywhere And Avoid Overpaying

10 Tips On How To Book The Best Hotel Anywhere And Avoid Overpaying

Booking a great place to stay is a minefield. Will the bed be hard? Is there hot water? Will the bathroom be down a dark jungle path with snakes? True story. Even the experts get it wrong sometimes, but when you’re constantly travelling you get 

How to book cheaper accommodation and travel for FREE!

How to book cheaper accommodation and travel for FREE!

Ever wondered how people can afford to travel all the time? Think they must have secret rich parents or a lottery win nobody knows about? Well I’m here to tell you it’s easy to travel cheaper and even to travel for free. Yes free, like zero pennies. You don’t even have to have an Instagram following or a travel blog.

Why isn’t everyone backpacking in Belize?

Why isn’t everyone backpacking in Belize?

Honestly I didn’t know a lot about Belize before we came. I knew it was small just 400,000 people, locals speak English and there’s a big blue hole. That’s pretty much it. It turns out Belize is one of the most underrated backpacker destinations in 

10 Tips For Taking Photos Underwater

10 Tips For Taking Photos Underwater

Photography on land is one thing to master but the underwater world throws up a huge amount of new problems that make getting the perfect shot that little bit harder. But with these 10 easy to follow tips for underwater photography you can easily get 

Getting from Tulum to Caye Caulker; the cheap/stupid option!

Getting from Tulum to Caye Caulker; the cheap/stupid option!

How to get from Tulum to Caye Caulker. There are many blog posts about how to get from Tulum to Caye Caulker with the various options and routes to take. Most go on to explain the option that takes the ferry from Chetumal to Caye 

5 day trips from Havana

5 day trips from Havana

Havana has so much to offer but even the most hardened tourist might need to take a day off from the busy city. Luckily there are some great places nearby that you can get to experience the ‘real Cuba’ away from the rest of the